IRELAND’S DERBY CHALLENGE – THIRD ROUND BREAKDOWN

Ian Fortune

The Irish had reason to smile after Saturday’s third round of the Star Sports & TRC Derby with four heat wins and ten qualifiers to speak of.

With 10 of the final 24 representing Ireland, hopes remain high that the trophy will be coming back across the Irish Sea on June 25th.

Number of Irish trained winners in second round:

4 from a possible 7 (Ireland had a runner in 7 of the 8 heats)

Number of Irish trained qualifiers:

10

Breakdown of Irish qualifiers:

Pat Buckley (3)

Singalong Sally

Ballinabola Ed

Bobsleigh Dream

Paul Hennessy (2)

Priceless Jet

Hello Hammond

Peter Cronin (2)

Kildare

Cape Cloud

Liam Dowling (2)

Ballymac Belvult

Ballymac Fairone

Graham Holland (1)

Romeo Magico

WHERE THE IRISH FINISHED:

A full breakdown of where the 14 Irish trained greyhounds finished in the third round. 

Saturday (10 runners)

Heat 1

3rd Kildare

4th Bockos Vieira

Heat 2

1st Ballymac Fairone

2nd Ballymac Belvult

3rd Priceless Jet

Heat 3

2nd Romeo Magico

4th Jaytee Wexford

Heat 4

1st Singalong Sally

4 Glengar Scholar

Heat 5

1st Cape Cloud

4th Barefoot Supremo

Heat 7

1st Ballinabola Ed

2nd Bobsleigh Dream

Heat 8

2nd Hello Hammond