GERARD DOLLARD THE NEW CEO OF IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD

25 July 2017

Ger Dollard has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Greyhound Board, an appointment confirmed in a Statement from the IGB this afternoon.


HIGH CLASS ENTRY FOR BOYLESPORTS CHAMPION STAKES

25 July 2017

There is a high class entry for the BoyleSports Champion Stakes which closes today and is set to commence on Saturday night at Shelbourne Park.


GALAXY WITHDRAWN AS BIGMIKE FACES A TOUGH BAR ONE TEST

25 July 2017

Fanore Galaxy has been withdrawn from the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup while there have been two changes of seeding with Cometwopass now a middle while Melodic Air has been changed to an inside.


WILL ANOTHER TROUT BE ON VIEW TOMORROW?

24 July 2017

The greyhound world is full of stories of great bargains of our time. Well, tomorrow’s sale at Thurles reminds us of one of those bargain purchases which resulted in another jackpot for the Murphy family from County Limerick on Saturday night.


AN ODE TO A NIGHT AT THE TRACKS!

24 July 2017

We hear enough very unfair and basically badly informed comments about greyhound sport and it is indeed refreshing when something very positive is written.


FOSTER MOTHER NEEDED IN LISTOWEL

23 July 2017

A foster mother is urgently requied in Listowel. If you can be of any assistance please contact Ned Browne on 087 9955291.


HEROIC CLONBRIEN CAPTURES IRISH INDEPENDENT LAURELS

23 July 2017

Produce Stakes champion Clonbrien Hero produced a wonderful performance to add the Irish Independent Irish Laurels to his classic haul at a packed Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


RAMBO DEFEATS BIGMIKE IN BAR ONE SPRINT CUP HEAT

23 July 2017

Former Paul Young racer Toolmaker Rambo (Aero Majestic/ Droopys Solange) turned over the reigning champion Ballymac Bigmike in the first round of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup at Dundalk on Saturday.


CHIMES ON TUNE IN CHAMPION

22 July 2017

Native Chimes was a worthy and decisive winner of the Shelbourne Champion 550 at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night as he justified favouritism with a powerful display of front running.


FLYING RUNS AS BAR ONE RACING CUP COMMENCES AT DUNDALK

22 July 2017

The opening session of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup produced a host of fine performances at Dundalk on Friday and the best wine was reserved to last with Compliance clocking a best of the night 21.18 when winning the concluding heat.


DARGLE AGAIN SPARKLES IN CORRIB PLATE

22 July 2017

The Pat Buckley trained Droopys Dargle (Ballymac Eske/ Droopys Hilda) confirmed the massive promise of his debut performance a week earlier when powering to a marvellously impressive victory in the quarter final of the Flaherty Markets Corrib Plate at Galway on Friday.


TESS CLOSES IN ON HISTORIC GAIN CORN CUCHULAINN DOUBLE

22 July 2017

Ger Kiely’s brilliant staying bitch Airmount Tess is closing in on the historic second in a row Gain Corn Cuchulainn after a dominant performance in the second semi-final at Shelbourne on Friday night.


SPORTING PRESS IRISH OAKS TO START ON DERBY FINAL WEEK

21 July 2017

Details of the rescheduled Sporting Press Microdog ID Irish Oaks have been announced by the Irish Greyhound Board and the bitch classic will commence two days before the final of the BoyleSports Irish Derby.


NATIONAL UNRACED SALE DETAILS CONFIRMED

21 July 2017

Details of the National Unraced Sale have been confirmed and this year’s event will be confined to a maximum 80 lots which must have been whelped in September ’15 or later.


OBAMA IS SECOND IN SUNDERLAND CLASSIC FINAL

20 July 2017

Robert Gleeson had a reasonably successful visit to Sunderland on Tuesday where he had a finalist in both the major finals and saw Toolmaker Obama finish second in the William Hill Classic over 450 metres.


CONSULTATIVE FORUM HELD BY IGB IN LIMERICK

20 July 2017

The National Greyhound Consultative Forum was held by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) on Tuesday (18 July) at Limerick Stadium.


DANIELLE GRIMES IS HONOURED AT INDUSTRY AWARDS EVENT

19 July 2017

Greyhound racing figured very prominently at the Event Industry Awards which were decided at the weekend at a function in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road last Friday.


SHELBOURNE PARK UTILISES THREE MONTH INTENSIVE ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

15 July 2017

Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium has undertaken a three month advertising campaign following the return of live racing to four nights per week.


“HEART FOR HOLLY” FUNDRAISER AT CLONMEL TRACK

12 July 2017

There will be a major fundraiser at Clonmel Track on Sunday, August 6th. The communities of South Tipperary and, in particular, Clonmel have gathered around to support a very worthy cause.


The Irish Greyhound Board rolls out upgrades to websites

11 July 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board today announced a major software upgrade for its www.igb.ie, www.gogreyhoundracing.ie and all associated stadium websites, and the creation of a new mobile-responsive site.


RED MILLS INTRODUCE BEST BITCH PRIZE FOR CURRAHEEN UNRACED

7 July 2017

Connollys Red Mills have added an extra boost to their already valuable Open Unraced Stake which will be run at Curraheen Park from July 29th.


BOYLESPORTS LAUNCH THEIR CHAMPION STAKES SPONSORSHIP

5 July 2017

BoyleSports yesterday launched their three-year sponsorship agreement which will see them sponsoring the BoyleSports Champion Stakes which will be run over two weekends, beginning on Saturday, 29th July with the final on Saturday 5th August.


BOYLESPORTS’ BOOST FOR SHELBOURNE PRIZEMONEY

30 June 2017

Leading greyhound sponsors BoyleSports have given prizemoney at Shelbourne Park a welcome boost with news that they are to host 40 dedicated races and 12 Sweepstakes during the remainder of the year.


IGB WELCOMES PROPOSED LEGISLATION ON GREYHOUND EXPORTS

28 June 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) have today (Wednesday 28 June) repeated their opposition to greyhound exports to countries that do not meet Ireland’s welfare standards.


UNOFFICIAL TRIALS RESUME AT MULLINGAR

28 June 2017

Unofficial trials will resume at Mullingar Stadium this Friday between 10.30am and 12noon. Public Trials will then be staged between 12 noon and 1pm.


IGB ANNOUNCE 25% PRIZEMONEY INCREASE

20 June 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today announced a planned increase in prize money through an equivalent of a 25% increase in ordinary race grants.


DUBLIN COACH COMPLIMENTARY SERVICE CONTINUES

20 June 2017

A complimentary shuttle bus by Dublin Coach will be leaving at 7.15pm from Harold’s Cross and returning 15 minutes after the final race at Shelbourne as an introductory period on Tuesday and Friday nights.


SHELBOURNE TRIAL ARRANGEMENTS

20 June 2017

Patrick Flynn has notified us of the new Trial arrangements at Shelbourne Park for the future.


MINISTERIAL APPROVAL RECEIVED FOR SALE OF HAROLD’S CROSS

1 June 2017

Irish Greyhound Board welcomes the approval for the sale of Harold’s Cross Stadium


€23M OFFER FOR HAROLD’S CROSS STADIUM CONFIRMED

15 May 2017

On 2 May 2017, the IGB received an offer for Harold’s Cross Stadium comprising circa, six acres of land.


NOTICE TO ALL GREYHOUND OWNERS, TRAINERS AND BREEDERS

4 May 2017

Some of the Provisions of the Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011:


SALE OF HAROLD’S CROSS CONFIRMED

2 May 2017

‘A new lease of life for greyhound racing’


IGB LAUNCHES RECRUJITMENT FOR NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

29 April 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) yesterday launched a public recruitment process for a new Chief Executive Officer.


Irish Greyhound Board releases 2016 Interim Statement –

30 March 2017

‘The legacy debt burden is still severe’


NO FURTHER TRACK CLOSURES – IGB

28 February 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board has ruled out any further track closures as a means to achieve recovery in the industry.


IGB Confirms Closure of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium

13 February 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today confirmed the closure of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium with immediate effect.