Ian Aylward at the Double

Belle Vue based greyhound trainer Ian Aylward had a night to remember this past Friday evening, as he managed to secure both the Scurry Cup as well as the Pat McCombe Memorial Invitational. The evening got off to a successful start for Ian as 11/8 favourite Baliff Turbo pinned out of trap two in the 8:55pm to land the £500 purse in the Pat McCombe. Having won three open contests in August and September, Baliff has since been mixing it with the big boys in Yorkshire St Leger, and acquitted … [Read more...]

Teddy The Yorkshire St Leger Star

Teddy The Yorkshire St Leger Star

The 2014 Yorkshire St Leger came to an exciting conclusion last night as the Dean Childs trained Millwards Teddy landed the £8,000 prize in impressive fashion. In the highlight of Doncaster's live Sky card, the favourite got a great start, but did have Baliff Turbo for company during the early part of the race. The two dog could not keep pace with Teddy however and the 2/1 jolly was able to kick on to ultimately score by two lengths from 7/2 shot Romantic Rambo in a time of 41.34. Kevin … [Read more...]

2014 Irish Greyhound Derby Final Preview

2014 Irish Greyhound Derby Final Preview

The 2014 Irish Greyhound Derby has been one of the most exciting competitions in recent memory, and it all comes to a head this Saturday evening at Shelbourne Park. Although betfair have put the favourite in at odds on for tonight's final, it is sure to be an ultra competitive event with all six runners holding some kind of chance of winning this extremely prestigious trophy. Having first been run in 1928, the Irish Greyhound Derby originally took place at Harold's Cross on an unofficial basis … [Read more...]