We are delighted to announce that George Sell has joined us as a regular columnist and feature writer at Greyhound Weekly. George runs two syndicates and is the proud owner of a recent Category 1 winner. Here’s a wonderful introduction from the man himself.
Warren Zaïre-Emery, the youngest debutant and scorer for France in over 100 years, sustained an ankle injury during France’s 14-0 victory over Gibraltar.
King Memphis knocked 3 spots off Clona Duke’s Towcester track record today, posting a new best of 28.66 secs around the Towcester 500 in what Rab McNair described as ‘a great run’ in The Puppy Derby semi-final.
In the pick of the semis, Laughill Jess and Aayamza Sydney matched each other stride for stride in an epic 540m around the tight Crayford half dozen bends on Saturday with Laughill Jess prevailing only by a short head.
Ricky Holloway won 2 out of the 6 Ladbrokes Gold Collar heats at Crayford today with greyhounds from the same litter. With four winners on the card, Holloway’s quadruple showed that the hurdles specialist is just as adept a trainer on the flat as he is over the jumps.
In an interview with the Greyhound Star, Rab McNair has demanded proof that the GBGB’s four day rule has been of benefit. Otherwise, he has called for the rule to be changed or scrapped completely.
The publication of the 2024 Open Competition schedule earlier in the week has been mostly well received. Once the TV Trophy, which is currently out to tender, is confirmed, there will be 57 Category 1 competitions scheduled across 15 venues next year. We explored some of the key talking points.
Churchfield Syd pinged the lids to win his first Category 1 title in the PGR Kent Derby Final at Central Park on Sunday afternoon in a time of 29.15.
When No Rush crosses the line in Saturday night’s Oaks at Perry Barr, it may be for the final time according to trainer, Carol Weatherall.
Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) announced on Monday that willwego.com have become the new title sponsors of the Irish St Leger at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.