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Fancy some top quality greyhound racing on Saturday? It’s free…

The first heats of the first running of the Betfair 600 take place at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night, and the sponsors have cut general admission costs – to zero.

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Fancy some top quality greyhound racing on Saturday? It’s free…

The first heats of the first running of the Betfair 600 take place at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night, and the sponsors have cut general admission costs – to zero.

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Betfair move into Irish greyhound sponsorship with 600 deal

Leading online betting exchange Betfair has become the new sponsor of ‘The 600’ classic, the final of which will take place at Shelbourne Park in May.

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Milldean Panther set for early return to action in Gold Cup

The most sensational greyhound to appear on Irish tracks in years, Milldean Panther, will return to action earlier than expected.

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Three is the magic, and profitable, number at Harold’s Cross

They say three’s a charm and so it is proving at Harold’s Cross this week with big wins and bets coming off in threes this week.

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PJ Gallagher heads to the dogs for Irish Greyhound Board fundraising launch

Irish comedian PJ Gallagher took to the tracks at Shelbourne Park to launch a unique partnership between Down Syndrome Ireland and the Irish Greyhound Board next month.

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Michael Fortune’s greyhounds to watch in 2012

The year ahead promises to be a feast of great greyhound racing so who better to tell you which dogs to follow than the voice of the sport, Michael Fortune.

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JOE talks to the voice of greyhound racing in Ireland, Michael Fortune

If it happens in Irish greyhound racing, Michael Fortune will know all about it. JOE sat down to pick his brains and find out about his lifelong love of the sport.

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The lowdown on Galway Greyhound Stadium

From the satisfaction of seeing Trap 5 romp home spurred on by your fiver, to high-class dining, there’s something for everyone at Galway Greyhound Stadium.

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IGB sprints from the traps with its dedicated mobile apps

With a host of new stadiums around the country, the Irish Greyhound Board has been moving with the times – so it’s no surprise that they should lead the way in mobile apps too.

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Greyhound welfare at the heart of new initiatives

Changing perceptions is what Barry Coleman, Welfare Manager of the Irish Greyhound Board, is all about.

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Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium – what’s so special?

It’s been around for a little over a decade but Curraheen Park in Cork has quickly emerged as one of the best entertainment venues in the country.

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JOE gets the inside story of record-breaking greyhound Milldean Panther

When a greyhound gets compared to the great horse Frankel it moves beyond the realm of the dog track and into the public consciousness. That’s what’s happened to Ireland’s fastest, and most valuable greyhound, Milldean Panther.

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The simple guide to greyhound betting

If you’re a novice at the dogs, the array of betting options can seem a little bewildering. Let us help you out with this simple guide, brought to you by some really helpful Tote girls.

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Dublin greyhound focus: What’s the drill with Shelbourne Park and Harold’s Cross?

In the latest of our greyhound stadium profiles, we tell you all you need to know about the two venues for top-class greyhound racing in the capital: Shelbourne Park and Harold’s Cross.

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Greyhound focus: Kerry footballer Anthony Maher on his first love

Kerry footballer Anthony Maher may be more familiar with Croke Park or Fitzgerald Stadium, but as he tells JOE, he’s equally at home at the track.

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Foxes and hounds: IGB launches Christmas party specials

So what’s Georgia Salpa and the girls been up to this week? Nothing less than bringing the allure of greyhound racing to the masses, it seems.

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Greyhound focus: Syndicate advice with Aileen Lennon

Everybody wants to own a Derby winner, but if you want to do it affordably, the only way is with a syndicate.

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Greyhound focus: Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium, Waterford

In the latest of our greyhound stadium profiles, we tell you all you need to know about Kilcohan Park, the home of greyhound racing in the south east.

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The voice: Micheál O Muircheartaigh on that Laurels success

While he is best known for his love of GAA, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has also had a lifelong passion for greyhound racing – and last weekend saw him land a major success.

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Hennerty Sales Irish Laurels Final – the preview

Ireland’s second most prestigious stake is down to the last six dogs, as the Hennerty Sales Irish Laurels Final goes off at Curraheen Park Stadium in Cork on Saturday night.

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Greyhound focus: JOE meets Waterford Greyhound Stadium’s Racing Manager Kathleen Lennon

Sometimes you’re just born into your career and that’s the case with Waterford Greyhound Stadium racing manager Kathleen Lennon.

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Greyhound focus: Limerick Greyhound Stadium

We’re doing our bit to bring you up to speed on a night at the dogs. Our first stadium profile is of Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

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Greyhound racing: A few things you might not have known

We’ll be taking an in-depth look at greyhound racing in the coming weeks. To kick us off, here’s a rake of stuff to get you in the know.
 

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