96 Greyhounds Progress In 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Round 2

Written By Thursday 9th August 2012  

96 Greyhounds Progress In 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Round 2

After an exciting opening round, 96 Greyhounds are poised to compete in Round 2, over 16 Heats, this Thursday 9th & Saturday 11th August.

You can watch all the action of the first round of the 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby in our video replays below.

Liam Dowling owned & trained, Ballymac Vic, continues to occupy the favourite position with sponsors Ladbrokes. 2010 Runner-Up, Tyrur Big Mike, and Ballymac Vic posted the fastest times in their respective heats on Thursday and Saturday, with Droopys Jet recording the fastest win of Wednesday night in 29.52.

The Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby is the pinnacle of the Irish Greyhound Racing calendar, offering over €225,000 in Prizemoney including €120,000 & trophy to the winner. The event, run over 550yds in Shelbourne Park, celebrates it’s 80th anniversary as a Classic Event.

The heats for the Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby are as follows:

  • Second round: Thursday 9th & Saturday 11th August
  • Third round: Saturday 18th August
  • Quarter- Finals: Saturday 25th August
  • Semi- Finals: Saturday 1st September
  • Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Final: Saturday 8th September

*Ladbrokes is the largest sponsor in Irish Racing with their flagship racing events being the Ladbrokes Irish Grand National and the Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby. Ladbrokes were founded in 1886 and now boast 2600 shops in Ireland, UK, Belgium & Jersey. Ladbrokes is Ireland’s largest bookmaker – operating from over 270 shops nationwide. Ladbrokes also offers internet, telephone and mobile betting to a global customer base. Customers place a bet in one of Ladbrokes shops at the rate of 24 bets per second!
*Ladbrokes does not accept Australian customers.

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) / Bord na gCon are responsible for the control and development of the greyhound industry in the Republic of Ireland. The Irish Greyhound Board has licensed a total of seventeen tracks in the Republic, of which nine are owned and controlled by the Board. The remainder are owned and operated by private enterprise. There are also a further three privately owned stadiums in Northern Ireland.

The greyhound industry in Ireland makes a very valuable contribution to rural economic and social life and as such is a sector that is deserving of attention, recognition and support. The industry employs just over 10,300 people directly and indirectly. The gross wage bill generated by this employment is estimated at €207 million per annum and the tax contribution from this employment is estimated at €21 million.

2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Round 2 Heats Draw

    Thursday 9th August

  • Heat 1
    1 ROCKBURST SAINT
    2 LOLOS JOE
    3 CAPTAIN SCOLARI
    4 TYRUR DOMINGO
    5 LAHERN DANCER
    6 HEADY DAYS
  • Heat 2
    1 DRAGON SHIELD
    2 HILLCROFT LEXI
    3 CLYDAL SPIRIT
    4 ALLEN MASTER
    5 TYRUR SUGAR RAY
    6 LISNAKILL ROSS (W)
  • Heat 3
    1 TIBETAN SKIES
    2 RAZLDAZL APOLLO
    3 KRELCO
    4 DEANRIDGE VIKING
    5 RUTHLESS MAN
    6 CROSSFIELD STAR (W)
  • Heat 4
    1 AIRFORCE FRANKIE
    2 BALLYMAC VIC
    3 HOT PURSUIT
    4 DROOPYS CAIN
    5 TYRUR WOZNIACKI
    6 LISNAKILL JACK (M)
  • Heat 5
    1 HEADLEYS CHARLY
    2 LEMON VELVET
    3 SKYWALKER PUMA
    4 DROOPYS JET
    5 TYRUR WILLYJOE (M)
    6 STAY THIRSTY (W)
  • Heat 6
    1 KILLBARRY ROVER
    2 TYRUR BIG MIKE
    3 PARADISE MARTINI
    4 FAIRWAY FUSION
    5 SUBWAY RUTH
    6 CIAN JAMIE (M)
  • Heat 7
    1 OLYMPIC ROCKSTAR
    2 MELODYS LUCKY
    3 TYRUR MONICA (M)
    4 AIRFORCE DIVA (M)
    5 FOREST RALPH (W)
    6 KATIES QUADRIGO (W)
  • Heat 8
    1 CAMAS CRASH
    2 RAZLDAZL BUGATTI
    3 CONFIDENT RANKIN
    4 TYRUR MCGUIGAN (M)
    5 SHEEPWALK SHAW (M)
    6 STAR HEAD (M)




  • Saturday 11th August

  • Heat 9
    1 TYRUR MICKO
    2 RAZLDAZL DMAGIO
    3 PUDDENS LAD
    4 LAUGHIL BILLY (M)
    5 DUSSELDORD (M)
    6 CAPTAIN AMERICA (W)
  • Heat 10
    1 TYRUR JUSTIN
    2 KINGO
    3 TINAS NOVA
    4 TYNWALD BOLT
    5 BALLYBOUGH HAWKE (M)
    6 SLICK SEATTLE (M)
  • Heat 11
    1 ROCKCHASE BULLET
    2 NEWLAWN TOCK
    3 RIOS GIRL
    4 RUSHWEE RECORD
    5 RAZLDAZL LUKE
    6 SAWPIT SENSATION (M)
  • Heat 12
    1 COOLYKEREEN IMP
    2 ROBBIESGONEAGAIN
    3 DANMAR BENNY
    4 HEAD FOR FAME
    5 SWIFT MARATHON
    6 UNCLE EOIN (W)
  • Heat 13
    1 DRUMURRER VIXEN
    2 CUIL COUGAR
    3 AIRFORCE HARLEM
    4 SWORDS MESSI
    5 CAMAS (W)
    6 TOMS BRETT (W)
  • Heat 14
    1 CLIMB A TREE
    2 AN TOCHAR MASTER
    3 BAREFOOT DUKE
    4 STAGE GOLD GARY (W)
    5 SAWDUST TERRY (W)
    6 SPARTA MAESTRO (W)
  • Heat 15
    1 BAREFOOT ALLSTAR
    2 LOCNAMON ROYAL
    3 RAZLDAZL RIOGA
    4 RAZLDAZL GEORGE
    5 MAYS MILAN (M)
    6 TYRUR THOMAS (W)
  • Heat 16
    1 BROADSTRAND LAD
    2 HILLCROFT JOE
    3 LATE OWL
    4 MINES A PINT
    5 FERDIA OSCAR
    6 CABRA MILLIE

Watch All the First Round Heats Of The Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby

Heats 1 – 6 Round 1 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby

Heats 7 – 14 Round 1 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby

Heats 15 – 22 Round 1 2012 Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby

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