12 Greyhounds Just One Run From A Place In Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Final

12 Greyhounds Just One Run From A Place In Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Final

The Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby threw up a shock at the weekend, as favourite Ballymac Vic exited the competition in the Quarter Finals.

The 12 remaining hopefuls are now just one run from a place in the coveted Derby Final.

Tyrur Sugar Ray has moved in to favourite position with the sponsors, Ladbrokes, after he put in the third fastest performance over 550yds in Shelbourne Park’s history.

The Semi-Final Trap Draw is as follows:
1st Semi-Final
1 Razldazl Bugatti
2 Coolykereen Imp
3 Skywalker Puma
4 Airforce Diva (m)
5 Laughill Billy (m)
6 Camas (w)

2nd Semi-Final
1 Tyrur Sugar Ray
2 Cuil Cougar
3 Droopys Jet
4 Razldazl George
5 Kilbarry Rover
6 Newlawn Tock

The Quarter-Final results were:
Heat 1 Droopys Jet 29.77
Heat 2 Laughill Billy 29.61
Heat 3 Kilbarry Rover 29.97
Heat 4 Tyrur Sugar Ray 29.29

The Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby offers over €225,000 in Prizemoney, with €120,000 and a trophy to the winner. The classic, which is the highlight of the Irish Greyhound Racing calendar, celebrates it’s 80th anniversary this year.

The heats for the Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby are as follows:
Semi- Finals: Saturday 1st September
Ladbrokes Irish Greyhound Derby Final: Saturday 8th September

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Kevin is a second-generation greyhound industry participant with more than 40 years experience as a greyhound owner, breeder, trainer, syndicator, broker and journalist. Kevin founded Australian Racing Greyhound in 2007 and fulfilled the role of Executive Editor of ARG's expanding team of journalists until 2015. Kevin is now CEO of Race Media, which owns and publishes Australian Racing Greyhound. Kevin brings a wealth of background knowledge and external experience to Australian Racing Greyhound. That, coupled with his intimate knowledge of the greyhound industry and a large and diverse range of industry contacts, brings a unique perspective and insight to Australian greyhound racing.