The best graded occasion at Thurles Greyhound Stadium on Saturday final came to visit 525 yards and a heat A2 contest, it duly returned the quickest winner of the night time when Karen Murphy’s Entice Joey (Droopys Jet-Mt Heaton Daisy) dominated all through his fourth profession win.
An S1 winner with prime grade positioned kind over the dash distance at Thurles, the September 2018 whelp added a second 525 win in three begins since reverting to 4 bend racing as his early sprint once more proved a potent weapon.
Breaking on degree phrases from entice 3, Entice Joey rapidly started to forge clear as soon as in full stride and reaching the primary bend with a size to spare over Clooneen Glory, doubled his benefit over that rival with a strong gallop to the backstraight.
Impressing to the closing bends, the latter would check the resolve of the Murphy cost when again on the chief’s tail at third bend however responding in sport vogue, Entice Joey stayed on admirably whereas stretching to 4 lengths on the line in a sensible 29.26 (-40).
Megan’s hattrick secures Bogger double
Relishing her first ventures past the usual journey with back-to-back 725 victories at Kilkenny in her newest outings, Liam Peacock’s Bogger Megan (Good Information-Bogger Bonnie) made the swap again to 4 bends for a primary Thurles race outing on Saturday and duly accomplished her hattrick within the A3 570 because the native kennel registered a Saturday double.
Breaking on degree phrases from entice 4, the August 2019 pup would attain the primary bend behind a number one trio who raced in tight quarters earlier than Crickleowl Stan confirmed narrowly in entrance on the method to midway.
By no means far more than a size adrift nonetheless, the Peacock pup drew ever nearer nearing the closing bends earlier than a daring passing transfer on the within noticed her strike the entrance whereas turning. Sure to remain stoutly thereafter, Bogger Megan drew clear to a three-length verdict whereas posting 31.93 (-40) over a sport Crickleowl Stan, with Slaneyside Bambi all the time outstanding in third.
The primary leg of the Peacock double had arrived within the earlier A8 525 when comrade Bogger Ziggy supplemented his Kilkenny debut victory in most sport vogue.
Evenly away kind entice 5, he was compelled to accept second on the opening bend as Knockroe Golden displayed good early zip to guide by a size upon turning. By no means permitting the pacesetter a simple lead nonetheless, Bogger Ziggy drew degree on the skin at midway earlier than ultimately overhauling that rival within the dwelling straight. Extending to a one size verdict, Bogger Ziggy repelled the late problem of Flashy Layla by a size in 30.39 (-40).
Aoife makes good debut impression
The second of Saturday’s novice occasions was for ON2 grade over 525 yards and gamely prevailing in what proved a heat contest, Michelle Dwan’s Borna Aoife (Droopys Jet-Borna Central) introduced herself as one other vibrant prospect for the native kennel.
Swift to stride from entice 1, the strapping 72 lb bitch took command of the rails within the early strides and reached the primary flip with a size in hand of Newhall Patch. Nonetheless that very same size to the great on the run to midway, the February 2019 teenager impressed when doubling her benefit to the closing bends. Retaining ample resolve thereafter, Borna Aoife held the late rally of a gallant Newhall Patch by a size on the line whereas posting a really good 29.50 (-40), with Boherna Millie staying very strongly when solely a shorthead again in third.
The remaining novice contest opened the motion and including additional to the latest good run of kind for the Toomevara kennels of Liam McGrath, Rackethall Oscar (Droopys Buick-Leamaneigh Breda) produced a strong effort past midway to assert his ON3 525 in extremely spectacular vogue.
Bravely battling his option to second on the first bend when in pursuit of the early paced Demon Insurgent, the September 2019 whelp reached the backstraight with all of six lengths to recuperate however displaying highly effective tempo to the closing bends, had closed proper up on the pacesetter earlier than checked on the third flip.
Renewing his effort whereas switching to the skin coming into the house stretch, Rackethall Oscar ran out a one size winner over Demon Insurgent in 29.84 (-40).
Tommy Spillane would achieve compensation for defeat within the latter contest when his Right here Paudie (Skywalker Puma-Flashy Magnificence) continued his spectacular development of late when going back-to-back whereas touchdown the night time’s A3 525.
Shedding his maiden tag in A4 firm final outing, the October 2018 whelp ably coped together with his improve following a sensible break from a super entice 6 berth. Bested for early tempo by Skirk Grace to his inside, the Spillane cost would observe that rival to the backstraight earlier than impressively putting the entrance on the run to midway.
Effectively in command to the closing bends, Right here Paudie ran out a prepared winner with 4 lengths to spare over the running-on Knockalton Conor in 29.53 (-40).
Subsequent finest on the Saturday clock, John McKenna’s Rossestown Koo (Droopys Sydney-Littleton On Air) confirmed the advantages of her debut expertise when shedding her maiden on the second try whereas touchdown the A7 525.
Breaking on degree phrases from entice 6, the September 2019 pup crucially denied Clough Flicka for a primary bend lead earlier than extending to 2 lengths over that very same rival at midway. The latter battled bravely to retain her second place thereafter however was that very same margin adrift of the McKenna cost on the line as Rossestown Koo posted 29.77 (-40).
That profitable time was matched within the concluding A4 525 as Joe Burke’s Demon Say Ten (Azza Azza Azza-Demon Trigger) gained additional reward for his constant profession begin with a second win from 5 begins.
The Brendan Everard skilled June 2019 pup has been impressing with slick early sprint and once more took command within the early phases with a sensible break from entice 6. Skipping away from Heavens Shadow to the backstraight, he held that rival at bay all through a 3 and a half size verdict whereas posting 29.77 (-40).
There was a brace of 525-yard races in A5 grade on Saturday with the primary of these going to Roger Brereton’s Rememberthetitan (Razldazl Billy-Satin Diva) because the great veteran secured a primary win of the season on the method to his fifth birthday.
Breaking simply off the tempo from entice 5, the July 2016 whelp tracked pacesetter Cabra Sage to the backstraight earlier than recovering from a close to three-length deficit with a strong run to the closing bends. Putting the entrance whereas turning, Rememberthetitan retained three elements of a size to the road in 29.93 (-40).
The second A5 525 contest noticed Tina Morrissey’s Toolate Shannon (Toolatetosell-Safety) double her win tally because the sturdy stayer transformed in spectacular vogue having been extra outstanding within the early phases this time. Impressing past midway, the July pup held 5 and three-quarter lengths over Oakfield Zena in 29.87 (-40) for a second win in seven begins.
To not be outdone, dad Tommy Morrisey bought his Errill Cindy (Belles Course-Geelo Lulu) off the mark on the third time of asking within the A9 525 because the August 2019 pup led all through her six and a half size defeat of Hollyhill Amigo in 30.19 (-40) which got here after Patricia Gavin’s Crescent Sydney (Droopys Sydney-Boherna Abbie) registered a quickfire double within the S7 330.
Educated by David Flanagan, the September 2019 pup secured a maiden win over 525 yards final time and following a poor begin from entice 6 on the shorter journey, Crescent Sydney displayed spectacular tempo to vary up on the skin of a packing subject on the first bend. Rounding pacesetter Megans Name as most suffered crowding on the run to the house straight, the Gavin pup ran out a sport winner with two lengths to spare over that very same rival in 18.53 (-10).
Entice Joey will take a small rise following his quickest of the night time efficiency in A2 however his early tempo and talent to see out the journey nicely when on the bunny, can see him ably cope in A1.
In a heat debut occasion, Borna Aoife impressed as a pup to observe whereas posting a really spectacular 29.50 (-40)
One To Watch
Frank Dwan’s Boherna Millie (Droopys Jet-Free To Sky) was solely a size again in third having been out with the washing on the crown of the opening bends when chasing dwelling Borna Aoife. Recovering from bumps, she totally caught the attention with tempo past midway and appears a sure improver subsequent outing.