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2016 RED MILLS Champion Unraced Final

Date: 29 May 2016
Location: Kilkenny Greyhound Stadium

Owen McKenna produced a brilliant one two to land the 27th running of the Connolly's RED MILLS Champion Unraced Stake at Kilkenny. Sober Call stopped the clock in a fast 28.91 on to night to get the better of his more fancied kennel companion, Ballymac Tomasso.

Following the presentation, we caught up with the winning connections, but before the final Maria Dagg went for a stroll through the large attendance to get their views on the likely outcome of the race.

2016 RED MILLS Champion Unraced Semi-Finals

Date: 20 May 2016
Location: Kilkenny Greyhound Stadium

Is the 27th running of the RED MILLS Champion Unraced at Kilkenny the best ever? Let's find out as we join Maria Dagg and John Geoghegan to watch both semi-finals, and then we have a word with the winning connections, Sean Bourke, Tom Lennon, Eugene Price, and Owen McKenna.

2016 RED MILLS and NTSC Unraced Bitch Final

Date: 25 March 2016
Location: Newbridge Greyhound Stadium

Headford Maura produced a fantastic trap to line success to land the final of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Newbridge Track Supporters Club Unraced Bitch Stake in 28.74.

The daughter of Premier Fantasy and Lacken Rua will now be aimed at the Puppy Oaks in Shelbourne Park. She is owned in partnership by Seamus Leahy and Gerry Dillon. Maria Dagg spoke to Seamus following the presentation and we also had a word with the breeder, Tom Lennon.

2016 RED MILLS and NTSC Unraced Bitch Semi Finals

Date: 19 March 2016
Location: Newbridge Greyhound Stadium

Watch the semi-finals of the 2016 Connolly's RED MILLS amd Newbridge Track Supporters Club Unraced Bitch Stake, Headford Maura kept her unbeaten tag by winning the first heat in 29.14. 

Airmount Dvinsky took the second qualifier in 29.08, and following the heats we spoke to the connections, Seamus Leahy, Kevin Loughnane, John Kennedy, Gerry Kiely and Stephen Burke.

2016 RED MILLS and NTSC Unraced Bitch Round 2

Date: 12 March 2016
Location: Newbridge Greyhound Stadium

Join Maria Dagg and John Geoghegan for the second round of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Newbridge Track Supporters Club Unraced Bitch Stake. It carries a first prize of 5,500 Euro to the winner.

The litter sisters, Headford Maura, 28.67, and Headford Fantasy, 28.97, once again stole the show, and Christine's Bink won the other heat in 29.13, and following the heats we spoke to the winning connections. 

We spoke to Martin Sweeney and Caroline Collins from the Newbridge Supporters Club, John and Paul Troy, the owners of the Irish Cup winner, Foot Solution, and we had a look at Badminton Maid's pups, and her owner David McGrath brought us up to speed on future plans.

2016 RED MILLS and NTSC Unraced Bitch Round 1

Date: 6 March 2016
Location: Newbridge Greyhound Stadium

Join Maria Dagg and John Geoghegan at Newbridge for the third running of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Newbridge Track Supporters Club Unraced Bitch Stake. It carries a first prize of €5,500 to the winner, and this years renewal looks to produce more top class bitches.

Seamus Leahy produced a double on the night with the litter comrades Headford Maura 29.00 and Fantasty 29.15. Droopys Merc won the opening heat in 29.37. Darfin Angel won her heat in 29.84 and the final heat went to Sandyhill Diana in 29.36, and following the heats Maria caught up with the winning connections.

2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Final

Date: 31 January 2016
Location: Clonmel Greyhound Stadium

Coolavanny Wendy, trained by Frazer Black, used his outside draw to full advantage to claim the 2016 running of Connolly's RED MILLS and Track Supporters Club Unraced Stake at Clonmel in a fabulous 28.35. The Kildare trainer previously won the event back in 2013 with Ashford Castle. 

Following the presentation we spoke to the winning trainer and also had a word with the winning owner, Mark Lowther, and John Geoghegan gave us the inside track on a new unraced stake for Curraheen Park.

2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Unraced Semi-Finals

Date: 25 January 2016
Location: Clonmel Greyhound Stadium

Running under his new name, Boylesports Duke thrilled the Clonmel attendance in the semi finals of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Track Supporters Club Unraced Stake. The Dolores Ruth trained pup stopped the clock in a brilliant 28.42.

The second semi-final went the way of Airmount Tess, the July bitch is another for the future as Gerry Kiely's charge won the second semi-final in 28.89. Following the heats we spoke to Dolores Ruth, Larry Buggy, Ger Langton, Gerry Kiely and Frazer Black.

2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Unraced Round 3

Date: 17 January 2016
Location: Clonmel Greyhound Stadium

It was certainly a night of upsets in the quarter finals of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Track Supporters Club Unraced Stake at Clonmel. Three of the four money on shots were beaten in their respective heats, but they all managed to qualify for the semi-finals, and they will certainly be looking to get back on track next Sunday night.

The bitches certainly came out on top with three of the four heats going to the fairer sex, following the heats Maria Dagg spoke to the winning connections, Ger Langton, Larry Buggy, Michael Lonergan and Gerry Kiely.

2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Unraced Round 2

Date: 10 January 2016
Location: Clonmel Greyhound Stadium

Watch the second round heats of the Connolly's RED MILLS and Track Supporters Club Unraced Stake from Clonmel, Razldazl Duke turned in a scintillating performance to stop the clock in a fantastic 28.37. His litter brother, Razldazl Tierna, collected in 28.68 to give Dolores Ruth a double in round two.

Pat Buckley won the opening heat in 28.98 with Jumeirah Delboy. Coolavaney Wendy, trained by Frazer Black stayed on strongly to win heat 2 in 29.06. The homebred Shaneboy Style won in 29.23 and Colarhouse Jim showed lots of early gears to win his heat in 28.91. Following the heats Maria Dagg caught up with the winning connections, Dolores Ruth, Pat Buckley, Frazer Black, Michael Kiely, and Tommy Dunford.

2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Unraced Round 1

Date: 4 January 2016
Location: Clonmel Greyhound Stadium

Join Maria Dagg and John Geoghegan to watch the opening round of the 2016 RED MILLS and TSC Open Unraced Stake from Clonmel. The competition continues to produce future stars and this years renewal certainly looks to be in the same vein.

Razldazl Tierna (Mar '14) recorded the fastest heat on the night, 28.53, and his litter comrade, Razldazl Ri, completed a double for trainer, Dolores Ruth. The John Linehan trained, Broadstrand Post (May '14), opened the night with his 28.73 victory. Graham Holland won last years competition with Ballydoyle Honey.

This year Colarhouse Jim (Sept '13) carrys the flag, and he collected his heat in 28.83. The only bitch to collect on the night was Mary Buggy's home bred youngster, Kilgraney June (July '14). The well bred Coolavanny Wendy (Jan '14) trained by Frazer Black won in 28.99. Jumeirah Delboy (Mar '14), trained by Pat Buckley won in 29.13 and the final heat went to the Suzanne O'Neill trained Kilara Blake (Apr '14) in 29.14.