BURNPARK JAYTEE made it two wins in a row for Cree’s Maria Browne.

There was racing last Wednesday night at the Galway Track due to Connacht’s weekend rugby match and there was further success for the Burnpark Kennels when Burnpark Jaytee made it two wins on the bounce for Maria Browne with an 18.15 victory, he is a son of Jaytee Jet and Seekers Vision.

The Ryan and Lillis brigade from Cooraclare were successful with Dromtown who recorded a first career success in 29.95, he is a son of Pestana and Sugan Jet.

Medicine Time owned by Liscannor’s Charlie Carey finished strongly to take the honors in 29.73, she is a daughter of Pestana and Bling Bling Tres.

There was twelve races on the card at Limerick on Thursday night last with two Clare owned winners. First up it was Trembling Gloria for Ennistymon’s Tom Flanagan, this was career win number three for this daughter of Romeo Recruit and Trembling Juliet in a time of 29.23.

Kilddo Dano recorded his first career win in 29.11, a son of Ballymac Anton and Notimetotalk, he is jointly owned O’Callaghan Mills’ Donal Cooney and Gerry Moloney from Doora.

Last weekend the weather stayed fine for the annual Killimer/Kilrush Meeting. Oneinthebarrel brought the featured contest the Gilligan and McMahon All age to Ennis for Shane Flanagan and Cranny native Ciaran Browne. The All Age Bitch went to Windfarm Madam for Kilrush native Michael Eustace, The Reserve Dog went to Milown Malbay for the Burke clan, Jason O’Dwyer and Eoin Hurley. The Oaks left the county when Atypical Danger brough the Liam Garrahy Cup to Nenagh for John Kelly and for the locals Intrinsic Yank took the JJ O’Dea memorial cup to Kilkee for the Harte clan and Ler Claude won the Surplus members for Kilrush’s Johnny Fitzgerald.

Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) demonstrated its commitment to environmental sustainability through a recently held company Tree Planting Day at its headquarters in Limerick. All staff at GRI Headquarters in Limerick were invited to volunteer and proactively engage in enriching the stadiums local ecosystem and help to provide a haven for a variety of species that reside on the site.

The Tree Planting Day initiative aligns with Greyhound Racing Irelands’ ongoing commitment to the organisation’s Sustainability Strategy. By hosting this event GRI hopes to make a positive impact on the environment while fostering teamwork and environmental stewardship amongst its employees. Volunteers were divided into teams to plant a variety of native and naturalised trees selected for their ecological benefits and compatibility with the local environment. The activity aims to enhance biodiversity, provide additional shelter for wildlife, and create a legacy for future generations.

This inaugural pilot scheme serves as a cornerstone for numerous upcoming initiatives planned throughout the country, all playing a pivotal role in GRI’s journey to fulfil sustainability commitments.

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