Tromora Rocket, winner of the John Whelan Memorial Kennedy Cup A3 525 2nd Semi-Final, pictured with David and Pat Hogan
FINE WEATHER over the weekend put a stop to any greyhound racing at the Limerick and Galway tracks.
The Final of the valuable John Whelan sponsored Memorial Kennedy Cup at Limerick Greyhound Stadium will now be down for decision at Limerick on this coming Saturday night. Clare hold a strong hand in this €5,000 to the winner. In the semi-final, Stream Of Sydney owned by the sponsors brother Austin Whelan of Doolin maintained his unbeaten run with another sparkling performance, but it was the other unbeaten bitch in the stake, Tromora Rocket owned by David Hogan of Quilty who went narrowly quickest.
Mary Crotty from O’Briensbridge, a regular to the winners enclosure at Limerick Greyhound Stadium was to the fore again on Thursday night last. Inislosky Urchin made it two wins on the bounce with a 29.22 victory, a thirteenth career victory for this daughter of Romeo Recruit and Inislosky Swift further success for O’Briensbridge was attained when Jocker Willy landed the spoils for William Casey, this son of Droopys Roddick and Cailin Pol recorded a fifth career win in 29.17.
Newmarket-on-Fergus duo Myles Cummins and Breda Casey enjoyed the exploits of Snuggie Jacksie who duly obliged in 29.08 for an A5 contest, this was the third career success for this son of Sir Paddy and Snuggie Whisper.
On his fifth attempt, Tiermana Oak notched his first career win for Mullagh publican Noel Mororney, a wide seeded son of Laughil Blake and Cloneyogan Flash, he finished strongly to claim the honours in 29.14.