Lisdoonvarna’s John Whelan was remembered on one of the biggest nights in the greyhound racing calendar while Noel Hehir’s Coolavanny Chick had to settle for third spot in the English Derby.
When Noel Hehir places Coolavanny Chick in trap six on Saturday night for the English Greyhound Derby Final, it will mark another milestone in the history of Ennis/Clarecastle Coursing Club.
Trap six awaits Coolavanny Chick in the Star Sports Bookmakers & ARC English Greyhound Derby this Saturday, getting there stands out as “the pinnacle” for trainer Noel Hehir.
Galway remains a happy hunting ground for Clare dogs and their Banner owners while Inagh’s Noel Hehir will be flying the county flag on Saturday in the English Derby semi-finals.
Clare dogs have continued their top form both in Galway and in the capital with Coolavanny Chick’s latest wins among the highlights.
Clare greyhound owners from Moy, Miltown Malbay, Ennistymon and Shannon were among the winners at Galway track over the weekend.
There will be a big Clare interest in the English Greyhound Derby which gets underway on this Saturday night.
It was a weekend to remember for Inagh’s Noel Hehir as Coolavanny Chick took the honours on the Irish Greyhound Derby night of finals.
Inagh’s Noel Hehir made the long trip to Shelbourne Park on Saturday night last worthwhile when recording a superb double.
One Ennistymon priest was among the winning greyhound owners in Galway following the weekend’s racing action.