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Change in GMHD Juvenile Classic age profile should help younger dogs

Published 16/01/2013 | 09:16

Attending the launch of this year's Juvenile Classic sponsored by GMHD Insurances outside their Killarney offices were, from left, Declan Dowling, Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Sales and Operations Manager, Seamus Moynihan (GMHD Ins Ltd), Simon Gallivan...

THE Kingdom greyhound stadium are proud the announce the details of this year's GMHD Insurances Limited Juvenile Classic. This year's event begins on Friday, February 22 and concludes on Friday, March 15 with a winner's prize of €15,000 and is for April 2011 whelps.

Speaking at the launch Declan Dowling, KGS Sales and Operations manager, said "it is fantastic that GMHD insurances in Killarney are once again sponsoring this prestigious event. I would like to thank Denis Murphy of GMHD for making sure that this wonderful event remains Ireland's leading novice stake.

"The change in age profile from January to April whelps will be very beneficial to the younger dogs and we are getting loads of enquiries from all the top owners and trainers."

Denis Murphy MD of GMHD insurances Killlarney said: "We are again delighted to be associated with such a wonderful event and if we get the caliber of the two dogs here in the photo (2010 winner Dromore Dazzler and 2012 runner up Ballymac Vic) then it should make for some top class racing. Tralee has been the yard stick when it comes to top class greyhounds performing in the classic events and potential buyers can't wait for this year's event to begin."

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