Following the dramatic conclusion of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick last weekend, the feature of this weekend’s action is the final of the Puppy Oaks at Shelbourne Park. Susie Sapphire and Front Amani were impressive semi-final winners, albeit in very different fashion, and the pair are again expected to play a starring role.
You visualise what it would be like; the roar of the crowd, a huddle of friends, family and those closest to you joining together in spectacular celebration, engulfing your winning greyhound with love after winning the richest puppy race in the world.
Over 40 years ago, in what was once passionately described as the ‘Sporting Mecca of Limerick’, the Old Market's Field stadium on Mulgrave Street, thrived and blossomed, welcoming thousands upon thousands of spectators to its grounds for the exhilarating sport of greyhound racing.
Following the withdrawal of Newinn Hero, 23 greyhounds will line up in the quarter-finals of the Best Car Parks Gold Cup which continues at Shelbourne Park this evening. All four heats look competitive although impressive opening round scorers Ballymac Art and Knocknaboul Syd will be fancied to follow up.
While it may have been in the early days of 2021, last weekend's Christmas Oaks and Shelbourne Open 600 deciders seemed to put a full-stop on the 2020 greyhound racing year. In contrast to every weekend since last June, this is one of the quietest on the racing front for some time.
The Best Car Parks Gold Cup is starting to reach boiling point after some incredible second-round action at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night. Each of the four heat winners were hugely impressive and little separated them on the clock, with just .11seconds between the fastest and slowest winners.
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