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Sarah Kinsella’s BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Quarter-Final Preview

In this post we have all the latest BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby market movers for you after last weekend’s derby action.

Sarah’s Round 3 Recap!

48 into 24 & a wonderful night for the ladies

The third round of the 2023 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby didn’t disappoint! The ladies were out in force at Shelbourne Park last Saturday and in more ways than one! There was a brilliant trio of winners with Bobsleigh Dream, Bockos Crystal and Droopys Nice One all booking their spots into the quarterfinals. But that wasn’t the only trio of females as I brought my two best friends Jessica and Grace to the dogs, and they loved every minute of it. It was their first time at HQ and they will definitely be back. In fact, they just booked their flights and are flying over to come to the derby final on September 2nd so I can’t wait.

Bring your bestie to the dogs!

It was brilliant to see them enjoy their night at the dogs, and it just goes to show how enjoyable it is for newcomers. We dined in the restaurant, and I gave them a tour of the stadium. They only have an interest in greyhound racing because of me so I’m glad my passion has rubbed off on them. They have zero knowledge of the industry and have never been greyhound racing before. I was showing them how to study the form and how these amazing canine athletes make it from a baby puppy to an experienced tracker and then to the comfort of your couch. If you get the chance to take your friends to the dogs then do it. The more people we introduce to our industry the better. It’s something we can be very proud of.

Heat winners

Bobsleigh Dream – 29.29. Versatile, consistent, powerhouse, determined, reliable. 12/1 to win the derby.

De Lahdedah – 29.15. Fastest time of the derby so far. A puppy so has youth on his side. 6/1 to win the derby.

Mr Chelm – 29.21. A huge performance from the formerly known Kildare. Gutsy and pacey. 14/1 to win the derby.

Bockos Crystal – 29.45. Getting stronger each week after being in season. Consistent type with plenty of gears and very good in beating the ante-post fav Coolavanny Hoffa. 14/1 to win the derby.

Droopys Bro – 29.42. Still a puppy. Will be two years old next month. A career-best and one to watch. 16/1 to win the derby.

Scaglietti – 29.27. Ultra consistent. 29.26 in the opening two rounds. Very likeable type with a fine dash of early pace. 8/1 to win the derby.

Well Met – 29.62. Running out of his skin. Brilliant early pace last week. Dark dog. 25/1 to win the derby.

Droopys Nice One – 29.64. Finalist last year. Always running with the best. Great servant. Hopefully makes the final again. 25/1 to win the derby.

Michael Fortune Memorial Derby Plate

The prize for the winner has been increased from €5,000 to €7,500!! That’s terrific news so fair play to GRI and sponsors BoyleSports. It’s a brilliant competition for all of those greyhounds in the derby that were knocked out of the opening two rounds.

Thomas O’Keefe has the 7/2 ante-post favourite Daleroad Duke who looks an exciting type for the future. He won his heat last week in a time of 29.42 so keep an eye on him, he looks the real deal.

The outright betting is below and all the markets can be found here!

Enjoy the quarterfinals this weekend and don’t forget if you can’t make it then watch it LIVE on Virgin Media 3 and RPGTV (Sporty TV – sky channel 427).

See you Saturday.

Sarah x

The betting for the 2023 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby can be found here.

BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby 2023, (place terms: 1/4 the first 4)

3                                  Coolavanny Hoffa

6                                  De Lahdedah

8                                  Scaglietti

12                                Bobsleigh Dream

14                                Bens Teddy

14                                Bockos Crystal

14                                Ballymac Marino

14                                Mr Chelm

16                                Droopys Bro

16                                Clonbrien Treaty

20                                The Other Kobe

20                                Trinity Junior

25                                Raha Mofo

25                                Droopys Nice One

25                                Well Met

33                                Undulation

33                                Clonroosk Sydney

33                                Tommys Hewick

40                                Seven Beach

50                                Music Glideaway

66                                Threesixfive

80                                Millridge Levi

100                              Garfiney Blaze

100                              Dromana Dano


Michael Fortune Memorial Derby Plate, (place terms: 1/4 the first 4)

 7-2                               Daleroad Duke

6                                  Ballymac Run

8                                  Optic Chico

10                                Pape Di Oro

10                                Clona Rocko

12                                Ballymac Johnjo

12                                Beepers Lariat

12                                Magical Kuba

14                                Annagh Bailey

16                                Deadly Showtime

16                                Gaytime Hugo

16                                Sogna In Grande

20                                Ballinabola Una

25                                Millroad Bolger

25                                Da Bold Freddie

25                                Press Unlock

33                                Swords Fudge

33                                Cheque For Sir

33                                Ballymac Pete

33                                Clonbrien Ollie

40                                Blastoff Chase

50                                Neon Lights

66                                Blastoff Mac

66                                Pied Piper

Click Below For All Our 2023 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Odds

BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Odds 2023 (6)

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