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Longvale Glory takes the feature event on a great nights racing

Longvale Glory owned locally by Georgina Gibbons took the feature event on Sunday 27th August, landing The Old Docks at Lifford Stadium SSO/S0 over 325 yards in a very fast 17:45. This was a fifth consecutive win and eighth career win from ten starts for this ultra consistent bitch.

Wilms Blake another consistent high class performer at Lifford took the supporting A1/A2 525 event in 28.99. This was also a fifth consecutive win for this very reliable 73lb black dog owned by Tom Caughey who made all to win by 8.25 lengths.

All winners and connections are pictured below

Race 1, Welcome To Lifford Stadium S3  325.

It was won by DO IT NIDGE from trap No. 6 In a time of 17.89. Pictured here with Andrew White from Lifford.

Race 2 Lifford- Best Value Tote In The World A4/A5  525.

It was won by DERRYMORE BOB from trap No. 6 In a time of 29.44. Pictured with the trainer Mr. Stephen Radcliffe.

In Race 3, Small Stakes, Big Returns On The Trifecta Tote Pools S2/S3  325.

It was won by  RECORDER CODE from trap No. 3 In a time of 17.59. On left we have winning Jt. Owner Mr. Darren Watson alongside Mr. David Murray.

Race 4, The Patsy Loughrey Memorial S1/S2  325.

It was won by ITS MY MYSTERY from trap No.4 In a time of 17.78.

Patsy recently passed away, but was a very enthusiastic greyhound supporter having frequented Lifford and Derry as well as the coursing in Clonmel many many times over the years. So it was no surprise to see all of the 25 Members of Patsy’s family including all his sons and daughters and their children and some of Patsy’s brothers and sisters who wanted to be here tonight to share in the love of greyhounds that was always present in the Loughrey household in Derry. Of course the winning owner x Mr. Cieran Coyle as well as the trainer Mr. Charles Coyle and his son Master Shane Coyle are pictured in the centre with the winner.

Race 5, Bar One Racing A3  525.

It was won by OAKLANDS LAD from trap No. 5 In a time of 29.25.

Pictured with winning owner Mr. PJ Tynan and Mr. Paul Murphy , Racing Manager at Lifford Track

Race 6, The Bear Run 74 S0/S1  325.

It was won by  BOWS HILL BEST from trap No. 2 In a time of 17.72. Pictured here with trainer Mr. Harry Mc Clelland and his daughter Miss Katie McClelland.

Race 7, Proud Supportert s Of Irish Retired Greyhound Trust A3  525.

It was won by  BREAGHMORE MIKE from trap No. 6 In a time of 29.26.Pictured here with winning brothers from left Mr. Nathan and Master Shane Coyle.

Race 8, The Old Docks at Lifford Stadium SS0/S0 325

It was won by  LONGVALE GLORY from trap No. 3 In a time of 17.45. This bitch has now won 8 races out of 10  , what a fantastic hound !! Winning owner Miss Georgina Gibbons Is pictured with her winner on the track

Race 9, Join Us Again On Friday From 7.45 For More Action A1/A2  525.

It was won by  WILMS BLAKE from trap No. 3 In a time of 28.99. This makes it 5 in a row for this flying machine !!. Pictured here with Mr. Tom Caughey Jnr.

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