1978 GREYHOUND DERBY

This race was run at the White City on Saturday 24th June 1978.

An excellent clip of the 1978 Greyhound Derby Final lasting 4 minutes 11 seconds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-s0r3It4fU

Pos.

Greyhound

Sire

dam

Price

Dist.

Time

1

Lacca Champion (3)

Itsachampion

Highland Finch

6/4 fav

 1 ¾ L

29.42

2

Backdeed Man (6)

Flaming King

Beechwalk Lady

6/1

 2 ½ L

29.56

3

All Wit (5)

Monalee Champion

Dunally

7/1

 Head

29.76

4

Superior Model (1)

Right O Myross

Dusty Silver

5/1

 1 ½ L

29.78

5

Glenroe Hiker (4)

Monalee Hiker

Glenroe Dasher

9/4

 ¾ L

29.90

6

Great Ali (2)

Tartan Khan

Blues Babe

16/1

  29.96

Lacca Champion was trained privately by Pat Mullins

Backdeed Man was trained by David McClenaghan in Ireland

All Wit was trained by Frank Baldwin at Perry Barr

Superior Model was trained privately by Bob Hall

Glenroe Hiker was trained by Colm McGrath in Ireland

Great Ali was trained by Ted Griffin at Bletchley

 

 

 

Crazy Parachute

 

 

Monalee Champion

 

 

 

 

Sheila At Last

 

Itsachampion

 

 

 

 

 

Knockhill Chieftan

 

 

Cranog Bet

 

 

 

 

Don’t Bet

LACCA CHAMPION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baytown Drone

 

 

Little Baytown

 

 

 

 

Little Puss

 

Highland Finch

 

 

 

 

 

Pigalle Wonder

 

 

Martin’s Pigalle

 

 

 

 

Survival

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Grateful thanks are due to Colin Turner for providing this scan of a White City programme

Be the first person to provide an account of this final, or to have a picture of the winner, published on this page.  

IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY (Shelbourne Park)

Dog Sire Dam Time
Pampered Rover Time Up Please Pampered Peggy 29.23
Heres Tat Here Sonny Spiral Drish 29.35
Malange Broadfoot Boy Paper Cracker 29.51
Ivy Hall Solo Itsachampion Ivy Hall Joy  
Ahaveen Spitfire Time Up Please Kilcox Damsel  
Hunday Dook Hunday Champion Shes Knocking  

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