1984 GREYHOUND DERBY

An excellent clip of the 1984 Greyhound Derby Final lasting 53 seconds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz9tDu3RMrE

This race was run at the White City.

Pos.

Greyhound

Sire

dam

Price

Time/Dist.

1

Whisper Wishes (4)

Sand Man

Micklem Drive

7/4 fav

29.43

2

Moran's Beef (5)

Noble Brigg

Rathkenny Bride

9/4

3/4

3

Proud Dodger (6)

Brave Bran

Lady Peg

7/1

1/2

4

The Jolly Norman (3)

Knockrour Brandy

Breeze Valley

20/1

1

5

House of Hope (1)

Pat Seamur

Fearless Speed

12/1

1/2

6

Spartacus (2)

Knockrour Slave

I'm A Star

9/2

6 1/2

The last White City final was won by Whisper Wishes from trap 4, beating Moran's Beef ( trap 5 ) by three quarters of a length, netting a prize of 25,000.

 

 

 

My Friend Lou

 

 

Friendly Westy

 

 

 

 

Westy Blubber

 

Sand Man

 

 

 

 

 

Tell You Why

 

 

Miss Gorgeous

 

 

 

 

Miss Dilly Mar

WHISPER WISHES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver Hope

 

 

Lively Band

 

 

 

 

Kells Queen

 

Micklem Drive

 

 

 

 

 

Russian Gun

 

 

Back O The Gap

 

 

 

 

Poor Linda

Second Round run on 9th June 1984

Heat 1 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 2 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 3 Dog SP Time Dist
1 Back Garden 4/6 f 29.80   5 The Jolly Norman 8/1 29.67   6 Whisper Wishes 11/4 29.38  
2 Brown Beetle 8/1 29.84 1/2 6 Wyoming Ivy 4/1 29.81 1 3/4 1 Count Five 10/11 f 29.41 Nk
4 Swift Spirit 33/1 29.98 1 3/4 2 House of Hope 11/4 29.84 Nk 5 Morans Beef 7/2 29.44 Nk
5 Milebush Swiftie 3/1 30.18 2 1/2 1 Shanagarry Duke 6/4 f 29.87 Nk 4 Tubbercurry Lad 20/1 29.78 4 1/4
6 Ballyard Geoff 7/1 30.36 2 1/4 4 Keem Rocket 10/1 29.91 1/2 2 Fifth Column 12/1 29.88 1 1/4
3 Kylemore Champ 14/1 30.46 1 1/4 3 Rossco's Summit 10/1 30.55 8 3 Alone Sparky 33/1 29.89 SH
Heat 4 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 5 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 6 Dog SP Time Dist
1 Nippy Law Evens f 29.41   3 Powersville Jet 6/1 29.24   5 Dipmac 4/5 f 29.55  
2 Gracious 7/2 29.47 3/4 1 Proud Dodger 8/1 29.32 1 4 Michigan Man 8/1 29.56 SH
4 Amazing Man 5/2 29.59 1 1/2 2 Lauragh Six 5/2 29.50 2 1/4 6 Glenbrien Champ 2/1 29.60 1/2
6 Living Trail 10/1 29.81 2 3/4 6 Game Ball 10/11 f 29.62 1 1/2 3 Hot Candy 6/1 29.82 2 3/4
5 London Agent 33/1 29.99 2 1/4 4 Cushie Colin 16/1 29.84 2 3/4 1 Fair Duel 25/1 30.12 3 3/4
3 Mursheen Durkin 50/1 30.00 SH 5 Nippy Flash 66/1 30.14 3 3/4 2 Squire Cass 20/1 30.13 SH
Heat 7 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 8 Dog SP Time Dist          
3 Glatton Grange 11/4 29.62   4 Spartacus 9/2 29.65            
6 Brilliant Hope 7/4 f 29.63 Sh 1 Westmead Milos Even f 29.71 3/4          
5 Wheres Willie 7/2 29.79 2 3 Ebony Tim 8/1 29.74 Nk          
1 On Spec 15/2 29.93 1 3/4 2 Youcannow 33/1 29.88 1 3/4          
4 Freeway Wink 14/1 29.97 1/2 6 Best Paddy 3/1 30.20 4          
2 Top Flash 8/1 30.21 3 5 Dazzling Sailor 8/1 30.21 SH          

First Round run on 2nd and 5th June 1984

Heat 1 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 2 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 3 Dog SP Time Dist
5 Wheres Willie 11/8 29.57   4 Fifth Column 5/1 29.60   6 Whisper Wishes 4/6 f 29.56  
4 Mursheen Durkin 12/1 30.15 7 1/4 5 House of Hope 3/1 29.64 1/2 4 Brown Beetle 20/1 29.72 2
6 Kylemore Champ 12/1 30.21 3/4 6 Freeway Wink 9/2 29.82 2 1/4 5 Dazzling Sailor 6/4 29.92 2 1/2
2 Black Whirl 20/1 30.31 1 1/4 2 Chief Ironside 11/8 f 29.94 1 1/2 3 Watered Whiskey 33/1 30.06 1 3/4
3 Woodhill Jet 6/1 30.51 2 1/2 3 If So 10/1 29.95 SH 1 Southdown Man 33/1 30.32 3 1/4
1 Hilcrest Chimes 5/4 f 31.19 8 1/2 1 Lavey Diver 50/1 29.99 1/2 2 Keen Mint 14/1   DNF
Heat 4 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 5 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 6 Dog SP Time Dist
5 Best Paddy 3/1 29.58   1 Dipmac 8/15 f 29.30   3 Nippy Flash 50/1 29.82  
1 Morans Beef 4/9 f 29.96 4 3/4 5 Hot Candy 5/2 29.54 3 1 Shanagarry Duke 5/4 30.02 2 1/2
3 Swift Spirit 33/1 29.99 Nk 2 Squire Cass 14/1 29.70 2 5 Amazing Man 4/5 f 30.16 1 3/4
4 Kybo 10/1 30.13 1 3/4 4 Celtic Mythology 8/1 29.76 3/4 4 Hotsauce Mistake 20/1 30.28 1 1/2
2 Track Man 33/1 30.16 Nk 3 Scintillas King 33/1 29.94 2 1/4 2 Citizen Charmer 8/1 30.82 6 3/4
6 Synone Rebel 14/1 30.19 Nk 6 Hyperbole 12/1 30.10 2          
Heat 7 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 8 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 9 Dog SP Time Dist
3 On Spec 12/1 29.56   6 Gracious 6/1 29.57   5 Brilliant Hope 8/13 f 29.50  
4 Alone Sparky 8/1 29.72 2 1 Rossco's Summit 25/1 29.65 1 3 Keem Rocket 40/1 29.58 1
1 Ballyard Geoff 8/1 29.84 1 1/2 2 Westmead Milos 4/5 f 29.68 Nk 2 Milebush Swiftie 6/1 29.64 3/4
6 Aitch Bee 5/4 f 29.96 1 1/2 3 Airmount Sand 4/1 29.76 1 4 Centrifuge 6/1 29.88 3
5 Pineapple Mover 7/1 30.12 2 5 Spiral Ponyash 25/1 29.78 Hd 6 Bunclody Jack 7/1 29.94 3/4
2 Creamery Cross 7/2   Dist 4 Golden Sand 5/1 29.80 Hd 1 Rocking Alone 10/1 29.97 Nk
Heat 10 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 11 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 12 Dog SP Time Dist
1 Lauragh Six 4/1 29.45   2 Cushie Colin 12/1 29.42   3 Top Flash 8/1 29.60  
5 Count Five 5/2 29.51 3/4 5 Spartacus 4/5 f 29.58 2 4 Back Garden 4/5 f 29.74 1 3/4
3 Game Ball 5/4 f 29.55 1/2 4 The Jolly Norman 7/1 29.68 1 1/4 2 Fair Duel 16/1 29.94 2 1/2
6 Rocky Highway 33/1 29.61 3/4 6 Groveshill Lad 7/1 29.72 1/2 1 Hume Silver 2/1 30.00 3/4
4 Seventh Wonder 9/2 30.27 8 1/4 1 Patient Hope 20/1 29.98 3 1/4 6 Grange Jack 10/1 30.12 1 1/2
2 Lauragh Shebeen 12/1 30.45 2 1/4 3 Coolygorman Pal 12/1 30.08 1 1/4 5 Knockover Lad 50/1 30.76 8
Heat 13 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 14 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 15 Dog SP Time Dist
3 Powersville Jat 11/10 f 29.36   4 Proud Dodger Even f 29.59   2 Glatton Grange 9/2 29.48  
2 Nippy Law 9/4 29.38 Hd 1 Ebony Tim 5/2 29.81 2 3/4 6 Michigan Man 11/4 29.58 1 1/4
5 Wyoming Ivy 4/1 29.80 5 1/4 2 Youcannow 6/1 30.11 3 3/4 3 Living Trail 10/1 29.60 Hd
6 Wiggy Park Jet 7/1 29.83 Nk 6 Sefton 33/1 30.35 3 5 Johns Dilemma 16/1 29.70 1 1/4
1 Kerry Wings 25/1 29.91 1 5 Rock Solid 10/1 30.53 2 1/4 4 Rugged Mick 4/5 f 29.71 SH
4 Cedar Princess 10/1 29.93 Hd 3 Ballygroman Jet 8/1 30.91 4 3/4 1 Gurthrue Joe 33/1 30.07 4 1/2
Heat 16 Dog SP Time Dist                    
2 Glenbrien Champ 4/11 f 29.97                      
3 Tubbercurry Lad 12/1 30.13 2                    
1 London Agent 10/1 30.21 1                    
6 Killeshill Champ 12/1 30.31 1 1/4                    
5 Townview Slippy 4/1 30.33 Hd                    
                             

Qualifying Round Run on 19th, 22nd and 24th May 1984

Heat 1 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 2 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 3 Dog SP Time Dist
2 Scintillas King 11/2 30.11   6 Hot Sauce Mistake 12/1 29.87   2 Dipmac 5/1 29.34  
6 Southdown Man 7/1 30.14 Nk 2 London Agent 6/1 29.91 1/2 6 Moran's Beef 4/7 f 29.37 Nk
3 Dazzling Sailor 8/11 f 30.34 2 1/2 4 Lauragh Six 1/5 f 29.97 3/4 1 Rock Solid 5/1 29.87 6 1/4
5 Detroit Sam 7/2 30.40 1/2 5 Sunrise Sonny 12/1 30.09 1 1/2 4 Gabriel Fred 25/1 29.88 SH
4 Hot Sauce Solo 50/1 30.54 1 3/4 3 Katt Purrtrol 33/1 30.43 4 1/4 3 Blue Star 5/1 30.10 2 3/4
1 Scintilla's Swift 12/1 31.12 7 1/4 1 Knockrour Paddy 10/1 30.65 2 3/4 5 Newpark Hall 33/1 30.24 1 3/4
Heat 4 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 5 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 6 Dog SP Time Dist
3 Brilliant Hope 6/4 f 29.55   1 Top Flash 7/4 29.88   4 Amazing Man Evens f 29.68  
4 Gracious 4/1 29.89 4 1/4 6 Lavey Diver 20/1 30.14 3 1/4 5 Whisper Wishes 6/1 29.71 Nk
6 Ballyard Geoff 7/2 30.01 1 1/2 3 Track Man 4/1 30.30 2 6 Groveshill Lad 11/4 29.85 1 3/4
2 Dark Grove 14/1 30.27 3 1/4 2 Fiesta Time 20/1 30.36 3/4 2 Wizard of Eden 16/1 30.01 2
1 Nursery Breeze 12/1 30.65 4 3/4 4 Poor Gary 12/1 30.37 SH 3 August Evening 9/2 30.19 2 1/4
5 John's Height 4/1 30.73 1 5 Years of Study 11/8 f 30.97 7 1/2 1 Rok Light 33/1 30.65 5 3/4
Heat 7 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 8 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 9 Dog SP Time Dist
2 Wyoming Ivy 11/8 f 29.68   1 Patient Hope 5/1 30.45   6 Spartacus 4/9 f 30.23  
6 Bunclody Jack 9/2 29.80 1 1/2 2 Mursheen Durkin 8/13 f 30.53 1 4 John's Dilemma 12/1 30.27 1/2
1 If So 2/1 29.86 3/4 4 Sand Valley 4/1 30.77 3 5 Town View Slippy 5/2 30.37 1 1/4
5 Karina's Pal 13/2 30.12 3 1/4 3 Woodhill Tommy 14/1 31.77 12 1/2 1 All Glory 16/1 30.49 1 1/2
3 Deep Ice 25/1 30.13 SH 5 Wiggy Park Solo 10/1   Dist 3 Wheelers Tory 20/1 30.50 SH
4 Mingo Lad 20/1 30.25 1 1/2                    
Heat 10 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 11 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 12 Dog SP Time Dist
6 Game Ball 2/13 f 29.87   3 Killeshill Champ 4/1 30.54   6 Powersville Jet 4/9 f 29.81  
1 Airmount Sand 6/1 29.95 1 2 Sefton 20/1 30.98 5 1/2 5 Living Trail 7/1 30.17 4 1/2
3 Grange Jack 14/1 30.29 4 1/4 6 Nippy Flash 5/2 30.99 SH 2 Milebush Swiftie 5/1 30.29 1 1/2
5 Synone Polly 33/1 30.43 1 3/4 4 Lisk Crest 4/1 31.02 Nk 3 Real Miller 33/1 30.43 1 3/4
4 Ballynaught Baby 33/1 30.57 1 3/4 1 Hollow Pocket 20/1 31.12 1 1/4 4 Freddie Khan 16/1 30.61 2 1/4
2 Josama Jumbo 20/1 30.93 4 1/2 5 Celtic Gambler 6/4 f 31.28 2 1 Flying Kempes 20/1 30.71 1 1/4
Heat 13 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 14 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 15 Dog SP Time Dist
3 Seventh Wonder 6/4 f 30.04   6 Woodhill Jet 2/1 jf 30.26   3 Lauragh Shebeen 5/4 f 30.94  
2 Citizen Charmer 7/4 30.56 6 1/2 5 Spiral Ponyash 3/1 30.32 3/4 5 Platt Boatman (disq) 7/1 31.36 5 1/4
5 Swift Spirit 10/1 30.62 3/4 4 Glatton Grange 2/1 jf 30.38 3/4 1 Cooldevane Jock 16/1 31.37 SH
1 Ballinderry Jet 6/1 30.68 3/4 3 Sandybally Shawn 12/1 30.54 2 6 Mount Maindang 7/2 31.38 SH
4 Saxon Seamur 10/1 31.00 4 2 Big Tam Jazz 100/1 30.74 2 1/2 4 Brians Yard 2/1 31.44 3/4
6 Chiltern Blaze 20/1 31.26 3 1/4 1 River Road Hope 12/1 30.94 2 1/2 2 Car Rally 12/1 31.66 2 3/4
Heat 16 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 17 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 18 Dog SP Time Dist
6 Count Five 1/4 f 30.25   5 Hume Silver 7/1 29.57   1 Back Garden 6/4 f 29.51  
5 Alone Sparky 8/1 30.37 1 1/2 3 Creamery Cross 7/2 29.77 2 1/2 5 Where's Willie 7/2 29.67 2
1 Gurthrue Joe 6/1 30.85 6 4 Hyperbole 9/2 29.87 1 1/4 3 Fair Duel 10/1 29.83 2
2 Be Gallant 20/1 31.11 3 1/4 6 I'm A Winner 11/10 f 29.99 1 1/2 2 Miss Irene 7/4 29.91 1
4 Suppose 33/1 31.41 3 3/4 2 Silver Highbird 14/1 30.23 3 6 Parkers Patrick 25/1 30.01 1 1/4
3 Crecora Pride 20/1 31.55 1 3/4 1 Autumn Era 12/1 30.45 2 3/4 4 Fearless Sarah 12/1 30.09 1
Heat 19 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 20 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 21 Dog SP Time Dist
4 Rugged Mick 1/3 f 29.68   2 Coolygorman Pal 14/1 29.94   2 Best Paddy 5/1 29.68  
5 Centrifuge 3/1 29.76 1 3 Wanda Mai 7/4 jf 30.02 1 5 Cushie Colin 10/1 29.94 3 1/4
2 Woodhill Gambler 20/1 30.42 8 1/4 5 Kerry Wings 20/1 30.10 1 3 Celtic Mythology 4/1 29.96 Hd
3 Arch Light 33/1 30.48 3/4 6 Master Law 7/4 jf 30.20 1 1/4 1 Dunbar Banker 7/4 f 30.10 1 3/4
1 Brendas Luck 20/1 30.86 4 3/4 1 Another Rascal 14/1 30.40 2 1/2 4 Smirnoff Kid 33/1 30.24 1 3/4
          4 Jondy 7/2 30.54 1 3/4 6 Ballyblue Jet 3/1 30.50 3 1/4
Heat 22 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 23 Dog SP Time Dist Heat 24 Dog SP Time Dist
4 Ebony Tim 9/2 29.60   5 Westmead Milos 11/10 f 29.40   4 Rocky Highway 11/4 29.77  
3 Ballygroman Jet 2/1 f 30.04 5 1/2 6 Shanagarry Duke 11/4 29.62 2 3/4 6 Syrone Rebel 5/2 29.85 1
2 Brown Beetle 9/2 30.08 1/2 4 Hillcrest Chimes 2/1 29.84 2 3/4 2 Youcannow 4/6 f 30.01 2
1 Highcroft Duet 16/1 30.12 1/2 1 Gan On Sandy 12/1 30.04 2 1/2          
6 So Noble 7/2 30.22 1 1/4 3 Slideaway Sandy 16/1 30.38 4 1/4          
5 Oran Ken 9/2 30.52 3 3/4 2 Paulas Paddy 100/1 30.58 2 1/2          

 

Derby 1984.JPG (54592 bytes)

10 credits

SCOTTISH GREYHOUND DERBY (Shawfield)

Winner Sire Dam
Lively Jack Oran Jack Killone Hiker

IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY (Shelbourne Park)

Dog Sire Dam Time
Dipmac Sand Man Kind of Luxury 29.15
Glencorbry Celt Brilliant Chimes Glencorbry Og 29.27
Count Five Sail On II All Jam 29.29
Spartacus Knockrour Slave I'm A Star 29.32
Tubbercurry Lad Liberty Lad Tubbercurry Nancy  
Curryhills Fox Bold Work Lemon Soda  

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