2018 GREYHOUND DERBY
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The 2018 Greyhound Derby Final

Semi-Finals run on Saturday 26th May 2018

First Semi Final Rating Second Semi Final Rating
BOMBERS BULLET 101 BRUISERS BULLET 102
RISING BRANDY 118 WILDFIRE LEGEND 69
BORNA GIN 107 DOROTAS WILDCAT 119
DROOPYS VERVE 127 OI OI UPENALTY 71
SALEEN ASH 94 WHOOPS JACK 118
DOROTAS VIC 73 INNOCENT TIMES 111
Finishing order:   Finishing order:  

First Semi-Final

 

Second Semi-Final

Quarter Final heats run on Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Heat 1 Rating Heat 2 Rating Heat 3 Rating Heat 4 Rating
WILDFIRE LEGEND 84 DOROTAS WILDCAT 137 KARLOW SCOLAR 56 NOELLES PHELPSO 69
BORNA GIN 125 KING ELVIS 132 BRUISERS BULLET 119 BOMBERS BULLET 123
CROSSFIELD WILL 104 BUBBLY BLUEBIRD 131 DROOPYS DRESDEN 76 RISING BRANDY 134
CALICO BRANDY 99 ALFIES PRINCE 53 DROOPYS VERVE 144 JELLY FLOOD 67
OI OI UPENALTY 89 INNOCENT TIMES 128 SALEEN ASH 112 SALACRES VINCENT 57
NEWINN SHADOW 72 DOROTAS VIC 90 CALICO RANGER 77 WHOOPS JACK 138
Qualifiers: 2 1 5 (3 6 4)   Qualifiers: 1 5 6 (3 4 2)   Qualifiers: 4 2 5 (6 3 1)   Qualifiers: 3 6 2 (4 5 1)  

There was a 75% success rate of top rated dogs in the quarter finals and a £35 profit to a level £10 stake.

FIRST QUARTER FINAL

In the first quarter final Crossfield Will, boxed in Trap 3, was made the uneasy 6/4 favourite ahead of inside drawn Borna Gin at 5/2. As the traps lifted it was Wildfire Legend who made a slick start from the rails box and led at the first bend from Calico Brandy, Crossfield Will and Borna Gin. There was scrimmaging at the first, with Calico Brandy and Crossfield Will suffering the most. Wildfire Legend continued to lead until the home straight, when the fast finishing Borna Gin and Oi Oi Upenalty both mounted their challenges. At the line it was Borna Gin who got his nose in front to win by ¾ length in 29.32, from long-time leader Wildfire Legend (10/1), with Oi Oi Upenalty (9/2) just a short head back in third, and only a further short head denied Crossfield Will from a semi-final place. Newinn Shadow (8/1) was fifth, leaving Calico Brandy (6/1) in the rear.

SECOND QUARTER FINAL

Ante post favourite Dorotas Wildcat was made the well-supported 4/7 favourite in the second quarter final on the back of impressive early round victories and an inside draw. However, it was Innocent Times (4/1) from the five box, who was quickest away and led around the first two bends before the Favourite mounted a telling challenge. In a good battle between the two, Dorotas Wildcat prevailed by half a length in 29.17 seconds, from Innocent Times, with outside drawn Dorotas Vic (10/1) a length and a half back in third. Bubbly Bluebird (6/1) had every chance, but failed by a neck to claim a semi-final place, while Alfies Prince (16/1) was ¾ length back in fifth, and King Elvis (5/1) just a neck further behind in last place.

THIRD QUARTER FINAL

Strongly fancied Droopys Verve was made the evens favourite in the third quarter final and he did not disappoint his many supporters. He led at the first from Saleen Ash (16/1) and Bruisers Bullet (15/8) and there wasn’t a moment of worry for his fans as he led throughout to win by 2 ¼ lengths in 28.88 seconds, with Bruisers Bullet 1 ¾ lengths in front of Saleen Ash at the line. Calico Ranger (8/1) was slowly away on the wide outside, but finished with a flourish to claim fourth, failing by just half a length to reach the semi-finals. There was 7 ½ lengths back to Droopys Dresden (10/1) who never factored, while Karlow Scolar (10/1) suffered an early bump was a short head away in last place.

FOURTH QUARTER FINAL

In the most competitive quarter final of the night Rising Brandy was made slight odds on 10/11 favourite ahead of Bombers Bullet (9/4) and Whoops Jack (3/1). Punters were sent home happy when Rising Brandy made his usual slick break to lead at the first from the wide runners Salacres Vincent (50/1) and Whoops Jack. Rising Brandy continued to hold a healthy lead throughout and win impressively by 4 lengths in 29.01 from Whoops Jack, with the fast finishing Bombers Bullet ¾ length back in third. Jelly Flood failed by a short head to claim a semi-final place in fourth.

Third Round heats run on Saturday 19th May 2018

Heat 1 Rating Heat 2 Rating Heat 3 Rating Heat 4 Rating
BULL RUN BUTTON 102 HONOUR TURBO 72 KARLOW SCOLAR 52 SWINTHINS BRAE 102
BUBBLY BLUEBIRD 139 NOELLES PHELPSO 71 COONEEN JACK 119 RISING BRANDY 142
CALICO BRANDY 109 BURGESS BRANDY 59 DRIVE ON TIPP 99 BRUISERS BULLET 131
BOMBERS BULLET 136 KNOCKARD SPRING 84 CROSSFIELD WILL 103 BUBBLY TURBO 112
BLACK ZACK 103 JELLY FLOOD 76 SPORTING JACK 150 DROOPYS BONUCCI 109
KING EDEN 67 DOROTAS VIC 99 WHOOPS JACK 150 CALICO RANGER 86
Qualifiers 2 4 3 (5 1 6)   Qualifiers 6 2 5 (3 4 1)   Qualifiers 4 1 6 (3 5 2)   Qualifiers 2 3 6 (5 1 4)  
Heat 5 Rating Heat 6 Rating Heat 7 Rating Heat 8 Rating
DROOPYS DRESDEN 80 WELLOILEDMACHINE 46 FARLOE HUTCH 72 WILDFIRE LEGEND 89
KING ELVIS 143 DOROTAS WILDCAT 144 SHANEBOY FREDDIE 82 BIT VIEW KNIGHT 89
BLACK FARREN 115 vacant -- BORNA GIN 141 DISTANT RAIN 89
GREENWELL JET 55 SALACRES VINCENT 59 ALFIES PRINCE 55 OI OI UPENALTY 101
JAYTEE TAYLOR 102 BOYLESPORTS DUKE 79 INNOCENT TIMES 138 DROOPYS VERVE 153
SALEEN ASH 128 NEWINN SHADOW 79 DROOPYS BIKER 106 NIGHT BOMBER 83
Qualifiers 2 1 6 (3 4 5)   Qualifiers 2 6 4 (1 5)   Qualifiers 5 4 3 (6 2 1)   Qualifiers 5 1 4 (2 3 6)  

There was a 75% success rate of top rated dogs in the third round and a £66 profit to a level £10 stake.

Second Round heats run on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May 2018

Heats were staged on Friday 11th June 2018
Heat 1 Rating Heat 2 Rating Heat 3 Rating Heat 4 Rating
KARLOW SCOLAR 58 DA HEAD HUNTER 144 LENSON BLINDER 132 HONOUR ROCKET 68
vacant -- SEAGLASS SANDMAN 72 BLACK FARREN 116 BRUISERS BULLET 127
DISTANT RAIN 85 CLONCURRY MAJOR 106 WELLOLIEDMACHINE 61 BULL RUN BANDIT 93
BORNA GIN 152 DRIVE ON TIPP 114 KNOCKARD SPRING 85 RISING BRANDY 151
ASHBANK CHRISTIE 67 SALACRES VINCENT 69 SEARCHFORAHERO 52 IN THE LOOP 77
MURRYS ACT 123 WHOOPS JACK 156 BURGESS LORD 59 JAYTEE JAGUAR 109
Qualifiers 4 3 1 (6)   Qualifiers 6 4 5 (1 2 3)   Qualifiers 2 4 3 (5 6 1)   Qualifiers 2 4 3 (6 5 1)  
Heat 5 Rating Heat 6 Rating Heat 7 Rating Heat 8 Rating
CALICO BRANDY 125 CONORS BLAKE 66 TONBRIE MAGIC 41 OLD FORT COMET 88
MAGICAL BALE 157 FARLOE HUTCH 83 BUBBLY BLUEBIRD 156 HONEST ROBBER 77
BLACK EYED HULA 73 TRUTH MATTERS 90 BOMBERS BULLET 150 DROOPYS DRESDEN 77
DROOPYS CHILL 56 BURGESS BRANDY 73 BULL RUN BUTTON 124 DANZEY EXCEPTION 82
BUBBLY TURBO 118 NADURRA ROSS 84 vacant -- SPORTING DAVE 150
DROOPYS BONUCCI 131 BOYLESPORTS DUKE 79 RIO COCO 121 NEWINN SHADOW 97
Qualifiers 5 1 6 (2 3 4)   Qualifiers 6 2 4 (5 3 1)   Qualifiers 3 2 4 (6 1)   Qualifiers 5 3 6 (1 4 2)  
Heats were staged on Saturday 12th May 2018
Heat 9 Rating Heat 10 Rating Heat 11 Rating Heat 12 Rating
LENSON WILSON 108 TYRUR HAROLD 137 BOCKOS ALFIE 125 COONEEN JACK 122
BALLYMAC REDS 63 BORNA ACCOUNT 129 FOXWOOD BOOM 94 WESTWAY O'NEILL 48
SWITHINS BRAE 118 DROOPYS WILBURY 113 HONOUR TURBO 93 CROSSFIELD WILL 118
THE OTHER BEN 115 JELLY FLOOD 97 ALFIES PRINCE 73 GREENWELL JEAN 107
CALICO RANGER 104 DOROTAS VIC 119 SALEEN ASH 138 TRADE FUDGE 92
NIGHT BOMBER 76 INNOCENT TIMES 138 ROXHOLME RAY 94 DROOPYS BIKER 99
Qualifiers 6 5 3 (4 1 2)   Qualifiers 6 5 4 (1 2 3)   Qualifiers 5 4 3 (1 2 6)   Qualifiers 6 1 3 (2 4 5)  
Heat 13 Rating Heat 14 Rating Heat 15 Rating Heat 16 Rating
LETS BE READY 70 ROUGH STAR 86 WILDFIRE LEGEND 100 KING ELVIS 145
DROOPYS ALEX 79 vacant -- DOROTAS WILDCAT 142 DROOPYS GIORGIO 106
NOELLES PHELPSO 79 BIT VIEW KNIGHT 80 DEANRIDGE BOFFIN 79 SHANEBOY FREDDIE 91
BLACK ZACK 103 GREENWELL JET 67 DROOPYS VERVE 156 CLASH 120
KING EDEN 85 JAYTEE TAYLOR 101 MOORSTOWN DUKE 45 OI OI UPENALTY 123
NO INTENTION 73 DROOPYS NIRVANA 53 KING KID 125 GOD OF WAR 85
Qualifiers 4 3 5 (1 2 6)   Qualifiers 3 5 4 (6 1)   Qualifiers 2 4 1 (5 6 3)   Qualifiers 1 3 5 (4 6 2)  

There was a 44% success rate of top rated dogs in the second round.

First Round heats held on Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May 2018

Thursday 3rd May 2018
Heat 1 Rating Heat 2 Rating Heat 3 Rating Heat 4 Rating
FALCON BOY 88 BLACK EYED HULA 62 HOLDEM PEPE 63 HAZLEWOOD TERRY 81
NINJA FORTUNE 99 DROOPYS EXPERT 116 LENSON BLINDER 127 KING ELVIS 142
IMAGE COCHES 91 CASTLEHILL WALLY 55 POOLIE SHAUNA 89 BORNA GIN 147
FOXWOOD BOOM 85 DROOPYS GIORGIO 96 BIT VIEW KNIGHT 86 COONEEN JACK 120
SEARCHFORAHERO 57 NADURRA ROSS 79 BUBBLY TURBO 123 CLASH 128
KING EDEN 106 NIGHT BOMBER 71 ROXHOLME RAY 109 MAYAS LITTLE BRO 47
Order 4 3 5 6 1 2   Order 4 5 6 1 3 2   Order 2 5 4 6 1 3   Order 3 2 4 5 1 6  
Heat 5 Rating Heat 6 Rating Heat 7 Rating Heat 8 Rating
FOREST WEST 127 OLD FORT COMET 92 CALICO BRANDY 112 FARLOE FALCON 71
SLIPPY CIAN 141 HONEST ROBBER 83 POWER LOCAL 106 RISING BRANDY 141
MILLTOWN MAGIC 76 BRAVE VENTURE 126 DROOPYS DRESDEN 93 CLONCURRY MAJOR 91
BORNA ACCOUNT 124 LOTTIES ROCKET 98 OLD FORT BRANDY 84 DOROTAS WILDCAT 147
JELLY FLOOD 99 GREENWELL JEAN 117 THE OTHER BEN 103 DROPZONE 99
CALICO RANGER 134 WHOOPS JACK 148 TRADE FUDGE 97 NEWINN SHADOW 102
Order 4 2 5 6 3 1   Order 6 5 1 2 3 4   Order 1 6 5 3 4 2   Order 2 4 3 6 1 5  
    Friday 4th May 2018
Heat 9 Rating Heat 10 Rating Heat 11 Rating Heat 12 Rating
SPOT THE LIGHT 67 SERENITY SPICE 53 WELLOILEDMACHINE 66 DISTANT RAIN 90
HUARACHE MADISON 94 BALLYMAC REDS 68 SENSUAL 42 LOWGATE BELATRIX 89
CUBA 81 WESTWAY O'NEILL 69 TONBRIE MAGIC 48 BRUISERS BULLET 136
CROSSFIELD WILL 114 RATCHIES DEFOE 47 DROOPYS WILBURY 108 OI OI UPENALTY 128
BLACK ZACK 108 DROOPYS VERVE 151 HOMETOWN HERO 55 SALEEN ASH 111
NO INTENTION 78 KING KID 120 JAYTEE JAGUAR 99 CLONBRIEN HERO 120
Order 4 5 6 1 2 3   Order 5 6 3 2 4 1   Order 6 4 1 3 5 2   Order 5 3 4 1 2 6  
Heat 13 Rating Heat 14 Rating Heat 15 Rating Heat 16 Rating
DROOPYS CHILL 77 BEECHVIEW HERO 78 HONOUR TURBO 90 JAYTEE TAYLOR 113
SWITHINS BRAE 108 HEY BOUND 80 LENSON WILSON 113 SHANEBOY FREDDIE 121
LETS BE READY 88 KARLOW SCOLAR 82 PUTUMUNDER 64 ROXHOLME BENTLEY 117
BULL RUN BANDIT 98 MOORSTOWN DUKE 56 CONORS BLAKE 93 SPORTING DAVE 142
TYPICAL ASH 85 BOYLESPORTS DUKE 122 vacant   HEADFORD OCTANE 119
RAZLDAZL RADIO 94 GOD OF WAR 75 HATMORE BLACK 88 BURGESS LORD 64
Order 2 4 3 1 6 5   Order 6 5 4 3 2 1   Order 1 2 4 3 6   Order 4 2 6 1 3 5  
        Saturday 5th May 2018
Heat 17 Rating Heat 18 Rating Heat 19 Rating Heat 20 Rating
SEAGLASS SANDMAN 95 CRAGBRIEN RANGER 59 IMAGE CARRANNA 55 BUBBLY ROGER 94
DEANRIDGE BOFFIN 89 BOCKOS ALFIE 116 DANZEY EXCEPTION 92 BOMBERS BULLET 142
CARN BREA 91 FARLOE HUTCH 103 DA HEAD HUNTER 134 KNOCKARD SPRING 88
BALLYDOYLE MAURA 88 vacant   DROOPYS BIKER 129 LIGHTFOOT KANTE 85
vacant   ALFIES PRINCE 93 RAGING WATER 52 CROSSFIELD GILES 130
DROOPYS NIRVANA 63 BRINKLEYS BLAZE 42 DROOPYS BONUCCI 136 RIO COCO 116
Order 2 1 6 4 3   Order 2 5 3 1 6   Order 3 6 2 4 1 5   Order 2 6 3 5 1 4  
Heat 21 Rating Heat 22 Rating Heat 23 Rating Heat 24 Rating
TYRUR HAROLD 127 MAGIC BALE 147 BUBBLY BLUEBIRD 146 TRUTH MATTERS 95
vacant   BURGESS BRANDY 100 WILDFIRE LEGEND 75 ONLYATTHEROYAL 60
LIGHTFOOT CAESAR 86 BUBBLY BIG EDDIE 130 BULL RUN BUTTON 129 DRIVE ON TIPP 104
SALACRES VINCENT 79 BLUE CONTE 60 TYRUR SHAY 148 ASHBANK CHRISTY 72
vacant   IN THE LOOP 82 FAR BANK FRANK 82 vacant  
COLSTON MAGIC 64 INNOCENT TIMES 133 DOROTAS VIC 124 DROOPYS DAVY 102
Order 1 3 4 6   Order 1 6 5 2 3 4   Order 1 6 2 3 4 5   Order 3 1 4 6 2  
Heat 25 Rating Heat 26 Rating        
HONOUR ROCKET 70 DROOPYS ALEX 88        
NOELLES PHELPSO 84 ROUGH STAR 81        
BLACK FARREN 126 LEGAL ACE 96        
KILARA PHAROAH 48 BLASTOFF SCOLARI 77        
THE OTHER REG 131 DROOPYS MARTIAL 91        
GREENWELL JET 86 MURRYS ACT 113        
Order 3 6 2 1 5 4   Order 6 2 1 5 3 4          

There was a 56% success rate of top rated dogs in the first round.

This race was run at Towcester on Saturday 2nd June 2018

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