The 24 Greyhound Sweepstake, is a premier event on the 2014 Limerick Greyhound racing calendar, which commenced on Friday 25th of April. The Open 525 will be run over three rounds, with the final taking place on Saturday 10th of May.
Prize money of €4,000 plus trophy will go to the overall winner.
The first three qualified from each of the two semi finals. First semi final was won by Billys Hope in 29.09 and the second semi final was won by Coolavanny Pandy in a time of 28:55
The trap draw is as follows
1 Sausalito May
2 Coolavanny Pandy
3 Billys Hope
4 Cloon Glory
5 Zip Bullet
6 Jolly Banter (W)
Anticipation is growing for the final, next Saturday which promises to be mouth watering.
Limerick Greyhound Stadium offers a World Class sport and versatile entertainment venue with a capacity for over 2,000; as well as a substantial 180 seat restaurant, private hospitality suites and gallery bars, all of which are a significant attraction for people in the mid-west region.
The Stadium hosts over 1,200 races a year. A family ticket to the stadium costs just €20 for two adults and two children inclusive of kids meal. Gates open at 6.30pm on Friday 18th April for the first round of The Holmes O’Malley Sexton Oaks, with racing starting at 7.45pm. All are welcome and further information on this and all races at Limerick Greyhound Stadium is available from www.igb.ie/limerick or 1890 269 969.