Greyhound Derby 2022 Heats 11 - 21

Greyhound Derby 2022 Heats 11 - 21

Night two of the Derby and it's the turn of Pat Buckley to post 4 winners, emulating Patrick Janssens 24 hours earlier. Certainly a night for the Irish as they took 7 of the 11 heats contested tonight making it 12-9 in the English v Irish challenge.

The first two heats of the night were on a slightly quicker track rated +10, reverting to normal for heat 13 onwards.

Buckley gave an indication of what was to come when getting off to a great start in heat 11 courtesy of the William Murphy-owned Bobsleigh Dream.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 11
Bobsleigh Dream was the first winner of night 2 for Pat Buckley and Mr W J Murphy in 29.20. Swift Woof and Ballymac Belvuit made up the other qualifiers. With the track running slightly fast this turned out to be the quickest time of the night.

Part Blake, trained by Graham Holland for Una Creed & Mary O'Connor, reversed Limerick trial stakes form by beating Singalong Sally in heat 12.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 12
Another win for the Irish. This time Graham Holland’s Part Blake beat Singalong Sally and Kilkenny Santy for Mrs U Creed and Mrs M P O’Connor. Unfortunately 2nd favourite Warzone Tom was badly crowded and fell at the 1st bend.

Master Ten Ten, trained by Sharon Thompson and owned by her in partnership with Mick Freshwater & D Martin, won heat 13 where fellow 9/4 joint-favourite Balterio pulled up with a tarsal injury.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 13
Master Ten Ten put in a trap-to-line performance for Sharon Thompson and fellow owners Mr E Freshwater and Mr D Martin, beating Droopys Cavalry and Blackrose Tadhg.

The Micky Barrett Syndicate celebrated loudly as the dog, trained by Jason Gray, who carries the name of their late friend battled for the win in heat 14.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 14
Micky’s Barrett beat Coppice Fox and Dreamers United for Jason Gray and the Micky Barrett Syndicate. Odds-on favourite Fast Fit Paddy could only manage 4th.

Callmesteve came from a seemingly impossible position to pounce late in heat 15 for trainer John Mullins plus owners Alan Ballard and Barry Sadler.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 15
John Mullin’s Callme Steve delivered an outstanding performance to win for Mr A Ballard and Mr B Sadler. Despite finding himself 5th for most of the race he stepped it up a gear in the closing stages to fly past Glengar Scholar and Signet Ace for the win.

Emilys Jet got Peter Cronin on the board in heat 16, the odds-on favourite going from the front for owner Gaz Williams.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 16
Emilys Jet beat Skywalker Stan and Old Fort Chicago for Peter Cronin and Mr G Williams in 29.32.

The Gary Dineen and Patrick Riordan-owned Scarty Yank justified strong support to provide Pat Buckley with a second winner of the night in heat 17.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 17
Scarty Yank added to Pat Buckley’s haul for the night beating Narcos Dode and Freedom Alibi. Owned by Mr G Dineen and Mr P Riordan, the odds-on favourite always led.

Buckley quickly completed a treble as the Javier Jarne-owned Le Bonite turned over the night's shortest-priced favourite, Kildare (4/9), in heat 18.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 18
A hat trick for Pat Buckley as Le Bonite beat odds-on favourite Kildare for Mr J J Jarne. Trumps Benefit finished 3rd.

Reigning champion Thorn Falcon survived in third despite a terrible start as Kevin Hutton's heavily-backed Signet Denver, owned by Tony Brealey, shaded Coolavanny Calvn after a great tussle in heat 19.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 19
Signet Denver delivered for owner Mr A W Brearley and trainer Kevin Hutton after battling it out with Coolavanny Calvn for 500m. Thorn Falcon kept the dream alive despite being slow out the traps and having to come from the back to finish in 3rd.

It was four for the night for Irish handler Buckley when Ballinabola Ed, owned by Brendan Murphy, produced a sensational 28.97sec effort in heat 20.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 20
Pat Buckley is taking the fight to Patrick Janssens as he picked up his fourth win of the night when Ballinbola Ed beat Cushie Concorde by 4 3/4 lengths for Mr B Murphy. Global Vision held on for 3rd.

A new fastest sectional of the round as a 4.02sec split sees Peter Cronin's Cape Cloud round off a great night for the Irish. Winning owners the Leamybrien Syndicate.

Greyhound Derby 2022 - Heat 21
Peter Cronin closed the night off with another winner as Cape Cloud posted the fastest split today and led start to finish for the Leamybrien Syndicate. Whats Up Eva and Milton Noah filled the other qualification spots.