MONDAY 20TH OF NOVEMBER
What a day. Our trails at Shelbourne did not start till 3.30pm as the hare broke down twice. We did not leave Dublin till 5pm got back to the kennels at 7pm I started doing the dog for sale and that’s not working now. We will update the dog for sale page on Tuesday morning. On this weeks greyhound star British performance of the week we have one hound on this weeks list Supa nova at Yarmouth. We also went to the cash and carry long with getting food for pups from the supermarket as normal on a Monday we fed up early.
TUESDAY 21ST OF NOVEMBER
A nice dry day but cold, we had hounds that are sold leave for the UK with ross Myles and Michael Flynn. We need meat and sawdust so they will have to been collected. At the kennels its a day for catching up with all the work.
Wednesday 22nd November:
Were doing Wednesday-Saturdays journals on Sunday morning. We got a delivery of paper. A brood was having pups. We also did a swap around with saplings and kennel dogs. We had pups to worm. The weather was good.
Thursday 23rd November:
I broke the leaf spring on the 2019 van when I hit a pothole coming back with supplies. Thankfully there was no other damage and we got it repaired straight away. We continued on with the work on the kennel doors. We’ve started levelling the sand runs out in the garden paddocks and we changed a load of beds in kennels and rearing sheds.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS TONIGHT. AT HOVE: SWIFT TEETOTALLER. AT SWINDON SWIFT QUARANTINE. AT SUFFOLK DOWN: TWO THINGS.
Friday 24th November:
The first job of the day was getting the waste away to the dump. We needed a load of bits and pieces from the hardware, TRI, Floods in Newbridge and Brownes in Portlaoise. At the kennels we continued on with a load of maintenance work, levelling the sand runs, hunting pups and doing the kennel doors.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE FIVE RUNNERS TONIGHT. AT ROMFORD: SWIFT IAN AND SUPA NOVA. AT OXFORD: SWIFT ISLA, MOHICAN ROSE AND SWIFT MAGNITUDE.
Saturday 25th November:
We needed meat which was the first job of the day. We continued on levelling the sand runs. We changed all the beds in all the kennels. John O’Reilly was here checking the hounds that are schooling and we hunted a few pups.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE THREE RUNNERS TONIGHT. AT DONCASTER: SWIFT OFFICE AND INCA GERRY. AT CRAYFORD: SWIFT DAISY.
Sunday 26th November:
Its an overcast morning but with a bit of luck it will stay dry. It will be a typical Sunday where we tidy the website, do the paperwork, do the lists for the coming week and continue on doing the sand runs. Newcastle United were fantastic yesterday against Chelsea as we had a makeshift team with all the injuries. Lewis Miley at 17 looks a star of the future. Anthony Gordon had his best game for Newcastle United.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE FIVE RUNNERS TONIGHT. AT TOWCESTER SWIFT ZESTY, MERLINS MATE, YOU TWO, SWIFT QUANTUM AND WRIGHTY.