Monday 31th May:
The good weather is here for the week and I know it is a bank holiday in the UK but it’s just a normal working day in Southern Ireland our bank holiday is next Monday. The main job of today is handsliping in Shelbourne Park and we will have to ask Dave to do the track with water and plate it again before we start. At the kennels the tidy up and stone picking will get finished today as normal we need load of supplies which we will have to get before we go to Dublin.
Tuesday 1st June:
Another nice day and plenty to do as normal a load bits and pieces needed, we need our waste away. At the kennels there is one paddock left to stone pick and the strimmer broke down so we didn’t get the big tidy up finished. Our two hounds that had the operation are doing brilliant. On the Greyhound Star Performance of the week we have Potent Touch from Newcastle.
Wednesday 2nd June:
We are doing Wednesday journal on Friday morning, we had John Nolan here earmarking pups and marking saplings up in to their books. We needed our waste away, food for pups and we hunted a few hounds and the day went well I left for the UK to get supplies.
Thursday 3rd June:
We are doing Thursday journal on Friday morning, I just got on the ferry on time the roads in Wales were mad busy and it took 5 hours to do a 2 hour journey everybody must be going to Wales on holiday. We needed supplies, hunted pups and the last of the stone picking got done and we also got hounds checked that are schooling.
LAST NIGHT WE HAD TWO RUNNERS IN THE DERBY SWIFT COPE AND SWIFT ADDITION.
Friday 4th June:
The good weather continues, the first job is empty the van with paper and we also have broods to collect and get mated. Churchill Holly mother Swift Causeway goes to Droopy Sidney, we will gallop dogs and we need fish it’s a bank holiday weekend in Southern Ireland so the roads will be busy.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD NO WINNERS BUT BOTH SWIFT COPE AND SWIFT ADDITION QUALIFIED FOR THE NEXT ROUND OF THE DERBY TONIGHT WE HAVE ONE RUNNER IN THR DERBY CHURCHILL HOLLY.
Saturday 5th June:
Its an overcast morning but the forecast is good. We have just emptied the fish from the van. We need to take all our waste away, we have a load of supplies to collect and were going to hunt and gallop hounds. We got the 2015 van serviced last night. I have new neighbours next door to us. Its a bank holiday weekend in Southern Ireland. My favourite watering hole The Bell Yard opens again on Monday but I wont be going as its 15 month since I had a drink. I would think that every pest in Monasterevin will be out on Monday. Its 40 years today since my late father passed away. We have hounds going to the UK with Ross Myles tonight.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAD TWO RUNNERS IN THE DERBY AT TOWCESTER TONIGHT: CONEY WONDERLAND AND TRANWELL STALLION.
Sunday 6th June:
Its a nice morning with no chance of rain. The hounds Ross Myles took to the UK at 5:30 last night arrived at Durham Services at 5:30 this morning as fresh as paint. At the kennels we will do paperwork, a tidy up, cut the grass and finish the weeding. We need food for pups and other than that it will be a typical Sunday where we cook, clean, feed and let hounds out of kennels.
ON THE OPEN RACE SCENE IN THE UK WE HAVE ONE RUNNER TONIGHT AT CENTRAL PARK NORMANSLAND FLYER. CONEY WONDERLAND QUALIFIED FOR THE NEXT ROUND OF THE DERBY AT TOWCESTER.