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Monmore in the news

Greyhound racing at Monmore Green is now regularly featured in the Express & Star newspaper and on their website.

Below is a list of the latest articles published in the Star.

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May 27, 2023

Trainer Richie as happy as Larry

Monmore Green trainer Richie Taberner is beaming with pride after Crossfield Larry’s remarkable return to action at the track.

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May 20, 2023

Monmore Green trainer Pat Doocey’s eyeing a double delight

Monmore Green trainer Pat Doocey is delighted with the form of two of his dogs as they each go for glory in Open finals tonight.

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May 13, 2023

Open season and hares are running

A top-drawer night of racing is in store as four Open competitions get under way this evening at Monmore Green.

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May 6, 2023

Jenkins’ promising pups are starting to make their mark

Monmore Green trainer Alan Jenkins is pinning his hopes on a couple of promising pups as the track’s next set of big-money Opens draw closer.

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April 29, 2023

Rankin hoping his pups will be stars

Having started his Monmore Green journey on the back of Jaguar Macie’s success, Graham Rankin is hoping her pups will also prove to be stars.

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April 15, 2023

Monmore set up for busy night

Two strong-looking finals will take place while two more competitions begin as Monmore Green hosts several Open races tonight.

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April 8, 2023

Hunt aims to break into top six trainers

Monmore Green trainer Nathan Hunt is excited by what could be achieved after welcoming some of the country’s most promising dogs into his kennels.

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April 1, 2023

Patience pays off for trainer Curtin

Patrick Curtin’s patience appears to have paid off as the long-serving Monmore Green trainer believes he has his ‘best kennel of dogs’ in almost a decade.

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March 24, 2023

Brian Thompson hoping to find a new star

Trainer Brian Thompson hopes to have a few winners at Monmore Green tonight while he looks for a breakout star to emerge from his kennels.

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March 23, 2023

Event to raise money for soldiers taking place at Wolverhampton's home of greyhound racing

Wolverhampton’s long-running home of greyhound racing is hosting a special evening to raise money for soldiers past and present.

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March 22, 2023

Pup idol goes like a Bullet for £20k

One of the most breath-taking Puppy Derby finals in the competition’s storied history saw Bradys Bullet dramatically land this year’s £20,000 prize at Monmore Green.

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March 18, 2023

Pup for the cup in a £20,000 Derby

Monmore Green hosts the final of one of its most historic competitions tonight while also paying tribute to their long-serving former racing manager.

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March 11, 2023

Patricia Cowdrill hoping for more success

Monmore Green trainer Patricia Cowdrill is loving the winning feeling and hopes her dogs’ stellar form from this winter can continue throughout the year.

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March 4, 2023

Derby champion will be crowned

Monmore Green will crown this year’s Ladbrokes Winter Derby champion as the £10,000 competition comes to a head this evening.

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February 25, 2023

Aero Squeak may just sneak into the Winter Derby final

Home trainer Richie Taberner hopes Aero Squeak can clinch a place in the Ladbrokes Winter Derby final with an impressive run at Monmore Green tonight.

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February 17, 2023

First big race of year at Monmore Green

Monmore Green get their first Category One Open competition of 2023 under way tonight – while one of their long-serving racers has claimed a prestigious award.

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February 11, 2023

Funny Freddie’s a serious contender

Monmore Green trainer Chris Fereday hopes Funny Freddie can pull off an upset in the final of a British Greyhound Breeders’ Forum competition tonight.

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January 30, 2023

New greyhound homing charity set up to help find loving families for retired racers

A new greyhound homing charity has been set up to help find more loving families for retired racers from Monmore Green.

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January 28, 2023

Griffiths savours Emotional award

Monmore Green trainer Gary Griffiths has expressed his pride after rising star Emotional Time scooped a prestigious Greyhound Board of Great Britain award.

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January 21, 2023

The appliance of science for Aero Greyhounds

New Monmore Green trainer Richie Taberner hopes an extensive and ‘scientific way of training’ bears fruit for his dogs at the track.

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January 14, 2023

Champion’s Jet is eyeing perfect 10

Sprinting sensation Gougane Jet will be determined to maintain his remarkable 100 per cent win record over 264m at Monmore Green tonight.

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January 11, 2023

Monmore Green look to build on major milestone

Monmore Green boss Paul Mason is hoping for a prosperous future as the greyhound track officially celebrates its 95th birthday.

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January 7, 2023

Craig is Monmore racing champion

Monmore Green trainer Craig Marston has vowed there is ‘more to come’ after being crowned the track’s champion trainer for 2022.

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December 31, 2022

Aunty captures a Cool £2,500 prize

Coolavanny Aunty finished with aplomb to claim the £2,500 prize ahead of a strong field as Monmore Green held their Christmas Stayers Trophy invitational.

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December 24, 2022

Bullet takes emphatic victory at Monmore Green

Longacres Bullet put in a cracker of a performance as he fired his way to victory on the final pre-Christmas evening meeting at Monmore Green.

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December 2, 2022

Monmore feeling like home to Hunt

New Monmore Green trainer Nathan Hunt is all smiles after seeing his fine adjustment to life at the track continue with some impressive victories.

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November 25, 2022

Young Romeo set to catch the eye at Monmore Green

All eyes will be on Romeo Command as he looks to bag the £3,000 prize in tonight’s Ladbrokes 480 Maiden final at Monmore Green.

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November 18, 2022

Top trainers eye Monmore glory

Many of the country’s top greyhound trainers will be flocking to Monmore Green for the start of several Open competitions tonight.

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October 25, 2022

New sign up high for greyhound stadium

The home of greyhound racing in Wolverhampton is hoping for a busy end to the year after boosting its presence with a brand-new stadium sign.