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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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September 30, 2023

Smith back in the Black Country to chase his dreams

Monmore Green trainer Gary Smith hopes a new recruit can put his kennels back on the map as he looks to fulfil his racing dreams.

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September 29, 2023

Man's fastest best friends enjoy walk in the park

Charities associated with Monmore Green have helped raise awareness of greyhounds as pets by taking part in an international dog-walking event.

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September 22, 2023

Curtin gunning for glory in St Leger

Monmore Green trainer Patrick Curtin is full of excitement as he takes Millridge Tanic over to Perry Barr for a £20,000 final this evening.

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September 16, 2023

Richie’s happy as Larry with record

Trainer Richie Taberner is brimming with pride after seeing ‘best mate’ Crossfield Larry set a new track record at Monmore Green.

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September 9, 2023

Festival tribute to much-loved Lol

Monmore Green will pay tribute to a highly-regarded former trainer as the Lawrence Jones Memorial Festival returns to the track this evening.

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September 7, 2023

Boost for retired greyhounds trust after funding drive

Retired greyhounds across a city have been given a boost in their quest to find forever homes thanks to a fundraising drive.

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August 26, 2023

Excitement builds for a classic night

Monmore Green bosses have shared their excitement ahead of the finals of the Ladbrokes Gold Cup and Summer Stayers Classic at the track tonight.

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August 19, 2023

Racegoers all set for Monmore feast

The semi-finals of both Ladbrokes Gold Cup and Summer Stayers Classic take place at Monmore Green tonight while two other top-quality competitions will begin.

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August 12, 2023

Monmore plays host to the best of British

British greyhound racing’s very best are vying for glory as both the Ladbrokes Gold Cup and Ladbrokes Summer Stayers Classic begin at Monmore Green tonight.

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August 8, 2023

Singing Britain's Got Talent finalist Amy Lou announces festive Black Country show

Tipton singing sensation Amy Lou has announced a festive date at Monmore Green later this year.

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August 5, 2023

A big night for track’s top dogs

A glittering preview of the next few weeks at Monmore Green will come as the track welcomes dozens of elite-level greyhounds for tonight’s bumper card.

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July 29, 2023

Langford happy to return ‘home’

Ian Langford is delighted to be back where his journey in greyhound racing started having joined the trainers’ ranks at Monmore Green.

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July 15, 2023

Monmore duo eye marathon success

An epic test of endurance awaits as Monmore Green hosts a 900m marathon race for the first time in more than two years tonight.

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July 8, 2023

Lioness roars to five wins in a row

Trainer Chris Fereday is beaming with pride after seeing Lioness win an astonishing five races on the spin at Monmore Green.

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June 17, 2023

Hopes puppy Syd fulfils potential at Monmore Green

Trainer Patrick Curtin hopes young puppy Allowdale Syd can start to realise his potential by winning a Category Three Open final at Monmore Green tonight.

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June 3, 2023

Monmore Green trainer Marston hits road in quest for glory

Monmore Green trainer Craig Marston is ready to travel across the country in a quest to land more Open race victories with his greyhounds.

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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.