Reading Masters

The Reading Masters was a greyhound competition held at Reading Stadium.

Reading Masters
Category 1 race (discontinued)
LocationReading Stadium
Inaugurated1992
Last run2007
Race information
Distance465 metres
SurfaceSand

The race was held from 1992 until 2007 and the prize money was second only to the English Greyhound Derby.[1][2] The large prize money fund came virtue of sponsorship by the track bookmakers.[3]

Past winnersEdit

Year Winner Breeding Trainer Time SP
1992 Dempsey Duke Shanagarry Duke - Willowbrook Peg Terry Kibble (Bristol) 28.09 sec 9-4
1993 I'm His Daleys Gold - Lisnakill Flyer Eric Jordan (Hove) 28.09 sec 5-4f
1994 Druids Elprado [3] I'm Slippy - Druids Dalroy John McGee Sr. (Reading) 27.99 sec 11-8f
1995 Longvalley Manor I'm Slippy - Long Valley Lady John Coleman (Walthamstow) 28.35 sec 9-2
1996 Doyougetit Manx Treasure - Lisnakill Lass Tony Meek (Hall Green) 27.99 sec 2-5f
1997 Night Trooper Portrun Flier - Suir Orla Nikki Adams (Rye House) 27.86 sec 6-1
1998 You Will Call Super Hoffman - Autumn Lauragh Jo Burridge (Poole) 27.90 sec 5-1
1999 Torbal Piper Slaneyside Hare - Debs Tic Tony Meek (Hall Green) 28.15 sec 14-1
2000 Jicky Mountleader Peer - Firhouse Lady Brian Clemenson (Hove) 28.16 sec 11-2
2001 Marshals June Saradeb - Marshals Rose Richard Stiles (Reading) 27.99 sec 11-4
2002 Aranock Lance Trade Official - Aranock Girl Paul Young (Romford) 27.95 sec 7-1
2003 Blonde Ranger Come On Ranger - Covert Blossom John Mullins (Walthamstow) 28.00 sec 6-1
2004 Droopys Chester Jamella Prince - Droopys Cheryl Carly Philpott (Private) 27.92 sec 7-1
2005 Killeigh Grand Top Honcho - Magpie Miss Charlie Lister OBE (Private) 28.09 sec 1-1f
2006 Farloe Rio Honcho Classic - Cathy Ann Paul Hennessy (Ireland) 28.13 sec 5-2
2007 Blitz [4] Larkhill Jo - Castleboro Katie Denis Stevenson (Private) 28.03 sec 4-1

Discontinued

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.thedogs.co.uk
  2. ^ Hobbs, Jonathan (2007). Greyhound Annual 2008, page 139. Raceform. ISBN 978-1-905153-53-4.
  3. ^ a b Fry, Paul (1995). The Official NGRC Greyhound Racing Yearbook. Ringpress Books. ISBN 186054-010-4.
  4. ^ "2007 Reading Masters". Greyhound Data.

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