2012 English Greyhound Derby

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2012 English Greyhound Derby
LocationWimbledon Stadium
Start date27 April
End date26 May
Total prize money£125,000 (winner)
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The 2012 William Hill Greyhound Derby took place during April and May with the final being held on 26 May 2012 at Wimbledon Stadium. [1]

Blonde Snapper trained by Mark Wallis won the final missing the trouble encountered by most of the field, he won after holding off a challenge from Farloe Ironman to take the £125,000 first prize. Defending champion Taylors Sky was well placed when being baulked.

Irish entry Razldazl Jayfkay trained by Dolores Ruth had broken the track record in the second round with a 28.08sec performance but suffered in a messy semi final race and was eliminated along with her other two leading runners Razldazl Rioga and Razldazl Bugatti.

Final result[edit]

At Wimbledon (over 480 metres):[2]

Position Name of Greyhound Breeding Trap Sectional SP Time Trainer
1st Blonde Snapper Droopys Kewell - Rough Charley 6 4.77 8-1 28.65 Mark Wallis (Yarmouth)
2nd Farloe Ironman Premier Fantasy - Farloe Reserve 1 4.95 6-4f 28.79 Matt Dartnall (Swindon)
3rd Coolavanny Bert Where's Pedro - Mercury Queen 2 4.84 7-2 29.08 John Gardner (Private)
4th Taylors Sky Westmead Hawk - Rising Angel 4 4.76 7-2 29.09 Charlie Lister OBE (Private)
5th Westmead Adonis Droopys Vieri - Westmead Aoifa 3 4.87 10-1 29.14 Nick Savva (Private)
6th Judicial Ruling Duke Special - Best Fast Lady 5 4.76 3-1 29.21 Michael O'Donovan (Ireland)

Distances[edit]

1¾, 3½, short head, ½, 1 (lengths)
The distances between the greyhounds are in finishing order and shown in lengths. One length is equal to 0.08 of one second.[3]


Quarter finals[edit]

[4]

Semi finals[edit]

[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "result". Greyhound Board of Great Britain.
  2. ^ "2012". Greyhound Data.
  3. ^ Genders, Roy (1990). NGRC book of Greyhound Racing (Timekeeper) p310. Pelham Books Ltd. ISBN 0-7207-1804-X.
  4. ^ "Quarter Final results". British Greyhound Racing Board.
  5. ^ "Semi Final results". British Greyhound Racing Board.

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