This section offers dedicated information for our greyhound owners and trainers. We hope the information in this section answers many of the questions you may have prior to racing at Dundalk Stadium.

*** There will be NO Schooling trials Monday 30th October instead they will be ran on Wednesday 1st November between 10.00am and 12.30pm ***


REMINDER: Weigh in Friday 13th October is 8.20PM to 8.50PM

From Friday March 28th 2014, the following times will apply;

Friday’s (after horse racing)
First race – 9.30pm | Last race – 10.42pm

Friday’s (when there is no horse racing)
First race – 7.50pm | Last race – 10.35pm


First race – 7.50pm | Last race – 10.35pm

As of Friday 20th March onwards Top gate will close at 8.50PM sharp on Friday Night’s after Horse Racing & 7.10PM sharp on Friday & Saturday Night’s when there is only Greyhound Racing.


  • Every effort will be made to ensure that Greyhounds entered at Dundalk Stadium participate in a race within 28 days after entry. Failing this, it is the racing manager’s intention to ensure that no greyhound goes out of time.
  • Racing will not be guaranteed for any greyhound entered after 28 days of its last line of form.
  • Race Cards are completed and published by 10am the morning before each race day. Owners and trainers are advised to either:
  1. Check for runners on the morning of the race date.
  2. Where the newspaper fails to carry the race card, it is advisable to ring the Racing Office.
  • All non-runners must be reported to the Racing Office between 9am and 1pm on the race date. Reported non-runners after this time will be asked to pay the €10 entry fee if a suitable reserve cannot be found.
  • Private Trial bookings are taken at 2pm every Tuesday. Due to demand, Trials cannot be guaranteed to any Owner or Trainer.
  • Any Greyhound, who, in the opinion of the Racing Stewards present at the meeting has run unsatisfactorily, may be tested. Owners and trainers are expected to comply with the wishes of the racing stewards.
  • After a greyhound has run in a race, the Racing Office would appreciate if the owner or trainer would inform the Racing Office of that greyhounds future availability.

Upcoming Competitions

If you wish to enter a greyhound, please call the Greyhound Racing Office on:
Tel: +353 (42) 9334438 Ext.2
Email: racingoffice@dundalkstadium.com

Friends of Dundalk Stadium A4 525
For 48 Greyhounds @ €10 each
Winner €1,500
Total Prize Fund €5,250
1st Rd Heats Saturday 23rd September
Final Saturday 14th October
Entries to be received by Saturday 16th September @ 4PM

For trials or to enter races call the Racing Office at
+353 (0) 42 933 4438 ext 2 or email Margaret.kavanagh@igb.ie

Official Trials

  • Every Thursday morning between 10.15am & 11am sharp.
  • All dogs for official trials must be weighed in between 9.30am and 10.00am in Kennel Block.

Schooling Trials

Private Trials on Monday’s & Saturdays must be pre-booked.

Call +353 (42) 9334438 Ext. 2

  • Monday Private Trials between 10am-12.30pm
  • Thursday Private Trials between 11am-12.30pm
  • Saturday Private Trials between 10am-12.30pm

Call +353 (0) 42 933 4438 ext 2 or email Margaret.Kavanagh@igb.ie


Friday 22nd September: WEIGH-IN 8.20pm to 8.50pm


If any greyhound runs out of wrong trap the trial is automatically void.


From the 1st August 2016 any greyhound without a microchip can not be not be accepted for racing.

If you still need microchipping done please contact Padraig Reynolds on 087 1395380 or your local ICC steward.

If your dog has been microchipped by vet/dog warden etc. please contact the racing office as greyhounds can not be accepted for racing until IGB database is updated.


As of Friday 20th March onwards Top gate will close at 8.50PM sharp on Friday Night’s after Horse Racing & 7.10PM sharp on Friday & Saturday Night’s when there is only Greyhound Racing.


Weigh in Times

  • Friday evenings – 6.30pm to 7.20pm
  • Friday evenings following horse racing – 8.20pm to 8.50pm
  • Saturday evenings – 6.30pm to 7.20pm