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The First Greyhound Workshops for Owners in Mainland China

The GRCC with Greyhound-Data has conducted its first Workshop 1 and 2 Basic Injury Detection for greyhound owners in Mainland China. The injury detection workshops are "hands on" and teach a precise technique of examining any dog for muscle injuries.

The following subjects were covered:
Suitable Bedding, Nails, Acidosis, Cramping and Corns.

Examination of the: Shoulders, Accessory Carpal, Main Flexor Tendon, Metacarpals, Toes, Wrists, Hip Muscles, Hip Support, Gracilis, Calf, Achilles Tendon, Hock and Groin.

Thank you for your Support.

Tony Gallagher

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    Skywalker Rafa

(Laughil Blake  x  Coolavanny Royce)
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Also known as   Coolavanny Jaffa
Colour   Black
Date of Birth   DEC 2015
Land of Birth   Ireland
Standing Land   Ireland
Studbooks Licensed with   ICC
Choice of Semen available   FRESH
Countries Semen available for   Ireland & UK


Stud Fee: 600

Contact: BRENDAN O'NEILL THURLES CO.TIPPERARY 087 1370470



ABOUT Skywalker Rafa

INTRODUCING AT STUD ONE OF THE BEST EARLY PACED DOGS SEEN IN YEARS "SKYWALKER RAFA"

***LAUGHIL BLAKE'S HIGHEST RATED SON***


SIRE: LAUGHIL BLAKE (TOP SIRE)

DAM: COOLAVANNY ROYCE (KINLOCH BRAE-CABRA MIDGET)

RAFA STARTED HIS CAREER IN KASCO UNRACED STAKE RECORDING 28.52 IN THURLES.  HE THEN WENT TO SHELBOURNE PARK AND WON IRISH PUPPY DERBY IN OUTSTANDING FASHION (28.20) SHOWING HIS UNBELIEVABLE EARLY PACE AND COURAGE FROM AN OUTSTANDING FIELD WHICH INCLUDED 
DROOPYS NOAH,BORNA GIN AND MAN TWENTY ONE !!

RAFA WON THE TIPPERARY CUP IN 2018 AGAIN SHOWING HIS UNBELIEVABLE EARLY PACE  (UNBEATEN IN STAKE)

WINNER OF 2019 MC CALMONT CUP  (UNBEATEN IN STAKE)

DESCRIBED BY HIS LEGENDARY TRAINER MICHAEL O'DONOVAN AS ONE OF THE MOST GENUINE AND BEST EARLY PACED DOGS THAT HE EVER TRAINED !!
MICHAEL ALSO TRAINED HIS DERBY WINNING SIRE LAUGHIL BLAKE  !!!

RAFA UNFORTUNATELY  INJURED HIS WRIST WHEN 3 LENGTHS IN FRONT AT THE 2ND BEND DURING FIRST ROUND OF THE IRISH LAURELS LAST SATURDAY NIGHT AND HAS BEEN RETIRED TO STUD !!




Performance

WINNER OF IRISH PUPPY DERBY 2017
WINNER OF TIPPERARY CUP 2018 (UNBEATEN IN STAKE)
WINNER OF MC CALMONT CUP 2019 (UNBEATEN IN STAKE)
NUMEROUS OPEN RACE WINNER !!!

THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE TIMES THAT RAFA RECORDED DURING A FANTASTIC CAREER :

28.20 SHELBOURNE PARK
28.28 CORK 
28.40 KILKENNY 
28.44 THURLES
29.47 (550) SHELBOURNE PARK  !!!


See race videos of Skywalker Rafa
racenamestadiumdategradedist mwinnerwintimefilm
The Slan Abhaile 525Cork31 AUG 2019GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.28
Frightful Flash Kennels McCalmont Cup A1 Round 2 HKilkenny29 MAR 2019GR A1480 Skywalker Rafa28.90
Frightful Flash Kennels McCalmont Cup A1 Round 1 HKilkenny22 MAR 2019GR A1480 Skywalker Rafa29.10
The Ladbrokes Open 525Shelbourne Park2 MAR 2019GR AA0480 Newhall Missile29.13
2018 Tilemaster Kingdom Derby Semi-FinalTralee14 DEC 2018GR AA0480 Glynnscross Jake28.50
2018 Tilemaster Kingdom Derby Round 2 Heat 3Tralee7 DEC 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.74
The Droopys Nidge @ Stud Night Of Stars Open 525Shelbourne Park17 NOV 2018GR AA0480 Cabra Hurricane28.34
2018 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Round 1 HeaShelbourne Park17 AUG 2018GR AA0503 Slippy Cian29.49
Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup 2018 FinalThurles4 AUG 2018FEATURE480 Skywalker Rafa28.88
Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup 2018 Semi-FinalThurles28 JUL 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.72
Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup 2018 Round 2 HeatThurles21 JUL 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.87
Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup 2018 Round 1 HeatThurles14 JUL 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.74
The 2018 Irish Independent Laurels Round 1 Heat 11Cork16 JUN 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.51
The €25,000 Riverside Oscar Open 525 Round 2 Cork28 APR 2018GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.37
2018 Best Car Parks Gold Cup Open 525 Round 1 HeatShelbourne Park20 JAN 2018GR AA0480 Fantasy Joey28.64
The Comerford Cakes Open 525 Round 1 Heat 3Shelbourne Park25 NOV 2017GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.49
The 2017 Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby 525 FinalShelbourne Park20 OCT 2017GROUP1480 Skywalker Rafa28.40
The 2017 Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby 525 Round 1 HShelbourne Park22 SEP 2017GR AA0480 Skywalker Rafa28.39
The BoyleSports Online 525Shelbourne Park26 AUG 2017GR A0480 Skywalker Rafa28.41
Kasko Dog Foods/TSC Open Novice stk Round 2 Heat 1Thurles1 JUL 2017GR N0480 Skywalker Rafa28.72
Kasko Dog Foods/TSC Open Novice stk Round 1 Heat 5Thurles24 JUN 2017GR N0480 Skywalker Rafa29.01


Progeny

DAM COOLAVANNY ROYCE HAS ALSO THROWN COOLAVANNY PET 28.17,28.22 SPK, ALSO OUTNUMBERED 28.05 SPK !!!


Owners/ Stud masters recommendation

BRILLANT EARLY PACED DOG !!!!!


Characteristics
How would you describe the temperament of your Dog?   Relaxed
Was your Dog a fast beginner?   Very Fast
Was your Dog a strong finisher?   Average
What was your Dog's favourite distance?   400 500 mtrs
What was your Dog's best racing weight?   


Terms and Conditions

600 (NATURAL MATING)


Contact: BRENDAN O'NEILL THURLES CO.TIPPERARY 087 1370470