2 x 48 TS at Lixnaw – With permission of the ICC both a 48 runner Derby Trial Stake and a 48 runner Oaks Trial Stake will be held at Lixnaw over three days commencing Friday 1st December.
48 Derby TS at East Donegal – With permission of the ICC a 48 runner Derby Trial Stake will be held at East Donegal over three days commencing Friday 1st December.
CHAMPION STAKES POINTS – A number of people have been in touch asking us to refresh their memory of the new Champion Stakes points structure which was introduced last season and will be in operation again in 2017/18.
|16 ALL AGE||PRIZEMONEY||WINNER||RUNNER UP||SEMI FINALIST|
|32 ALL AGE||PRIZEMONEY||WINNER||RUNNER UP||SEMI FINALIST|
|€4000- or >||9||6||3|
TESTING NOTICE – Owners and Trainers please be advised that a public draw will take place after the last final at all provincial coursing meetings this season. The Winners of Two of the following events will be selected for testing as per Rule 88 of the ICC:
- All Age Dog winner
- All Age Bitch winner
- Derby Trial Stake winner
- Oaks Trial Stake winner
- Other prominent stake as decided by Executive Committee
VOTING RIGHTS FOR COURSING GREYHOUND OF THE YEAR AWARDS – Similar to last season, voting rights will be extended to all subscribed members of the ICC Web Site. To have a vote you must be a subscribed member by December 31, 2017. Watch out too for our 2018 National Meeting Tipster Competition which will be confined to subscribed members.