English Derby

English Greyhound Derby - 29th May to 27th June, 2015

Laughil Blake was a sensational winner of the Irish Greyhound Derby at Shelbourne Park in September and the top class Emerald Isle raider is all set to head to Wimbledon to try and reign supreme in the English Greyhound Derby, which will kick off at the end of May.

Droopys Nidge is another top notch Irish performer that could make the trip over to Plough Lane for the feature event on the greyhound calendar, whilst Sidarian Blaze and last year's finalist Mind The Net are just another cracking duo towards the head of what is a fascinating ante-post betting market.

Newinn Yolo has launched into the elite category over the last 12 months and he will be one of the premier challengers for the home team, whilst the star triumvirate of Farloe Blitz, Swift Hoffman and Swift Keith add sensational depth to what will be a competition that hots up and ventures on to the Sky Sports cameras in the latter stages.

2015 Greyhound Derby Betting

 PaddypowerWilliamhillLadbrokesBetfredBet365VCBetCoral
Laughil Blake1210-121012-
Bearatipp2525-252025-
Newinn Yolo2525-202520-
Droopys Nidge3320-252025-
Lenson Sanchez3325-202525-
Sidarian Blaze3325-334040-
Rafas Wee Jet3340-253333-
Farloe Blitz4028-402833-
Belles Direction4040-404040-
Ballymac Brogan3333-333333-
Swift Keith5050-335033-
Crokers Champ5040-505050-
Sidarian Vega50------
Swift Hoffman5050-255033-
Farloe Rumble33---5050-
Mash Mad Blackie4040--4050-
Vimmerby50--50-50-
Redwood Mick-33--3350-
Roxholme Dream----50--
Sidaz Pedro---50-50-
Take The Crown-----66-
Image Shuttle66---66--
Southfield Jock5033-405066-
Blonde Nipper5066-504066-
Bubbly Zeus6650-335050-
Quietly3366-506650-
Roxholme Ted5040-506650-
Slippery Fred6625-----
Ballymac Mossjoe6666--6666-
Droopys Ward5050-505066-
King Dec6650-505066-
Laughing Gravy6666-404050-
Maum Legend5050-406640-
Mind The Net5066-506650-
Ballydoyle Honey66------
Droopys Braedon50---5050-
Clares Wonder3350-403340-
Laughil Duke66------
Emers Superstar66--50-66-
Airfield Paudie66--335040-
Greenwell Hulk66--336633-
Likeitalot66----50-
Must Be Electric---66-66-
Swift Seve---66-66-
Ballymac Matt66------
Barefoot Apollo-66--6666-
Barefoot Scholar-66--6666-
Coran Sky66------
Drumsna Turbo---66---
Go Django66---5066-
Hovex Prince66------
Lenson Premier66------
Pinpoint Maxi50----66-
Razldazl Fionn----66--
Romeo Big Time66------
See No Gamble-66-----
Sidarian Bullet66------
Fiery Splendour6640-668066-
Cashen Maureen5066-255050-
Kisses For Cloda6680-66-66-
Coolavanny Jap5080--6666-
Brick Lane---50-50-
Curious Boy66--66-66-
Baile Mhic----6680-
Neds Opinion66--66---
Bubbly Gold66--100100100-
Torphin Bluesky66------
Underground Paul---66-100-
Beaming Bucko6650--5050-
Deanridge Pennys100--100100100-
Tyrur Tommy5080--6666-
Atitboy100------
Bubbly Beauty100------
Conna Trigger66100-506666-
Coolavanny Gooch10080--100100-
Coolavanny List---5010066-
Farloe Calvin100----50-
Farloe Hunter66------
Jaytee China100100-----
Rio Quattro100100-505033-
Skywalker Farloe100--50-50-
Vanfrankie66100-666666-
Ballymac Gordie100------
Blue Moment100------
Cloudbursting100------
Jordans Brianna6666--100100-
Aero Nemesis10066-506650-
Glenpadden Chief-100-----
Leathems Desire100---100--
Razldazl Oisin66--33-50-
Viking Jack100100-668066-
El Flutter100------
Jaytee Barzelona----100--
Scarface100--100-100-
Ballyana Foxtrot100------
Adageo Bob100100-----
Barefoot Agent100---66--
Fit To Win100------
Farloe Trent---100---
Aclamon Messi100------
Aimnfire----66--
Barefoot Artist-100-----
Beaming Boost10066-----
Burgess Oscar100------
Cromac Belle66------
De Real Mccoy100------
De Star Lord----100--
Dedi Diddle Dum100------
Dolchino Flyer100------
Fire Height Tosh100------
Gainstown Beaver100------
Gaytime Hawk66------
Hooverville-100-----
Kilara Hey Mac----100--
Magical Harry100------
Millwards Whitey-100--100--
Native Hut----66--
Painstown Chief----66--
Paradise Galaxy66------
Rafas Wee Man100--100---
Save The Don100------
Stop The World----100--
Trade Victorious100------
Thirteen Bags100125--10066-
Touch Tackle-125-100100100-
Sandyhill Hitman100100--100100-
El Pedro66125-100100100-
Lenson Jed100125-----
Sidarian Teejay---150-150-
Queen Asia6680-100100100-
Target Harris100100-506650-
Ballygibbon King100150-100100100-
Ibiza Rocks100150--100100-
Paradise Silva100---100100-
Sidaz Jack66--505050-
Skidroe Again6650-----
Vulturi6680-66-66-
Opus Sky66------
Thatchers Champ150--100100100-
Vanrooney66100-668066-
Vans Viking66--506650-
Droopys Cortez66150-66-66-
Ecclestone100150-100125100-
Kneejerkreaction66100--100100-
Metro Jack10066-100100100-
Soviet Kenny100---150150-
Whatareaction100150-----
Calzaghe George100200-6610066-
Droopys Norris5080-668066-
Forest Gavin100200-100100100-
Borneo100200-150150100-
Droopys Jarrow100150-100125100-
Droopys Odell100200-66100100-
Farloe Nutter---150200100-
Jaytee Hawaii-200-150150150-
Salad Dodger100250-10010066-
Coolavanny Tyson-100-----
Service Station66100--66100-
Farloe Quest6650--5066-
Sneezys Balboa125--100100150-
Tynwald Bish66100-666666-
Dragon Posse100250--100100-
Monroe Hondo-250-100100100-
Cabra Scooby-250-150---
Droopys Rem-250-----
Salacres Pele150250-----
Brother John100--100-100-
Budgie Bypass----66--
Leamaneigh Turbo100------
Lenson Tiggy66150-100100100-
Mill Jolson---66-100-
Diego Flight100------
Bolshoi Booze200500-200200200-
Notting Hill Lil-500--300--
Toosey Fern-500-----
Yaya Two Pints---500---
Kincraig Rory-200-----

English Derby History

Since it was established in 1927 the English Greyhound Derby is the toughest competition to win as the elite do battle over a gruelling qualifying process.

Originally run at White City until 1985, the Greyhound Derby now takes place at Wimbledon Stadium over a distance over 480 metres.

In a demanding competition, greyhounds will have to progress through several heats, before the top six remain and battle it out for Derby supremacy in the final.

The roll of honour lists such greats as Mick The Miller, who was a phenomenon back in the 1920s and more recently the likes of Rapid Ranger and Westmead Hawk have bagged the crown in consecutive years.

The undisputed champion of the current training crop is Charlie Lister, who bagged his sixth training crown with 2011 winner Taylors Sky, who set the track record of 28.17 seconds in the final, but that has since been beaten and Sidaz Jack landed the prize for Lister a year later.

With current sponsors William Hill boosting the win fund to a staggering £200,000 for the 2014 renewal, the English Greyhound Derby is certainly the most sought after competition in the greyhound calendar.

Past Winners

DateGreyhoundVenueTimeOdds
2000Rapid RangerWimbledon Stadium28.717/4 Fav
2001Rapid RangerWimbledon Stadium28.717/4
2002Allen GiftWimbledon Stadium29.0416/1
2003Farloe VerdictWimbledon Stadium29.1316/1
2004Droopys ScholesWimbledon Stadium28.627/2
2005Westmead HawkWimbledon Stadium28.565/4
2006Westmead HawkWimbledon Stadium28.444/7
2007Westmead LordWimbledon Stadium28.476/1
2008Loyal HonchoWimbledon Stadium28.605/2
2009Kinda ReadyWimbledon Stadium28.6525/1
2010Bandicoot TipokiWimbledon Stadium28.577/2
2011Taylors SkyWimbledon Stadium28.177/4Fav
2012Blonde SnapperWimbledon Stadium28.658/1
2013Sidaz JackWimbledon Stadium28.476/1