Investigation launched after winning Limerick greyhound’s failed doping test

Posted On Jun 4 2021 by

first_imgTwitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Linkedin Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero tested positive for traces of a banned substance Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero tested positive for traces of a banned substanceAN INVESTIGATION by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) control committee is expected to be launched after the winner of the €30,000 Irish Laurels, Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero, tested positive for a prohibited substance related to cocaine.The Limerick owned and Graham Holland traianed dog was found to have traces of benzoylecgonine on dates last July according to a report published by the IGB.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The process now provides that the Control Committee of the IGB can launch an investigation relating to the dog’s mandatory tests from last July.On July 22 last, the Kay Murphy owned dog won the Irish Laurels but tests later showed traces of the banned substance in both blood and urine samples.Clonbrien Hero became a 5/2 “market drifter” just before the race where Kilgraney Denver was strongly fancied.IGB said that it does not comment on individual cases which have been referred to the control committee and which may proceed to investigation.Cashel based Graham Holland has 2,542 more than 2,500 race wins with dogs from his yard and last July’s Irish Laurels win was his fourth during his training career.Last December, the Graham Holland yard again hit the headlines when Clares Rocket, was kidnapped by a criminal gang and held for ransom.The dog was later recovered unharmed when gardai stopped Limerick criminal Christy Keane driving with the dog. Mr Keane said that he was retrieving the dog for its owners at the time he was stopped. WhatsApp Email Previous articleBull n’Booze back for tag rugby midnight finalNext articleLimerick business news briefs Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSClonbrien HerofeaturedIrish Greyhound Boardlimerick Facebook Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsInvestigation launched after winning Limerick greyhound’s failed doping testBy Staff Reporter – September 20, 2017 1305 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more


Pladis renames R&D centre after biscuit figurehead

Posted On Apr 20 2021 by

first_imgPladis has renamed its research and development (R&D) centre in High Wycombe after Lord Hector Laing, the long-time chairman of United Biscuits, and the grandson of Alexander Grant, who first produced the Digestive biscuit at McVitie’s.TV star Jamie Laing, whose great-great-grandfather was Alexander Grant, attended a ceremony yesterday (14 September) in High Wycombe to unveil a plaque in honour of Hector Laing and celebrate the 125th anniversary of McVitie’s Digestive biscuits. Hector Laing was the chairman of United Biscuits, which is now part of Pladis, from 1972 to 1990.The decision comes as Pladis wanted to recognise its 300-year baking and confectionery heritage and to acknowledge the former innovators who helped to create its products.“By naming a key business centre after one of the most important people in our company’s history, we’re bringing together our rich heritage and our future,” said Pladis CEO Cem Karakas. “Central to our company’s story is the contribution of our founders and generations of employees who created our rich heritage. Just like us, they worked to create little bites of happiness for people everywhere to enjoy and their legacy continues through our R&D work today.”Pladis is aiming to build upon its capabilities in R&D as part of its global expansion strategy to be the fastest-growing company in its sector.Over the last 18 months, Pladis has invested in two specialist baking and chocolate R&D centres in the UK and Belgium, as well as its R&D centre in Turkey.last_img read more


A look at the Syracuse 8 boycott 50 years later

Posted On Sep 16 2020 by

first_img Comments Published on May 12, 2020 at 11:35 am We invite you to hear directly from our reporters about the stories that drive our Syracuse community on The Daily Orange Podcast, hosted by Moriah Humiston. Subscribe now to get our newest edition every Tuesday morning.Featuring “SETTING THE STAGE: Syracuse 8’s legacy lies in progress, evolution in athlete activism,” “‘FLASHBACK’: 50 years after boycott, Syracuse 8 sees parallels in #NotAgainSU movement,” and “ALL LOVE: After being written out of history, Syracuse 8’s forgiveness defines them” by Danny Emerman. Our host is Moriah Humiston. Our executive producer is Elizabeth Kauma. Our producers are Luca Serio, Calvin Dudley, and JJ Tanaka. Thanks to Danny Emerman for the sound and Jacy Cola for all the help editing this week.center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more