1930 Irish Greyhound Derby

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1930 National Derby
Venue Harold's Cross Stadium
Location Dublin
End date 5 September
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The 1930 National Derby took place during August and September with the final being held at Harold's Cross Stadium in Dublin on 5 September 1930.[1] It was the third edition of the event.[2] The race at this stage was considered unofficial because it had not been ratified by the Irish Coursing Club.[2]

The winner was Prince Fern, trained by J Harper.[3]

Final result[edit]

At Harolds Cross, 5 September (over 525 yards):

Position Winner Breeding Trap SP Time Trainer
1st Prince Fern Green Fern - Run Around 2 4-1 30.13 J Harper
2nd Odd Minister Cheerful Charger - Carline 5 7-4jf 30.19
unplaced Whatever unknown 3 7-4jf
unplaced Special Law unknown 4 5-1
unplaced Hydrangen unknown 1 4-1
unplaced Black Raymond unknown 6 14-1


¾ (lengths)


  1. ^ Fortune, Michael. Irish Greyhound Derby 1932–1981. Victory Irish Promotions Ltd. 
  2. ^ a b Fortune, Michael. The 75 Years History of the Irish Greyhound Derby. Irish Greyhound Review. ISSN 0709-0609. 
  3. ^ Comyn, John. 50 Years of Greyhound Racing in Ireland. Aherlow Publishers Ltd.