It is a pin-stickers Irish Greyhound Derby this year, for there is no red-hot favourite to win that top-class race in Ireland this year, and therefore for you punters out there that are prepared to bet at this stage of the betting, you can mop up plenty of betting value for sure.
That annual race, along with its many heats are run at the Shelbourne Park stadium and this year’s final will be run on the 21st of September, so you do still have time to place any bets you fancy placing upon it.
Keep in mind though that if you are the type of punter that wants both the maximum betting value and the best each-way betting terms, you will not go far wrong or wrong at all betting with the Coral betting site, for they are paying out right now on their ante post betting market at one quarter the win odds and to four places too.
All trainers and owners are going to be very eager to see their greyhounds win that race for with some €300,000 up for grabs thanks to this years sponsor, that being Boylesport there is a lot to play for, but any of the top few greyhound in the betting, or even one of the outsiders could just win the final race.
Magical Bale and Lenson Bocko
As for which greyhounds the smart money is coming in for, well the current favourite is Magical Bale and as for what odds you can secure, if you do get your skates on you may still find odds of 11/2 being offered by Coral.
Another horse that has had a lot of support in the last week or so is the second current favourite that being Lenson Bocko, it was available to very early backers at odds of 14/1 but those odds are long gone and the best odds I have seen being offered today are 6/1, but there is still value in those odds of course.
Should you be tempted by those one quarter each-way betting terms and the fact that Coral are paying out to four places right now, then there are numerous other greyhounds that could be worth backing each-way.
One that does stand out however is Killmacdonagh and at odds of 7/1 there is a chance of a fairly decent sized winning pay-out if you do decide to back it each-way at those odds and that greyhound goes on to fill one of the top four places or wins the final race outright instead.
A couple of other greyhounds that could also be worth backing each-way if that is the type o bet you are much more interested in placing on this year’s Irish Greyhound Derby are Grangeview Ten and Lenson Blinder and if you place such a bet right now you should have no problems securing odds of 8/1 on either or both of them.