Search

Big night for Farloe Tango

11:30 10 February 2014

Latest news from greyhound racing (pic: Steve Nash/bagsracing.com)

Latest news from greyhound racing (pic: Steve Nash/bagsracing.com)

Steve Nash Photography VAT REG. GB 785 4542 93

Latest news from the greyhound racing scene

Greyhound of the Year Farloe Tango is the star turn at Newcastle tomorrow night as Charlie Lister’s superstar aims to play the lead supporting role to finals night of the Pin Point Festival at the Byker track, live on SIS/Sky Sports.

The brilliant St Leger winner runs in the 706m event at 7.34pm on a card which features four valuable finals worth between £1,500 and £3,000, with the Pin Point Recruitment Standard final featuring a clash between Derby contenders Mileheight Alba and Pay Freeze.

The night has been sponsored by local greyhound owner Alan Findlay’s Pin Point recruitment and Healthcare company.

A passionate north-east greyhound man, he has owned star greyhounds like Mill Pinpoint, who won the All England Cup at Newcastle a few years back, a race widely regarded as the north-east Derby.

Tuesday is the culmination of a brand new 10-day Pin Point festival of racing with competitions over a variety of distances, and increased prize-money also for local owners and trainers with support for the graded races during the period.

See bagsracing.com for further details and big-race form.

SIS/Sky Sports Fixtures 2014 – February 11: Newcastle; March 4: Wimbledon; March 25: Sheffield; April 16: Swindon; April 24: Hove; May 17/20/24/31: Wimbledon; June 4: TBC; June 10: Kinsley; June 24; Sheffield.

0 comments

Latest Romford Sports News

Julian Dicks

With the big clash coming up on Sunday, we look at those who have played for both teams and rank them accordingly

17:00
London Raiders forward Jacob Ranson (pic John Scott)

Forward hopes for points against Milton Keynes and Chelmsford

15:00
Jordan Maguire-Drew of Dagenham & Redbridge celebrates scoring at Dover Athletic (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers loanee had brief spell with Rebels last season

14:00
Romford boss Paul Martin looks on (pic George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Wroxham visit for Ryman North relegation six-pointer

13:00
Action from the derby between Old Cooperians and Romford & Gidea Park (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

Coops hope to get back on winning trail against promotion rivals

12:00
Hornchurch skipper Elliot Styles (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Urchins defender backs squad to fire in absence of forward George Purcell

11:46
Jon Cook of Lakeside Hammers (pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO)

The club will meet with the British Speedway Promoters Association to discuss terms

11:00
Romford's Dan Garner celebrates his first win as a professional in the Algarve

New pro golfer wins in Portugal

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

£3,000 goes a long way at Boots

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Kit yourself out and go Apple mad!

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now