On Saturday evening we were treated to a evening with Tom O'Dwyer. There was a great turnout .
Pat Morrissey gave a wonderful presentation....interviewing friends and family. it was not only informative but amusing too.
We were told of the story behind the purchase of Minty Flavour by Matt Bruton
the foundation behind the Smokey Lines and one of the few bitches to have produced a line to Coursing and Track Derby winners.
Tom with Conor Devitt and Padraig Palmer
Two lads who have been fine helpers these last few years
Just a few of the trophies amassed over the years.
Derbies...Oaks....Ladies International...Corn Na Fiele
Produce Stakes....Irish Cup etc
everything was there
In 1997 Tom was awarded a Civic Reception by Cashel District Council
after his third Oaks win with Smokey Marion
Toms Late wife Mary who played a huge part in the greyhounds
Derby winner Smokey Minstrel
Some of Smokey Flavors produce that included
Five to Eight...oaks winner.81...Smokey Eyes Oaks runner up..80..
.Chagall RU Waterloo Cup....
Smokey Alice Oaks winner 84
Lady Rossmore ru Oaks 85
Plus many trial stake winner
Five to Eight
Oaks winner 1981
Dam of Champion Stakes winner Six to Five
Mary with two champions