Tuesday, April 9, 2013

A EVENING WITH TOM ODWYER




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