Hove dog Astute Missile wins English Greyhound Derby at 28/1

Posted On 01 Jul 2017 at 9:52 pm

Astute Missile trained at Hove by Seamus Cahill has won the prestigious Greyhound Derby even though it was the rank outsider.

Winning trainer Seamus Cahill

Running out of trap 4 the Hove raider took advantage of some early crowding at the first bend and triumphed by three quarters of a length.

Hove’s other representative Droopy’s Acrobat finished in fifth place.

The winner was available at 40/1 earlier in the day.

It is the first Hove based winner of the Derby since Allen Gift in 2002.

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