Jones aims to reclaim coursing prize in court

Footballer-turned-Hollywood-actor Vinnie Jones will appear before the High Court in Dublin on Friday in an effort to recoup the prize fund for the world’s richest coursing race.

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Ian Kehoe

30th September, 2006

Footballer-turned-Hollywood-actor Vinnie Jones will appear before the High Court in Dublin on Friday in an effort to recoup the prize fund for the world’s richest coursing race.

The former Wimbledon and Leeds United star is suing the Irish Coursing Club in a row over the €80,000 prize money for the Irish Cup in Co Tipperary.

Boavista, one of Jones’ greyhounds, won the race earlier this year but was disqualified after he tested positive...

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