Clares Rocket was stolen from a yard at Athassel Abbey
A greyhound with an estimated stud value of over €1m has been stolen from kennels in Tipperary.
Gardaí launched an investigation following the disappearance of Clares Rocket from Riverside Kennels near Golden.
The dog is owned by the Limerick-based Full House syndicate, and was ranked as second favourite for the English Derby.
Clares Rocket was stolen sometime between 6.00pm on Sunday evening and 10.00am Monday morning from the yard of Irish Derby winning trainer Graham Holland at Athassel Abbey.
Gardaí in Tipperary are appealing for information on the theft.
They can be contacted on 062-806-70.