Greyhound Racing

Greyhound racing is popular all over the world. Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States have many greyhound racing tracks. Greyhound racing is also popular in Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Macau (China), Mexico, South Africa, Pakistan and Vietnam.


Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium UK

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium played host to the first ever greyhound race in England on July 24, 1926. More than 1,700 people watched the 440 yard race which was won by a greyhound named Mistley.

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium has a luxurious glass fronted grandstand and a four hundred seat restaurant, six licensed bars including a sports bar incorporating 21 televisions and two large screen projectors.

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium remains the property of the Greyhound Racing Association (GRA), one of the largest greyhound track operators in England.

Stadium Capacity: 4,100

Stadium Data

  • Circumference: 395 meters
  • Course: 237, 465, 465H, 647, 875 meters
  • Run To First Bend: 103 meters
  • Hare Type: Outside Swaffham

Major Greyhound Racing Events

  • The Strongbow Cider Gorton Cup (March)
  • The Dransfield Stayers (March)
  • The Belle Vue Bookmakers Northern Oaks
  • The Benholmes Northern Flat
  • The Wafcol Cock O' The North
  • The Carling Manchester Puppy Cup
  • The Carling Stayers Grand
  • The William Hill Laurels

Getting to Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium

Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium is located at Kirkmanshulme Lane, Gorton, Manchester, England.

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