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.

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Hall Green Greyhound Stadium

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium is among England's oldest greyhound stadiums and is said to be one of the crown jewels of England's greyhound racing association.

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium opened its doors to greyhound racing in August 1927. Since then, the stadium has been continouosly improved. Recently, the paddock and fast food area were refurbished for improved betting and the old Racers Restaurant was renovated to become a suite.

In October 1990, Hall Green Greyhound Stadium opened a hotel adjacent to the third and fourth bends.

And in 2001 and 2002, Hall Green Greyhound Stadium won the prestigious Western and Midlands track of the year award.

Stadium Capacity: 2,500 spectators


Stadium Data

  • Track circumference: 412 meters
  • Hare type: Swaffham McGee
  • Distance raced: 258, 480, 645, 670, 820, 892 meters
  • Run to first bend: 85 meters (480m)

Major Greyhound Racing Events

  • The William Hill Prestige
  • The William Hill Blue Riband
  • The Suite ideas Gymcrack Puppy Championships
  • The Breeders Forum Produce Stakes
  • Ian Foster Midland Flat
  • Stan James Gymcrack Puppy Championship
  • Stadium Bookmakers Midland Flat Championship

Stadium Records

  • 258m: Hows Yer Man - 15.32 sec. (03/28/93)
  • 480m: Farloe Verdict - 28.09 sec. (05/06/03)
  • 480mH: Kildare Slippy - 28.52 sec. (04/08/92)
  • 645m: Palace Issue - 39.01 sec. (09/22/00)
  • 645mH: Eezar Ferrari - 40.71 sec. (12/13/99)
  • 892m: Spenwood Wizard - 55.34 sec. (06/16/00)

Getting to Hall Green Greyhound Stadium

Hall Green Greyhound Stadium is located at York Drive, Hall Green in Birmingham, England.