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.


Henlow Greyhound Stadium

Henlow Greyhound Stadium is often described as a big, safe, galloping track with a good run to the finishing line.

Whether you are a newcomer or an old hand at greyhound racing, nothing can compare to the thrill of a night out with friends, placing a bet on the course and watching your chosen greyhound win!

Henlow Greyhound Stadium has undergone renovation to the stadium making it more exciting and enjoyable.

Stadium Capacity: 1,000 spectators

Stadium Data

  • Circumference: 410 meters
  • Hare Type: Outside Swaffham
  • Distance Raced: 250, 460, 550, 660, 870, 960 meters
  • Run to First Bend: 75 meters

Stadium Records

  • 250m: Gamble It - 14.96 sec. (03/01/00)
  • 460m: Couriers Dream - 27.42 sec. (10/18/98)
  • 550m: Westmead Baron - 33.35 sec. (03/18/01)
  • 660m: Lobo - 40.21sec (10/15/99)
  • 870m: Tiptree Poker - 55.31 sec. (10/27/97)

Major Greyhound Racing Events

  • Carlsberg Tetley Challenge

History of Henlow Greyhound Stadium

Henlow Greyhound Stadium opened as a straights racing track in 1923. Circuit racing began at Henlow in 1927.

In 1976, Henlow Greyhound Stadium adopted National Greyhound Racing Club (NGRC) racing rules. NGRC is the greyhound governing body of England.

A new set of owners took over Henlow Greyhound Stadium in October 2004. The new Managing Director is Mr. Kevin Boothby from Boston in Lincolnshire, England.

Henlow Greyhound Stadium has undergone renovation. A 400-seat, glass fronted restaurant has recently been constructed, while the café and bar facilities were improved. The kennels were also extended to allow more races.

Getting to Henlow Greyhound Stadium

Henlow Greyhound Stadium is located at Bedford Road, Lower Stondon, Bedfordshire, England.

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