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.


Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium

Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium is one of the six stadiums owned by the Greyhound Racing Association (GRA). The GRA, one of the largest greyhound-track operators in England, acquired Perry Barr in 2003.

Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium recently underwent a multi-million pound renovation. As a result, it has become one of the most modern and up-to-date greyhound racing stadiums in England.

Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium has numerous restaurants, private boxes, and function rooms.

Stadium Capacity: 1,500 spectators

Stadium Data

  • Circumference: 434 meters
  • Distance Raced: 275, 460, 480, 500, 660, 710, and 895 meters
  • Run to First Bend: 80 meters (4 bends race), 50 meters (6 bends race)

Stadium Records

  • 275m: Meadowbank Paolo - 16.34 sec. (10/05/03)
  • 460m: Velvet Spark - 27.67 sec. (08/01/94)
  • 480m: Burberry Boy - 28.45 sec. (10/02/03)
  • 500m: Toms Lodge - 29.94 sec. (09/25/93)
  • 660m: Drumskea Beauty - 40.69 sec. (10/05/03)
  • 710m: Double Take - 43.21 sec. (10/05/03)
  • 895m: Spenwood Wizard - 56.97 sec. (09/04/00)

Major Greyhound Racing Events

  • Birmingham Cup Trophy
  • Ladbrokes 100 Guineas Trophy

Getting to Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium

Perry Barr Greyhound Stadium is located at Perry Bar Stadium in Aldridge Road, Birmingham, England.

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