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.


Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium

Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium was voted "Racecourse of the Millennium" by the British Greyhound Racing Board (BGRB).

Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium has 3 modern and fully air-conditioned restaurants, each offering a wonderful view of the race track. Seven bars are also located throughout the entire facility.

Facility Capacity: 5,000 spectators

Stadium Data

  • Circumference: 452 meters
  • Distances Raced: 435, 475, 640, 840 and 1,045 meters
  • Run to First Bend: 100m (for 475m races), 68m (for 640m races)

Stadium Records

  • 415m Kilmacsimon Wave 24.88sec 14 September 1995
  • 435m Union Decree 25.71sec 19 November 1998
  • 475m Star Of Tyrone 28.49sec 19 March 1995
  • 475mH Glown Fox 28.92sec 6 June 1997
  • 640m Spring Rose 39.05sec 5 October 1996
  • 640mH El Tenor 40.39sec 9 March 1999
  • 820m Long Island Jim 51.50sec 2 November 1995
  • 840m Redwood Sara 52.12sec 7 August 1997
  • 880m Decoy Lynx 55.65sec 8 October 1994
  • 1045m Handy Score 67.90sec 19 November 1998

Major Greyhound Racing Events

  • The UK Packaging Arc
  • The Victor Chandler Grand Prix
  • The Racing Post Festival

Getting to Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium

Walthamstow Greyhound Stadium is located at Chingford Road, London, England.

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