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.


Hollywood Greyhound Park

Hollywood Greyhound Track offers more than just exciting live greyhound racing. A Poker Room is open during all live racing days and a Flea Market is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Hollywood Greyhound Track also offers simulcasts of greyhound, thoroughbred and harness races from all over the United States. Racing fans are informed of post times and jackpots through the track's in-house information channel. Hundreds of big-screen televisions are strategically located throughout the facility, so fans can keep track of all the races plus major league sports and pay-per-view special events.

Facility Capacity: 25,000 spectators

Track Data

  • Track Length: 1.372 feet
  • Track Width: 22 feet
  • Length of Stretch: 300 feet
  • Composition: Sand and Marl
  • Courses: 5/16 mile, 3/8 mile and 7/16 mile

Major Stakes

  • Hollywood World Classic
  • Hollywoodian
  • Hollywood Futurity
  • Joe Ryan Jr. Memorial

History of Hollywood Greyhound Track

Hollywood Greyhound Track opened its doors on Dec 1st, 1934, with some 1,200 fans ignoring the sub-freezing temperatures to wager $14,000. The first race was won by Buddy Hawk paying $62.00 to win.

In 1940, with the growth of Greyhound Racing, a Clubhouse was added to the Grandstand with improvements continuing through 1969.

Hollywood Greyhound Track, as we know it today, opened on November 30th, 1974. The track has a seating capacity for over 4,000 fans and a total capacity of 25,000. The parking lot can accommodate more than 3,600 cars.

Getting to Hollywood Greyhound Track

Hollywood Greyhound Track is located one mile east of I-95 at US-1 and Pembroke Road in Hallandale Beach, Florida, USA.

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