This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page. 

The greyhound track at the County Durham town of Belmont was located at 1° 31' W 54° 47' N and first hosted racing on 13th July 1940. The track was on Broomside Lane and was well supported by the local miners working in Broomside Colliery.

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It was an independently run track and continued to operate until closing its gates for the final time in 1969, the land being used for much needed residential housing.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track

This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend a visit to where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Belmont racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email