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. 

Greyhound racing took place in the Leicestershire town of Coalville at Belvoir Road with reference 1° 22' W 52° 43' N. It was one of the first in the country to host racing with its opening meeting taking place on 15th October 1927.The track operated as a flapping track outside NGRC rules. The track had a circumference of 410 metres with sprints run over 275 metres, standard races over 470 metres and distance races over 660 metres.

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The track finally closed its gates in 1990 and a new housing estate, Stadium Close, now stands on the site of the old track.
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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 Coalville racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email