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 Cobridge near Stoke raced under NGRC rules when it opened on 19th July 1932. The track was situated at 2° 11' W 53° 2' N and changed to an independently run track on 24th July 1982. The track circumference was a large 428 yards, with Sprints being run over 280 yards and Standard races over 500 yards.

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The track closed its gates for the final time in 1991.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track

Track Records, as of 1947, are shown below together with an indication of how fast the time is in comparison to other tracks, both for currently open and defunct tracks, in the UK. Ratings are between 0 and 100, where 100 is an extremely fast time and reflects the speed of the track, tightness of the circuit and quality of greyhound visiting the tracks. I am grateful to Tony Nash for providing the data.
SPRINTS (up to 385m) STANDARD (386-549m) DISTANCE (550-699m) EXTENDED (700-999m)
Cobridge (Stoke) Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 280 yards Highland Tom 15.96 secs Rating 9

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 Cobridge racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email