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 in the Irish town of Derry is located at Brandywell and has reference 7° 20' W 54° 59' N. It first opened its gates in 1932 but had a break in its operation before reopening in 1973.

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Track Records, as of September 2014, 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.
SPRINTS (up to 385m) STANDARD (386-549m) DISTANCE (550-699m) EXTENDED (700-999m)
Derry Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 300 yards Pipers Gold 16.43 secs.Rating 48 22nd September 1989
STANDARD 525 yards Lignamonagh 28.90 secs Rating 43 11th July 2003
DISTANCE 720 yards Farloe Tico 40.42 secs Rating 45 12th June 2008
EXTENDED 920 yards Tullys Passion 53.96 secs Rating 20 31st May 2007

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 Derry Brandywell racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email