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 Scottish town of Falkirk has had 3 greyhound tracks in the past, the last of the 3 to open was at Diamond Stadium situated at 3° 46' W 56° 0' N. The track was the only one of the 3 in the town to operate under rules, opening for the first time in 1933. It ran successfully for over 50 years, closing in 1989.
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The site on which the track once stood has now been redeveloped as the Central Retail Park.
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Track Records, as of December 1936, 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)
Falkirk NGRC Track Records at a snapshot in time. This was a very slow track.
SPRINT 350 yards Room Boy and Big Sambo 21.70 secs  Rating 0
STANDARD 500 yards Two Aces 30.60 secs Rating 0
STANDARD 600 yards Ma Petite 42.42 secs Rating 0

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

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Falkirk racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net