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 city of Glasgow has had a number of greyhound tracks operating in the city over the years, the first being opened in Carntyne in 1928. The independent track at Albion was situated at 4° 18' W 55° 51' N, with racing being administered by Albion Greyhounds (Glasgow) Ltd. In 1932 the track raced on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings starting at 8 pm, and a Saturday Afternoon meeting began at 3.30 pm. There was a members club called the Ibrox Sports Club which cost 10 shillings per season. In 1932 the track ran flat races over 500 yards, with Handicaps over 512 yards, and Hurdle races over these same 2 distances.

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The Glasgow Albion track had a circumference of 457 yards, which was larger than the norm. In 1947 the principal races were the Ibrox Stakes over 525 yards with £100 to the winner, and the Albion Stakes also over 525 yards with £250 to the winner.

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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 extremely grateful to Tony Nash for providing the data.
SPRINT (up to 385m) STANDARD (386-549m) DISTANCE (550-699m) EXTENDED (700-999m)
Glasgow Albion Track Record Holders at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 300 yards Culzean Major 17.34 secs Rating 2
STANDARD 525 yards Latin Pearl 29.71 secs Rating 18
DISTANCE 600 yards Main Tackle 35.14 secs Rating 6

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 Glasgow (Albion) racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email