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. 

Glasgow had a fifth track in the Firhill district of the city on Firhill Road which opened in 1932 and was operational just after the end of World War 2. The track was situated at 4° 16' W 55° 52' N and had a circumference of 400 yards, ran Standard Races over 480 yards and distance races over 680 yards.

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The track operated under NGRC rules throughout its history. It was an unusual track in that all greyhounds running at the track in 1947 were company owned.
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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 Firhill Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
STANDARD 480 yards Stranger 27.76 secs Rating 3 29th July 1939
DISTANCE 680 yards Tarmatic 40.89 secs Rating 2 4th June 1940

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