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 Horsley Hill region of South Shields had a greyhound track situated at 1° 24' W 54° 59' N which first opened its gates on 11th March 1933. It ran under NGRC rules and was popular with both its North Stand and South Stand punters.

The traditional distances were 395 yards, 400 yards, 540 yards and middle distance 565 yards. The Stadium had a very popular following on the South side and entry to this section was via a Horsley Hill badge.

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The principal races at the track were the Durham Cup and South Shields Cup. The track operated under the NGRC umbrella and closed its gates in February 1966.
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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 Horsley Hill badges and artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net