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 Newbridge was situated at 6° 47' W 53° 10' N and raced independently for some 20 years. It opened in 1948 but finally closed its gates in 1968. It was to be 3 years before another track in the town, racing under rules, opened in 1971 and was situated at 6° 49' W 53° 11' N.

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The county Kildare track reopened on 12th November 2011. The principal races are the Newbridge Oaks and the Puppy Derby.

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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)
Newbridge Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 325 yards Yes Boss 17.35 secs.Rating 72 8th November 2009
STANDARD 525 yards Maireads Fantasy 28.23 secs Rating 66 23rd October 2009
DISTANCE 600 yards Tyrur Chris 32.40 secs Rating 81 11th June 2010
EXTENDED 845 yards Rough Quest 47.38 secs Rating 60 30th October 2009

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