STANLEY GREYHOUND STADIUM

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 Stanley, County Durham was situated at Murray Park with reference 1° 41' W 54° 52' N. ┬áIt first opened for racing on 26th August 1937 and was run independently throughout its history. The track had a circumference of 367 yards and held sprint races over 275 yards, standard races over 450 yards and distance races over 635 yards. The principal races at the track were the Stanley Derby and Stanley St Leger.

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The track closed for the final time in 1992.
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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 Stanley racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net