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 at Thurles is situated at 7° 49' W 52° 41' N and first opened in 1950. The county Tipperary greyhound track is at Townpark.

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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)
Thurles Track Records at a snapshot in time:-
SPRINT 330 yards Minnies Pavalova 17.54 secs.Rating 77 25th July 2009
STANDARD 525 yards Digital 28.11 secs Rating 70 16th July 2000
DISTANCE 600 yards O Learys Peggy 32.70 secs Rating 72 1st August 2009
EXTENDED 840 yards Debidee Lane 46.81 secs Rating 66 28th January 2006
MARATHON 1035 yards Slaneyside Havoc 59.71 secs Rating 94 20th November 2010

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