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 town of Westhoughton is situated some 6 km south of Bolton and 8 km west of Wigan. The greyhound track in the town was based on Marsh Brook Fold off Wigan Road on the outskirts of Bolton, Lancashire and situated at 2° 33' W 53° 32' N. The track had a circumference of 375 yards and held sprints over 285 yards, standard races over 470 yards and distance races over 660 yards.

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It operated as an independent flapping track throughout its history. After a great deal of local controversy the track closed its gates for the final time in 2012.
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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

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Westhaughton racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net