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Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium

Situated in the southwest, Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium is London's premier greyhound racing venue. The Stadium is one of the six tracks owned by the Greyhound Racing Association (GRA), one of England's largest greyhound track operator.

Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium has a variety of restaurants that offer fantastic views of the thrilling racing action. Races are held every 15 minutes.

The Stadium also has suites, conference facilities, and even a squash and fitness club.

Facility Capacity: 6,000 spectators

Stadium Data
  • Circumference: 408 meters
  • Distance Raced: 252, 460, 480, 660, 680 and 868 meters
  • Run to First Bend: 100m (for 460m and 480m race), 70m (for 660m races)
Stadium Records
  • 252m: Slipaway Jaydee - 14.95 sec. (03/16/94)
  • 272m: Dynamic Fair - 16.11 sec. (06/28/97)
  • 460m: Droopys Shearer - 27.32 sec. (06/17/03)
  • 460mH: Arfur Daley - 27.80 sec. (03/20/93)
  • 480m: Greenane Squire - 28.21 sec. (07/12/94)
  • 660m: First Defence - 40.12 sec. (03/08/94)
  • 660mH: Gold Splash - 41.15 sec. (08/02/94)
  • 668m: Baran Zulu - 40.98 sec. (08/29/03)
  • 680m: Geinis Champion - 41.73 sec. (06/24/95)
  • 820m: Sail On Valerie - 51.16 sec. (12/30/89)
  • 868m: Sandy Lane - 54.11 sec. (06/05/83)
  • 873m: Ericas Equity - 54.30 sec. (09/09/03)
Major Greyhound Racing Events
  • Racing post Juvenile
  • William Hill Springbok
  • William Hill Grand National
  • William Hill Greyhound Derby
  • William Hill Puppy Derby
  • TV Trophy
  • William Hill Puppy Oaks
  • William Hill St Leger
  • William Hill Oaks

Getting to Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium
Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium is located at Plough Lane, Wimbledon in London, England.


GREYHOUND BETTING TIPS
There are four main considerations in betting on greyhound racing. These are: class, current form, early speed, and trap draw.
GREYHOUND RACING TRIVIA
An average greyhound normally weighs between 65 to 75 pounds. The greyhound is the fastest breed of dog. It can reach a top speed of 45 miles per hour and can average more than 30 miles per hour for distances up to one mile.
GREYHOUND RACING FAQs
Why do greyhounds wear muzzles?
Greyhounds wear muzzles while racing to protect the them from injury. The muzzles prevent them from fighting during the race. Muzzles also help in identifying the winner of close photo-finish races.