Seabrook Greyhound Park
Seabrook Greyhound Park is known to fans as the "House of Action" because of its fast and furious greyhound races.
Seabrook Greyhound Park pioneered the rewards program for visitors. These programs include give-aways, door prizes, low-cost get-aways for couples, and business club trips, all of which have been emulated by other race tracks through out the world.
Getting to Seabrook Greyhound Park
History of Seabrook Greyhound Park
Seabrook Greyhound Park opened in July 2, 1973. The opening was exactly 90 days after the first bulldozer cleared trees for the park's construction.
Seabrook greyhound Park originally planned to operate during the summer season only. But race patrons demanded the track open year round.
Seabrook Greyhound Park is operated by Yankee Greyhound Racing, Inc., the brainchild of Edward J. Keelan, Dr. Thomas F. Carney and his brother Joseph Carney Jr.
Keelan is regarded as one of the foremost promoters of the greyhound racing industry while the Carneys were associated with two Florida tracks, Pensacola and Key West.
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.