Users' questions

How do I find my greyhound racing history?

How do I find my greyhound racing history?

After you have located their track name, go to Greyhound-Data and use the “Dog-Search” feature. If all goes well, you can find their pedigree and race record. You may also be able to figure out what state your greyhound came from by researching the tracks that they raced.

What number greyhound wins the most?

Number 1 (the red rug) appears to have plenty of room here as numbers 2 and 3 appear to be slower starters based on recent race history. The number 1 box also produces the most winners (see below “stats”), so we just want to then look at recent race times at Wentworth Park over 520m compared to the other greyhounds.

Who was the fastest greyhound of all time?

Fans of greyhound racing will be more than familiar of the legendary story of Shakey Jakey. Not only did he record impressive speeds of 41.8mph to win his race, but he won it by 22 lengths to stun the crowd at Wentworth Park in Australia.

How many greyhound tracks are still open?

There are only 17 dog tracks remaining in the U.S. today, 11 of which are located in Florida until they are forced to close by December 31, 2020.

What can you learn from a greyhound racing record?

The information isn’t always complete, but for some dogs you find records of over a hundred races. You’ll see the exact dates he raced, how he fared in terms of wins and grading. You may learn that he was moved across the country from one track to another (usually moving up to a better track if he was doing well, or down if he wasn’t so good).

When did greyhound racing become a year around event?

As the popularity of the live greyhound races grew, especially during the late 1980’s, the live greyhound racing season was extended to year-around racing; made possible when the racing surface was fitted with an underground heating system. Southland still holds some of the industry’s all time attendance and wagering records.

What is the distance of a greyhound track?

The racing distance of US greyhound tracks are generally classified as: 5/16 of a mile (1,650 ft.) 3/8 of a mile (1,980 ft.) 7/16 of a mile (2,310 ft.) Greyhound tracks are also distinguished form other types of tracks by their mechanical lure – a stuffed rabbit that greyhounds chase around the track.

How many greyhounds race at the Southland racetrack?

It’s twenty-five buildings can hold up to 1,950 greyhounds at any given time. * Southland is the only racetrack in the nation that conducts nine-dog racing as part of it’s live racing programs. * Southland conducts an average of 6,000 races over the course of a year.