Greyhound racing is extremely popular in the United Kingdom with a total of 26 stadiums featuring famous tracks at Belle Vue, Newcastle, Romford and Monmore. Attendances at these meetings are high with over five thousand meetings taking place across the country in a calendar year.
The Greyhound Derby is a major part of the season is a competition that holds six rounds with around 180 entries each year with a minimum prize fund of £50,000.
There are two major derbies in the United Kingdom - the Scottish Greyhound Derby held at Shawfield Stadium and the English Greyhound Derby held at Wimbledon, while a third is held at Shelbourne Park in Ireland and is open to British greyhounds.
In an attempt to make greyhound racing more accessible on TV, the Racing Post Greyhound TV was launched on Sky digital channel 231 (Freesat 402) in December of 2011 with live coverage of 10 of the 26 UK tracks meetings at Hove, Monroe Green, Romford, Sunderland, Crayford, Henlow and Newcastle every week.
Thanks to Racing Post Greyhound TV and our online streaming partners like bet365 and Ladbrokes, there is no longer a shortage of action for greyhound racing enthusiasts to take in both online and on digital TV. Fans can now watch dog racing live from Thursday to Saturday between 7:15pm and 10:45pm live on TV and follow a suite of UK and Irish races streamed online.
bet365 is an officially licensed live streaming partner of E-Tote Ltd, allowing them to stream top quality evening Greyhound Racing live from 9 UK and 2 Irish tracks: Swindon, Wimbledon, Poole, Belle Vue, Hall Green, Perry Barr, Oxford, Newcastle, Sunderland, Harolds Cross and Shelbourne Park.
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