Southern Scotland and Northwest England's premier independent greyhound racing venue.
Tuesday night trials and Friday race meetings attract greyhound enthusiasts and race-goers from around the country
First opened by James Norman and Sons in June 1986, the showpiece facility maintains a tradition of greyhound racing at Gretna, which dates from just after the end of World War Two.
The previous track around the outside of Raydale Park. Gretna, home of the town's football club, was closed in the early 1980s.
The 416-metres Halcrow track, with a Solway sand bed, is known for wide-open bends and a smooth racing surface. It is fully floodlit, has an inside Sumner hare and was among the first independent circuits in the country to install a modern 'MacFinish' computerised photo finish system.
There are six licensed bookmakers at the track offering plenty of choice for race-goers looking for a competitive flutter.
Halcrow Stadium's main weekly race meetings are staged on Friday nights from 7.30. Racing is over the three principal distances, 300, 490 and 685 metres and there are regular special competitions, open races and occasional Sunday daytime meetings. Qualify trials for greyhounds new to the track are held every Tuesday evening between 7.30 and 8.45.
Race-goers can enjoy a convivial drink in the bar and lounge or alternatively a hot beverage, meal or snack from the cafe.
Mr J Norman Halcrow Stadium Annan Road Gretna Dumfries & Galloway DG16 5DQ