Albion Park Raceway, located on the banks of the famous Breakfast Creek just minutes from the Brisbane CBD, is the home of the Brisbane Greyhound Racing Club and the hub of Greyhound racing in South East Queensland. Racing is frequent at the track, occuring every Monday and Thursday evening, each Wednesday afternoon and every Sunday in the twilight slot, with admission free at all meetings.
Greyhounds race across a number of distances including: 331m, 395m, 520m, 600m and 710m on a loam surface with the track having a circumference of 437m. Interestingly, prior to basing itself at Albion Park Raceway, the Brisbane Greyhound Racing Club was previously located at The Gabba’s prominent AFL and Cricket oval.
ALBION PARK KEY RACES
Albion Park is Queensland’s premier Greyhound track, and as a result of that, Albion Park plays host to seven key Group level races, three of which are at Group One level – the Gold Cup over 710m, the Brisbane Cup and Winter Cup both over the 520m distance.
ALBION PARK TRACK RECORDS
Albion Park has two sets of current track records – the old track records, were recorded prior to 2014. The new track records are recorded at the current track setup, which includes distances of; 331m, 395m, 520m, 600m and 710m. All current Albion Park track records can be found below;
NOTABLE PAST WINNERS AT ALBION PARK
With Albion Park playing host to a number of Group 1 events each year, as well as a number of Group 2 & 3 races, the top greyhounds from Queensland are frequently racing at the track and a number of superstars have been produced at the track. Some of the notable past winners at Albion Park include; Dyna Tron, Dyna Patty and Zipping Bailey while the 520m track record holder and 2019 Brisbane Cup winner Sennachie looks one of the best in recent times.
ALBION PARK BOX STATISTICS
Over the years, Box 1 has proven to be by far the most successful trap for greyhounds racing at Albion Park. The box has generally performed at around 24% strike rate in recent years, one of the best percentages in the country. Box 7 has generally been the worst performing box in recent years, with both boxes averaging a strike rate of about 9-10%. This bias toward the inside is most likely due to the quick first turn at the track.
Winning % by Box Number
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