Oxford Stadium withdraws Blue Cross open invitation

Oxford Stadium can confirm it has today withdrawn its open invitation offer to The Blue Cross, six months after the animal charity accepted during a live BBC Radio Oxford interview. The Stadium invited senior representatives of The Blue Cross to view first-hand facilities at the Sandy Lane venue and the headquarters of professional trainer Kevin […]

Speedway latest! Spires unbeaten in two to stay top of the Premiership

Oxford Spires maintained their perfect start to the new ROWE Motor Oil Premiership season by beating defending champions Sheffield Tigers 47-43 at a packed Oxford Stadium. Peter Schroeck’s side entered the meeting in good spirits following the previous day’s Premiership Media Day in Manchester and last week’s season opening victory over Birmingham Brummies. Charles Wright […]

Retired greyhound appearance goes down a treat at Oxford United

Paws replaced boots at the Kassam Stadium on Saturday as Oxford delivered its second Gala Race Night of the year in partnership with League One side and neighbours Oxford United. The Cowley venue – which reopened its doors in 2022 – introduced 10,000 supporters attending United’s derby fixture against Thames Valley rivals Reading to retired […]

Oi Oi Joey wins first trophy as January’s Greyhound of the Month!

A greyhound named after Oxford United legend Joey Beauchamp has hit the back of the net after scooping an award which recognises his achievements on the track. Oi Oi Joey was purchased by friends and family of the late U’s striker following his passing two years ago and has raced competitively 19 times including twice […]

Romeo Cypher wins BGBF British Bred Puppy Cup from pillar to post

Romeo Cypher broke the 450-metre track record en route to the £10,000 BGBF British Bred Puppy Cup at Oxford Stadium on Saturday for trainer David Mullins. The February ’22 pup clocked 26.47 seconds – the fastest time any greyhound has finished a 450m race – to scoop the first Category One competition of the year […]

Brothers Maverick and Goose all set for BGBF British Bred Puppy Cup final

Brothers Keefill Maverick and Keefill Goose will fly the flag for Yorkshire on Saturday at Oxford Stadium in the final of the BGBF British Bred Puppy Cup at 1.14pm. Trained by Phil Milner, the pair made their racing debuts in December with Maverick winning two out of four races while Goose is yet to get […]

FEBRUARY GALA RACE NIGHT: Stadium to be transformed into a sea of yellow!

Oxford Stadium will host an Oxford United inspired race night to launch its Saturday evening schedule in February – and all racegoers who turn up wearing a U’s shirt can get in for FREE! The Cowley venue’s terraces will be transformed into a sea of yellow on Saturday, February 3, when it hosts its second […]

Greyhound of the Month! Signet Supanova

Oxford Stadium is pleased to confirm Signet Supanova as our December Greyhound of the Month winner! Born in September 2021, Signet Supanova started her career at Oxford in June and raced at A7 level until the following month. Eighteen runs and nine victories later, she’s competing at the top grade and won an incredible four […]

Havana Top Note wins bet365 Challenge Cup thriller for Team McNair

It was a case of third time lucky for Elizabeth McNair’s Havana Top Note who won a thrilling bet365 Challenge Cup Grand Final at Oxford Stadium on Friday evening. The two-year-old brindle dog held off the fast finishing Mad For Sterling by a shorthead to scoop the £10,000 first prize with Gutsy Jet in third […]

Oxford Stadium to host prestigious TV Trophy in 2024

One of UK greyhound racing’s most watched and iconic competitions is heading for Oxford Stadium in March – 36 years after it was last held at Sandy Lane. Inaugurated in 1958, the TV Trophy is a marathon competition held at a different stadium each year with previous host venues including Wembley Stadium, White City and […]

Speedway latest! Premiership fixtures announced for Oxford Spires

Topflight speedway will return to Oxford Stadium for the first time in 16 years on Thursday, March 14, when Oxford Spires host Birmingham Brummies in the Sports Insure Premiership. The Spires will make their Premiership debut on home shale against the Perry Barr outfit before back-to-back meetings against Sheffield Tigers – featuring three-times World Champion […]

PREVIEW: Lively Lauren connections exciting for Challenge Cup test

Category One greyhound racing returns to Oxford Stadium on Friday evening with Round One of the £10,000 bet365 Challenge Cup, and a host of star names are declared to run. The Cowley venue will crown the ninth Category One champion of the sport’s new era in Oxford on Friday, December 22, with a two-stage qualifying […]

Oxford Stadium steps up calls on the Blue Cross to fulfil its kennel visit promise

Oxford Stadium is stepping up its calls for the Blue Cross to fulfil a promise to visit a GBGB licensed training facility and discuss tactics used in its campaign against greyhound racing. The Cowley venue invited the Burford-based animal charity to attend the training headquarters of English Greyhound Derby winning trainer Kevin Hutton during a […]

Greyhound of the Month – Riambo Chloe!

Oxford Stadium is pleased to announce Riambo Chloe as our Greyhound of the Month for November! Karen Dodington’s March ’22 pup had her first run in October after grading on in A5 company and started November with back-to-back placed efforts in A4 company. She won her second race on November 18 to step up into […]

CHAMPIONS! 18-year wait for team silverware ends as Chargers crowned National League champions!

Oxford Speedway’s 18-year wait for silverware ended on Tuesday night when the World Speedway Riders’ Association Oxford Chargers powered by SD Timmo were crowned National League champions! The much-delayed fixture – owing to poor recent weather – adopted a winner-takes-all format following consultation between management of the Leicester Lion Cubs and the BSPL the day […]