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Oxford Stadium can confirm it has today withdrawn its open invitation offer to The Blue Cross, six months after the animal charity accepted during a live BBC Radio Oxford interview.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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guildford-based professional trainer Tom Levers joins Oxford Stadium

Professional greyhound trainer Tom Levers is excited for a new challenge after becoming the latest handler to join Oxford Stadium.  Based in Guildford, Tom has been training greyhounds for over a decade and cares for 50 racing dogs with the support of a team of full and part-time staff. The 33-year-old also manages his own […]

Long Fellow crowned 2023 Cowley Puppy Collar Champion!

Long Fellow – the greyhound named in honour of the late, great, Lester Piggott – landed the Horse and Hound Syndicate a memorable first Category One triumph at Oxford Stadium on Friday night. Watched by a bumper crowd, Matt Dartnell’s January ’22 pup delivered the performance of his short career to date when beating favourite […]

Burford-based Hutton eyes a fast start for rising kennel star Droopys Hanover

Oxfordshire’s most successful greyhound trainer is hoping to land one of the sport’s premier puppy competitions on Friday at his local track with rising kennel star Droopys Hanover. Burford-based Kevin Hutton is the county’s only trainer to be represented in the final of the £10,000 RPGTV Cowley Puppy Collar at Oxford Stadium on Friday night. […]

Oxfordshire brothers dreaming of local success with star youngster Sir Oreo

Two brothers who quit their shopfitting careers to become professional greyhound trainers at Oxford Stadium have high hopes of landing one of the venue’s biggest prizes this month. Chris and Phil Hamblin transformed their Mapledurham-based warehouse from a fitting unit into purpose-built kennels complete with paddock space, a swimming pool, kitchen and a racing office […]

Oxford Stadium Greyhound of the Month – Coppice Lizzie!

Oxford Stadium is pleased to confirm Coppice Lizzie as our first Greyhound of the Month winner for September! Coppice Lizzie – who celebrates her second birthday next month – is trained by Burford-based Kevin Hutton and started her racing career in June. She started September in A6 grade having jumped up from A8 where she […]