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 […]

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 […]

Robert Courts MP visits Oxford Stadium amid campaign to ban greyhound racing

Witney and West Oxfordshire MP Robert Courts met with representatives of Oxford Stadium to learn more about its regeneration and discuss greyhound racing’s present-day operation. Mr Courts was invited by the Cowley venue’s Managing Director Kevin Boothby amid a live campaign by the RSPCA, Dogs Trust and Blue Cross to end UK greyhound racing by […]

Speedway latest! Cheetahs start Championship season in emphatic style!

The Monarch Oxford Cheetahs started their Cab Direct Championship campaign in emphatic style on Wednesday night when beating Redcar Bears 52-38 at Oxford Stadium. Riding without Lewis Kerr, who remains side-lined after picking up concussion a week ago, the Cheetahs were once again led by top pair Sam Masters (10+3) and Scott Nicholls (13). But […]

Speedway latest! Cheetahs storm to victory on derby day in front of bumper crowd

The Monarch Oxford Cheetahs raced to a convincing 20-point victory in front of a bumper crowd at Oxford Stadium against Wiltshire rivals Swindon Robins Select on Wednesday. The Robins – absent from British Speedway since 2019 – were on track for the first time in almost four years and travelled in strength with Jason Doyle, […]

Retired Greyhounds of the Week – Luminous Socks & Avion Soraya

Oxford Stadium will be parading two recently retired greyhounds this evening who are now in search of their loving forever home! Luminous Socks and Avion Soraya will be wondering around the public viewing spaces meetings racegoers with our #LovedInRetirement volunteers Wayne and Liz Mazey. Luminous Socks ran his final race at Oxford on February 21 […]

Levers hoping for third time lucky with star marathon performer Beach Babe

Greyhound trainer Tom Levers will be hoping for a homebred Category One winner on Friday when kennel favourite Beach Babe runs in the StarSports Galaxy Final at Oxford Stadium. The Guildford-based trainer has already reached two Category One finals – the highest grade of competition in UK greyhound racing – with his star two-year-old, despite […]

Poole tickets go live!

Tickets for the Monarch Cheetahs’ first competitive fixture of 2023 are on sale and available to purchase now! The Cheetahs begin their British Speedway Network (BSN) Series campaign at home to the world-famous Poole Pirates on Wednesday, April 5, at Oxford Stadium with tapes-up at 7.30pm. Adults are priced £20 while all U16s are FREE! […]

Mohican Tara springs a surprise in WKH Development Services Diamond Stakes final

MOHICAN TARA upset the odds with victory over superstar Space Jet in Friday’s £10,000 WKH Development Services Diamond Stakes Final. The December 2020 daughter of Out Of Range ASB and Swift Causeway won the inaugural running of the 847m GBGB Category One at odds of 25-1 – playing her part in a superb eight-bend decider […]

Mark Your Card! WKH Development Services Grand Final preview

All eyes will be on Oxford Stadium at 8.43pm this evening when six greyhounds contest the Category One WKH Development Services Diamond Stakes over the marathon 847m trip. The winner will scoop a cool £10,000, with second place bagging £1,000 and all other runners earning £500 for connections. Two greyhounds stand out in the formbook […]

Retired Greyhound of the Week: We All Matter

Every week at Oxford Stadium, we shine a light on a retired greyhound currently in search of a loving forever home! This week, we’d like to introduce We All Matter – aka Willy – to you! Willy is a three-and-half-year-old blue boy who is adapting well to living outside a kennel environment having spent a […]

Oxford Stadium becomes a new base for local engineering firm as part of commercial agreement

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An Oxfordshire based engineering firm has established a new headquarters at Oxford Stadium as part of a wider commercial agreement ahead of its reopening this spring. Collaborative Engineering Services will provide its project and commercial services, focusing on Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE), to the multi-purpose venue which will serve as a new base for […]