Now one of 25 registered racing tracks in the UK the original Brighton & Hove Greyhound Stadium opened in 1928. The dogs chase an artificial hare around the track and people bet which one will win. In 1976 the track was bought by a new company and many improvements were made. It is said to be as one of the fastest and safest racing tracks in the UK. The stadium was the home of a famous greyhound called Ballyregan Bob, who broke the world record for winning 32 races in a row.This track circumference is 455 metres. Distances raced are 285, 475, 515, 695 ,740, 930 and 970 metres.