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Born: Ljubljana, Slovenia
April 3, 1983
Born: Eskilstuna, Sweden
December 9, 1971
Born: Grudziadz, Poland
November 2, 1989
Born: Whitehaven, Cumbria
May 21, 1987
Born: Seinajoki, Finland
August 29, 1979
Born: Pardubice, Czech Republic
October 19, 1979
Born: Crivitz, Parchim, Germany
June 14, 1989
Born: St. Helens, Merseyside
September 23, 1991
Greyhound Stadium, Kirkmanshulme Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M18 7BA
Telephone: (0161) 877 8908 (admin only), 0871 217 5151 (race-day info), (0161) 223 7720 (race-day only).
Hotline: 09066 555 924 (calls cost 60p per minute).
MAIN SPONSOR: Rentruck Rental
TEAM COLOURS: Red, white & black.
RACE-NIGHT: Monday (7.30 pm).
OFF RACE-DAY: Wednesday (8.00 pm).
STADIUM FACILITIES: Glass-fronted home straight bar with track view (and fast food outlet). Grass banking on second turn, and there is terracing on third and fourth bends as well as home straight.
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How to get there:
CAR: From the north, take the M6 southbound and join the M61, then M60 towards Liverpool. Take M602 towards Salford/Manchester. Follow M602 to end which leads onto A57. Follow onto A57(M). Follow signs for Sheffield and leave A57(M) for A57. Then follow signs for Gorton/Belle Vue, and then Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium. From the south, leave the M6 northbound at J19 onto A556, then onto M56 (east). Leave M56 at junction 3 onto M60 towards Stockport and Sheffield. Leave at junction 24 and take first exit off roundabout (A57) towards Manchester. Follow signs for Belle Vue and then Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium. From the east, join M67 towards Manchester, and at end of M67 take second exit off roundabout (A57) towards Manchester. Follow signs for Belle Vue and Belle Vue Greyhound Stadium.
TRAIN: The nearest mainline station is Manchester Piccadilly. Northern Rail run trains from Piccadilly to Belle Vue. The journey takes 10 minutes.
BUS: The 203 service leaves Manchester bus station every 10 minutes and you need to alight at the Showcase Cinema in Belle Vue. The last bus back is 11 pm.
TAXI: A taxi from Piccadilly station should cost around £6-£7
CHILDREN (12-15): £6.50
CHILDREN (under 12): Free when accompanied by paying adult.
TRACK LENGTH: 285 metres.
TRACK RECORD: 56.8 seconds.
RECORD HOLDER: Jason Crump (August 4, 2008).
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: 1968, 1969 (both D2), 1970, 1971, 1972, 1982, 1993.
KO CUP: 1969 (D2), 1972, 1973, 1975, 2005.
LEAGUE CUP: 1983.
FOUR TEAM TROPHY: 1992.
INTER LEAGUE CUP: 1975.