Northam Venue Information

Clarke Road
Telephone: WAGRA (08) 6350 4600
Fax: WAGRA (08) 6350 4699

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Greyhounds WA Northam is a sand surface with a Safechase Lure system.

  • The venue is located about an hour’s drive east of Perth in the heart of the Avon Valley
  • The track was constructed in 1996 inside the Northam trotting track and provided the first dual-use racing facility in WA
  • Track lighting was installed in January 2012 and the 2 April 2012 meeting was the first to be held under lights
  • Meetings are programmed from approx 1.00pm Monday afternoons April through to October
  • Meetings are programmed Thursday afternoons April to September 2023 whilst Mandurah is closed for renovation
  • Full totalisator facilities are available on-course. A Dining Room and Bar are open on race days.
  • Broadcasting of Northam greyhound meetings is available live on SKY Racing 1 & 2 throughout the season. The races are also broadcast live by TABRadio, and video replays of all races are available from Greyhounds WA

Monday & Thursday Admission:

  • FREE!
  • Racing from approximately 1.00pm


  • Public trials are held every Saturday between 8.30am and 11.30am from the 509m and 297m boxes.  On the arm (No Pen) during the racing season
  • Qualifying Trials are held on race days between kennelling and the first race
  • Nominations for Qualifying Trials close at 8.30 am the Tuesday prior

Nominations / Kenneling details:

Racetrack Details:

Northam Track Information

Northam Track Information

  • Distances: 297m / 509m / 721m
  • Track Surface: Sand