Birmingham Race Course is
conveniently located at Exit
31 off interstate
Irondale and Trussville, Alabama. Discover the thrill of
the chase 52 weeks per year with live greyhound racing
and simulcast greyhound and horse racing from all over
The Birmingham Race Course
is proud to present the best in simulcast wagering
opportunities from both greyhound and thoroughbred
facilities across the nation. With over 200 simulcast
races on Saturday alone, it gives the most ardent
handicapper the chance to "hit a big one"! See our
simulcast schedule. Viewers on the 1st floor
are offered an opportunity of a close-up view of the
race track with ample seating. Overhead monitors offer
race replays, mutuel information as well as in-house
general information. Conveniently located throughout
this area are concessions stands offering the best in
snack foods. Nothing beats a slice of pizza and a cold
beer. Visit one of our many lounges for the best in
greyhound and horse simulcasting in a nightclub
atmosphere. Each area of our facility offers complete
closed circuit television viewing of selected races.
Whether you prefer beer and popcorn or cocktails and
dinner, our lounge areas offer both. The clubhouse level
offers the ultimate in southern dining and hospitality.
From tiered table seating on the clubhouse level, you
may enjoy cocktails, dinner and the thrill of greyhound
racing. Televisions are located throughout the clubhouse
level as well as individual televisions on each table.
Whether you prefer the excitement of the track level,
the intimacy of our lounges or the fine dining in our
clubhouse, our climate controlled facility offers the
very best in exciting greyhound racing. Planning a
special event? Let our group coordinator make your event
one to remember. Do something different for those
special birthdays, reunions or your next company party.
Special group rates available for groups of 20 or more.
Corporate Name - Jefferson County
Racing Association, Inc.
Location - Exit 31 off Interstate 459
in Birmingham, Alabama
Mailing Address - 1000 John Rogers
Drive, P. 0. Box 101748, Birmingham, Alabama 35210
Parking - General Parking Free, Valet
Admission - Free
Admission Age - 19
Dress Code - Casual
attire, however Management reserves the right to deny
access to the Clubhouse or Lounge to anyone deemed
of Operation: January through December
Climate - Mild Winters - Hot and Humid
Summers - Racing, Rain or Shine
Mechanical Equipment -
AutoTote (Scientific Games), Sportsview Television,
American Teletimer, Knight's Greyhound Equipment
Advance Wagering -
With the exception of multi-race wagers, you may bet on
any future race of the current performance as well as
most simulcast races.
- 18 Buildings with a capacity of 1,000 greyhounds
Facility Capacity -
Track Length - 1,320
FT. with courses of 5/16th and 3/8th mile races.
Alcoholic Beverages -
Alabama State Liquor Control regulations allow sale of
alcoholic beverages to only those 21 or older. We
reserve the right to ask patrons for identification.
Cash Advances -
Discover, Visa or MasterCard cash advances are available
at any Special Teller window. Your card accompanied by
your driver's license with photo is required.
ATM machines are conveniently located in
the 1st floor lobby and in the clubhouse.