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BURY ST EDMUNDS (Hardwick)

The Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds has staged greyhound racing at a temporary level at a number of venues throughout the town. The advert below states that racing was held in the district of Hardwick south west of the town. This location has yet to be determined...

KIRKBY in ASHFIELD

Greyhound Racing is known to have taken place on a temporary scale as early as 1953 and as late as September 1972 in the Nottinghamshire market town of Kirkby-in Ashfield. Unfortunately the adverts shown gives little information of its location or its existence,...

HAVERHILL (Seven Acres)

One of Haverhill’s Greyhound Racing gatherings is known to have taken place during September 1931 on a sportsfield known as Seven Acres. Haverhill lies 14 miles south east of Cambridge, although the town does lie in the boundaries of Suffolk.The site of the...

SALISBURY (Castle Road)

It seems that the Wiltshire city of Salisbury has become the home to more than one greyhound racing venue during the sports pioneering years. This chapter describes the one known as Salisbury Stadium & Greyhound Track. It was located on the west side of Castle...

WATFORD (Riverside)

Accordingly to a Greyhound Owner cutting from a July 1957 edition, a greyhound track is mentioned as the old Riverside Track in or around Watford. Information from this cutting shows it was a wartime afternoon meeting with its location near some tennis courts and of...