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LONDON (Mitcham)

When sifting through the list of greyhound racing venues, now and again The Mitcham Stadium pops up to suggest greyhound racing did take place at the venue. My view is that intentions were there to promote greyhound racing, but no evidence shows that meetings were...

HAMBLE-on-RICE

The Hampshire village of Hamble-on-Rice is situated roughly three miles south east of Southampton city centre. A cutting from a June 1953 edition of The Greyhound Owner suggests that a series of meetings were stages at Hound Corner just off Hamble Lane about a mile...

RETFORD

Retford is a market town in Nottinghamshire located seven miles east of Worksop. A cutting printed in The Greyhound Owner of June 1953 suggests that meetings were being staged regularly at a venue in the town. Its exact location or how long it existed for, remains...

SYSTON (Flip)

Another one of the Leicestershire temporary greyhound tracks, was the one found in the town of Syston, a small town situated roughly six miles north east of Leicester. Syston was also home to a permanent greyhound track which is situated about half a mile east of its...

CORSHAM

The market town of Corsham is found three miles south west of Chippenham in Wiltshire. It is known that greyhound racing took place at a temporary level during the summer of 1953 at Corsham Town’s football ground. Little is known how it operated but it seems it...