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SWINDON (Moredon)

An advert printed in The Greyhound Owner newspaper dated April 1960, shows that greyhound racing took place on a meadow near Moredon Power Station in Wiltshire. The now demolished Power Station was found roughly two and a half miles north west of Swindon town centre,...

SWINDON (Haydon Wick)

An advert printed in The Greyhound Owner newspaper dated March 1962, shows that greyhound racing took place near the civil parish of Haydon Wick in Wiltshire. Haydon Wick is situated roughly two miles north west of Swindon town centre. There is virtually no...

OXFORD (Northmoor)

Northmoor is a village and civil parish in West Oxfordshire, situated about 6 miles west of Oxford and almost the same distance again south east of Witney. It was during the summer of 1962 that adverts were printed in The Greyhound Owner newspaper advertising...

ELBURTON

The village of Elburton lies five miles south east of the City of Plymouth in South West Devon. An advert printed in The Greyhound Owner dated June 1961 shows that greyhound racing took place at avenue along Sherford Road east of the village. The advert shows that...

TORQUAY (Rugby Ground)

The holiday resort of Torquay continues to attract holidaymakers of all ages throughout the year, with the tourist industry recognising it as The English Riviera on the South Devon Coast. The town can boast that greyhound racing has always been linked to a venue known...