near Pasture Lane, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17
The market town of Malton is situated in North Yorkshire, a smallish town located 20 miles southwest of Scarborough and 15 miles northeast of York.
The Greyhound Owner newspaper reveals that greyhound racing was staged in the town at a temporary level at two different venues during 1963. One advert suggest that the sport was staged at Malton Rugby Ground, a venue situated less than a mile northwest of the town, just north of the present-day Pasture Lane. Racing may have lasted only one season.
The advert reveals that events were staged over a 300-yard straight course, with a ball hare being used as the lure. The advert also reveals that the gathering was organised by Robinsons Promotions of Scarborough.
Today the old rugby ground no longer exists, as the site is now covered by housing on Ryngwoode Road, Winthropp Close and Hudson Close.