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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...

CASTLEFORD (Lock Lane)

The West Yorkshire town of Castleford is found nine miles south east of Leeds city centre, the town itself more recognised with greyhound racing with the closeby Whitwood Greyhound Stadium. Yet there is evidence that greyhound racing took place at a venue closer to...

EXHALL

The Warwickshire suburban settlement of Exhall lies very close to junction three of the M6 between Nuneaton and Coventry. It is known that greyhound racing took place at a temporary level during April 1953. Its exact location or how it operated has yet to be...