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LLANELLI (Stradey Park)

A third greyhound racing venue has been identified in the South Wales town of Llanelly. It may have been for a brief spell only but greyhound racing featured at Stradey Park during 1929. Stradey Park is large recreation ground that has staged Cricket Football and...

LLYGADYRYCH

Another of the South Wales track which has virtually been forgotten, was the one known as theLlygadyrych greyhound track.Not to be confused with the greyhound track at Stebonheath Park, The Llygadyrych greyhound track was one of two tracks that operated in the town of...

HIRWAUN

The village of Hirwaun lies roughly 4 miles north west of Aberdare in South Wales. Hirwaun becomes another temporary Greyhound Racing venue which existed throughout the mid 1930’s. The tracks exact location still remains unsolved, but research does reveal that the...

PONTYPOOL

Another South Wales venue that hosted greyhound racing was at The Polo Grounds, a sporting venue located on the outskirts of Monmouthshire town of Pontypool. On earlier maps the venue was recognised as New Park, and was located in a village known then as Pontypool...

MORRISTON

The district of Morriston is located on the outskirts of Swansea, roughly three miles north of the Swansea’s city centre. An application to stage dog racing at an old football ground in Morristown was refused during 1927. But it was during 1932 that the sport arrived,...