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ABERAVON

The town of Aberavon lies in the district of Port Talbot in South Wales. It is during the early 1930’s that greyhound racing made its brief appearance there at a venue known as the Sandfields greyhound track. Having developed on wasteland at the western end of...

COALVILLE (Victory Track)

Further investigation regarding greyhound racing in Coalville reveals a third venue. The Belvoir Road venue still remains as the town’s established track, with a lesser known venue staging meetings at the town’s cricket ground, and now a third venue known as The...

DESBOROUGH

The Northamptonshire town of Desborough becomes another greyhound racing venue that had a brief operational spell during the early1930’s. The town of Desborough is located five miles north west of Kettering, just east of the A6 which links Leicester to Kettering. The...

BANBURY (Middleton Road)

Although Oxfordshire may not have been blessed with greyhound racing venues, yet it is this paragraph that describes another temporary track which can be added to that list. It was known as The Middleton Road Greyhound Track situated roughly a mile north west of...

PETERBOROUGH (Newark)

The parish of Newark is located roughly one and a half miles north east of the Cambridgeshire town of Peterborough. It is known that greyhound racing took place during the early 1930’s, with a local press cuttings reporting that racing began on the 5th of June 1930....