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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,...

HOPPING HILL (Dustan)

It is known that greyhound racing took place at a venue known as Hopping Hill during 1931. The district of Hopping Hill is located roughly two miles north west of Northampton town, situated along the A428 Harlestone Road. The location of the track is thought to have...

PORT TALBOT

The South Wales town of Port Talbot lies eight miles east of Swansea, and is probably more famous for being the home to one of the largest steelworks in the world. It was during the early 1930’s that greyhound racing was staged at the Central Athletic Track, a venue...

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...