Thurnscoe Greyhound Racing Track
|Location||Chapel Lane, Thurnscoe East, borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire|
When the racing started the track was known as Fairplay Racing Track. The racing was independent (not affiliated to the sports governing body the National Greyhound Racing Club). The first meeting was held during April 1936 with the first promoter being master butcher Benjamin Lovatt of Highgate Villas.
The track was 336 yards in circumference and could accommodate 4,000 patrons and was known locally as the Spike Greyhound Stadium.
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