NORTON CANES GREYHOUND STADIUM

This site is not an official website for the track shown here and is neither approved or endorsed by the stadium. I am indebted to Richard English for helping to construct this page.

The greyhound track in the Staffordshire town of Norton Canes on the Hednesford Road and was situated at 1° 57' W 52° 39' N and first opened for racing in 1975. It was run by the Southalls and operated under NGRC rules. It was a family run affair and held meetings each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening. Sprint distances were over 265 metres and the longest trip was usuallya marathon 969 metres.

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The principal race was the Norton Canes Silver Plate over 440 metres and contested each October, whilst in the Spring there was the Norton Canes Spring Cup.
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This section gives a comprehensive picture of the badges produced by the track throughout the ages, but only provides the briefest of glimpses of its history. For those wishing to undertake further research we can recommend a visit to

http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Norton Canes badges and artefacts for sale then email johnslusar@fsmail.net