Tag: racing

1965 Renovation of Greyhound Track

I recently posted an article about Craighead Greyhound Racing track, formerly located in Springwells. Blantyre man Alex Rochead read the article and shared these two photos from 1965. Alex told me they were attached to an article about the renovation of the greyhound track on 19th March 1965 which had the headline, “Dog racing fans […]

Craighead Greyhound Track

Bridie Sheehan of Canada recently contacted me saying, “on viewing some aerial photos I see there was a greyhound track that abutted the Craighead Rows.  All I can find online deals with the use of this track as a motorcycle speedway starting in 1977.  Can you tell me when this was constructed as a greyhound […]