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 independent greyhound track in the Devon city of Exeter was situated at 3° 32' W 50° 42' N and raced for 53 years before closing in 1986. The track at the County Ground Stadium in Cowick Street first opened for racing in 1935. It was a tight circuit with circumference 370 metres. Sprints were run over 250 metres, standard races over 440 metres, distance races over 620 metres and marathons over 810 metres. The principal races at the track were the Exeter Spring Cup, the Exeter Derby and Exeter St Leger.

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The track closed in 1986 and a housing estate now stands on the site of the former greyhound stadium.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track

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 Exeter racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email johnslusar@fsmail.net