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 West country town of Newton Abbot was situated at 3° 35' W 50° 32' N and operated under NGRC rules from its first meeting on 2nd May 1974. It was part of Newton Abbot racecourse, just before the turn in to the home straight. The track had a circumference of 437 yards, one of the larger tracks in the country, and ran sprints over 325 yards, standard races over 482 yards, distance races over 525 yards and extended races over 762 yards.

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The principal race was the Newton Abbot Derby, but they also held a St Leger. It closed on 7th October 2005.
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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 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Newton Abbot racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email