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 Somerset town of Taunton is renowned for its association with a range of sports, particularly cricket and horse racing, but it has also had at least 2 greyhound tracks in the past. The second track in the area was located at 3° 6' W 51° 1' N around the perimeter of the County Ground, more famous as a cricket venue. The independently run track held its first meeting on 8th December 1961 and operated for just short of 20 years. It finally closed its gates to greyhound racing on 3rd May 1979.
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I am grateful to Jon Seddon for the following link to a map showing the whereabouts of the old track

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