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 small West Yorkshire village of Thurnscoe is in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley, which itself is in South Yorkshire. The village is situated some 14 kilometres from Barnsley and about 13 kilometres from Doncaster, and once had its own greyhound track, called the Thurnscoe Fairplay Track. The track had grid reference SE4605 and was an independently run track administered by the local butcher. It first opened its gates in April 1936 and survived the War years before closing in 1947.
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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 where further reading can be undertaken.

If you have rare Thurnscoe badges and artefacts for sale then email