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 at the Cheshire town of Winsford was based at Barton Stadium and was situated at 2° 30' W 53° 11' N. It opened its gates for the first time on 18th June 1970 and operated as an independent flapping track throughout its history. The track had a circumference of 430 yards and ran sprints over 276 metres, standard races over 476 metres, distance races over 665 metres and extended races over 866 metres.

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The track finally closed its gates in the early 1990s.

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 Winsford racecards, badges, results, information, favourite stories or artefacts then email