Floyd is a stunning boy with lovely expressive ears and an endearing greying face. A super happy character.

Goodie has a very endearing sweet expression and cute floppy ears.

The annual event for the top graded greyhounds at the Stadium, The Yarmouth
Championship, reached it’s 60th running on Boxing Day morning.

One of the annual features at the Boxing Day Morning greyhound race meeting at the Stadium, the Yarmouth Greyhound Homefinders Veterans Race.

As part of his seasonal travels around the borough, Great Yarmouth Lions Santa visits the Stadium.

You can purchase a fun grader for a few hundred pounds or a top open racer for many thousands of pounds.

We never re-home over the Christmas period, back in 2018.

Mack

This week’s Yarmouth Greyhound Homefinders’ featured Mercury pet is Mack. A sweet boy,
Mack is one of the smallest in the kennels, he has an endearing expression and loving eyes. Mack has a quiet, laid back nature, he loves his bed but does enjoy a walk and is good on the lead, he also likes to have a little game with his soft toys too. Mack would appreciate a calm home where he is able to put his feet up and relax. He will become a lovely companion for a lucky person.

Interested? For more information, or to meet Mack, contact Homefinding Co-ordinator
Corinne Douglas, on Homefinders’ local rate call number, 0845 458 3797.

Modric

This week’s Yarmouth Greyhound Homefinders’ featured Mercury pet is Modric. Modric is a
very handsome boy, he has a super sleek black coat with an endearing greying face. A quiet and easy-going hound, Modric loves nothing more than chilling on his kennel sofa. He enjoys peaceful walks and will keep by your side. Modric would love to be in a warm, quiet and loving home for Christmas, he’s friendly with everyone but would prefer to be the only dog in the home

Interested? For more information, or to meet Modric, contact Homefinding Co-ordinator
Corinne Douglas, on Homefinders’ local rate call number, 0845 458 3797.

Step back in time – 70th Anniversary meeting.

Be Bopa Lula wins the 70th Anniversary Graded stakes grand final at Yarmouth Stadium, celebrating 70 years of greyhound racing. Justin Franklin, Simon Franklin, Pamela Franklin, John Leydon, Polly Leydon, Stephen Franklin, Amy Franklin Dan Franklin, Taylor Franklin, Kerry Franklin, Aiden Franklin, Emma Franklin, Oliver Franklin and Paige Franklin

The seaside track that sets the standard in today’s greyhound racing world, but set the price back in 1946 for the one night only to celebrate 70 glorious years of greyhound racing.

Be Bopa Lula wins the 70th Anniversary Graded stakes grand final at Yarmouth Stadium, celebrating 70 years of greyhound racing.

 

Admission in 1946 was 2/3D, with a race card at sixpence and a drink costing one shilling. A full race card meeting with the highlight race 70th Anniversary Graded Stakes Grand Final with prize money totalling £1946, the winner claiming £1500. Trainer John Leydon’s ‘Be Bopa Lula’ kicked away from the trap one lid and never looked dangered as she set the pace along the back straight and headed for home clocking 28.77 and 4 lengths ahead of second placed Demon Barber.

Thanks for Rob Colman for photos and report.