In 1926 Greyhound Racing was introduced to Britain by an American, Charles Munn, in association with Major Lyne-Dixon, a key figure in coursing, and a Canadian, Brigadier-General Critchley. Like the American 'International Greyhound Racing Association' (or the In.G.R.A.), Munn and Critchley launched the Greyhound Racing Association, and held the first British meeting at Manchester's Belle Vue Stadium. The industry was successful in cities and towns throughout the U.K. - by the end of 1927, there were forty tracks operating.
Since these early beginnnings the Greyhound Industry has uncovered some fantastic characters in the sport, developed a legacy to be proud of and produced true champions through the decades. Here we celebrate some of them and look forward to more to come.