Virtual Belle Vue

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Title

Greyhounds with handlers at Belle Vue Dog Track

Description

“The Belle Vue Dog Track in Manchester, 1930's. Greyhound racing was introduced in 1926 and immediately became popular with the working classes for whom it provided an opportunity for modest stake betting an an alternative to horse racing.”

Subject

Dog racing

Creator

Hilton Picture Company

Date

1990

Source

Belle Vue Gardens. Brian Selby Collection

Publisher

Chetham's Library, Manchester

Rights

© IRIS Publishing Ltd. /All Rights Reserved

Identifier

Selby Collection (463)

Original Format

Photographic postcard

Citation

Hilton Picture Company, “Greyhounds with handlers at Belle Vue Dog Track,” Virtual Belle Vue, accessed January 21, 2020, http://www.chethams.org.uk/bellevue/items/show/1536.

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