Askern Greyhound Track
Askern applied for a betting licence during 1938 and it was approved on 15 October 1938.
The track located at Selby Road is presumed to have opened soon after, right on the eve of the war.
The independent track has a circumference of 350 yards and race over distances of 225, 425m and 600m.
Described as a tight circuit with a short run to the first bend with a club house and car park for 100 vehicles.
Greyhound racing has always been popular in this coal mining town.
(1° 9′ 14.024″W 53° 37′ 29.718″N)