As one of the first names that appears with a Google search for ‘greyhound, publications, Britain’ it is no surprise that we get a few bizarre requests and contacts.
The shield had been found in a charity shop in South Africa and Dr Snyder’s department were enquiring whether the piece had any financial or historical value.
Sadly, we had to report a negative to both queries but thought it might raise a smile among any remaining fans from the old Buckinghamshire track – possibly with a few thoughts along the lines of “how on earth. . . .”