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Racing Pass to the Wigtownshire Trotting Track

Description:

Trotting was a popular sport, especially in the late 19th century and early 20th century and many towns in south-west Scotland had a dedicated trotting track. 

 

This late 19th century token was used as a pass for races at the Wigtownshire Trotting Track.  The track was in Stranraer and opened in 1895.

Materials/Media:
brass
Dimensions:
Diameter:33mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
2002.26
Digital Number:
SRAC031a, SRAC031b
Creation Date:
late 19th century
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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