A beauty contest for girls working in the greyhound racing industry
Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Harringay Stadium, London
MISS GREYHOUND RACING 1968.
Var. shots interior the Waldorf Hotel of the twelve finalists in the 1968 "Miss Greyhound Racing" beauty pageant, parading before panel of judges: Simon Dee (Disc Jockey), Tonia Bern (Cabaret Artist), and Carolyn Montague (actress). The parade is led by favourite for greyhound Derby "Yellow Painter". VS Audience.
MS Winner Glenis Parratt receiving cheque from Spratt's Managing Director Gordon Corrigan. MS Simon Dee place the winners sash. MS First, second and third pose for cameras with Simon Dee and "Yellow Painter". All the girls have quite wonderful hairstyles!
GV Exterior the Harringay Greyhound Stadium. MS One of the contestants working as tote seller. MS Kennel maids parading dogs before race. Poor LS of race in progress (Afternoon Meeting).
No1: Ann Baker, 20, Willenhall
No2: Bozena Pufler, 18, Crouch End
No3: Josie Cant, 22, Reading
No4: Patricia Davis, 26, Rotherhithe
No5: Ivy Ferguson, 20, Gateshead
No6: Dorothy May Fryar, 19, Hove
No7: Sally Ann Heaney, 23, London
No8: Stella Ann Hickie, 17 Willenhall
No 9: Sandra Kelly, 17, Newcastle
No10: Glenis Parrat, 16, Oxford
No11: Maureen Alice Neill, 19, North Harrow
No12: Jean Barbara Porter, 19, Fairwater
Documentation includes lovely poster for the event