Going to the dogs

Vague musings on the past and present of hare coursing and greyhound racing in Spain.

Greyhound near Villanueva de la Jara, Cuenca


Barcelona’s dog racing stadium, the CanĂ³dromo, is an architectonic miracle–in the sense that it hasn’t yet fallen down–but the whole neighbourhood is worth a visit. For one thing it’s full of good local bars which, at this time of year, are principally inhabited by Peruvians and Ecuadorians who haven’t got a masia up in the…