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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

Hampshire: Millbrook Turfs

About the team

Team based in Southampton.

Track was close to the George V Graving Dock.

Raced in the Southampton League.

Fred Pike(Norman's Dad) was the club manager, and he drove the team to their away touring matches in a large pantechnicon lorry.

Team Honours.

1951 Southampton League Champions.

Interesting Facts.

Team name originated from the picture on the front of a cigarette packet depicting the winged horse 'Pegasus' flying through a rainbow.

Bramtoco(British-American Tobacco Company) supplied the team with a set of silk screen printed silver bibs, with their logo on the front, plus team numbers on the back.

Riders

  • M. Basford
  • M. Borras
  • Split Burnstone
  • .... Eldridge
  • B. Gibbs
  • Alby Golden
  • Ken 'Tiger' Harrison
  • Dave 'Speedy' Henton
  • W. Herminon
  • Ray Jones
  • Ron Jones
  • P. Lanham
  • .... May
  • R. Merrick
  • A Moxham
  • C. Munday
  • Norman Pike(capt)
  • D. Taylor