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Chester by Paul Hart.


Chester by Paul Hart.

Racing at this pretty and ancient venue dates back as far as the mid 14th century, making it the oldest racecourse in Britain. Bounded by the River Dee and a Roman city wall, the Roodee is the tightest and smallest course of all. The oldest record of a race here is that for a prize of a silver bell woth 111 shillings on Shrove Tuesday in 1540, continuing until 1609. The completely flat track is only a shade longer than a mile and can cause problems for larger horses that often find it difficult to get into their stride. In longer races, the competitors pass the standds no less than three times covering nearly two miles and three furlongs. The most famous of the long races is The Chester Cup, first run in 1824, being the highlight of a three day meet in May.
Item Code : B0453Chester by Paul Hart. - This Edition
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PRINTSigned open edition print includes a course layout and an historical resume.

Paper size 26.5 inches x 20 inches (67cm x 51cm)Artist : Paul Hart5 Off!Now : 57.00

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