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Going the Distance: 480 Years of Racing at the Roodee

1 June 2019 - 6 October 2019

Once likened to racing on ‘green velvet’ by jockey Lester Piggott, Chester’s hallowed Roodee turf is uniquely positioned at the heart of the city. As the racecourse celebrates another milestone in its illustrious history, this exhibition presents objects and images from the Chester Race Company and the Grosvenor Museum to explore the origins and heritage of the oldest racecourse still in operation in Great Britain, if not the world.
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1 June 2019
6 October 2019
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Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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