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A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 2, the City of Chester: Culture, Buildings, Institutions
that horses entered for the races were to be stabled in the city for eight days ... race in heats. In each race the first horse to win two heats took ... List...
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2, General; Ashford, East Bedfont With Hatton, Feltham, Hampton With Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton
of the start and finish of a horse-race.' 1a Such matches must have been common ... and other idle pastimes,' speaks of horse-racing as 'yielding goodly exercise.' ... were converted into cups. 5 In the following...
Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660
July 1654 An Ordinance prohibiting Horse-Races for Six Moneths. ... of publique meetings, and concorse of people at Horse-races, and other sports, ... Peace, and indangering new troubles. Horse-races...
Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (Revised), Court Officers, 1660-1837
Stables, Races, Breed of Horses, as he had anciently of all the Posts ... The stables Master of the Horse 1660-1837 Department of the Master of the Horse, or Stables Master of the...
A History of the County of York: the City of York
of the city's economy in the first few decades of the 19th century. The races ... starting in December and ending with the Race Ball in May, with a few others ... life as far as it catered for the aristocracy and...
The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent: Volume 11
to by all the genteel families of the town and neighbouring country; and there are horse races yearly on Baiham Downs, at which the king's plate is run for, and which, from their nearness to thiscity, are called...
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 5
Sport SPORT Horse-racing Newmarket Heath, for three centuries ... in the world for hunting, hawking, coursing, or horse-races. 7 The first recorded horse-race near Newmarket was c. 1613, when the...
Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25, 1711
High Sheriff of, arrears of Land Tax, 424. horse races held in, gold cups
Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26, 1712
Commissioners of Taxes, 443. horse races in, two gold cups for, 357. Receiver
Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80
or in or by Cockefightings Horse-races Dog-matches ( 3) Foot-races or other Pastimes Game