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The distinctive Chester Cup celebrates 200 years beneath Roman partitions | Horse racing

The distinctive Chester Cup celebrates 200 years beneath Roman partitions | Horse racing


A double century is a powerful age for any sporting occasion, so there guarantees to be a celebration environment at Chester racecourse on Friday because the nation’s oldest still-active racecourse celebrates the 2 hundredth anniversary of its hottest race, the Chester Cup.

The annual cost round two-and-a-bit circuits of this distinctive, nearly round, observe was first run, because the Tradesman’s Cup, in 1824, and has been beguiling and irritating punters in equal measure ever since. It isn’t fairly the oldest race at a course that staged its first recorded assembly in 1539 – Thursday’s Dee Stakes…



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