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Summer Course (last two miles of R.C.)

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N.B. 1760 Yards are a Mile.

240 Yards are a Distance.
220 Yards are a Furlong.

NEWMARKET. Miles. Fur. Yds, The Beacon Course is

4 1 143 Round Course

3 4 139

2 0 Last Three Miles of B.C.

3 0 60 Ditch in (from the Running-gap to the end of B.C.)

2 0 105 The last Mile and a Distance of B.C.

1 0 240 Ancaster Mile (last mile, straight)

1 0 18 Criterion, Rutland, and Granby Conrses (from the turn of the Lands in)

0 6 Audley End Course (from the starting-post of the T.Y.C. to the end of the B.C)

1 7 Across the Flat

1 Rowley Mile (last mile of A.F.)

17 Ditch mile (first mile of A.F.)

7 210 Abingdon Mile (on the Flat)

7 212 First half of Ab.M.

215 Last half of Ab.M.

217 Two Middle Miles of B.C.

1 7 158 Last mile and a half of T.M.M.

1 4 29 Two Yrs old Course (on the Flat)

0 5 140 New Two yrs old Course (on the B.M.) 0 5 136 Last half-mile of New T.Y.C. Yearling Course (on the Flat)

0 2 52 New Yearling Course (from starting-post of last half ofĀb.M. to winning post of D.M.)

2 138 Bunbury Mile (a straight mile, finishing at the end of R.C.)

7 196 ('hesterfield Course (last half of B.M.)

0 3 Brethyst.Course(last three-quarters ofR.M.) 0 6 0 Cesarewitch Course (from the starting-post of T.M.M. to the end of the Flat)

2 28 Cambridgeshire Course (last mile and a distance, straight)

240 Suffolk st. Course(last mile and half of R.C.) 1

2 Bedford st. Course (last five fur. of A.F.)

5 From starting-post of last half of Ab.M. to T.Y.C. winning-post


1 143; From Old Be g-post on Criterion Course to the end of B.C.

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ABERGAVENNY-Is one mile round, perfectly flat, with the exception of a slight hill half-way round of very gradual ascent and descent, with a good run in. The T.Y.C. is rather more than five furlongs.

ABINGDON—Is an oval, perfectly flat, and in length one mile and a qnarter. The T.Y.C. is a measured three-quarters of a mile (portion of the oval) and having one turn or sweep on entering the straight run in.

AIRDRIE—Is an oval Course of nearly a mile in circumference, with about 300 yards of a straight run home. There is a slight fall along the west side, and a rise along the east immediately before the run home.

Ascot HEATH—Is a circularCourse, short of 2 miles by 66 yards; the first half of it is nearly on the descent, and the last half, which is called the Old Mile, is up hill the greater part of the way. The Swinley Course is the last mile and a half of the above. The New Course is one mile and five furlongs. The New Mile is straight, and up hill all the way. The T.Y.C. is the last 5 furlongs and 136 yards of the New Mile.

AYR—Is a round Aat Course of one mile and 330 yards, with a straight run in of a quarter of a mile.

Bath-Is nearly an oval of one mile and a half, with a straight run in. The T.Y.C. is a straight half-mile.

BEDFORD—Is a circular Course, with nearly a quarter of a mile straight run in; it is a mile and a half and 46 yards, a dead flat, and good turf. The T.Y.C. is the last half-mile.

BEVERLEY-Is an oval or rather egg-shaped Course of one mile, 3 furlongs, and 90 yards, with a straight run in of nearly half a mile. There is a gradual rise for the last quarter of a inile, but of late years the hill has been considerably cut away, so that it now forms a very excellent Course. The Kingston Course is about three-quarters of a mile, nearly straight; and the T.Y.C. is 4 furlongs, 105) yards.

Boston-Is an oblong, perfectly level, 1192 yards round, with a straight run in of 300 yards.

BRIDGEND-Is situated on Ogmire Down, and is somewhat in the form of the figure 6. The circle is level; the straight run in slightly rising to the Stand. The T.Y.C. is 6 furlongs, and nearly straight. There are Courses of a mile, a mile and a half, and two miles. The soil is sandy.

BRIGHTON.- The Old Course, on which the cup and stakes are run, forms a figure like three sides of a square, with very easy turns, and is one mile and three-quarters and 265 yards in length: the first quarter of a mile is level, with a slight dip at the end of it, the next half mile is on the ascent, and from the Mile-post a descent until about one-third of a mile from the finish, where there is a sharp hill up to the Winning-post. The New Course is one mile and three-quarters and 144 yards, and is formed by starting from the Winning-chair, and running out about three-quarters of a mile from home to the right, round an elbow, and turning into the Old Course again, about mid-way between the T.Y.C. and the Mile-post. All the other Courses are now described according to their distances, as one mile, three-quarters of a mile, &c. The T.Y.C. is three-quarters of a mile.

CAMBRIDGE.—Is perfectly flat, and about a mile and a quarter round. The T.Y.C. is three-quarters of a mile.

CANTERBURY.-Is nearly a two mile Course, with two or three hills, but not steep; a beautiful run in, and excellent turf. The Queen's Plate Course is two miles. The Straight Mile is from the top turn in, and is 7 furlongs 83 yards. The T.Y.C. is the last six furlongs of the Straight Mile. The Round Mile is 7 furlongs and 190 yards. The Mile and a Half Course is one mile, 3 furlongs, 10 yards. The turns are all good, and all the Courses finish on the Straight Mile.

CARDIFF.—Is nearly an oval Course of one mile and 52 yards, with a straight run in of a quarter of a mile, perfectly Hat, over well-drained land, and the whole can be seen from the Stand.

CARLISLE.—The Course is oval, one mile and 90 yards round. The T.Y.C. is called “from the Style turn,” and is about 6 furlongs; a straight run home of about 700 yards, with a gradual ascent after passing the Chair for about 200 or 250 yards.

CATTERICK BRIDGE.— The Course is an oval of one mile and 60 yards, almost flat; from the Catterick turn in is a little short of half a mile. The new T.Y.C. is half a mile and 147 yards, with a straight run in.

CHEADLE.-Is an oblong, about three-quarters of a mile, with a straight run in of about 400 yards.

CHELMSFORD.—Is a round or oval Course, short of 2 miles by about 30 yards, but made up two miles by starting between the Distance-post and the Winning-Chair. The last quarter of a mile is a gradual rise. The half mile, and the three

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