History of Horse Racing in the Midlands
The day before Ascot our talk has a highly appropriate subject.
The earliest recorded horse-race in Birmingham, according to Chris Pitt and Chas Hammond, took place in May 1747. No doubt there were earlier outings, but the local newspaper - Aris’s Gazette - only began printing in 1741. Come along and find out more.
This talk replaces the previously advertised talk Midlands Lawn Tennis Heritage