SK8524 : Racehorse training at Sproxton

taken 7 years ago, near to Sproxton, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Racehorse training at Sproxton
Racehorse training at Sproxton
This view over the gate next to the church shows the southern end of the five-furlong gallop belonging to the trainer Derek Shaw. The paddocks and gallops are on the reclaimed land which was from 1921-61 the deep Sproxton No 1 ironstone quarry, which extended as far east as the trees in the distance and as far south as the Skillington road.
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SK8524, 126 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 June, 2010
Category
Gallops   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 857 249 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.9276N 0:43.7385W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 856 249
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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