SJ3965 : Racecourse under inspection

taken 4 years ago, near to Handbridge, Cheshire, Great Britain

Racecourse under inspection
Racecourse under inspection
Chester Racecourse, known as the Roodee,is, according to official records, the oldest racecourse still in use in England.Horse racing at Chester dates back to the early sixteenth century. It is also thought to be the smallest racecourse of significance in England at 1 mile and 1 furlong (1.8 km) long,along which course this chap is stepping out, prodding the ground with his stick, while carrying on a conversation on his phone.He is coming up strongly to the 4th furlong.The first bit of this text is with thanks to Wiki, the second bit I made up.
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SJ3965, 107 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 399 656 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.0451N 2:54.0486W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3993 6555
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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