TF9228 : The finishing straight at Fakenham Racecourse

taken 5 years ago, near to Pudding Norton, Norfolk, Great Britain

The finishing straight at Fakenham Racecourse
The finishing straight at Fakenham Racecourse
The hurdle course on the left and the chase course on the right.
There are 3 types of races that take place on National Hunt racecourses.
A chase takes place over larger fixed fences which will not fall over if hit by a horse.
A hurdle race takes place over lower more forgiving fences which are usually hurdles or gates covered in brushwood that are hammered into the ground and will fall over if a horse hits them too hard.
A National Hunt flat race, as the name suggests, does not involve jumping any fences and is often known as a bumper race and usually involves less experienced horses and are run as the last race at most race meetings
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Sunday, 22 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Monday, 23 May, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 9237 2881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:49.3490N 0:51.2141E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 9238 2889
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