Englands Most Venerable Race., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-03


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ENGLANDS MOST VENERABLE RACE On the third Thursday in March is run each year in a remote part of Kast Yorkshire what is known locally as the Kipling Cotes Derby a race which has been contested annually without a break so far as tho records show for 250 years The start ig post a stone one stands hi this parish of Ktton in which village the kennel of the Holderness Hunt Is situate and the course which is on the grass on the side of the high road passes through tno parishes of Dalton Holme Lund and Ooodmanham finishing in the parisli of MiddletononthoWolds a distance of four miles from the start It usually attracts a goodly number of local sportsmen As the entrance fees go under the terms of the bequest ti ¬ the second horse there have been instances where the first horse did not get the best share of lli stakes which are drawn from invested funds London Sportsman

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