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Lost racecourses 6 – Lincoln and the Lincolnshire Handicap

Lincoln in its heyday

Lincoln in its heyday

For the best part of 200 years racing people knew that the first meeting of the year at Lincoln racecourse meant that the flat season was under way. Since Lincoln closed in 1964, that accolade has belonged to Doncaster, except for a couple of years recently when Catterick bagged the honour. Thankfully, in my view, we have resumed old habits this season. Read more