A Group of Tickets and Passes Related to Horse Racing

Date of Auction: 26th May 2020

Sold for £550

Estimate: £150 - £200

WARWICKSHIRE, Long Marston, Long Marston Racecourse, 1751, silver bracteate, horse and jockey to left, named (H. Nash), 26mm, 1.94g (W –; D & W –; DNW 138, –). Pierced in centre and with additional holes on circumference for suspension, good fine, exceptionally rare; no other specimens believed known £150-£200

Footnote

Little appears to be known about horse racing at Long Marston; it may be that the track was superseded by that at Stratford-upon-Avon, inaugurated in 1755