Epsom Downs Racecourse

  • Address: 2101 Tattenham Corner Rd
  • Vicinity: Ashley Rd
  • Type: Racetrack
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1885/00/00 William Broderick Cloete Owner Paradox finishes second at the Epsom Derby in England.
1911/06/02 William Broderick Cloete Owner In a field of 21 horses, Cherimoya wins the Epsom Oaks Stakes by three lengths over the favorite Tootles. Cherimoya, an unexpected winner, pays out at 20 to 1 odds and leaves the spectators too dumbfounded to cheer.
1913/06/04 After Emily Davison's interference, ANMER falls, partly rolling over jockey Herbert Jones, sustaining a concussion and other injuries. "She seemed to clutch at my horse, and I felt it strike her." HJ English Women's Suffrage
1913/06/04 Emily Davison ducks under the guard rail at Tattenham Corner, the final bend before the home straight, and runs onto the course where she grabs the reins of ANMER. She collides with the horse who was running at about 35 miles (56 km) per hour. English Women's Suffrage

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Particulars for Epsom Downs Racecourse:
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Sport Horse Racing
Facility Use Racetrack
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Sports
Animal Thoroughbred Horse

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