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Date 1959 Credits 130
14th June 1895
Bromford Bridge, close to the A38 Tyburn Road.
A galloping course with a right-handed running line, the course was an oval shaped circuit of 11 furlongs with a five furlong straight. There was a straight mile available for events up to that distance which was described as 'dead flat'.
The City of Birmingham Cup
WORLD WAR I
Taken over by the military just after the stands were burnt down by suffragettes.
WORLD WAR II
When Birmingham was refurbished in 1958 it housed the worlds longest bar.
How long was the worlds longest bar?
No evidence of a racecourse, which is now covered with roads, shops and housing.
Monday 21st June 1965, when Lester Piggott rode a double.
Grateful thanks to Andy Doherty for the map scan.
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