famous Carlisle gold bell, donated by Lady
Dacre, was presented for the first time.
first evidence of a race meeting at Carlisle on the Kingsmoor (Kynges Moor) course.
is evidence of a meeting taking place in the vicinity of Carlisle at The Swifts.
of two meetings taking place this year, one lasting for 4 days.
in racing declines and the Kings Plate, originally having a value of 200 guineas, now had
a prize of just 100 guineas.
St Leger winners, Warlock and Caller Ou, gain successes at Carlisle.
wanes, with only 31 horses taking part in this years meeting, and the decline continues
despite the introduction of the railroad system.
The course at Blackhall is opened
on the 28th June.
famous year in Carlisles history when they
attempted to operate the first Tote on 2nd July. However, they were foiled in
their bid when Newmarket ran their first race 15 minutes
before the first at Carlisle.
Loftus Bates, who had done so much to forward the cause of racing in the North and who had
been a Clerk of the Course at Carlisle,
hands over the reigns to Kit Patterson