Badges through the decades
Evidence of pony racing taking place on a regular basis at Southwell.1883
Earliest indication of horse racing taking place in the vicinity of Southwell Minster.
The Southwell race company is formed and the grandstand completed on the old course, although riding conditions were difficult.
After the meeting on 17th October the racing licence was not renewed and a new course sought.
The first meeting on the new, and present day, course at Rolleston takes place on 16th May.
New enclosure stand is completed and opened.
The hurdles track, together with a new watering system, is completed and opened.
An all-weather track is completed and the first all-weather National Hunt meeting takes place on 1st November, closely followed by an all-weather Flat meeting on 8th November.