Badges through the decades
Earliest record of racing taking place at Warwick.1754
A two day meeting takes place on the 13th and 14th August. On each day £50 purses were given to the winners; a hunters race on the 13th and a conditions race on the 14th.
A handbill of the time shows that two races took place on 22nd August, with entries being recorded at the Cross-Keys Inn in Castle Street.
The first running of the King's Plate at Warwick
A grandstand was erected, mainly financed by private subscription.
Warwick gets its first steeplechase course.
Chandler gains a jumping success on his way to Grand National success in 1848. He is said to have jumped a world record 39 feet to clear a brook and 4 fallen horses.
The Warwick Races Club Syndicate is formed.
Racing ceases for the duration of the War.
The Corporation purchase the racecourse from the Warwick Races Club Syndicate.
Racecourse Holdings Trust take charge of the running of the course.