Badges through the decades
It is recorded that Charles II attended the races at Datchet Ferry, in the vicinity of Windsor, on 24th August.Pre 1860
Racing takes place in Windsor Great Park and in Datchet.1866
The present day, figure of eight, course is opened at Rays Meadow on 5th June.
The year of the General strike and a famous event in Windsor's and racing history when bookmakers refused to bet because Betting Tax had been introduced. The move had the desired effect when Betting Tax was repealed.
Windsor is given approval to continue to race throughout the Second World War.
On the 26th April Scotch Mist wins at Windsor. Not remarkable in itself, but the horse was ridden by Gordon Richards and he was notching his 2,749th winner to pass Fred Archers total.
Severe flooding adversely affects Windsor.
Winston Churchill's Colonist II won the Lime Tree Stakes on 10th September and the horse goes on to achieve 12 more successes.
The new weighing rooms and offices are opened.
The first occasion a famous Windsor Monday evening programme is held in the Summer.
Windsor racecourse is sold to Thompson Investments.