WOLVERHAMPTON

  Badges through the decades

Brief History

1825

First recorded racing in the vicinity of Wolverhampton.

1878

Racing ceases when the owner of the course, the Duke of Cleveland, sells the course to the Corporation.

1887

The Dunstall Park Club Company is formed and works towards re-establishing a meeting at Wolverhampton on a 130 acre site it purchases.

1888

The first meeting at Dunstall Park takes place on 13th August.

1933

The great hurdler Reynoldstown wins the Dunstall Hurdle on 13th March on his way to much greater successes.

 

 

 

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1993

The final National Hunt meeting takes place at Wolverhampton.

1993

The first all-weather flat meeting takes place on 27th December.

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