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The racecourse for horses was on "The Down" - which is nowadays called Hungerford Common.
Little is yet known about the racecourse, but three racecards exist, one for Jun 1848, one for Jun 1859, and the other for Jun 1861. The latter lists the following races at the meeting:
Thu 6 Jun 1861:
- The Woodhay Stakes,
- Berkshire Stakes
- Craven Stakes,
- Chilton Plate
- Ladies Plate
Fri 7 Jun 1861:
- John o'Gaunt Stakes
- Stand Plate
- Kennet Handicap
- Kintbury Stakes, and
- Jack o'Newbury Stakes.
These were quite serious races, with handicaps and significant prize money.
There is also part of an account of racing supporters meeting at The Bear in 1861, to discuss the recent death of Luke Snowden, the jockey.
- The late Luke Snowden, the Jockey.