Horse Racing Ticket
1866 - 1890
This metal disc was an entry ticket
to the horse racing course in Croydon.
A Steeplechase is a horse race
over open country or fences.

By 1879, Croydon's
'Grand Metropolitan Steeplechase'
was the second most famous race
in the country,
after the 'Grand National' at Aintree.
   
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