South East Club (late), Charing
February 25, 2024
Charing, Ashford TN27 0JS, UK
Course Location: 12m E of Maidstone. Nr A20 and M20 (Junction 8 and join A20). TN27 0JS. 10-minute walk from Charing station (regular service from London Victoria)
PTP Area: South East
Going: Going update to follow
First Race: 12.00
Gates Open: 10.00
Fixture Contact: Sally Bowman
Course is undulating and suits stayers. with four fences jumped uphill; quick-draining chalk-based pasture land is seldom heavy; fences firm and well-built mixture of portable and permanent.
SF: 16-18 (16). LH 21/3 circs. 8F. (3m): 19J; 2od (4/12). (2m4f): 15J; 1od (8). (3m6f) 23J; 2od (8/16). Circumference of circuit: 1m2f180yds
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