Adjacent are the parade ground and racecourse and the golf-links.
Or more above the sea, and sometimes level as a racecourse, spread out on all sides.
The racecourse, which lies south-west of the town, has a full extent of 4 m., but is divided into various lengths to suit the different races.
There are parks on the east and west of the town, and a new racecourse (1887) replaces that formerly on the site of the west park.
It is served by the London & South-Western and the London, Brighton & South Coast railways, and on the racecourse on the neighbouring Downs there is a station (Tattenham Corner) of the South-Eastern & Chatham railway.
Preston and Queen's parks are the principal of several public recreation grounds; and the racecourse at Kemp Town is also the property of the town.
Punchestown racecourse, 22 m.
The racecourse lies i m.
On the racecourse he was successful, and it is another proof of his native thoroughness that he gained a reputation as a handicapper.
The town has extended greatly on the southern side of the stream, where, in the direction of the racecourse, there are now numerous fine villas.
In the suburbs is a racecourse where the Western Meeting is held in September of every year.
The town possesses a fine European club, a racecourse, and good golf links.
Wagga-Wagga has a school of art with a library attached, a fine convent picturesquely situated on Mount Erin, a good racecourse and agricultural show-grounds.
Bull-fights have never been popular in Rio de Janeiro, but horse-racing is a favourite sport, and the Jockey Club maintains a racecourse in the Sao Francisco Xavier suburb.
Meanwhile the list of contests on the old racecourse, the stadium, had been enlarged.
On the south it was bordered by a portico with a single row of columns in front; on the east by a double portico, more than a stadium in length (220 yds.), and serving as a racecourse for practice in bad weather.
Of parks and open spaces there are in the south, Brodie Park (22 acres), presented in 1871 by Robert Brodie; towards the north Fountain Gardens (7a acres), the gift of Thomas Coats and named from the handsome iron fountain standing in the centre; in the north-west, St James Park (40 acres), with a racecourse (racing dates from 1620, when the earl of Abercorn and the Town Council gave silver bells for the prize); Dunn Square and the old quarry grounds converted and adorned; and Moss Plantation beyond the north-western boundary.
This street contains a fine stone church built in 1895 for the use of the Anglican community, a branch of the Bank of British West Africa, telegraph offices and the establishments of the principal trading firms. In Victoriaborg, a suburb of Ussher Town, are the residences of the principal officials, and here a racecourse has been laid out.