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Soldiers to race horses at Aldbrough St John, near Richmond
SOLDIERS will test their strength and stamina in a charity race against horses. The 10km cross country and road event, in aid of ABF the Soldiers’ Charity, starts at 1.30pm on Wednesday October 16 at Brookleigh Riding Centre, Aldbrough St John, near Richmond.The horses are handicapped by a staggered start and can only trot on the tarmac sections of the course. ABF Regional Director Major Barney Barnbrook said: “The entrance fee is £25 and we are also hoping for additional sponsorship for what is quite an unusual contest.”
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