Day at the Oldest Races

The Kiplingcotes Derby, the oldest flat horse racing in England's sporting history, takes place in Market Weighton today.

Day at the Oldest Races

Pointing the way to Kiplingcotes, the oldest derby on the English racing calendar.

Now it's a day for racehorse fans as not only are the Cheltenham charms on offer... Today is also the day of the oldest flat race in the English sporting calendar. The Kiplingcotes Derby will be held in Market Weighton in the Yorkshire Wolds later. It's almost 500 years since it first began.

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