Last day of racing at Folkestone

Horse racing enthusiasts are gathering at Folkestone Race Course for the final event of this year. The owners of the course are to close the site after today and many local people fear that it will not reopen.

View all 3 updates ›
  1. David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

Last day for Kent racecourse

There were big crowds and some tears today as Kent's only racecourse held what may well be its last ever race. Folkestone Racecourse needs investment if it's to remain viable but a proposal to raise cash by building 800 homes has been rejected by planners. David Johns reports.

More top news