Location: near Melton Mowbray. Leicestershire
A serious, well organised course with permanent buildings whose boards creak with a history that temporary marquees can never recapture.
Run right handed on a hillside the stiff fences here take no prisoners.
Bookmakers, trade stands and cheese stalls all do a roaring trade when the weather is fine.
The parade ring with changing rooms and offices in background.
The winners enclosure.