Abbey Park is a public park in Leicester, England, through which the River Soar flows. It is owned and managed by Leicester City Council. It opened in 1882 on the flood plain of the River Soar, and expanded in 1932 to include the area west of the river that had formerly been the medieval St Mary's Abbey, still bounded by large medieval walls
Leicester Lions are a speedway team which originally operated from 1968 until 1983. The club returned to speedway for the 2011 Premier League season, moving up to the Elite League for the 2014 season. Before the 2019 season, the club owners took the decision to drop down to the SGB Championship.
The Racecourse was established in 1773, at the Victoria Park in Leicester. Ten decades later, they moved to Oadby. A few hundred miles away from the city centre, The Leicester Racecourse has hosted some of the most valuable races in the UK, including the ‘Prince of Wales Stakes’ and the ‘Portland Stakes’.
The Racecourse hosts special events such as Ladies Day and the King Richard lll Stakes throughout the year.
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