This page is being developed. if you have any history or stories about the Hallam Chase please email them to me - photo's, results, prizes your family have one in the past. Stories about all the betting that went on with the early races!!

Here is one for a starter - look at the crowds on Den Bank on the picture below.

The event used to occur during a shut down week so thousands would come and watch (and bet on) the race.

Den Bank in the old days

Andy Couldwell has found a picture of his father, Derek Walker, dropping down Den Bank in 1959