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The entrance of the Royal Turf Club in Bangkok's Dusit area, has its name in Thai and an emblem that consists of a thevada riding a horse and holding up a sword, a reference to the horse races that until 2018 were held at this venue (fig.).

 

The wall also bears a logo depicting the head of a horse inside a horseshoe, with the number 2459 under it in Thai, which is the year in the Buddhist Era in which the Royal Turf Club was established, which correspondents to the year 1916 AD. In 2018, its land lease was terminated by the Crown Property Bureau and due to the decline of horse racing in Thailand, the Royal Turf Club was demolished (fig.) and as of March 2019, the are is being made into a public park with a royal monument in honour of King Bhumipol Adulyadej.

See also QUADCOPTER PICTURE.

1345'43.0"N 10031'01.0"E

 

  Royal Turf Club