Horse and Cart "racing" on Southwark Street

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Saturday 21 June 2014 1.22pm
Did anyone see the dozen or so horse and carts on Southwark Street earlier this afternoon? Some of them went at a normal pace, others seemed to be racing, overtaking cars etc. I don't know how fast they usually go, it was quite exciting, but it seemed a bit too fast for a busy central London road, so I was wondering if it was an illegal "race"?
Saturday 21 June 2014 1.31pm
I saw them on Roupell Street where they had stopped for a drink at the King's Arms.

Seemed to be travellers/gypsies on a day out / pub crawl.

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Saturday 21 June 2014 1.39pm
Thanks James!
Saturday 21 June 2014 7.18pm
So long as they aren't going over 30mph, and the conductor isn't drinking booze on the pub crawls it's all good.

I like seeing horses on our streets and would love it if there were more.
Saturday 21 June 2014 7.19pm
I saw then race along Roupell Street a couple of months ago.
Saturday 21 June 2014 7.36pm
Jules62 wrote:
I like seeing horses on our streets and would love it if there were more.

Agreed.
Monday 23 June 2014 1.29pm
They come to the Kings Arms quite regularly.I did ask where they came from, can't remember the details but they have stables somewhere in SE London
Tuesday 24 June 2014 10.58am
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