Sports Listings: This Weekend / Equestrianism: Burghley Three-Day Event, Stamford

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The Burghley Remy Martin Three-Day Event, in Lincolnshire, is the penultimate international horse trials of the domestic season. It is, with Badminton, the most senior British three-day event and this year Britain's victorious team from the World Games will provide a formidable presence in a line-up which also includes the five-times winner, Virginia Elliott. Tomorrow's cross-country course provides 34 fences and the chance to spectate in the splendid park designed by Capability Brown around Burghley House, an Elizabethan building whose structure has changed little since its completion in 1587.

How to get there: Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, east of A1, is 12 miles north-west of Peterborough. Admission by car (up to five adults), pounds 4 pedestrians, accompanied children 5-16 half-price all days: Today (dressage, 9.30am) pounds 12, tomorrow (cross-country, 11.15am) pounds 12 car, pounds 5 each passenger, Sunday (show jumping, noon and 2.30pm) pounds 12 per car, pounds 4 pedestrians. Grandstand seats: dressage pounds 3, pounds 5, pounds 11, show jumping pounds 4, pounds 8, pounds 12. (Tel: 0780- 52131).

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