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Finish line for century-old Bangkok horse track

Thousands of people gather here at weekends in the heart of Bangkok, but there are no farang backpackers, no Japanese expats and not even any Chinese tourists. Nobody takes selfies, and nobody is checking Facebook on their phones. There’s not a latte in sight: the fanciest restaurant in the joint still serves only Nescafé. Ninety […]