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Horse Racing Collection

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Grandstand at Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA

Grandstand at Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA Date: 1906

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: The Palio, Siena, Italy

The Palio, Siena, Italy
The Palio - a spectacular (if rather dangerous for riders and spectators) horse race, run round the Piazza del Campo in Siena

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Fred Archer

Fred Archer
FREDERICK JAMES ARCHER (1857 - 1886). Phenomenally successful jockey from the 1860s to the 1880s. Committed suicide after death of his wife, and owing to ill- health through excessive diet

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Bystander masthead design, 1927 - Royal Ascot

Bystander masthead design, 1927 - Royal Ascot
Illustrated masthead design for The Bystander magazine showing a vibrant scene at Royal Ascot with glamorous women, men in morning suits and top hats

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Famous jockeys - Charles Elliott

Famous jockeys - Charles Elliott
Charlie Elliott, flat race jockey and winner of the 1927 Derby on Call Boy, pictured in the c olours of Lord Rosebery for whom he had many successes. Date: 1927

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot

Coronation 1953, the royal box at Ascot
A scene of excitement in the royal box at Royal Ascot when the Queens colt, Choir Boy, won the Royal Hunt Cup on 17 June 1953, a fortnight after the Coronation

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham, 1945

Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham, 1945
Farther West leading Red Rower, the eventual winner, round the course at Cheltenham on Gold Cup day. The Hack, going well, is lying third

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Kenilworth Race Track, Buffalo, New York, USA

Kenilworth Race Track, Buffalo, New York, USA Date: circa 1906

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Bookmaker - Turf Accountant - James Dowsett

Bookmaker - Turf Accountant - James Dowsett of 38 Duke Street, Brighton. circa 1950s

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Horse Racing - The Last Hedge

Horse Racing - The Last Hedge - Three horses in contention in this steeplechase race as they leap the final fence. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Nearco after winning Grand Prix de Paris

Nearco after winning Grand Prix de Paris
Leading in the winner of the Grand Prix de Paris, Nearco, ridden by Pietro Gubellini, and bred and trained by Federico Tesio

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Some Grand National

Some Grand National
A number of jockeys who were expected to ride in the 1938 Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree " walking the plank" at the famous Bechers Brook

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Epsom Derby - 1954

Epsom Derby - 1954
Epsom Downs, the Gentlemens Mobile Toilet, provided by Ewell Council 3rd June 1954

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Winner of the One Thousand Guineas at Newmarket, 1943

Winner of the One Thousand Guineas at Newmarket, 1943
Walter Earl (right) the trainer of the winning horse, Herringbone, ridden by Harry Wragg, is pictured with another trainer, Jack Jarvis, whose horse, Ribbon, was beaten

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Profile portrait of a racehorse

Profile portrait of a racehorse in full flight, along with inset illustrations of a jockeys cap and crop. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: The Jockey Fred Archer

The Jockey Fred Archer
FREDERICK JAMES ARCHER Phenomenally successful jockey from the 1860s to the 1880s. Committed suicide after death of his wife, and owing to ill- health through excessive diet. Date: 1857 - 1886

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: On These Things... by H. L. Oakley

On These Things... by H. L. Oakley
Full title - On These Things, More or Less, Young Men Live, a quote by Charles Kingsley, who was a keen sporting parson. A silhouette illustration by H. L

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Front cover, Derby Supplement

Front cover, Derby Supplement
The front cover of the Derby Supplement, with vignettes of Lady James Douglas and Lord Woolavington at the top, and a reproduction of a painting by Alfred Munnings

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Opening day of Cheltenham Races, Prestbury Park

Opening day of Cheltenham Races, Prestbury Park
A general view of the Paddock during Parade on the opening day of the Cheltenham Steeplechase Clubs Autumn Meeting at Prestbury Park. 1911

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities

Silhouettes of horses in sporting activities
Despite this motor age -- silhouettes of horses in sporting activities. From the top: Going to the Post for the Derby, the International Horse Show, and Royal Ascot

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Tatler front cover, June 1960

Tatler front cover, June 1960

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Lamorlaye Racing Stables, Chantilly, France

Lamorlaye Racing Stables, Chantilly, France Date: 1908

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Horse racing at Sandown

Horse racing at Sandown
The Sandown autumn meeting where the British thoroughbred racehorse, Bayardo, was victorious

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: The Newmarket Houghton Meeting

The Newmarket Houghton Meeting
Various horse races relating to the Newmarket Houghton meeting, including the Limekiln Stakes won by Mr Fairies Bayardo, The Old Nursery Stakes won by Charlemont

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Bayardo ridden by Danny Maher

Bayardo ridden by Danny Maher
British thoroughbred racehorse, Bayardo, owned by Alfred W Cox (under the pseudonym of Mr Fairie) and ridden here by American jockey Danny Maher

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: The racehorse Godiva in 1940

The racehorse Godiva in 1940
Godiva, a daughter of Hyperion and Carpet Slipper, with D.Marks in the saddle and W.R. Jarvis, her trainer on the left

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Garden Path winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket

Garden Path winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket
Garden Path, a brown filly belonging to Lord Derby and ridden by Harry Wragg, pictured winning the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket against Major David Wills Blue Peter colt

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: RACEHORSE GLADIATEUR

RACEHORSE GLADIATEUR
French thoroughbred racehorse Gladiateur (1862 - 1876) who dominated the major races in 1865 and 1866. Date: 1865

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Bayardo after winning St Leger

Bayardo after winning St Leger
Bayardo, ridden by Danny Maher and trained by Alec Taylor Jr, coming back to scale after winning the St Leger Stakes at Doncaster in 1909

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Lord Rosebery leading his first Derby winner

Lord Rosebery leading his first Derby winner
Lord Rosebery leading Blue Peter which was his first Derby winner ridden by E.Smith in 1939. Blue Peter finished four lengths ahead of Fox Cup (ridden by Gordon Richards), with Heliopolis third

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Edward VII at Aintree

Edward VII at Aintree
The King, Edward VII, in the paddock at Aintree Racecourse for the 1905 Grand National. A horse and jockey are led past the crowd

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Sport & Country nameplate with racecourse

Sport & Country nameplate with racecourse
Nameplate for The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, Sport & Country magazine from 6th July 1955, featuring a colourful racecourse illustration. Date: 6th July 1955

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: At the Sandown races

At the Sandown races
The British thoroughbred racehorse, Bayardo, wins the Eclipse Stakes at the Sandown Park meeting

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Royal Box in the Grandstand at Goodwood

Royal Box in the Grandstand at Goodwood
The Royal Box in the Grandstand at the Goodwood Racecourse

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Ras Prince Monolulu (1881 - 1965), real name Peter Carl Mackay (or McKay

Ras Prince Monolulu (1881 - 1965), real name Peter Carl Mackay (or McKay). From the Illustrated London News, 20th February 1965: Britains most colourful racehorse tipster is dead. Date: 1960s

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: A lady at the races

A lady at the races
Haughty lady with walking stick posing at a horse-racing meeting. Date: 1902

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: County Kildare, Multi -View (horse-racing)

County Kildare, Multi -View (horse-racing), Republic of Ireland

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Silhouette of jockey and racehorse

Silhouette of jockey and racehorse
Silhouette of jockey galloping along on a racehorse

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: George William Coventry, 9th Earl of Coventry

George William Coventry, 9th Earl of Coventry (1838-1930), known as Viscount Deerhurst until 1843, British Conservative politician and horseracing devotee

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Sydney, Australia - Grand Stand, Randwick Race Course

Sydney, Australia - Grand Stand, Randwick Race Course
Slide showing a photograph of Royal Randwick Racecourse, a racecourse for horse-racing in the Eastern Suburbs in Sydney.. Boswell Collection. Slide number 34

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Famous jockeys - Joe Childs

Famous jockeys - Joe Childs
Jockey Joe Childs, pictured in the colours of King George V. Childs was the Kings first jockey and rode many winners in recent seasons for the Beckhampton stables, including Coronach. Date: 1927

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Sporting Gal and her winning racehorse

Sporting Gal and her winning racehorse
" Won by a Head" Beautiful image by Harrison Fisher of a Sporting girl rider with her hat, red waistcoat and riding crop, holding onto the head of her noble racing steed

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Horseracing - Waiting for the Starters Signal

Horseracing - Waiting for the Starters Signal Date: circa 1910s

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Famous jockeys - Charles Smirke

Famous jockeys - Charles Smirke
Jockey Charles Smirke, who rode for the Aga Khan and was trained by Stanley Wootton. Date: 1927

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: The Derby by Gilbert Holiday

The Derby by Gilbert Holiday
The crucial final moment of the Epsom Derby as the jockeys urge their horses towards the finish line. Date: 1927

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Queen Elizabeth II meets Gordon Richards at the Derby

Queen Elizabeth II meets Gordon Richards at the Derby
Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh meet jockey, Sir Gordon Richards in the paddock after his victory in the Derby in Coronation year. Date: 1953

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Horseracing Trainers Licence

Horseracing Trainers Licence
A Horseracing Trainers Licence for a Mr C Wilkinson of Holland Park, London. Signed bys M Weatherby for the Stewards of the Jockey Club Date: 1906

Background imageHorse Racing Collection: Poster Design for the Derby

Poster Design for the Derby at Epsom Racecourse in Surrey circa 1950s



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