Launcelot, Winner of The Great St Leger Stakes at Doncaster 1840, Rode by W. Scott.112 Subscribers ___ 11 Started. Launcelot is own Brother to Touchstone, who won the Gt. St. Leger Stakes in 1834, & the Gold Cup at Doncaster in 1835_6, was bred by the Marquis of Westminster, Got by Camel out of Banter (bred by his Lordship, in 1826) by Master Henry out of Boadica, Sister to Bucephalus. The Property of the Most Noble Marquis of Westminster. To whom this Print by Permission is most respectfully dedicated by the Publishers S & J. Fuller.
London: Published Nov.r 1st. by S. & J. Fuller, at their Sporting Gallery 34 Rathbone Place.
Coloured aquatint. 394 x 489mm. 15½ x 19¼". A fine impression in fresh colour. Proof.
The race horse Launcelot with his jockey up, bred by Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster (1767-1845), politician and collector of art. He won the Champagne Stakes in 1839 and the St Leger Stakes in 1840.
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