Meynell Hunt Spring Races, Over Derby Race Course, On Thursday the 6th of April, 1820. To Start at One o'Clock Precisely. A Sweepstakes of Five Guineas each, by Members of the Club, for Horses not thorough bred, &c. &c. &c. Two-mile heats.---GentlemenRiders...Same Day, a Silver Culp, value 20gs. with 30gs. added, and 10gs. to the second Horse, given by the Gentlemen of the Hunt, for Horses not thorough bred, that never started, paid, or received forfeit previous to the day of naming, bonafide the property of Farmers occupying not less than 60 acres of land in the Counties of Derby...Henry Meynell, Esq. A.N.E. Mosley, Esq. Stewards. Thomas Brearey, Clerk of the Course...All Persons in any way connected with the racing, are particularly requested to be punctual to the periods of starting. Carriages and Horses to pay as usual at the entrance to the Siddals.
Printed letterpress; results inked in places. 266 x 152mm. 10½ x 6". Some staining, creasing.
A printed programmed of entrants and details of the Meynell Hunt Spring Races held at the Derby Racecourse, 1820. Henry Meynell (1789-1865) was a gentleman usher to George IV (1820-1830), to William IV (1830-1831) and later appointed Groom in Waiting to Victoria (1841-1845).
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