Sir Harry Tempest Vanes Horse Hambletonian, Preparing to Start against Mr. Cookson's Diamond,over the Beacon Course at Newmarket, for a Match of Three Thousand Guineas, a Side half forfeit. Hambletonian carried 8 stone 3 pounds. and was rode by Mr. Buckle. Diamond was rode by Mr. Dennis Fitzpatrick and carried 8 stone. this Race was run at the Craven Meeting on Monday, March, 25. 1799.
Published March 1. 1800 by John Harris. No. 3, Sweetings Alley, Cornhill & No. 8. Old Broad Steet, London.
Stipple, rare. Sheet size: 365 x 510mm (14¼ x 20"). Trimmed to image and around title.
Two horses, Hambletonian at left and Diamond to the right, with jockeys approaching the start before their race at Newmarket on March 25 1799, the owners watching from either side, one at the corner of a building to the right.
See Siltzer: P.243; From Gilbey Collection.
[Ref: 33423] £580.00