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Lot 171: 12 Newspapers carrying horse racing reports dating between 1791 and 18
07 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 12 Newspapers carrying horse racing reports dating between 1791 and 1863, i) The London Chronicle 8-10 Nov 1791, spectators amused by a loose horse at Ennis in Ireland ii) Lancaster Gazette 5th July 1806, Royal Plate at Newcastle iii) Staffordshire Advertiser 25th July 1807, Betting for the St Leger iv to xii) Nine editions of the Malton Messenger dating between with 28th March & 6th June 1863, coverage of the death of prominent Turf personality Sir Tatton Sykes, Epsom Spring Meeting, Epsom Derby Meeting (beset by incessant rain), Royal Ascot (including a headline "disrupted races at Ascot"), and the first running of the Grand Prix de Paris "Englishmen invade Longchamp in Paris", overall in good condition
Notes: Horse Racing