Britains Racing Colours Famous Owners: Duke of Norfolk horse and jockey

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Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard, the 16th Duke of Norfolk, was an influential figure in racing administration, a Steward of the Jockey Club and vice- chairman of the Turf Board, and served as the Queen's representative at Ascot for 27 years. Along with Lavinia, the Duchess of Norfolk, he founded the Angmering Park Stud in Littlehampton Sussex in 1937. The best horse to run in the Duke of Norfolk's colours was Ragstone, who helped him achieve a long-term ambition by winning the Ascot Gold Cup in 1974.

Jockey wears his colours of pale blue. Cap is quartered into harlequin blue and red. Whip complete.  Jockey is riding a white / grey horse. This came in a period white box with handwritten name on outside and is thought to have come from the factory, probably to an employee

Manufacturer ref RC142

Horse and jockey in very good to excellent original condition. Top of whip slightly bent but rare to find original whip (flat inside edge)


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