Britains Racing Colours Famous Owners: HM The King. King George V was not the passionate racing monarch that his father had been, but he enjoyed looking over the horses, both on his stud and in training.
Jockey wears King's silks of purple jacket with scarlet sleeves, gold hoops (which would have been braid) across the front of the vest and a black cap (that was velvet in real life) with a gold mark to denote the tassel. Riding a pre-war brown / bay horse with three white socks and off-white blaze. Contained in two part pre-war box with printed name to lid
Jockey in very good original condition with only very minor paint loss and whip complete and straight. Horse in very good original condition with just some very tiny areas of paint loss. Box in very good original condition with just light discolouration