10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIMCRACK»
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George Stubbs, Painter:
As a stallion he stood at Oxcroft at the high fee of 20 guineas (though Gimcrack's
fee was 30 guineas), but was not a great success. Revisiting Oxcroft over 200
years later, David Oldrey observes that the finely painted ash tree in spring flower
The sportsman's cyclopaedia: comprising a complete ...
B. C. In the second Spring meeting, Gimcrack, 7st. 41b. beat Mr. Panton s Rocket,
aged, 8st. 71b. B. C. lOOOgs. — at starting, 6 to 4 on Rocket. At Newmarket in
July, he beat Sir J. Lowther's Ascham, 6 years old, 7st. 101b. each, B. C. 1000 gs.
Thomas Burgeland Johnson, 1848
Baker's Darkey plays: a collection of short, humorous plays ...
Enter Gimcrack, door in flat. Gimcrack. Good-morning, sir, good-morning. Am dis
de place whar dey put people in de paper ? Foozle (mocking him). No, sir, dis am
not de place whar dey put people in de paper. This is a printing office where we ...
Frank E. Hiland, George H. Coes, E. Bowers, 1903
The turf register, and sportsman & breeder's stud-book, by ...
Gimcrack was fold to Mr. Wildman; and at Newmarket First Spring Meeting, J 7 65
, He won 501, for horses rising five years old, 8st. 7lb. R. C beating Mr. Vernon's
Prophet, Sir J. Lowther's Treasurer, and Sir John Moore's South-West. Gimcrack ...
William Pick, R. Johnson, 1803
The Turf Register and Sportsman & Breeder's Stud-book: ...
4lb. beat Sir C. Bunbury's Gimcrack, aged, 9st. B. C. 300gs. — In the First October
Meeting, He was beat by Goldfinder, Jethro, Bellario, Marquis, and A-la-greque.
— He was then sold to Lord Oflbry; and in the fame Meeting, He was second to ...
William Pick, R. Johnson, 1805
American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine
MEMOIR OF GIMCRACK. (See Engraving annexed.) To entitle him to the place
he occupies in this number of the Magazine, it would be sufficient in behalf of
Gimcrack that he was the sire of Medley; but that distinction, far from constituting
John Stuart Skinner, 1880
Baily's Magazine of Sports & Pastimes
The curious thing about this race was that his only opponent was Mr. Vernon's
Rose, who won the first heat. Gimcrack fairly galloped her to a standstill in the
second heat ; and she was withdrawn from the third heat, allowing the little grey
Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes
But the speet; delivered by the Earl of Durham to the Gimcrack Club cannot be
dismissed, with merely the comments of the press. The noble lord has, in a
certain sense, flung down his gauntlet. That it will be taken up « cannot for an
He was bred by Lord Fitzwilliam; his dam, called Evelina, by Highflyer, out of
Termagant, by Tantrum, son of Cripple, sire of the famous Gimcrack. —
Termagant was also the dan: of Pewett, that bred the two noted gunners Sir Paul
American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine
1771-3-9;— the only nag in Maryland that ever beat Fitzhugh'* Regulus, and
Delancey's imported horse Lath. PotSos Mare; daui by Gimcrack; grandam Snap
Dragon by Snap. — The grandam of American Eclipse — (dam of Miller's Damsel
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIMCRACK»
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Muhaarar reaches new heights for trainer Hills
Trainer Richard Fahey said of the Godolphin-owned colt: “He has entries in the Gimcrack and the National Stakes. We're back where we ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
Birchwood Flies To Superlative Win
"We'll speak to John (Ferguson) and see where he goes, but he has entries in the Gimcrack and the National Stakes. "His mind wasn't on the ... «Sportinglife.com, Jul 15»
Birchwood and Rene Mathis give Richard Fahey a Newmarket double
"We'll speak to John (Ferguson, bloodstock advisor to owners Godolphin) and see where he goes, but he has entries in the Gimcrack and the ... «Cambridge News, Jul 15»
Birchwood flies to Superlative win at Newmarket
"We'll speak to John (Ferguson) and see where he goes, but he has entries in the Gimcrack and the National Stakes. "His mind wasn't on the ... «SkySports, Jul 15»
Falling for Disney's Latest Idol
Fake palm trees, fake paparazzi — okay, that's understandable — and a stupid-as-fuck altar set up with gimcrack from Disneyland's Enchanted ... «SF Weekly, Jul 15»
Waady a first Group winner for Approve
After breaking his duck at the second time of asking, Approve went on to win a pair of Group 2s - the Norfolk Stakes and Gimcrack Stakes ... «Racing Post Bloodstock, Jul 15»
Double delight for Norton
The Acclamation colt, who holds an entry in the Gimcrack Stakes, was never far of the pace and powered to the lead inside the final furlong to ... «Sportinglife.com, Jul 15»
Calling time on Greece
... case with the euro, the single currency's attraction for investors could collapse just as surely as Greece's gimcrack membership seems certain ... «Saudi Gazette, Jul 15»
Leading St Leger fancies all entered in Great Voltigeur Stakes
75 horses have been left in the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes on the final day of the Ebor Meeting, Saturday August 22. «SkySports, Jul 15»
The Supreme Court's Liberal Decisions Were Just Common Sense
Millions would have lost their insurance—thousands, their lives. And why? Beneath the gimcrack pretext, one simple reason: The court didn't ... «Slate Magazine, Jun 15»