Prominent racing men.
Duke of Grafton,
Lord Rockinghan
Lord Bolingbroke
Lord Gower
Lord Orford
Sir Charles Bunbury
Mr Jenison Shafto

Colt, male horse younger than 5
Filly, female younger than 5
fizzy, excitable
Jockey -- in 18th century meant a racing man.
Nick, cross breeding
nursery, handicap race for two year olds
rough off, holiday from training
rubbing house -- where horses were saddled and rubbed down after

Costs of a stallion covering
One of no importance, half a gn.
50 guineas to send mare to Eclipse in 1770s
Marske, Eclipse's sire, 30gns, but later 100
Marske (stallion) sold for 1000 gns

1764 when he Duke of Cumberland's Herod raced Duke of Grafton's Antinous, bets worth 100,000 pounds were laid.

When Cumberland died 31st October 1765, Herod was sold for 500 gns
Eclipse sold then for 45 gns

Gimcrack, Small.1763 bought for 35, won 7 times in 1764, sold to Bolingbroke for 800, then to Sir Charles Bunbury, then to Lord Grosvenor.





1765 Bath course was called Hyde Park
1765 plates run.
Carlisle, Burford in Oxfordshire, Newcastle, Lichfield, Canterbury, Salisbury, Guildford, Ipswich, Lewes, Lincoln, Nottingham, Winchester, Hamledon Yorks,

Worcestershire, Pitchcroft,
Lansdown, excellent place to ride

1711 Ascot Royal Plate, land near East Cote

Hambledon Yorks, perhaps mares only