Art Collections: Paintings

Doncaster Cup, 1801

Robert Makepeace and Richard Cooke, (British, active late-18th/early-19th century)
gilded silver, 19 3/4 inches high
Gift of Jacqueline Ohrstrom, 2017


Doncaster, 1801 / Earl of Darlington and Lord Middleton, Stewards
The Gift of Peregrine Wentworth Esq. to Lady Armytage, Won by his horse CHANCE on Wednesday the 23d of September 1801, beating SIR SOLOMON, CHAMPION, and ATTAINMENT after having on the same day, won the Doncaster stakes, against COCKFIGHTER, HYACINTHUS, and SERPENT. Sir Solomon & Cockfighter were then esteemed the two best horses in ENGLAND.

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