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Racehorse Legends - Set

Set
GBP £9.58
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Set
GBP £9.58
First Day Cover
GBP £11.92
Presentation Pack
GBP £10.10
Medal Cover
GBP £14.95
Technical details
  • 16.04.2017
  • Together Design
  • Michael Heslop
  • International Security Printers
  • Lithography
  • 41mm x 30mm
  • 1st, £1.17, £1.40, £1.57
Thematics
About Racehorse Legends

Eight Special Stamps featuring Frankel, Red Rum, Shergar, Kauto Star, Desert Orchid, Brigadier Gerard, Arkle and Estimate. Brought to you in pristine condition. The set comprises 2 x 1st Class, 2 x £1.17, 2 x £1.40. 2 x £1.57.

Frankel
Flat-Racing Legend
1st Class
Unbeaten in his 14-race career, Frankel is the top-rated horse in the world since the World Best Racehorse Rankings were initiated in 1977. He was ridden throughout his racing days by Tom Queally. Greatest race: The 2000 Guineas in 2011.

Red Rum
National Hunt Legend
1st Class
Voted no. 3 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1977 Grand National (ridden by Tommy Stack). Red Rum is the only horse to have won the Grand National for a third time.

Shergar
Flat-Racing Legend
£1.17
1978 European Horse of the Year., Guardian Classic Trial, Chester Vase, Derby, Irish Derby, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1981). Greatest race: Epsom Derby 1981 – longest winning margin in that race’s history.

Kauto Star
National Hunt Legend
£1.17
Greatest race: 2009 King George VI Chase (ridden by Ruby Walsh). His huge 36-length victory enabled him to replace Desert Orchid as top-rated steeplechaser.

Desert Orchid
National Hunt Legend
£1.40
Voted no. 2 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Brigadier Gerard
Flat-Racing Legend
£1.40
Won 17 of his 18 races. British Horse of the Year 1972. Voted no. 5 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1971 2000 Guineas (ridden by Joe Mercer). His defining moment beating Mill Reef his great contemporary.

Arkle
National Hunt Legend
£1.57
Won 27 of his 35 starts. Voted no. 1 favourite horse by readers of Racing Post. Greatest race: 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup (ridden by Pat Taaffe). His first Cheltenham Gold Cup was a dramatic win as he dethroned Mill House and showed his greatness for the first time.

Estimate
Flat-Racing Legend
£1.57
Won the 2013 Gold Cup at Ascot, the first horse owned by a reigning monarch to do so. It is very rare that a horse becomes a legend from just one race but this is one of those exceptions.

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