Hunt: Bicester Hunt with Whaddon Chase

Peterborough Hound Show 1890

In no month is foxhunting so far off as in July. To keep it in memory, the Festival of Peterborough has been invented, and to the event flock as many as can to whom a foxhound is appreciated for itself and not a mere excuse for a ride. A pleasant gathering, and instructive, it was...

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A Collection of Historical Hound & Hunt Related Incidents & Oddities Recorded in Baily’s 1795 Merkin, a fox-hound bitch bred by Colonel Thornton ran a trail of four miles in seven minutes and half a second [about 34mph]. This bitch was sold for four hogsheads of claret,  the agreement included a provision that seller was…

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