Hunt: Puckeridge Foxhounds

Peterborough Hound Show 1884

For the seventh annual Hound Show at Peterborough, cool winds and a cloudy sky, with slight showers, preceded a brilliant day, so there was no need for covert coats or mackintoshes after twelve o’clock. Every man was at his post by eleven, excepting one, who received quite an ovation when his train allowed him to...

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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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