Hunt: Quorn Foxhounds

The True Story of Songster

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 in:
Subject: Unusual
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The following is a report from the Dundee Advertiser in 1934 Songster, a chestnut horse, that in 1914, was ” turned down ” for war service because of his age, and afterwards went overseas with the Leicestershire Yeomanry, he is claimed by his master to be the ” daddy ” of all veteran war horses....

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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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