500 - 700 GBP
bidding is closed
- Gertrude Hartley's Racing Trophy Tray
- stamped 'Sterling silver'
engraved with 'GH' monogram in a shield and inscriptions: 'Bangalore Races / 1926 / Yuvanaja of Mysore's Cup', '1927 / Royal Calcutta Turf Club Cup' / 'won by Hillstar'
Horses were very important to the Hartleys, with Ernest Hartley taking part in a number of ceremonies as part of the Calcutta Light Horse. Hartley owned racehorses, including one named Kilbuck, which competed in the Grand National in 1931, and won at Fontwell Park and Wetherby in 1932.