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Personal: Racing: Correspondence: M - Ni., Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/158

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Christopher Soames on WSC's race horses and racing activities (5); Frank Mellor (4); Colonel Frank Clarke on the display of WSC's racing colours at the National Museum of Racing in Montreal [Canada] (5); Walter Nightingall, WSC's trainer on various issues including details of the successes of WSC's horses, of prize money won and his regret at WSC's decision to end his racing interests (55); and Arnold Carey Foster (8). Also includes copies of correspondence and notes from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC], Gillian Maturin [Secretary to WSC], Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC], and Catherine Snelling [Secretary to WSC].Other subjects covered by the file include: details of expenditure at Newchapel Stud and gifts to jockeys and trainers.Also includes: photographs of horses including Collateral and Non Stop; printed reviews of WSC's race horses; a newsletter issued by the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association; and newspaper cuttings.


  • Creation: Mar 1952 - Nov 1964

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