Jack Crouch

English racing jockey who died in aircraft crash.

Peter Beatty

English racehorse owner, businessman and aristocrat

Cotswold Olimpick Games

The Cotswold Olimpick Games is an annual public celebration of games and sports held on the Friday after Spring Bank Holiday near Chipping Campden, in the Cotswolds of England.

Dorothy Levitt

First British woman racing driver and a women’s world land speed record holder. In 1905 she also established the record for the longest drive by a lady driver when she drove a De Dion-Bouton from London to Liverpool and back over two days.

Norah Wilmot

Norah Wilmot (1889–1980) was the first British woman racehorse trainer to officially train a winning horse. Her historic win came with her filly Pat, at Brighton in August 1966, just one day after she became one of the first two women to be granted a training licence by the Jockey Club.

Ned Painter

English bare-knuckle prize fighter. After his retirement from boxing he became the landlord of The Anchor in Norwich.

Sam Hurst

English bare-knuckle boxing champion 1860–1861.

Florence Nagle

Trainer and breeder of racehorses, a breeder of pedigree dogs, and an active feminist