The Carters were the founders of the English colony in Chantilly and instrumental in the future racing success of the town and nation. Members of this family have an unparalleled racing record; they won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 5 times, the Prix du Jockey Club on no less than 27 occasions, the Grand Prix de Paris on 16 runnings and the Prix de Diane 23 times. The Carters became so numerous that they became known by the name of their training establishment or their crack horses.He bought Plaisanterie (by Wellingtonia - Poetess) as a yearling filly for FF825 and kept a half ownership. As a three year old she went on to win 14 out her 15 races including the Cambridgeshire and the 1885 Cesarewitch.
Large fortunes were won on odds of 25/1 and 10/1 respectively. Hawes and Henri Say (the diminutive sugar magnate). His cracks were Codomen, Prix du Jockey Club winner Mordant (by War Dance - Magdala), Chulot, Tricolor and L'Epe. Gagé until his early death at age 29. Steppes Hill Farm Antiques Ltd specialise in small silver collectors items including wine labels, caddy spoons, snuff boxes, vinaigrettes, vesta cases, card cases, pencils and writing equipment, scent bottles, pin cushions etc etc as well as Flatware, Hollow-ware and Scottish and Irish silver.We have been members of The British Antique Dealers' Association since 1976. Please ask for a quote. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "rulebrittania" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.