Key to the participants in the "Great Match": the horses belonging to the Earl of Eglinton and the Earl of Zetland. Line block after H. Hall, ca. 1851.
- Hall, Harry, 1813-1882.
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Far left, the Earl of Zetland with his horse Voltigeur; second from right, the Earl of Eglinton with his horse Flying Dutchman. The great match was a race run by these two horses over two miles at York on 13 May 1851. Flying Dutchman was the winner by one length
Other participants identified, left to right: (mounted on Voltigeur) Nathaniel Flatman; (foreground) stableboy; (behind Voltigeur) Hill, trainer of Voltigeur; (centre) Admiral The Hon. Henry John Rous; (talking to Rous) George Payne; (jockey with Flying Dutchman) Charles Marlow; stableboy; (far right) Robert, trainer of Flying Dutchman