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ArkleNational Hunt LegendWon 27 of his 35 starts. Voted no. 1 favourite horse by readers of Racing Post. Greatest race: 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup (ridden by Pat Taaffe).
Kauto StarNational Hunt LegendGreatest race: 2009 King George VI Chase (ridden by Ruby Walsh).
Michael Heslop is the artist behind the stunning Racehorse Legends stamp illustrations. All eight Racehorse Legends Special Stamps are individually mounted and set in a black frame. Handmade for Royal Mail in the UK.
This limited edition framed print features an enlargement of the Red Rum stamp together with an individually mounted stamp from the Racehorse Legends set painted by the equestrian artist, Michael Heslop and signed by Tommy Stack. Only available in the UK
The Classic Bundle comprises the Presentation Pack, Postcards and Medal Cover. The combined price for these is £28.65 but we’re offering them as a bundle for just £25.50 – a saving of over 10%.
All eight Special Stamps, reproduced from the original stamp artwork as postcards. A highly original gift idea, which is also ideal for framing.
This exceptional cover combines the Special Stamps with a specially commissioned medal from The Royal Mint. Designed by the engraver Laura Clancy, the medal features the legendary racehorse Hyperion and the words: The Sport of Kings.
A blank envelope with racehorses image in the bottom left hand corner. Includes an information card featuring facts on each horse, including their birthplace, owner, trainer and most famous race.
The Presentation Pack has been written by horse-racing expert and former jockey Brough Scott MBE, and includes quotes from those who knew the horses best, including Sir Henry Cecil, Ruby Walsh and ‘Ginger’ McCain.
The Golden Anniversary Celebration Stamp Sheet features seven stamps: a 5p, 20p, Four 1st Class and a £1.
The 50 Years of a Design Icon Stamp Sheet features six stamps at First Class values with essays, preliminary sketches and photographs from 1966.
Includes six First Class definitive stamps and features a quote from Edward Short, Postmaster General, from 1967.