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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%.
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.
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.
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.
Estimate Flat-Racing LegendWon the 2013 Gold Cup at Ascot, the first horse owned by a reigning monarch to do so. It is very rare that a horse becomes a legend from just one race but this is one of those exceptions.
FrankelFlat-Racing LegendUnbeaten in his 14-race career, Frankel is the top-rated horse in the world since the World Best Racehorse Rankings were initiated in 1977.
Red RumNational Hunt LegendVoted no. 3 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1977 Grand National (ridden by Tommy Stack).
ShergarFlat-Racing Legend1978 European Horse of the Year, Guardian Classic Trial, Chester Vase, Derby, Irish Derby, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (1981).
Kauto StarNational Hunt LegendGreatest race: 2009 King George VI Chase (ridden by Ruby Walsh).
Desert OrchidNational Hunt LegendVoted no.2 favourite horse by Racing Post readers.Greatest race: 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Brigadier GerardFlat-Racing LegendWon 17 of his 18 races.British Horse of the Year 1972. Voted no. 5 favourite horse by Racing Post readers.Greatest race: 1971 2000 Guineas (ridden by Joe Mercer).
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).