'Colonist II', Sir Winston's Grey Colt
Raoul Millais (1901- 1999)
Oil painting on canvas, 'Colonist II', Sir Winston's Grey Colt, by Raoul Millais (1901- 1999), signed and dated 1951. The five year old stallion sired by Rienzo and Cybele and born in France in 1946, standing in a woody landscape with a stream in the distance on the left. He won thireteen races for Sir Winston, who bought him in 1949, many with the jockey Tommy Gosling (1926 - 2008) and he got £11,938 in prize money.
Transferred by HM Treasury, 1968
Marks and inscriptions
signed and dated 1951
Makers and roles
Raoul Millais (1901- 1999), artist