[Saved] A metal tankard of simple form won by Richard Onlsow, Viscount Cranley (later 5th Earl of Onslow) and his horse Ludlow over five furlongs against Hugh Burdett Money-Coutts (1876-1949) horse Honeydew. Run on Port Meadow in Oxford, whilst both were studying at New College at the University of Oxford. Racing horses and gambling on the result was a popular pastime on Port Meadow (north west of Oxford) during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Accepted by the Treasury in lieu of Estate Duty on the death of the 5th and the 6th Earl in 1984
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Match Port Meadow, Oxford. Lord Cranley's LUDLOW beat Mr HB Money-Coutts' HONEYDEW five furlongs, June 1897