Racehorse Legends


Collect GB Stamps Racehorse Legends at Royal Mail

2017 (April 6 2017)
Commemorative

Designed by Michael Heslop
Size 41mm (h) x 30mm (v)
Printed by International Security Printers
Print Process Lithography

Stamps

Racehorse Legends 1st Stamp (2017) Frankel

Frankel

1st

Unbeaten in his 14-race career, Frankel is the top-rated horse in the world since the World Best Racehorse Rankings were initiated in 1977. Greatest race: The 2000 Guineas in 2011.


Racehorse Legends 1st Stamp (2017) Red Rum

Red Rum

1st

Voted no.3 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1977 Grand National. The only three time winner of the Grand National.


Racehorse Legends £1.17 Stamp (2017) Shergar

Shergar

£1.17

European Horse of the Year 1978. Greatest race: Epsom Derby 1981 – longest winning margin in that race’s history.


Racehorse Legends £1.17 Stamp (2017) Kauto Star

Kauto Star

£1.17

Greatest race: 2009 King George VI Chase. His huge 36 length victory enabled him to replace Desert Orchid as top-rated steeplechaser.


Racehorse Legends £1.40 Stamp (2017) Desert Orchid

Desert Orchid

£1.40

Voted no.2 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1989 Cheltenham Gold Cup.


Racehorse Legends £1.40 Stamp (2017) Brigadier Gerard

Brigadier Gerard

£1.40

Won 17 of his 18 races and named British Horse of the Year 1972. Voted no.5 favourite horse by Racing Post readers. Greatest race: 1971 2000 Guineas.


Racehorse Legends £1.57 Stamp (2017) Arkle

Arkle

£1.57

Won 27 of his 35 starts. Voted no.1 favourite horse by readers of Racing Post. Greatest race: 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup.


Racehorse Legends £1.57 Stamp (2017) Estimate

Estimate

£1.57

Won the 2013 Gold Cup at Ascot, the first horse owned by a reigning monarch to do so.


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