James Lynwood Palmer
‘Captain Cuttle, winner of the 1922 Derby, & Jockey, Steve Donoghue’, 14¼”×18½” J.F.E.Grundy, 1929, signed by Palmer and Smythe, 400 copies @ 5gns.
Captain Cuttle was owned by Sir James Buchanan, 1st Baron Woolavington (1849-1935), and trained by Fred Darling. Captain Cuttle’s sire was Hurry On, an undefeated British thoroughbred racehorse, the Leading Sire in Great Britain & Ireland in 1926, who also sired Coronach, winner of the 1926 Derby for Lord Woolavington (and also painted by Lynwood Palmer). The original, painted in 1923, hangs in the Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket.
‘Colonel William Hall Walker on Buttercup’ (winner of the House of Commons lightweight Point-
to-Point Steeplechase 1910),
signed by Lynwood Palmer, Col. Hall Walker and Richard Smythe, 15⅞”×19¾”
Also known as ‘The Master of Foxhounds’
MP for Wavertree 1900-1919, Colonel Hall Walker (1856-1933) was a founder and donor of the National Stud. Created Baron Wavertree in 1919 when he retired from the House of Commons.