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Style of FOLLOWER OF JOHN FREDERICK HERRING SNR (1795-1865)

19th century, England

“Theodore” and companion picture “Prince Revenge” both with John Jackson up

Oil on canvas

35.30 x 39.80 cm    13.90 x 15.67 inches

Overall Framed Size
46.00 x 52.00 cm    18.11 x 20.47 inches


Theodore was bred by the Honourable Sir Edward Petre in 1819 by Woful out of Rosalind (Blacklock’s Dam) by Coriander and trained by James Croft. He won the Doncaster St Leger in 1822 but became lame before the start of the race and the odds were 200-1. Upon being told that he had to take the ride despite the odds, the jockey John Jackson apparently burst into tears but he managed a great vict...
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