Portrait of <I>Matilda</I>, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827 by David Dalby - 24 x 30 inches Signed and dated 1827 british sporting hunting horses racing portrait
David Dalby
(1794 - 1836)

Portrait of Matilda, Winner of the St. Leger, 1827

Signed and dated 1827
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches

Matilda was owned and trained by The Honorable Edward Petre. Sired by Comus her Dam Juliana by Gohanna out of Platina by Mercury.

Performance:

1826
- August: Sweepstakes 20 Sovs. for 2 year olds, York, Placed 5th.
- August: 100 Sovs. Sweepstakes for 2 year olds, Placed 1st, Jockey Mr. Templeman.
- September: 20 Sovs. Sweepstakes for 2 year olds, Doncaster, Placed 1st, Jockey Mr. Johnson, Odds 4-1 against.

1827
- June: The Great St. Leger Stakes of Twenty Five Guineas, Doncaster, Placed 1st, Jockey Mr. Jem Robinson, Odds 9-1 against.
- August: 30 Sovs. Sweepstakes, York, Placed 1st, Jockey W. Scott, Odds 5-4 on.

1828
- May: The Constitution Stakes 20 Sovs., York, Placed 2nd, Odds 5-4 on.
- August: The Great Subscription 25 Sovs., York, Placed 3rd, Odds 7-4 against.
- October: The Gold Cup 100 Guineas, Richmond, Placed 2nd.

Provenance
Mr. H. Arthurton, 1934

Exhibited
Tate Gallery, Millbank, The Arthurton Collection, 1934, No. 26.
Whitechaple Gallery, Exhibition of Cricket and Sporting Pictures, January 25 - March 22, 1935, No. 120.