Shanghae Races, Spring Meeting, 1865, Second Day, Thursday, 27th April, 1865 - 1865 - Printed by A. H. De Carvalho, Shanghai - Only edition Large and rare lavender China silk programme for one of the earliest Shanghai Races, the 1865 Spring Meeting (47.5 x 23.5 cm). Finely presented in gold wood frame (64 x 38.5 cm), on acid free backing card, and with 99% UV protection ‘tru-vue’ museum grade glass.

Listing seven races, all are with names of stables or owners, names of horses, weight or height, jockey silks colours, the horses include Arabs, English, China and Japan Ponies

The races are -
Maloo Plate, for China ponies only; Arab Challenge Cup, for all Arabs; Chaasee Cup, for China and Japan ponies; Challenge Cup, for all horses [Arabs, Stud Bred, Colonials, and English]; Chu-Ka-Za Cup, for all Arabs; The Selling Stakes, for Colonial and Arab horses; and the Hack Stakes, for all horses not otherwise entered at this Meeting.
  Details of racehorse owners for each race:-

1. Maloo Plate, for China ponies only. 1/2 Mile. Twenty-seven horses – Mr. Stead, Mr. Beson, Mr. Knowles (4 horses),
Antiquated Meadow, Daddy, The Confederates, Mr. J. Darreste (2), Mr. Dallas, Mr. Seaforth, Mr. Carter (2), Mr. Kyle (3), Mr. Randolph (2), Mr. Lucas, Mr. O’Leary (2), Mr. Dixies, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Mala-Roos (2).

2. Arab Challenge Cup, for all Arabs. 2 miles. Four horses – Mr. O’Malley, Mr. Derwent, Mr. Frederich, Mr. Percy.

3. Chaasee Cup, for China and Japan ponies. 1 mile. Thirty-two horses – Mr. Southern, Mr. Stead, Mr. Knowles (4 horses),
Daddy, Mr. Crosse, The Confederates, Mr. Alpha, Mr. Stubb, Mr. J. Darreste (3), Mr. Dallas, Mr. Carter, Mr. Ap Hugh, Mr. Kyle (2), Mr. Randolph (2), Mr. Bekrap (2), Mr. O’Leary (2), Mr. Walter, Mr. Dixies, Mr. Rarey, Mr. Monk, Mr. Mala-Roos (2), Mr. Sarton.

4. Challenge Cup, for all horses [Arabs, Stud Bred, Colonials, and English]. 2 miles. Six horses – Captain King 2, Mr. Derwent, Mr. Rarey, Mr. Muirhouse, Mr. Percy.

5. Chu-Ka-Za Cup, for all Arabs. Winners of the Arab Cup and Arab Challenge Cup excluded. 1 1/4 miles. Eight horses – Mr. Marrycumup, Mr. O’Malley (2 horses), Mr. Derwent, Mr. Baker, Mr. Rarey, Mr. Frederich, Mr. Percy

6. The Selling Stakes, for Colonial and Arab horses. 1 1/2 Miles. Nine horses – Mr. Fungus, Mr. O’Malley, Captain King (2 horses), Mr. Derwent (2), Mr. Rarey, Mr. Grey, Mr. Frederich

7. Hack Stakes, for all horses not otherwise entered at this Meeting. Once Round. Four horses – Mr. Marrycumup, Mr. Derwent, Mr. Fitz Herbert, Mr. Grey.
  Condition: Fine, three gentle fold marks, edges cut as issued but not frayed, ever so slightly sunned. In fine frame.   Ref: 106086   Price: HK$ 25,000