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TO BREEDERS
Who wish to
possess
good priced
draught
horses
during the
Season (1871)
that
Pure-bred
Linconshire
Draught
Stallion
The Property of Mr. JOHN EDMONDSON, Farmer, Horton, Extwistle,
NEAR BURNLEY, LANCASHIRE
Will serve a limited number of Mares this season at Two Pounds each Mare and Five Shillings the Groom. The Groom's fee to be paid the first time of serving, and the remainder on or before the 20th day of June next, to the Groom, for which he is accountable.

"ENGLAND'S GLORY" is now rising three year's old stands sixteen hands three inches high, and is a beautiful bay, on very short clean legs, with plenty of bone and of great substance, and of immense power, a splendid mover, and likely to make a first-class horse. He won the first Prize at the Peterborough Show, 1868, as the best foal for draught purposes; he won the first prize at the Cambridgeshire Show, held in March, 1869, as the yearling for draught purposes. When two years old, he won the first prize at the Peterborough Show, 1870, against an all, and there were thirteen competitors.

"ENGLAND'S GLORY" was got by Mr. T. Cleaver's noted horse, "Farmer's Delight," and Farmer's Delight" by the Wiltshire champion, "England's Glory," who was bred by Richard Hopper, Esq., of North Bank, Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire out of his noted bay mare for which he refused two hundred guineas with "England's Glory" at her heels. She was got by Mr. John Hemmant's, of Tharney Fens, prize horse, "Emporer," which took the first prize at Peterborough, 1859; the first prize, 25, at the Royal Show at Warwick, 1859; and the first prize at Peterborough, 1860; the first prize of 15.at North Lincoln Show, held at Horneycastle, 1860, against 17 competitors; the first prize of 15 at Staffordshire Show, held at Burton-upon-Trent, 1860, against 22 competitors; the first prize at Peterborough, 1861; and the first prize at Huntingdonshire Show, 1863. He was got by Mr. Dick's "Matchless" which horse was allowed to be one of the best horses in the County of Lincoln, and was acknowledged by all judges of cart horses to have left the best stock of any horse in England, there being thirty entire horses by him travelling in one season.

"ENGLAND'S GLORY" grand dam waas got by Mr. Taylor's world-wide renowned horse, "Old England's Glory," which horse took more prizes than any two horses in England. It is useles to trace his pedigree any further, for it is well known that "England's Glory" is sprung from the best breed of draught horses in the kingdom.

"ENGLAND'S GLORY'S" ROUTE
(IF HEALTH PERMITS.)
MONDAY.
- Leaves his own stable for the Boot Inn, Burnley, till 3 o'clock; thence through Padiham to the Swan Inn, Whalley, all night.
TUESDAY MORNING.
- Whalley to the Bull's Head, one hour; thence to the Victoria Hotel, Blackburn, all night.
WEDNESDAY.
- Leaves Blackburn at 2-30 by rail to the Buck i'th Vine Inn, Burscough-street, Ormskirk, all night.
THURSDAY.
- Leaves Ormskirk when market is over, thence to Mr. Edge's, the Bull and Dog, Burscough, one hour; over Burscough Bridge to Mr. Henry Hirst's, Rufford; next to Mr. Thomas Ashcroft's, Rufford, all night.
FRIDAY M0RNING.
- Leaves Rufford, through Sollom. to Mr. Richard Howard's, the Ram's Head, Tarleton, two hours; over the Bank Bridge to the Black Horse, Hoole, one hour; then to Mr. James Wilkins, the Golden Ball, Longton, all night.
SATURDAY MORNING.
- Leaves Longton for the Anchor Inn, Hutton; to Mr. Sutton's Penwortham; next to the Golden Cross, Preston till five o'clock; thence by rail to Burnley, to his own stable. To remain until Monday morning.
Any mare tried by this horse and not coming forward to be served will be charged the full season price, unless by consent of the groom.

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