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Dewar, Thomas Robert (Lord) (1864 - 1930)

Breeder (B),  Owner (O)

Associated Places:  Homestall, East Grinstead, Sussex

Description:

Lord Dewar, a bachelor, made his fortune from a whisky distillery. He was a JP for Kent and a Lieutenant of the City of London, Sheriff of London in 1897, and was also an MP for the St George division of Tower Hamlets from 1900 - 1906.

Lord Dewar began racing in 1897 and although not enjoying Classic success as an owner, he won some good races including the Gimcrack Stakes with The Black Abbot and the Stewards' Cup with Braxted. When he died in 19030 he left all his bloodstock to his brother John.

Important successes:

2000 Guineas
Cameronian   1931   (B)
Cameronian   1931   (B)
Derby
Cameronian   1931   (B)
Cameronian   1931   (B)
 

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