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Harrison, J Crowther ( - )

Breeder (B),  Owner (O)

Associated Places:  Cottingham Stud, nr Beverley, Yorks

Description:

Mr Crowther Harrison, Sheriff of Hull in 1851 and a County Magistrate, founded the Cottingham Stud in Yorkshire and in 1884 the future Derby winner Merry Hampton was foaled. Other good horses bred by Mr Harrison included Merry Hampton's half-brother Gay Hermit (13 1/2 races including the Royal Hunt Cup), Tomahawk (Lincolnshire Handicap) and Lowland Chief (Portland Handicap).

Harrison's son, John Simons Harrison, took over the management of the stud in 1885. They were both assisted by their exemplary stud groom Tom Wilberforce.

Important successes:

Derby
Merry Hampton   1887   (B)
 

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