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Peck, Robert (1845 - 1899)

Robert Peck
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Owner (O),  Trainer (T)

Associated Places:  Russley Park, Wilts; Howbury Hall, Beds; Beverley House Stables, Newmarket; Park Lodge Stables, Newmarket


Robert Peck, himself the father of two able trainers Charles Peck and Percy, was born in Malton, Yorkshire and took up training as a young man. In addition to his three Classic horses, Peck reckoned that the unbeaten Barcaldine, who won all his twelve races in a hack canter, to be the best that he ever saw or trained. After retiring from the trainers' ranks, Robert Peck raced as an owner. His Hackness won the 1882 Cambridgeshire and The Bard was unbeaten in 16 juvenile races and was runner up to Ormonde in the Derby.

Important successes:

Doncaster   1873   (T)
Bend Or   1880   (T)
Marie Stuart   1873   (T)
St Leger
Marie Stuart   1873   (T)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Goodwood Cup  Hampton   1877   (T)
Doncaster Cup  Hampton   1877   (T)
Champion Stakes  Bend Or   1881   (T)
Northumberland Plate  Barcaldine   1883   (O)
Robert Peck
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