Finely adorned with trailing vine leaves and bunches of grapes, this silver epergne, a type of table centerpiece was crafted in London in 1862.
1881-02-22 Lewis STRATHAIRD John Macgregor, Challenge Cup. STRATHAIRD is a peninsula on the island of Skye, Scotland. A strath is a large valley, typically a river valley that is wide and shallow.
The family of Macgregor in wine and spirit business had a long relationship with China races and Hong Kong races for a century. The father John Macgregor was a famous horse owner in Shanghai, jockey, founding members of HKJC.. His son J. F. Macgregor was a famous owner and HKJC Steward.
1859, the Challenge Cup appeared as an item on the programme for the first time at the Annual Race Meeting.
Prior to the 1996-1997 season, the Macgregor Memorial Cup was presented to the Apprentice jockey having won most races.
1971 Eddery Waldron Leading Apprentices
Leading Apprentices jockeys in England 1971 Pat Eddery, Philip Waldron
1996-1997 Apprentice Course16
Brian ROUSE, Michael Tibbatts, KAN Wai-yue 1996-1997 Apprentice Course16
1997-1998 Apprentice Course 17
Brian ROUSE, Michael Tibbatts, Howard Cheng 1997-1998 Apprentice Course 17