A fascinating and amusing glimpse into part of the world of horse racing in the 18th century. An amusing read, which lists the names and attributes of the ladies
offering their services.
'Correct list of the Sporting Ladies
Ye sportsmen who are free and willing
To feel, you're welcome for a shilling:
If feeling should not satisfy
Turn up, and there you will enjoy
A sight that's curious to behold,
It pleasure yields to young and old.
If looking on should you surprize
And cause your Penis for to rise,
A bargain strike, and we'll agree
To lay the same immediately:
Gentlemen, be not afraid
This is what we call a trade.
Who are just arrived at these RACES'
With new mount and backing boards.
Frame 12” x 14.5” 30cm x 37cm
Image 7” x 9.75 18cm x 25cm