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Xalapa Farm

Xalapa Farm is an American Thoroughbred horse breeding in Paris, Kentucky founded by William Thomas Buckner of Virginia in 1827 and passed on to a son Henry who in 1897 sold it to Confederate Col. William Erskine Simms. On his death the property ...

                                               

Ultra Thoroughbred Racing

Ultra Thoroughbred Racing Pty Ltd is a racing syndicate and breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses based in Melbourne, Victoria and owned by Sean Buckley. Although based in Melbourne, the company has significant interests throughout Australia, with l ...

                                               

A.F. Budge

A.F. Budge Road Materials Ltd went into well-publicised receivership on 9 December 1992, undertaken by Cork Gully, with £96.6m debts, under the Insolvency Act 1986. As a road construction company, it was profitable, but the company made some disa ...

                                               

Beech House Stud

Beech House Stud is an English Thoroughbred racehorse breeding farm located on Cheveley Road near Newmarket, Suffolk currently owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoums Shadwell Racing operation. Originally a land parcel within the Cheveley P ...

                                               

Elite Racing Club

Elite Racing Club is a horse racing club. In 1992, Tony Hill purchased a racehorse and named it" Elite Reg” to promote his company Elite Registrations. Although this horse didn’t become a well known name in the horseracing world, this became the ...

                                               

Sir John Fenwick, 1st Baronet

Sir John Fenwick, 1st Baronet of Wallington and Fenwick, Northumberland, was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1624 and 1648. He supported the Parliamentary cause in the Civil War.

                                               

David Johnson (racehorse owner)

David Johnson, a former £9 a week bank clerk who became a multi-millionaire in the finance industry, was a hugely successful British thoroughbred racehorse owner whose Comply or Die ridden by Timmy Murphy and trained by David Pipe was the winner ...

                                               

The National Stud

The National Stud is a United Kingdom Thoroughbred horse breeding farm located two miles from Newmarket. The Stud originated in 1916 as a result of a gift by William Hall Walker of the entire bloodstock of his stud farm in Tully, Kildare town in ...

                                               

Golden West Farms

Golden West Farms was a Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing stable and breeding farm at Okotoks, Alberta owned by Frank McMahon and Max Bell. Both partners were successful businessmen who invested in Thoroughbred racehorses. Frank McMahon most not ...

                                               

Kinghaven Farms

Kinghaven Farms is a thoroughbred horse racing stable founded in 1967 by Donald G. "Bud" Willmot. Located in King City, Ontario, north of Toronto, the success of the stable would see it expand to the United States with the acquisition of a 660-ac ...

                                               

Knob Hill Stable

Knob Hill Stable was a Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing and breeding operation established by Toronto, Ontario businessman Steve Stavro. The stable bred and raced a number of champions such as Canadian Horse of the Year honourees, Benburb and T ...

                                               

Gordon McTavish

Gordon Blaine McTavish was a Canadian curler and judge. He was a 1965 World Mens silver medallist. He wasnt a 1965 Brier champion like his other teammates, as he replaced Ron Braunstein at second position, who was a medical student at the time an ...

                                               

Parkwood Stable

Parkwood Stable was a thoroughbred racing stable founded in the early 1930s, located at Conlin Road and Simcoe Street North a few miles north of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Owned by the wealthy automobile maker Col. Sam McLaughlin, a long-time direc ...

                                               

Sam-Son Farm

Sam-Son Farm is a Thoroughbred horse racing stable with farms located in Milton, Ontario, Canada and Ocala, Florida. Originating in the 60s by Ernie Samuel, it began as a home for competition hunter/jumper horses. One Sam-Son horse, Canadian Club ...

                                               

Seagram Stables

Seagram Stables was a Canadian Thoroughbred horse racing operation founded in 1888 by the wealthy distiller, Joseph E. Seagram. Located in Seagrams hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, the stables and large training facilities were built along Lincoln ...

                                               

Thorncliffe Stable

Thorncliffe Stable is a defunct Thoroughbred and Standardbred horse racing and breeding operation established in 1888 in Toronto, Ontario by businessman Robert T. Davies. The stable was based at Davies Thorncliffe Farm in the Don River Valley in ...

                                               

Shadwell Racing

Shadwell Racing is the Thoroughbred horse racing operations of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Introduced to Thoroughbred flat racing while a student in the United Kingdom, Sheikh Hamdan establish ...

                                               

Haras dOuilly

The Haras dOuilly is a renowned horse breeding farm in Pont-dOuilly, Calvados in the Normandy region of France established in the 19th century. The property was purchased in 1895 by Auguste-Louis-Alberic, prince dArenberg for his son Pierre dAren ...

                                               

Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard

Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard was a Thoroughbred horse breeding farm in Neuvy-au-Houlme in the Orne department in Lower Normandy purchased by Marcel Boussac in 1919. Widely respected, Marcel Boussac was called "the greatest of French breeders" by J ...

                                               

Haras de Meautry

Haras de Meautry in Touques, Calvados, Normandy, France, is a thoroughbred horse breeding farm. It was acquired in the 19th century by horse-racing enthusiast Alphonse James de Rothschild who passed it down to his offspring so that today it is in ...

                                               

Haras de Saint Pair du Mont

Haras de Saint Pair du Mont is a Thoroughbred horse breeding farm at Le Cadran near Cambremer in Calvados, Normandy. The business was founded circa the 1880s by renowned horseman, Leonce Delatre whose estate sold the property to Evremond de Saint ...

                                               

Haras du Mezeray

Haras du Mezeray is a French Thoroughbred horse breeding farm located at Ticheville, Orne, in the Lower Normandy region of France. A 500-acre property, it was founded in 1962 by prominent horseman, Paul de Moussac. The operation maintains one hun ...

                                               

Haras du Quesnay

Haras du Quesnay, known as "Le Quesnay", is a thoroughbred horse breeding farm in France about four miles outside the city of Deauville on 3 km².

                                               

Ballymacoll Stud

Ballymacoll Stud is a Thoroughbred stud farm of 300 acres in County Meath, Ireland. It is located in the townland of Ballymacoll, approximately two miles from the village of Dunboyne and four miles from the town of Maynooth. Under the ownership o ...

                                               

Coolmore Stud

Coolmore Stud, in Fethard, County Tipperary, Ireland, is headquarters of the worlds largest breeding operation of thoroughbred racehorses. Through its racing arm, Ballydoyle, Coolmore also has raced many classic winners and champions. The operati ...

                                               

Docado Syndicate

The Docado Syndicate is a six person horse racing ownership group from Ireland. The syndicate includes Eamon Doyle and Kitty Carr, owners of the Park House Hotel in Galway City for the past 34 years. Doyle and Carr are also the owners of the Galw ...

                                               

Tu Va Stables

Tu Va Stables in Co. Meath, Ireland is an Irish thoroughbred horse racing stable and breeding business that was established by Noel Meade, a prominent National Hunt racing horse trainer. Although he was a trainer, Meade did ride one horse early o ...

                                               

Shizunai Stallion Station

Shizunai Stallion Station is a Japanese Thoroughbred horse farm was opened in 1963 and is located on the island of Hokkaidō. Operated by the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders Association, it is located in Shizunai whose sister city is Lexington, Kentucky ...

                                               

Tainui

Tainui is a tribal waka confederation of New Zealand Māori iwi. The Tainui confederation comprises four principal related Māori iwi of the central North Island of New Zealand: Hauraki, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Raukawa and Waikato. There are other T ...

                                               

Danielis

Danielis was a widowed Byzantine noblewoman from Patras. According to the written tradition she was an extremely wealthy landowner, owning a significant part of the Peloponnese, as well as a flourishing carpet and textile industry. However, Ilias ...

                                               

Jing, the Thirteenth

Jing, the Thirteenth, was a Chinese businesswoman. Jing was described as a rich widow and businesswoman, though her business is not specified. She lived in Yangzhou close to Nanjing. She was known for her charitable nature and her wish to do good ...

                                               

Whusha al-dallala

Whusha al-dallala, was a Jewish-Egyptian broker. She was the daughter of the Jewish banker Ammar of Alexandria, married Arye ben Yehudah and moved to Cairo, but divorced early, and made a business career of her own. She is known for her successfu ...

                                               

Isaac of Norwich

Isaac of Norwich or Isaac ben Eliav was a Jewish-English financier of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. He was among the Jews imprisoned by King John of England in 1210. The accompanying caricature represents Isaac as three-faced, probably in ...

                                               

Aaron the Bookseller

Aaron the Bookseller was an Italian dealer in Hebrew and other ancient manuscripts, who flourished at the beginning of the fourteenth century. He spent seven years in Toledo, searching successfully for Arabic and Hebrew books, and was able to cir ...

                                               

Lançarote de Freitas

Lançarote de Freitas, better known as Lançarote de Lagos or Lançarote da Ilha, was a 15th-century Portuguese explorer and slave trader from Lagos, Portugal. He was the leader of two large Portuguese slaving raids on the West African coast in 1444 ...

                                               

Nuno Tristão

Nuno Tristão was a 15th-century Portuguese explorer and slave trader, active in the early 1440s, traditionally thought to be the first European to reach the region of Guinea.

                                               

Dame Portugaise

Dame Portugaise, was a Euro-African Nhara slave trader. She was likely daughter of a Portuguese man and African woman and established as a slave trader and merchant in Rufisque, where she acted as a contact channel between the Portuguese and the ...

                                               

Bibiana Vaz

Bibiana Vaz de França was a prominent nhara slave-trader in Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau. Bibiana Vaz was a Lançados, or Luso-African born to a Kriston mother and Luso-African Cape Verdean father. She married Ambrosia Gomez, who at the time was said to ...

                                               

Fenda Lawrence

Fenda Lawrence, was an African slave trader who operated in the Saloum town of Kaur. In 1772 she visited the Thirteen Colonies as a free black woman for both tourism and to trade.

                                               

Song Wusao

Song Wusao, was a Chinese restaurant owner. She fled from Kaifeng when it was taken by the Jurchen in 1126 and settled in the new capital of Hangzhou, where she founded a net of restaurants and was eventually favored by Emperor Gaozong of Song wi ...

                                               

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York is a 2002 American epic historical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese, set in the New York slums, and inspired by Herbert Asburys non-fiction book The Gangs of New York. The screenplay was written by Jay Cocks, Steven Zailli ...

                                               

The Mighty Barnum

The Mighty Barnum is a 1934 film starring Wallace Beery as P.T. Barnum. The movie was written by Gene Fowler and Bess Meredyth, adapted from their play of the same name, and directed by Walter Lang. Beery had played Barnum four years earlier in A ...

                                               

A Time for Dying

A Time for Dying is a 1969 Western film written directed by Budd Boetticher with a cameo role by Audie Murphy, who also produced the film, as Jesse James. It was Murphys last film, as well as the final dramatic feature for Boetticher.

                                               

Belluscone: A Sicilian Story

Belluscone: A Sicilian Story is a 2014 Italian docu-fiction film written and directed by Franco Maresco. It was screened in the Horizons section at the 71st Venice International Film Festival, winning the Special Jury Prize.

                                               

Annie Get Your Gun (film)

Annie Get Your Gun is a 1950 American musical Technicolor comedy film loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer release, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin and a screenplay by Sidney Sheldon based on the ...

                                               

Battling with Buffalo Bill

Battling with Buffalo Bill is a 1931 American Pre-Code Western serial film directed by Ray Taylor and starring Tom Tyler, Lucile Browne, William Desmond, Rex Bell, and Francis Ford. Based on the book The Great West That Was by William F. "Buffalo ...

                                               

Buffalo Bill (film)

Buffalo Bill is a Technicolor biographical Western about the life of the legendary frontiersman Buffalo Bill Cody, directed by William A. Wellman and starring Joel McCrea and Maureen OHara with Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan and A ...

                                               

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bulls History Lesson

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bulls History Lesson is a 1976 revisionist Western film directed by Robert Altman and based on the play Indians by Arthur Kopit. It stars Paul Newman as William F. Cody, alias Buffalo Bill, along with Gera ...

                                               

Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory

Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory is a 1952 Western starring Clayton Moore as Buffalo Bill. Directed by Bernard B. Ray and produced by Edward Finney as his final Western, the film was the final appearance of sidekick Slim Andrews. Buffalo Bill i ...

                                               

Buffalo Bill - The Scout (statue)

Buffalo Bill - The Scout is a bronze statue of a mounted rider outside the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, that was placed in 1924 to commemorate the towns most famous resident and de facto founder, Buffalo Bill Cody. Originally ...