'The Boss' with jockey up
signed, inscribed and dated 'Clarence Hailey/Newmarket/1914' (lower left), oil on canvas
51 x 67cm (20 x 26 1/4in).
Clarence Hailey of Newmarket was best known as the preeminent racehorse photographer of his day, In 1910, he published Stallions Illustrated, with a preface by The Earl of Coventry.
The Boss had a fruitful four year career, notable successes include The Gosforth Park Cup and in his career victories totalled £1,584.