|Owner||Richard Grosvenor, 1st Earl Grosvenor|
Gimcrack (1760 – after 1777) was an English thoroughbred racehorse.
Despite his small stature, Gimcrack widely successful, winning 27 of his 36 races in a turf career spanning 7 seasons. Gimcrack won his last race in 1771, at age eleven, and he retired to the Grosvenor stud.
After death he was buried at Haughton Hall, Shifnal, Shropshire. A small brick and stone pillar marks his grave to the west of the boundary wall of the old kitchen garden.
Gimcrack is best known from the paintings of George Stubbs.
- Ahnert, Rainer L. (editor in chief), “Thoroughbred Breeding of the World”, Pozdun Publishing, Germany, 1970
- Gimcrack with John Pratt up on Newmarket Heath at the Fitwilliam Museum
- Thoroughbred Heritage - Portraits - Gimcrack
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