Template:Did you know nominations/Sam (horse)

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The following discussion is an archived discussion of the DYK nomination of the article below. Please do not modify this page. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as this nomination's talk page, the article's talk page or Wikipedia talk:Did you know), unless there is consensus to re-open the discussion at this page. No further edits should be made to this page.

The result was: promoted by Crisco 1492 (talk) 15:29, 12 February 2012 (UTC)

Sam (horse)[edit]

"Sam with Sam Chifney up". Painting of 1818 Epsom Derby winner Sam, with jockey Sam Chifney Jr., by Benjamin Marshall (1763-1835)

  • ... that the winning racehorse and jockey at the 1818 Derby Stakes were both named Sam? (both pictured)
  • Comment: Sorry, I am nominating this article a few hours late. May i invoke the Swahili rule, please? Thank you. --PFHLai (talk) 02:26, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

Created/expanded by Tigerboy1966 (talk). Nominated by PFHLai (talk) at 02:26, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

  • Symbol confirmed.svg Article, hook and sources are good. Image was in fact a newly reproduced painting rather than a photographic reproduction, so I've taken the liberty of re-uploading the original and adding a cropped version. Paul_012 (talk) 17:37, 11 February 2012 (UTC)