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Race Collection

"Race: A Kaleidoscope of Speed, Skill, and Passion" From the neon frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium to the Monaco Grand Prix Poster of 1957

Background imageRace Collection: Racing pigeon release

Racing pigeon release
Racing pigeons released from their traps from transport lorries at the start of a race from Worcestershire to Tipton in The Black Country in the English Midlands Date: 1992

Background imageRace Collection: Bedroom boat-race practice

Bedroom boat-race practice
An enthusiastic " Blue" leaves nothing to chance and recreates rowing conditions with the help of three tin baths, some wheels and a pair of oars in his bedroom

Background imageRace Collection: Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium

Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium
Famous for its greyhound racing track, Walthamstow Stadium opened in 1933. With a distinctive pink and green neon-lit frontage, the stadium has been one of the capitals most recognised landmarks

Background imageRace Collection: Greyhound racing PLA01_01_043

Greyhound racing PLA01_01_043
Hall Green Greyhound Stadium, York Road, Hall Green, Birmingham. The illuminated scoreboard at Hall Green Greyhound Stadium, illuminated during a race night

Background imageRace Collection: Boat Race Scenes 1903

Boat Race Scenes 1903
Scenes at the boat race: competitors and spectators

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 19th May 1957. The race was won by Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati. 1957

Background imageRace Collection: Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell

Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell
End of the 400 metres final at the 1924 Paris Olympics, showing Scot, Eric Liddell, crossing the finish line first. Liddell was made famous in the film, Chariots of Fire. Date: 1924

Background imageRace Collection: Buchanans Whisky Advert

Buchanans Whisky Advert
Four greyhounds race to the finish line in an advertisement for Buchanans Black & White Scotch whisky

Background imageRace Collection: Greyhound Racing at White City

Greyhound Racing at White City
An advertisement for greyhound racing at White City stadium with a painting by Gilbert Holiday. The caption reads: " The trap snaps open...the 30

Background imageRace Collection: Ford Escort Mk. 2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery

Ford Escort Mk. 2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery
Ford Escort Mk.2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery

Background imageRace Collection: The 205 ton J-class yacht Velsheda sailing close hauled, 1933

The 205 ton J-class yacht Velsheda sailing close hauled, 1933
The 205 ton J-class yacht Velsheda sailing close-hauled, 1933. Velsheda was designed by Charles E Nicholson and built in 1933 for Woolworths founder William L Stephenson

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - held on the 17th April 1932. The race was won by Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo. 1932

Background imageRace Collection: Cyclists including Lance Armstrong and yellow jersey Alberto Contador in the Tour de France 2009

Cyclists including Lance Armstrong and yellow jersey Alberto Contador in the Tour de France 2009, at the Grand St. Bernard Pass, Valais, Switzerland, Europe

Background imageRace Collection: Grandstand at Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA

Grandstand at Saratoga Race Course, NY State, USA Date: 1906

Background imageRace Collection: Ford GT40 Replica

Ford GT40 Replica

Background imageRace Collection: Le Mans Poster

Le Mans Poster
A poster for the 1924 24-hour maotor race at Le Mans, France, billed as the Gran Prix D Endurance. Held on the 14 and 15th June

Background imageRace Collection: Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6

Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6
The Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S.6, winner of the International Schneider Trophy Air Race in 1922, 1927 and 1929, and holder of the world speed record of 357.7 mph

Background imageRace Collection: The Interport Field Gun Competition - Royal Navy

The Interport Field Gun Competition - Royal Navy
The Royal Navys field gun competition is a contest between teams from various Royal Navy commands, in which teams of sailors compete to transport a field gun and its equipment over

Background imageRace Collection: The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman

The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman
Humorous illustration by H.M. Bateman showing a reversal of roles. A group of jockeys in different coloured silks sprint for the finishing post while excitable horses in the stands cheer on the winner

Background imageRace Collection: Runners, marathon

Runners, marathon, New York, New York State, United States of America, North America

Background imageRace Collection: Schneider Trophy Air Race

Schneider Trophy Air Race
Souvenir programme cover design, Schneider Trophy Contest. Date: 12 September 1931

Background imageRace Collection: The Palio, Siena, Italy

The Palio, Siena, Italy
The Palio - a spectacular (if rather dangerous for riders and spectators) horse race, run round the Piazza del Campo in Siena

Background imageRace Collection: Crew Team Rowing

Crew Team Rowing

Background imageRace Collection: De Havilland Aircraft Company Poster

De Havilland Aircraft Company Poster
Poster, De Havilland Aircraft Company, From Mildenhall to Melbourne in 70 Hours 59 Minutes winning the Worlds Greatest Race

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 13th May 1956. The race was won by Stirling Moss in a Maserati. 1956

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931
Poster for the 3rd Monaco Grand Prix - held on the 19th April 1931. The race was won by Louis Chiron in a Bugatti. 1931

Background imageRace Collection: Goodwood by Emmwood

Goodwood by Emmwood
A montage of exciting scenes from Goodwood, including mechanics working on racing cars, portraits of motoring aces, Mike Hawthorn, Tony Rolt

Background imageRace Collection: STEAMBOAT RACE, 1870. The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race between the Robert E

STEAMBOAT RACE, 1870. The Great Mississippi Steamboat Race between the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez from New Orleans to St. Louis won by the Robert E

Background imageRace Collection: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston circumnavigates the globe
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and his 32-foot ketch Suhaili, after completing a 312-day non-stop single-handed voyage around the world

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco 1952 poster

Monaco 1952 poster
Stunning poster advertising the 1952 Grand Prix in Monaco, featuring a sleek red car speeding around the palm trees of the principality

Background imageRace Collection: Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump

Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens in the Long Jump
Berlin Olympic Games - Jesse Owens (1913-1980) in the Long Jump, producing his gold medal-winning leap of 26 ft 5 in (one of four golds he won at this games). Date: 1936

Background imageRace Collection: Programme cover, Schneider Trophy Contest

Programme cover, Schneider Trophy Contest
Souvenir programme cover, The Schneider Trophy Contest, September 12th 1931, The Royal Aero Club. Showing a seaplane in flight. 1931

Background imageRace Collection: Four Greyhound Derby winners

Four Greyhound Derby winners
A parade of the last four Greyhound Derby winners at White City in 1932. From L to R 1931, Seldom Led; 1929-30, Mick the Miller; 1928, Boher Ash; 1927, Entry Badge

Background imageRace Collection: Brooklands Race Poster

Brooklands Race Poster
A poster for the British equivalent of the Le Mans 24- hour race, the Brooklands Double-twelve hour race

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster

Monaco Grand Prix Poster
A poster for the Monaco Grand Prix of 29th May 1960, the 18th such race held at the tight, winding street circuit

Background imageRace Collection: Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley

Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley
A glamorous looking young woman in a yellow dress and hat walks her champion greyhounds around the track before a race at a greyhound racing stadium

Background imageRace Collection: Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action

Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action
Will he win the National" again? GOLDEN MILLER: The photograph was taken at Leicester when " The Miller" had little more than gentle exercise in disposing of five other moderate

Background imageRace Collection: Ford Escort Mk. 2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery

Ford Escort Mk. 2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery
Ford Escort Mk.2 (Rothmans Rally livery) 1979 White Rothmans livery

Background imageRace Collection: Ford Escort Mk. 1

Ford Escort Mk. 1
Ford Escort Mk.1

Background imageRace Collection: International Air Display and Races Poster

International Air Display and Races Poster
Poster, International Air Display and Races at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. September 1934

Background imageRace Collection: Honda VFR750R RC30

Honda VFR750R RC30

Background imageRace Collection: Honda VFR750R RC30

Honda VFR750R RC30

Background imageRace Collection: Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover, Shadow out of Time

Astounding Stories Scifi magazine cover, Shadow out of Time
THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME (H P Lovecraft) - Peaslee encounters the Great Race

Background imageRace Collection: Start of 1959 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood. Creator: Unknown

Start of 1959 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood. Creator: Unknown
Start of 1959 Tourist Trophy race at Goodwood

Background imageRace Collection: Picture No. 10749828

Picture No. 10749828
RACE HORSES - RACING Date:

Background imageRace Collection: Triathlon swimmers

Triathlon swimmers. Men swimming in the Pacific Ocean during the Kona Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii, USA. Triathlons are races that include cycling, running and swimming

Background imageRace Collection: Goodwood Revival Classic racing cars

Goodwood Revival Classic racing cars

Background imageRace Collection: Monaco Grand Prix / 1969

Monaco Grand Prix / 1969
Jackie Stewart, in a Matra- Ford (7), leads Chris Amons Ferrari (11) away from the grid at the start of the Monaco Grand Prix. Both failed to finish the race



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"Race: A Kaleidoscope of Speed, Skill, and Passion" From the neon frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium to the Monaco Grand Prix Poster of 1957, it has always been a thrilling spectacle that captivates hearts worldwide. It transcends boundaries and unites people in their love for adrenaline-fueled competition. In the Olympic 400m race finish of 1924, Eric Liddell's determination shone through as he sprinted towards victory, showcasing the resilience and spirit that define races. Similarly, the image of the majestic J-class yacht Velsheda sailing close hauled in 1933 reminds us that even on water, speed becomes an art form. Cycling enthusiasts witnessed Lance Armstrong and yellow jersey Alberto Contador battling it out in the Tour de France of 2009. Their relentless pursuit for triumph symbolized how races push athletes beyond their limits both physically and mentally. The Monaco Grand Prix Poster from 1932 transports us to a time when roaring engines echoed through narrow streets—a testament to human ingenuity pushing machines to their absolute limits. The Supermarine aeroplane with its Rolls-Royce S. 6 engine takes flight into our imagination as we marvel at mankind's quest for speed above clouds. Not limited to land or air, racing also thrives on four wheels—such as the iconic Ford Escort Mk. 2 adorned with Rothmans Rally livery in 1979—exuding power and elegance simultaneously. The grandstand at Saratoga Race Course stands tall amidst lush greenery—an emblematic representation of horse racing's rich history embedded deep within New York State's landscape. Meanwhile, Greyhound Racing at White City showcases canine grace combined with lightning-fast agility—a unique form of racing where dogs become stars themselves. Finally, The Palio in Siena captures Italy's passion for horse racing intertwined with centuries-old traditions—a vibrant celebration where rival neighborhoods compete for honor and glory.