Linacre (8) Imp.)

Bay Horse, 1904, Wolf’s Crag – Lismaine

Featured Image from a painting of the horse aged 17 in the possession of the artist Martin Stainforth.

Plate 10 by Martin Stainforth in ‘Racehorses in Australia’ (Edited by Dr W H Lang, Ken Austin and Dr Stewart McKay

The painting would also have been ‘constructed’ at Widden Stud. There is a headstone marking the final resting place of Linacre together with Maltster and many other champion stallions to stand at Widden.

Winner of Champion Breeders’ Foal Stakes, Atlantic Stakes etc.; One of the leading sires in Australia; his progeny include Dame Acre, Mistico, Tangalooma, Panacre, Lordacre, etc.; the property of Messrs A W & A E Thompson, Widden Stud, NSW.