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Does anyone know the name of the board game in the picture below please?

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    Orme, Sceptre, Ladas, Jeddah and Hermit appear to be famous horses from the end of the 19th Century. – Tom77 Mar 15 '15 at 21:00
  • Yep it's an old board game we found while going through old boxes of my grandad. – Michele La Ferla Mar 15 '15 at 21:21
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    Is it bad that most things I search for take me right back here, including links to your pic? – Becuzz Mar 24 '15 at 21:48
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    For what it's worth, I skimmed through boardgamegeek's listings for things tagged animals or racing, or with betting mechanics, from before 1930, and didn't find anything promising. There are plenty without pictures or obvious names, though, so could be I missed something. (Also, wow, there are a lot of old steeplechase games!) – Cascabel Mar 24 '15 at 22:35
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    It looks like a very early Ascot game.. – LamaDelRay Jan 6 '17 at 8:39
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I think this looks like a version of Minoru. Seems like a very old 19th century board. It would very difficult to actually identify it.

  • Based on the images at boardgamegeek it looks like Minoru is also a horse racing game but it's not the same. – Cascabel Mar 24 '15 at 19:56
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    I wasn't the down-voter, but I assume the reason for the down-vote is because this answer should have been posted as a comment on the question rather than as a full answer, particularly because it is speculation. – Clumsy Apr 15 '15 at 18:42
  • It's close enough to Minoru that it could just be a different publisher's take on the same game. – Spivonious Jul 24 '17 at 13:18

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