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Chifney, Samuel, approximately 1753-1807, author.

Genius genuine / by Samuel Chifney of Newmarket ; a five part in riding a race, known only to the author ; why there are so few good runners, or, why the turf horses degenerate ; a guide to recover them to their strength and speed, as well as to train horses for running, and hunters and hacks for hard riding, to preserve their strength, and their sinews from being so often destroyed, with reasons for horses changing in their running ; likewise a full account of the Prince's horse Escape, running at Newmarket on the 20th and 21st days of October 1791, with other interesting particulars.

London : Sold for the author, 232, Piccadilly, and no where else, January 9th, 1804.
London : D.N. Shury, printer, Berwick Street, Soho
Physical Description:
vii, [4], 12-170 pages ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF345.N49 C45 1804
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printer's statement from verso of half-title.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 80
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original marbles boards, with tan back; printed spine label. Autograph: E. Chifney. Lxxxiii.d.5.
Subject Terms:
Chifney, E. -- Autograph.
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830.
George IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830.
Horse racing -- Great Britain.
Horses -- Training.
Shury, Daniel Nathan, printer.

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