Moorgreen Show Rosette

YKSMM: 2003.558
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Animals

The 1st place rosette was won by Oxo, a retired pit pony. Oxo worked for 11 years at Bestwood and Gedling collieries until he retired after an accident. He became a show pony and went on to win many awards.

The annual Moorgreen Show in Nottingham first started in 1849 and attracted crowds of more than 40,000 at is peak.

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