Ras Prince Monolulu giving racing tips at The Derby, Epsom in 1923. He told people he was from Ethiopia.
The National Museum of Horseracing in Newmarket has a display of Monolulu memorabilia. Assistant curator Alan Grundy has chosen a couple of items for the BBC's A History of the World project.
The Prince draws a crowd at an unidentified racecourse in 1927. His real name was Peter Carl Mackay (1881-1965) and he came to Britain from the Caribbean.
Two colourful jackets belonging to Monolulu are the museum's entry to A History of the World. Read a full feature and listen to the Prince in full flow by clicking on the 'Memories of..' link below.
Back at The Derby in 1932. Feathered head-dresses complemented the jackets. Not sure if these are fashion police or just regular officers.
At Epsom in 1954 with fashion models Patricia Nevillem, Virginia Woodford and Avril Humphries.
Prince Monolulu wraps up in a slightly warmer jacket for the Castle Stakes at Lincoln circa 1955.
Prince Monolulu with a group of Cockney Pearly Queens at Epsom in 1956.
The Prince at Waterloo railway station, London in 1958. He was heading to the USA to do some film work.
The museum's also got a copy of Monolulu's out-of-print autobiography. 'I gotta horse!' was his catchphrase. The Prince was a regular sight at British racecourses and a regular visitor to Newmarket.
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