Writing in his book Dudley Through Time, Peter Glew
's states: "During the 19th century 'King Coal' and 'Prince Limestone' ruled.
Throughout the 96-page book, author Glews
contrasts the historic sepia photographs and etchings with present day photos.
, who also sponsors the McCain stable, said: "I was brought up in the Red Rum (the three-time National winner trained by Donald McCain's father, Ginger) era.
sponsors Donald McCain's yard and Youngstown is one of his many horses at Bankhouse stables.
told The Birmingham Post: 'I was a customer and I bought a TVR from them.
said: "I was just having dinner with Donald and I mentioned that I liked him a lot.
McGill and Rob Tanner lost to Chris Smith and Lee Rutledge 8-15, 5-15, beat Davenport and Glews
Meagher is racing manager to Trevor Hemmings, while other big-spending owners Glews
and Tim Leslie have helped bring plenty of top-notch jumping stock to Bankhouse Stables, including the unbeaten Peddlers Cross, who cost pounds 100,000 at the Cheltenham sales last year and who has since done enough to earn a crack at one of the novice hurdles at Cheltenham.
and his wife, Caron, were invited to Buckingham Palace to share afternoon tea with royalty and other guests at the Queen's Royal Garden Party.
The seven-year-old received some sharp reminders at halfway, but he responded well to get the better of the game Noun De La Thinte by two and a half lengths in the colours of Brendan Richardson and Jon Glews
The five-year-old, who is trained by Donald McCain for Jon Glews
, made it two wins from three starts by leading all the way to score by five lengths.
Youngstown's part-owner Jon Glews
, who sponsors the McCain yard, said: "The reason I have horses with the Mc-Cains is I want a National horse and this could just be the one, but not this year.