Master of the buckhounds

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an officer in the royal household.

See also: Buckhound

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Looking up "Wodde" in appendix 5, "Biographical Sketches," reveals he was George Wood, Sergeant of the Buckhounds, who answered to the Master of the Buckhounds under the supervision of the Master of the Horse in the Queen's Household (appendix 3, "Offices and Occupations").
The King's Stand Stakes is named after a stand, the Cumberland Lodge and the Royal Lodge are named after houses, and at least three races are named after people who held the office of Master of the Buckhounds - Hardwicke, Cornwallis and Ribblesdale.
RACE 1 SATURDAY 2.30 Chesham Stakes (Listed) 7f NAMED after the third Baron Chesham who was the last Master of the Buckhounds from 1900 to 1901, this is the final race of the meeting for two year olds.
NAMED after the fourth Earl of Jersey, Master of the Buckhounds between 1792 and 1793, this contest was first ran in 1919.
First run in 1868, this 6f contest was originally named after Lord Cork, another Master of the Buckhounds. Tickets are still available.
Until 1901, the position came with an added responsibility: the master of the Buckhounds ran Ascot racecourse on behalf of the Crown.
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