The Farmer's Cup is described in E. and J. Weatherby's The Racing Calendar for the Year 1827, London, 1828, p. 5 as having 'value 10gs, with 40 gs in specie, given by Sir Thomas Mostyn, and 10gs to the owner of the second horse, for horses not thorough bred, the property of and ridden by Farmers; three years old, 10st. 10lb. four, 11st. 12 lb. five 12st. 8lb. six and aged, 13 st. horses bred within the limits of the Hunt allowed 5lb. two mile heats'.