Remarkable Steeplechasers Record, Daily Racing Form, 1913-10-14


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REMARKABLE STEEPLECHASERS RECORD. Admirers of a good, honest horse will be sorry to learn that Capt. "Christie-Miller, of the Coldstream Guards, has lost Sprinkle Mo, which died from heart failure at his owners place at Windsor recently. He was thirteen years old. was by Rapallo out of a mare bv Hatkler. and bred by Mr. King, of Raheny. The old gelding, which was ridden in most of his races by Capt. C. W. Banbury, of the Coldtsreams, was a well known competitor at Sandowu Park, where he twice won the Grand Military Gold Cup in 1909 and 1910 steered on both occasions by Capt. Bauburv. Other events that fell to his share were the Harrington Foxhunters Steeplechase at Derby, Malvern Hunters Steeplechase at Colwall Park. Mupperlev Steeplechase at Nottingham, and the Southern "Counties Handicap Steeplechase at Lingfield in 1C07: New Years Handicap Steeplechase at Ling-field, Household Brigade Cup at Hawthorn Hill, Greville Hall Handicap Steeplechase at Hambledon Hunt, Spring Handicap Steeplechase at Aldershot. Portchester Open Steeplechase at Portsmouth, and the Hampton Handicap Steeplechase at Kempton in 190S: Household Brigade Cup at Hawthorn mil. Grand International Handicap Steeplechase at Sandown. Portchester Open Steeplechase at Portsmouth and the Clewer Handicap Steeplechase at Windsor in 1009: Household Brigade Cup at Hawthorn Hill in 1010; and the Portchester Onen Steeplechase at Portsmouth in 1011. Few steeplechasers have been able to boast such a record as this, and after becoming the property of Capt. Christie-Miller in 100S. he was quite a favorite with those going racing at the jumping meetings around London. F. R. Hunt trained Sprinkle Me at Winchester during the time he belonged to the captain. London Sportsman.

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