An Unusual Happening in Ireland, Daily Racing Form, 1915-09-01


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I « P Ii s to I a a I . ll I or : « " • c ■ h ■ v v. T. I - u I t , J , J • j v . -! AN UNUSUAL HAPPENING IN IRELAND. In transference from one place to another in Bag- land, yenrilngs have been mixed "p. and smh BBS- I penings are not entirely unknown elsewhere. The • latest case of the kind comes from lileaml. It an- 1 pears thai in November last, prior to loining the colors. Mi. Hubert Hartigan presented three year- . lin to his step-daughter. Miss Garth. They were : sent to The Curragh, and delivered at Mr. Parkin sous stud farm, a couple of miles from Maddcns-fown Lodge. They had labels on the headstalls. I furnishing particulars as to their names and breed lag. Mr. Parkinson was aaraj when the yearlings ■ arrived at his place, and next day he went to have ■ look ai the horses committed to his charge, lb- : noted the particulars on the labels and copied these • i into his private book, one of the three was Mis. j I., bv Drni Misselti.e Girl, and another a brown 1 : black tilly by Altaabreac Dingle, railed Paper- i Inghe. The lilly supposed lo lie Mrs. T. ran at the Curragh April meeting, and the following month won it Cork Park. That there was possibility of mistake in the Identity of the youngsters did not enter into the calculations of anyone until a few-weeks ago, when Mr. Hartigan, who was home on leave, went to Maddenstown I,od?e and was shown 1 . his stop-damjilei s horses. Whin he va- told he i as lookincr at Mrs. |.. he said: "That is not Mrs. j : it is Poperingbe." Intil Mi. Hartigana visit , no ouc who really knew the youngsters had seen 1 ] them from the time of their arrival at Madden -town Lodge, and no idea can be formed as i,, whether Mr. HartigBB8 nun or some of Mr. Park insons employes mixed up the In adstaUs. 1m mediately Mr. H. Hartigna was aware a mistake ■ was made, he communicated with the stewards ol the Cork Park meeting to that effect, and Mis. |. • wis disipialihed. the race going to the second horse. Avouia.

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