Poethlyn Wins Lancashire Chase, Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-20


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POETHLYN WINS LANCASHIRE CHASE At Manchester England April 21 Mrs Hugh peels great juniper Poethlyn covered himself with glory by an easy victory in tlie Lancashire Handi ¬ cap Steeplechase for the second successive year For one horse to win the National twice and also the Manchester nice two years running is an un ¬ precedented feat The only horse that had previ ¬ ously brought off the Aintree and Manchester doubje even once was Eremon in 1907 That feat however did not compare with that of Poethlyn which won this years National under 175 pounds and tlie Manchester tinder 177 younds whereas Eru iiKiii tarried but 151 pounds in the Liverpool and 153 in the Manchester race raceThe The Manchester race had eleven starters and was worth 9625 to the winner Its distance was three and a half miles and Poethlyn a 3 to 1 on favorite won by four lengths in 723 His usual jockey Ernest Piggott rode Poethlyn

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