Tales Of The Irish Curragh: Many Famous Horses Came from the Stables of Irish Headquarters., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-09


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TALES OF THE IRISH CURRAGH Many Famous Horses Came from the Stables of Irish Headquarters Captain Gubbins whose Iiorsos were trained at Mountjoy Lodge Tlie Curragh Kildaro by tlio late Dan Rroderiek met a tragic death While out hunting his luirse balked at a fence threw lilm onto u harrow one of tlie spikes of which entered his lejr Ilood poisoning supervened and in a few days he was dead deadMountjoy Mountjoy Lodge is rich in memories of great jumpers among which were llalint Henry George and Xula II After these came three fillies Phil dinel Christabel and Laodamia The latter was one of the best fillies ever produced in Ireland IrelandAmong Among tlie great horses trained at The Ctlrragli were Ivanhoc the Irish Man o War Wide Awake and Cosmos TJifc latter ran third in the English Cesarewiteh Curragh View Kildare found shelter for many Idstoric horses among which were Bcndigo Bar ealdinc and Kilwarlin Kilwnrlin ran a remarkable performance when winning the St Leger When thn flag was dropped the hors was standing still until the field had gone nearly a hundred yards Their Robinson afterward the Foxhill trainer got him going and riding a patient race Kilwarlin won in a canter

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