Australian Jumper Dead: Mabu, Two-Mile Hurdle Record Holder in Antipodes, Meets Sudden End in England., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-24


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AUSTRALIAN JUMPER DEAD Mabu TwoMile Hurdle Record Holder in An ¬ tipodes Meets Sudden End in England A few days ago at Lewes Sussex Eng ¬ land where Duettiste trains but among the jumpers trained by Poole the Australian gelding Mabu fell dead while at exercise exerciseMabu Mabu was a notable figure in Australasian steeplechasing He was eleven years old by Positano Fides was a Grand National steeplechase candidate last year and was taken to England by the Gollans to try and repeat the coup they made in the 1904 Grand National with the New Zealandbred gelding Moifaa which won at long odds oddsCaptain Captain Spencer Gollans raced and rode Mabu since he was sent to England nearly two years ago Up to that time and at pres ¬ ent Mabu holds the twomile Australasian hurdle race record of 310 made under 140 pounds at the Sandown Park Melbourne course November 30 1018 Mabu did not I win in England but great tilings were ex ¬ pected of him

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