Golden Jack Turns Table On Prince Regent in Eire: Miss Dorothy Pagets Chaser Beats Topweight in National, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-12


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Golden Jack Turns Table On Prince Regent in Eire EireMiss Miss Dorothy Pagets Chaser Beats Topweight in National NationalDUBLIN DUBLIN Ireland Easter Mondays rac ¬ ing at the famous Fairyhouse Course in the County Meath drew record crowds and record play in the tote As usual the i chief atraction on the seven race steeple ¬ chase program at the Ward Unfon Hunts annual meeting was the threeandahalf mile Irish Grand National Steeplechase Handicap which 5000 pounds prize was won by Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Jack admirably ridden by D L Moore and the second choice in the betting at odds of 5 to 2 2Golden Golden Jack scored a narrow victory over James V Ranks Prince Regent the presentday champion Irish steeplechaser and favorite attempting to win this race for the second year in succession Even in defeat Prince Regent son of My Prince and Nemala was glorious He made a gallant effort to carry his topweight of 175 pounds to victory and to concede no less than twentyeight rounds to his smart conqueror Golden Jack Lord Queens boroughs Sir Sen was third thirdIt It was a case of Golden Jacks turning the tables on his old rival Prince Regent In the same race last year when shoul ¬ dering 163 pounds he was beaten a length by the topweight Prince Regent 175 pounds with St Martin 168 pounds third The last named did not contest this years renewal renewalSince Since 1900 when Mavis of Meath won under the crushing burden of 180 pounds the Irish Grand National has been won only twice by the same horse Little Hack EC in 1909 and 1913 while Halston scored in 1920 and again in 1922 1922Golden Golden Jack bay unsexed eightyearold son of Goldcourt sire of the Grand National winner Golden Miller and Jac ara was winning his sporting English owner Miss Paget his first Irish Grand National However her popular silks were carried to victory in the sister race the Grand National at Liverpool by Golden Miller in 1934 This was Golden Jacks second important Irish Steeplechase suc ¬ cess as he also vion the Galway Handicap Steeplechase last August

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