New High Jumping Records: Australian Record Broken at Annual Horse Show Held in New South Wales., Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-17


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NEW HIGH JUMPING RECORDS Australian Record Broken at Annual Horse Show Held in New South Wales Sydney X S W September 15 At the Albury New South Wales horse show Septeiulwr 10 the annual high jumping records were held and an Aus ¬ tralian record was broken Three horses of the nine competitors tied at seven feet and half an inch W J Weirs Peter ridden by R Cliittick Mrs AJudds Sundown ridden by Roley Doctor an al original and Mrs A Tudds Thumbs Up also ridden by Doctor Th v three horses jumped off their tie the following day At seven feet three inches Peter and Thumbs Up cleared at the third try but Sundown failed Tlie bar was raised to seven feet five inches one and onehalt inches above the Australian record Both horses again cleared the bar at the third try Thumbs Up with ¬ out touching the timbers Peter slightly tapping witli his hind feet but without disturbing the bar The Australian record was thus broken while to Thumbs Up belongs the distinction for having established as a pony fourteen hands a worlds record Thumbs Up had a previous record for a pony of his weight of 611 made at Cessnock New South Wales April 1 1918 1918The The records for jumping by horses in which there is great Australian interest as compiled to date are as follows followsDistance Distance 37 feet over water Chandler 161 pounds ridden by Capt Broadley March 22 1847 England 30 feet 3 inches over quickset hedge Emblem 143 pounds Birmingham Grand Annual Steeple ¬ chase Sutton Coldfield England 1803 35 feet over steeplechase fence Lizette July 12 1887 Caulfield Australia AustraliaBest Best show distance jump 31 feet 4 inches Grey gown Sydney N S W 1897 29 feet 8 inches Skylark and the Angel dead deadheat heat Sydney N S W 1901 High jump S feet 2 inches and 8 feet 1 inch inchHeatherbloom Heatherbloom America 1906 8 feet Vj inch Confidence 1913 Ottawa Canada 7 feet 10 incites Heatherbloom October 20 1905 1905America America 7 feet SXs inches Biska America and Mount Joie II France August 18 1912 Vosages France 7 feet 4 inches All Fours June 1907 Olympia OlympiaLondon London 7 feet 2i inches Bandolier Quirindi Show X XS S W March 25 V115 7 feet 2 inches Landlock OctnlMr 16 1913 Pendi Pendigo go Show Victoria 7 feet lt inches Sundown April 20 191S Bath Bathurst urst Show X S W 7 feet IVi inches Kmii Plains October 1917 1917Melbourne Melbourne Victoria Show C feet 11 V inches Thumbs Up 14 hands pnny pnnyCessnock Cessnock X S W April 1 1918 Thumbs Up a wonderful jumper nt Emu Plains Victoria last year ridden by Miss R Wood cleared the bar at 0 feet 11 inches a record for l lady rider

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