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Sporting Intelligence – 1875

Irish Examiner 12th August, 1875 p.3

 "Rock of Gibraltar" Photo: Avocado kebab Wikimedia Commons

“Rock of Gibraltar”
Photo: Avocado kebab
Wikimedia Commons

Galway Races
This meeting was begun, when weather of the most charming character favoured the proceedings. The attendance was extremely numerous and fashionable, and included all the well-known racing men. The course was in excellent order. There is every prospect of a splendid day’s sport.

The result of the principal races are as follows;
PROVINCIAL PLATE
The Kitten – 1
Mr Cockin – 2
The Nufght – 3
6 ran.

THE GALWAY PLATE
Liberator – 1
Mimulus – 2
Pride of Kildare – 3

Author:

B.A., M.A.(Archaeology); Regional Tour Guide; Dip. Radio Media Tech; H.Dip. Computer Science.

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