"100 Runnings Of The Maryland Hunt Cup" 1997 WORRALL, Margaret

WORRALL, Margaret

SIGNED on title page

[208] pp.

Privately Printed


9 1/4" x 11"

Limited edition of five hundred copies

Fine/ Fine

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The Maryland Hunt Cup is a Timber race, which is an American Steeplechase. It was first run on May 26 1894 and won by Johnny Miller. Eight horses have won the race three times but no horse has won it four times. It is considered one of the most difficult steeplechase races in the world. Fred Winter, a famous English horse trainer who attended Jay Trump's 1966 race, was asked about bringing a horse over for the Maryland Hunt Cup, he responded "Why I wouldn't dare!" Two undefeated winners, Jay Trump (1963, 1964 and 1966) and Ben Nevis II (1977, 1978), went on to win the Grand National in England. Both horses are in the Hall of Fame.

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