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GRAND NATIONAL

A KEEN CONTEST

WON BY WORKMAN

AN IRISH SUCCESS

(By Telegraph—Press Association—*3opyrlEht.)

(Received March 25, 11 a.mO LONDON, March 24. The world's principal cross-country event, the Grand National Steeplechase, run at Aintree, Liverpool,' today, was won by the Irish-bred horse Workman, who triumphed after a splendid race throughout. Macmoffatt and Kilstar filled the minor places, and Cooleen was fourth. The following is the result of the GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE, a sweepstakes with £4000 added; second horse £800, third £500, and fourth £200; for* six-year-olds and upwards, which, at entry, have been placed first, second, or third in a, 'chase of 3 miles or upwards, value £200 to winner, or the equivalent in foreign distances or money at Aintree, Liverpool, or have won any 'chase of '£500 (or the equivalent in foreign money) to the winner (selling races in every case excluded); about 4 miles and.Bs6 yards. Sir Alexander Maguire's br g Workman, by Cottage—Cariella, 9yrs, 10.6 (J. Hyde) .... 1 Captain L. Scott Briggs's br g - . Macmoffatt, by Sir Harry—>La , :.Chacra, 7yri, 10.3 (I. R. Alder) 2 Miss Dorothy Paget's br g Kilstar, 1 by Boris—Munster King, Syrs, ■ 10.3 (G. Archibald) V.-.,./.... 3 Thirty-seven started. Fifteen fell, and eleven finished. Won by three lengths, with fifteen lengths between second and third. Time, 9min 42sec.

Carrying 41b more than he did last year, when he ran third in the Grand National Steeplechase to Battleship and Royal Danieli, Workman proved

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GRAND NATIONAL, Evening Post, Volume CXXVII, Issue 71, 25 March 1939

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GRAND NATIONAL Evening Post, Volume CXXVII, Issue 71, 25 March 1939

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