Race Card 1921, Charlestown in Co. Mayo

Charlestown Races

(Over the Famous Old Lowpark Course, kindly given by the owners)

To be held on Saturday, 1st of October, 1921.

  • President - Luke Mulligan Esq

  • Stewards - Messrs John M Foye, James Morrisroe, J W Mulligan, Dr Beirne, Jas McGeever, Joseph A Mulligan, P J Honan, Peter Phillips and Patrick Campbell

  • Judge - James Colleran

  • Starter - Willie Doherty

  • Clerks of Course and Scales - Messrs Jas McGeever and John J Casey

  • Treasurer - P J Henry

  • Hon Sec - John M Foye

Entry to Stand: 2s 6d, and Tax:2d.

Trains leave for Sligo at 5.35pm, and for Tuam at 6.30pm.

Programme

First Race

Visitors Plate of £15.00, of which the second receives £2 out of stake. An open weight-for-age flat race, 3years old, 9st 7lbs, 4years old, 10st 7lbs, 5years old, 11st 7lbs, and 6 years and aged, 12st. Distance, 2 miles. Entry Fee:10s.

Two Miles Flat:

    1. Mr Harte’s: Always Out, Colours: Green and White.
    1. Mr Hurst’s : Blackbird. … Black and Orange.
    1. Mr J Murtagh's: Valley Maid. …. Crimson and Canary.
    1. Mr J Donegan's: Charming Mary. .. Green and Gold.
    1. Mr J McFarland's: Auburn's Pride. White, Blue Cap.
    1. Mr Ruane's: Lariska Callers. ……. Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Callaghan's: Ballina Boy. ……….Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Gallagher’s: Little Maiden. ……...Blue and White.
    1. Mr Kirby's: Let-me-be. …….. Green,White and Gold.
    1. Mr Hunter’s: Redwing. …….. Chocolate and Gold hoops.
    1. Mr Kilcullen's: The Visitor. ……… Blue and White.
    1. Mr Gorman's: Playboy. ……… All White.
    1. Mr Allen's: The Mule. ……… Green,Lemon Sleeves.
    1. Mr Gordon's: Out of Hobble. …….. Sax Blue,Black Collar and Cap.
    1. Mr Staunton's: Jack Dempsey. ……. Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Murtagh's: Star. ……… Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Jos A Mulligan's: Ocean Star….. Canary Jacket, Bik Sleeves, Cerise cap.
    1. Mr Luke Mulligan's: Margee. …….
    1. Mr McCann's Red Head. …….
    1. Mr Thomas Feely's: Kathleen. ….. Black and White.
    1. Mr Mulvaney's: Up Dublin. …… Green and White.

Second Race - 2pm

Farmers Plate, £10.00. second Horse, £1.00 out of stake. This race is confined to horses of the draught type, the bona-fide property since 1st of August 1921, of farmers and tradesmen residing within 5 miles of Charlestown. Any horse with apparent thoroughbred or hunter breeding is barred, and owners or competitors must satisfy Stewards that their horses have done all round general and farm work to qualify for competing.

Catch Weights, Distance 2 miles flat. Entrance fee: 5s.

Two Miles.

    1. Mr James Brett's Black Diamond Colours. Green and Yellow.
    1. Ned Colleran's Carry on ……. White and yellow.
    1. P Feeney's Carracastle Boy …….. Red, yellow sleeves and Cap.
    1. M Brady's As you were …….. White and Green.
    1. Tom Gallagher's Red Robbin …….. Black and Yellow.
    1. M Walshe's Castle ……. Green.
    1. M Cunnane's Blue Bee ……… Green and Gold.
    1. J Stenson's Well-Well ……… Black and yellow.
    1. J Donegan's Charming Nancy ……… Green and Gold.
    1. Eddie Stenson's Best Light ……… Blue and Green.
    1. Thomas Feely's Kathleen ……… Black and White.
    1. J P McGeever's Sulky Girl ……… Purple and White.
    1. T Honan's Colleen-Dhue ………. Black and Amber.

Third Race - 2.30pm

Lowpark Plate. £15.00, second horse to receive £2.00. out of stake. An open weight for age, flat race, as in Visitors Plate.

Distance: Two and a quarter miles Entry: 10s.

    1. Mr Callaghan's Ballina Boy Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Kirby's Let-me-be Green,white and gold.
    1. Mr Mulvanney's Up Dublin Green and White.
    1. Mr J Murtagh's Valley Maid Crimson and Canary.
    1. Mr Luke Mulligan's Margee Heather.
    1. Mr Hunters Redwing Chocolate and gold hoops.
    1. Mr Ruane's Lariska Callers Green and gold.
    1. Mr Kilcullin's The Visitor Blue and white.
    1. Mr J Donegan's Charming Nancy Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Feeley's Kathleen Black and white.
    1. Mr Harte's Always Out Green and white.
    1. Mr J Mcfarland's Auburn's Pride White, Blue Cap.
    1. Mr Murtagh's Star Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Gordon's Out-of-Hobble Saxe Blue, Bik, Collar and Cap.
    1. Mr Joseph A Mulligan's Ocean Star Canary, black sleeves, cerise cap.
    1. Mr Hurst's Blackbird Black and Orange.
    1. Mr Gorman's Playboy All white.
    1. Mr Allen's The Mule Green, lemon sleeves.
    1. Mr McCann's Red Head ……………………..
    1. Mr Gallagher's Little Maiden Blue and White.
    1. Mr Staunton's Jack Dempsey Green and Gold.

Fourth Race - 3pm

Ladies Plate. £10.00. second £1.00 out of stake. Confined to Ponies 13.2 hands and under. Weights - 3yrs, 8st: 4yrs. 9st. 5yrs. 9st. 7lbs. 6yrs. And aged. 10st. Distance: Two miles. Entry:5s.

    1. Mr T Honan's Colleen-Dhue. Black and Amber.
    1. Mr P Feeney's Carracastle Boy. Red,yellow sleeves and cap.
    1. Mr M Cunnanes Blue Bee. Green and Gold.
    1. Mr M Flynn's Walkuneasy White, check cap.
    1. Mr E J Kirby's Let me be. Green,White and Gold.
    1. Mr Jos A Mulligan's Lonely Maid. Canary,bik sleeves, cerise cap.
    1. Mr A O'Brien's Maid of the Moy. Black,yellow stripes.
    1. Mr J Scanlon's Unexpected White and Blue.
    1. Mr E W Smith's Fast Asleep. Red, yellow and bik hoops.

Some Ponies were sold after the Race.

Fifth Race - 3.30pm

Farewell Plate, £10.00, second, £1.00, out of stake. An open weight for age, Flat race. Weights as in Visitor's Plate. Entry: 7s and 6d.

Two Miles Flat.

    1. Mr Mulvanney's Up Dublin Colours: Green and White
    1. Mr Hurst's Blackbird Black and Orange.
    1. Mr Jos A Mulligan's Ocean Star Canary, bik sleeves, cerise cap.
    1. Mr Gallagher's Little Maiden Blue and White.
    1. Mr Kirby's Let-me-be Green, white and gold.
    1. Mr Murtagh's Star Green and Gold.
    1. Mr J Donegan's Charming Nancy Green and Gold.
    1. Mr Thomas Feely's Kathleen Black and White.
    1. Mr Kilcullen's The Visitor Blue and White.
    1. Mr Harte's Always Out Green and White.
    1. Mr Luke Mulligan's Margee Heather.
    1. Mr Hunter's Redwing Chocolate and gold hoops.
    1. Mr Ruane's Lariska callers Green and gold.
    1. Mr J McFarland's Auburn's Pride White, blue cap.
    1. Mr J Murtagh's Valley maid. Crimson and canary.
    1. Mr Allen's The mule Green, lemon sleeves.
    1. Mr Callaghan's Ballina boy Green and gold.
    1. Mr Gorman's Playboy All white.
    1. Mr Jordan's Out of hobble Sax blue, bik collar & cap.
    1. Mr Staunton's Jack Dempsey Green and gold.
    1. Mr McCann's Red Head

© Cathal Henry