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Steve Donovan

Scorched Earth

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I see that there is a horse called Scorched Earth running tomorrow.

I remember watching Meriel Tuffnell riding a horse of the same name to record the first ever riding success by a lady rider in the UK, It was a 50/1 shot and shocked the racing fraternity.

Meriel died at just aged 53. If you are interested, here is her obituary.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1410396/Meriel-Tufnell.html

 

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3 minutes ago, Steve Donovan said:

I see that there is a horse called Scorched Earth running tomorrow.

I remember watching Meriel Tuffnell riding a horse of the same name to record the first ever riding success by a lady rider in the UK, It was a 50/1 shot and shocked the racing fraternity.

Meriel died at just aged 53. If you are interested, here is her obituary.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1410396/Meriel-Tufnell.html

 

Scorched Earth (out of Turf Fire), 1/2 sister to Don Carlo, drawn 19, likely scratching. 

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37 minutes ago, Steve Donovan said:

I see that there is a horse called Scorched Earth running tomorrow.

I remember watching Meriel Tuffnell riding a horse of the same name to record the first ever riding success by a lady rider in the UK, It was a 50/1 shot and shocked the racing fraternity.

Meriel died at just aged 53. If you are interested, here is her obituary.

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1410396/Meriel-Tufnell.html

 

10 Rounds of golf in one day :o ...good story Steve,top lady:)

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Steve a previous horse called Scorched Earth raced in NZ. He was foaled in 1984 by Gaiter out of Sofia. Trained throughout his career by his breeder CLM Croskey he raced 81 times for 8 wins 8 seconds 12 thirds and 8 fourths. $61,615. He won four middle distance flat races. Two at Wanganui and one at Trentham and Awapuni. He then won four steeplechases. His last win was the Open Chase at Trentham on 9/7/94 ridden by Eddie Lamb.

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