Kirkland (horse)

Summary

Kirkland
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Kirkland
SireKirkham
DamPerizonius Mare
DamsirePerizonius
SexGelding
Foaled1896[1]
CountryIreland
ColourChestnut
OwnerFrank Bibby
TrainerE Thomas
Major wins
Grand National (1905)

Kirkland (foaled 1896) was an Irish-bred Thoroughbred racehorse who competed in National Hunt racing.

Kirkland is most famous for winning the 1905 Grand National while being ridden by Frank Mason. He was the first, and so far only, Welsh-trained horse to have won the Grand National.[2] [3]

Grand National record

Grand National Position Jockey Age Weight SP Distance
1903 4th Frank Mason 7 10-8 100/8
1904 2nd Frank Mason 8 10-10 100/7 Neck
1905 1st Frank Mason 9 11-5 6/1 Won by 3 lengths

Pedigree

Pedigree of Kirkland (IRE), chestnut gelding, 1896[1]
Sire
Kirkham (AUS)
1887
Chester (AUS)
1874
Yattendon (AUS) Sir Hercules (AUS)
Cassandra (AUS)
Lady Chester (GB) Stockwell (horse) (GB)
Austrey (GB)
La Princesse (GB)
1880
Cathedral (GB) Newminster (GB)
Stolen Moments (GB)
The Princess of Wales (GB) Stockwell (GB)
The Bloomer (GB)
Dam
Perizonius Mare (IRE)
1893
Perizonius (GB)
1892
Pero Gomez (GB) Beadsman (GB)
Salamanca (GB)
Mrs Wolf (GB) Newminster (GB)
Lady Tatton (GB)
Sensation Mare (IRE)
Sensation (GB) Best Returns (GB)
A Norfolk Trotting Mare
East Lancashire Mare (IRE) East Lancashire (GB)
Dough Mare (GB)

References

  1. ^ a b "Kirkland pedigree profile". pedigreequery.com. Retrieved 2021-04-13.
  2. ^ Mason, Finch (April 15, 1907). "Heroes and heroines of the Grand National". London: : The Biographical Press, 12, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, W.C. – via Internet Archive.
  3. ^ "1905". www.grandnationalultimatehistory.com.