Ally Sloper (horse)

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Ally Sloper
Sire Travelling Lad
Grandsire Gallinule
Dam Sally In Our Alley
Damsire Discord
Foaled 1909
Owner Lady Margaret Nelson
Trainer Aubrey Hastings
Major wins
Grand National (1915)

Ally Sloper was a Thoroughbred racehorse noted for winning the 1915 Grand National.[1]

A five-year-old owned by Lady Margaret Nelson and trained by Aubrey Hastings, it was ridden by Mr Jack Anthony. Carrying 10 st 5 lb, Ally Sloper won the race by two lengths at a price of 100/8 and in a time of 9 min 47.8 s.[2][3] It was Aubrey Hastings' second national winner having won the race in 1906 with Ascetics Silver.[4] It was also the first Grand National winner to be owned by a woman.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ally Sloper". www.pedigreequery.com. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "1915 Grand National". www.greyhoundderby.com. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Grand National 1-2-3". Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Records and trivia Grand National". www.grandnationalrecords.co.uk. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Grand National - The early years". www.horseracingmoments.com. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "2nd Kilbeggan races March 15". www.athlone.ie. Retrieved 21 May 2013.