Mister McGoldrick – His Big Day!

From August 2000 until December 2011, during his 91 race career, Mister McGoldrick became one of the most popular horses of his time. The public ever increasingly warmed to his style of racing, winning well, yet never going down without a fight in defeat. Then finally, after many near misses, in March 2008, aged eleven and at the twilight stage of his career, he had his well deserved day of glory, by winning the Byrne Group Plate at the Cheltenham NH Racing Festival, the worlds most prestigious National Hunt racing event.

Click on the arrow above and watch the final stages of this race….a sight which, many years down the road, still takes my breath away, as he powers clear of his rivals to win by 13 lengths. 

Then read more about Mister McGoldrick on his own page of this website.

Mister McGoldrick – In Retirement

Just a small snapshot maybe, but just look at the amazing landscape which Mister McGoldrick wakes up to every morning….. and there`s still hundreds more acres of land, which you can`t see !! for “Mac” and his resident mates at New Beginnings to run loose within.

It’s absolutely, totally idyllic, especially on a summers day, and thanks to Pam and Trevor at New Beginnings for looking after “Mac” and all the horses in their care, with such kindness and dedication.

Check them out at  www.newbeginningshorses.org.uk

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  • mr mcgoldrick and richard
    April 28, 2022 by
    So here we were again, fourteen years on, back at the scene of the greatest sporting thrill of my life, (see above) the magnificent Cheltenham racecourse, where Mister McGoldrick wrote his name in the history books at the Festival meeting of 2008. This time however, after our much improved Romeo Brown, led from start to finish for a superb win at Kelso 26th March,in the £25k Cab on Target final, it was decided the Sue Smith horsebox, with Romeo on board, should turn right at the end of the driveway and head south to Cheltenham, for Romeo`s next race, ...
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