Sport: Forbra and Phar Lap

At Aintree. The biggest steeplechaser in the year's biggest steeplechase—the 93rd Grand National last week at Aintree, England — was a Chestnut owned by C. P. Brocklehurst named Pelorus Jack. Waiting for the start, while the heavier jockeys stood beside their mounts to avoid tiring them, Pelorus Jack was well-behaved. He balked at one of the early jumps and unseated his rider. At the Canal Turn, a 6-ft. ditch and 5-ft. hedge of fir in front of a right-angle turn, Pelorus Jack was responsible for one of those moments of wild confusion which occur in every Grand National and make...

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