The Favourite

January 2000
Amazing Horses;2000, p38
Book Chapter
A chapter from the book "Amazing Horses" is presented. It presents the life of a race horse named Red Rum. It was sold several times in its lifetime but was later owned by an English trainer named Ginger McCain in 1972. Red Rum won the Grand National Race 3 times in 1973, 1974 and 1976. Red Rum eventually retired from racing and became a celebrity horse. The horse died in 1995 at the age of 30 and was buried next to the winning post at the Grand National racetrack in England.


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