Horse Racing

Freemount Races February 22nd 1868

THE CORK EXAMINER- SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 22, 1868.
FREEMOUNT RACES.

Kanturk Thursday Evening- The races were held on today and were successful, notwithstanding the unfavourable weather. The day being wet and cold. The attendance on the field was large, and the ground was well furnished with tents and with the various means of popular amusements to be found on such an occasion. The ground was well suited for the sports, a perfect view of the whole running could be had from any part of course. There was a large force of constabulary on the ground but their interference was not required the demeanour of people being most orderly. The arrangements for the meeting gave satisfaction. The stewards were Mr. John Nunan Rossline. Mr Joseph Nunan Rossline and Mr. Martin Daly Freemount. Mr Malachi O'Connor was secretary. Shortly before two o'clock a bugle sounded and great was the rush out of the tents to procure a good point of view, all appearing to care but little about the heavy downpour of rain and hail that continued without intermission throughout the entire day

Winner Powerstown Park

Winner Powerstown Park

 Vickies Belle, J.J.Walsh - Jockey.

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