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L’Escargot (horse)

L’Escargot
Sire Escart
Grandsire Turmoil
Dam What A Daisy
Damsire Grand Inquisitor
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1963
Died 1984
Country Ireland
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Mrs B. O’Neill
Owner Raymond R. Guest
Trainer Dan Moore
Record 53: 12-13-7
Major wins
Meadow Brook Steeplechase (1969) Cheltenham Gold Cup (1970, 1971) Grand National (1975)
Awards
American Champion Steeplechase Horse (1969)
Honours
United States Racing Hall of Fame inductee (1977)
Year Age Handicap (st-lb) Placing
1972 9 12-0 Fell – fence 3 (open ditch)
1973 10 12-0 Third
1974 11 11-13 Second
1975 12 11-3 First