“Cashel Green (II)”

Author: Francis Heaney ?
Earliest date: 1926 (Sam Henry collection)
Keywords: racing horse gambling
Found in: Ireland

Description

In 1878, landlord Campbell permits a race on Cashel Green. The race is won by the horse of McCloskey, "that youth of fifteen." The singer praises the horse and rider, describes the collection of bets, and wishes all well

References

  1. SHenry H154, p. 33-34, "Cashel Green (II)" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #13353
  3. BI, HHH154