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George Ridsdale (GB)

George Ridsdale(GB)

Gender: gelding
Colour: chestnut

John Blackburn & Imperial Racing
Foaled:10 April 2016
Sire: Ruler Of The World
Dam: Cape Rising
Owner:John Blackburn & Imperial Racing
Breeder:J R Wills
Purchased:Tattersalls October Yearling Sales Book 3
Wins: 4
Prizemoney: £ 5,767


Chestnut gelding by Ruler Of The World out of Cape Rising. George Ridsdale won for the first time over hurdles at Musselburgh in November 2019 ridden by Paddy Brennan. Back on the flat George Ridsdale was an easy winner at Newcastle in September 2020 and he followed up at Ayr the following week. He was a winner again back at Newcastle in October when Paul Mulrennan rode him to his fourth career victory.

Name: George Ridsdale was a soldier from Sheriff Hutton who fought with the Imperial Yeomanry in the Boer War. He is commemorated by a plaque in the local village hall.

Stallion reference

RULER OF THE WORLD (IRE), Chesnut horse, 2010, by Galileo (IRE), out of Love Me True (USA), by Kingmambo (USA). Champion 3yr old in Europe in 2013 (9.5-10.5f.). Top rated older horse in Ireland in 2014 (11-13f.). Won 4 races, value £1,070,242, at 3 and 4, from 1 mile 2 furlongs to 1½ miles, Investec Derby Stakes, Epsom Downs, Gr.1, Qatar Prix Foy, Longchamp, Gr.2, MBNA Chester Vase, Chester, Gr.3, also placed second in Qatar Prix Niel, Longchamp, Gr.2, and third in Qipco Champion Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2015.

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

26Oct20 Play 4 To Win Betway Handicap (Div I) 1m 2f Paul Mulrennan Newcastle

17Sep20 Luxury Breaks At Western House Hotel Handicap 1m Daniel Tudhope Ayr

08Sep20 attheraces.com Handicap 1m 2f Daniel Tudhope Newcastle

06Nov19 Jeffery Associates Juvenile Maiden Hurdle 1m 7½f Paddy Brennan Musselburgh

George Ridsdale: Three generation pedigree


chestnut gelding

10 April 2016
Ruler Of The World (IRE) Galileo (IRE) Sadler's Wells (USA)
Urban Sea (USA)
Love Me True (USA) Kingmambo (USA)
Lassie's Lady (USA)
Cape Rising (IRE) Cape Cross (IRE) Green Desert (USA)
Park Appeal
Woodrising Nomination

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