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.
Name: George Ridsdale was a soldier from Sheriff Hutton who fought with the Imperial Yeomanry in the Boer War. Born in 1868 George he was the only man from the village to return from the War and he died in York aged 59.
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.