| 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 |
|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.
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.