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Bobbyjo

Bobbyjo
Sire Bustineto
Dam Markup
Grandsire Bustino
Damsire Appiani
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1990
Country Ireland
Owner Robert Burke
Trainer Tommy Carberry
Summary
Bobbyjo is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Markup by Bustineto. He was born around 1990 in Ireland.
Major wins
Irish Grand National (1998)
Grand National (1999)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on February 11, 2010

Bobbyjo (1990–2001) was a racehorse that won the Grand National in 1999 under jockey Paul Carberry, despite racetime odds of 10-1[1] against. He also won the Irish Grand National in 1998 before his victory in the Grand National Chase the next year.

Trained by Paul Carberry's father Tommy - a former National winning jockey himself, the horse began a two-year-run of National winners ridden by the trainer's son (Ruby Walsh and Papillon being the winners in 2000).

Unfortunately, Bobbyjo broke a knee at Fairyhouse Racecourse in February 2001 and had to be destroyed one month later due to his incurable injuries. In memorial of the horse, a new steeplechase first run at Fairyhouse Racecourse in February 2003 has been named after him.

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