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Jack Ketch (horse)

Jack Ketch
Sire Abadan
Dam Law
Grandsire Persian Gulf
Damsire Son-in-Law
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1954
Country Ireland
Color Brown
Owner 1) M. P. Annesley (Ireland)
2) Hasty House Farm (USA)
Trainer 1) Stephen Quirke (Ireland)
2) Harry Trotsek (USA)
Record 30: 9-1-1
Earnings £6,048 & US$56,000
Summary
Jack Ketch is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Law by Abadan. He was born around 1954 in Ireland.
Major wins
Maher Nursery Handicap (1956)
Tetrarch Stakes (1957)
International Stakes (1957)
Irish 2,000 Guineas (1957)
Canadian Championship Stakes (1958)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Jack Ketch (foaled 1954 in Ireland) was a thoroughbred racehorse. Raced at age two under trainer Stephen Quirke, son of Irish champion jockey, Martin Quirke,[1] Jack Ketch won the Maher Nursery Handicap. At age three, the colt won three important Irish races including the Classic 2,000 Guineas.

In 1958, Jack Ketch was sold to American Allie E. Reuben who raced under the name of Hasty House Farm. Trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer, Harry Trotsek, he made his American debut on July 14, 1958 at Chicago's Arlington Park with a win on turf in the Morton Grove Purse.[2] Jack Ketch would not win another significant race until October 25, 1958 when he won the Canadian Championship Stakes with his Hasty House Farm stablemate Mahan finishing second.[3]

Retired to stud duty after racing with minor success as a five-year-old in 1959, Jack Ketch eventually stood in Australia but was not a successful sire.

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