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Rubio (horse)

Rubio was a British thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1908 Grand National.

The horse was purchased in 1898 for the low valuation of 15 guineas owing to a persistent injury. He was famously trained back to fitness by being employed pulling a bus in Towcester.


  • The Sunday Times, 10 September 2006, Sport: p.8


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