Master McGrath

Master McGrath (1866–1873) was a famous Greyhound in the sport of hare coursing.

Read more about Master McGrath:  Early Days, First Trial, Waterloo Cup, Death, Information, Song and Ballad – Master McGrath, Honours

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Lurgan - Culture and Community - Cultural References
... The ballad Master McGrath concerns a greyhound of that name from Lurgan who became an Irish sporting hero ... Master McGrath won the Waterloo Cup hare coursing competition three times in 1868, 1870 and 1871 at a time when this was a high profile sport ... The dog was named McGrath after the kennel boy responsible for its care ...
Waterloo Cup - History
... champion in the sport of coursing was Lord Lurgan's greyhound Master McGrath who won the Waterloo Cup on three occasions, 1868, 1869 1871 ... Master McGrath set the standard by which all proceeding greyhounds would be judged ... The great Master McGrath's record was finally eclipsed by Colonel North's greyhound "Fullerton" who recorded four consecutive victories in the Waterloo Cup between 1889 and 1892 ...

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