Horse Racing

Horse Racing

Joe Bowles once told me of a famous horse-race which took place in St. Catherine‚Äôs a long time ago between a horse owned by Andrew Dunn and a steed belonging to “Rich” Anthony Maher. A wager of $100 was made and the race took place on a Sunday afternoon,...
A Heavy Ghost

A Heavy Ghost

When my grandfather, Michael Woodlock, died in 1927, I went to the wake with my father one evening, and recall being seated in the kitchen near where three men: William “Rushabuc Bill” Conway, Willie Hayes and Bill Landers were telling ghost stories. Being...