Beware Chalk Pit

DESCRIPTION: "There's a tale I'll tell to you, It's remarkable but true, Of Sir Paulet St. John and his noble steed... Back in 1873." Paulet jumps a hedge and he and his horse fall into a chalk pit, but survive. He names the horse, a famous racer, "Beware Chalk Pit"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1987 (Browne-FolkSongsOfOldHampshire)
KEYWORDS: horse racing injury
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Browne-FolkSongsOfOldHampshire, pp. 25-28, "Beware Chalk Pit" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: BrHa025

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