DESCRIPTION: Charles thinks his horse Old Jack should win a silver cup. Old Jack is a bag of bones, always hungry to eat anything. Nevertheless, he wins a trotting match race.
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: racing humorous horse food
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 85-86, "Old Jack" (1 text, 1 tune)
Mrs. Clara Stevens, "Old Jack" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
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