Battleship, Jockey: B. Hobbs', 1939. Battleship (1927-1958) was an American thoroughbred racehorse who is the only horse to have won both the American Grand National and the British Grand National steeplechase races. He won the 1938 Grand National when he was eleven years old ridden by Bruce Hobbs, the seventeen-year-old son of trainer Reg Hobbs. He was an unusual winner of the race in that he was entire. The last entire winner had been Grudon in 1901. From Racehorses & Jockeys, 1938 - A Series of 40. [W. D. & H. O. Wills, Bristol, 1939].
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