“Alec Robertson (II)”


"Oh, the hobby of Australian boys Is jockeying to be, To mount a horse and scale the course No danger do they see." The usual story: Robertson races, is thrown from his horse, bids farewell to all, and dies

Cross references


  1. Meredith/Anderson, p. 146, "The Jockey's Lament"; p. 151, "Alec Robertson" (2 texts, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MA146


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1968
Keywords: horse racing death mother
Found in: Australia