The major UK flat race event, the Derby, took place yesterday. Steve Donoghue (1884-1945) won it six times – he is one of the heroes of 200 years of the race

So said the Sunday Times today

In the April 2004 Society journal there was a full biography of Steve.  He has always been special to me because, while his first name was George, my father was always known as Steve because of his surname.  While our family used the surname O’Donoghue, I think when Dad was being called Steve he may have dropped the O’

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