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Jessie Allred, foxhunter and owner of a Md. Hunt Cup winner, died Jan. 2

COATESVILLE, Pa.--Jessie Moore Allred passed away peacefully at her home on January 2, 2019 at the age of 99.

Jessie Moore AllredJessie Moore AllredAllred moved to Chester County at the age of 16 and quickly immersed herself in the local horse world.

Following her mother's love of horses, Allred dedicated her life to racing horses and foxhunting.

She was a long-standing member of Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Fox Hounds, and also hunted with other local Fox Hunts, including the Brandywine and Radnor Hunts.

In 1952, she was the first woman to win the Brandywine Point-to-Point against men riders.

Then in 1956, she and her husband realized a dream when their horse, Gallant Ship, won the Maryland Hunt Cup.

Jessie continued to breed and raise thoroughbreds for racing until her retirement in the mid-1990s, and her greatest thrill was being on the rail whenever her horses were working or racing.

 

SHE LIVED and died on her farm in Coatesville, Pa., surrounded by the family, horses, and land that she so loved.

Allred was born in Hackensack, N.J.,, and was the only child of Perry and Margaret McKee Moore.

She is survived by her son, Hugh, and her daughter Jessie, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was laid to rest at the Faggs Manor Cemetery on Jan. 7.

A memorial service will be held for family and friends on Feb. 2, 2019 at the Friendship United Methodist Church in
Coatesville, Pa., at 11a,m.

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