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La Grange and Priscilla Godsoe

Once goofy steeplechaser heads to Grand Prix

All ears, head and legs, La Grange was quite a site. Already rejected as a steeplechase prospect, the two-year-old gangly oddball was offered to the team of James Paxson and Priscilla Godsoe, of River Hills Fox Hounds; What they saw was no beauty. “He was so rangy looking. He was in good weight, but very immature looking, almost unattractive,” Godsoe says. “Of course, I fell in love with him right away.” From that point in 2007, Godsoe made it her mission to get La Grange to smarten up, pay attention, and start looking like a winner. Inside of their first […]