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Victorious (GB)
 
 


Victorious

 

 

Sire Line


Whitenose


Godolphin Arabian

 

 

Victorious [Onslow's] bl c 1747 (Whitenose - Mare by Firetail). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 7.

Victorious was bred by William Crofts of Harling, Norfolk, and first called Achilles. He was purchased after his first race in 1751 by George Onslow, the 1st Earl of Onslow, who also owned Cato (b c 1748 Regulus) and Why Not (bl c 1744 Crab). He ran for four years winning eight Fifties before entering the stud. He left no stock that bred on.

 
Pedigree
Victorious Portmore's Whitenose Godolphin Arabian  
 
Sister to Blaze Childers
Confederate Filly
Firetail Mare Firetail Childers
Commoner Mare
Miss Slamerkin Young True Blue
Oxford Dun Arabian Mare
Race Record
 
In 1751 he won 50 at Lincoln, defeating Mr Raikes's Cade's Maidenhead (b c 1747 Old Cade), the Duke of Ancaster's Valiant (b c Blaze) and seven others, all carrying 9 stone in two-mile heats. In October at Newmarket he was unplaced for a 100 guineas purse, won by Lord Eglinton's Lightfoot (b c 1747 Old Cade), although he did beat Lord Chedworth's Aaron (b c 1747 Whitenose), Mr Blake's Regulus (b c 1747 Regulus), Sir John Moore's Slouch (ch c 1747 Cade), the latter a half-brother to Shakespeare (ch c 1745 Hobgoblin) and two others.
 
In May of 1752 he won the Town Plate at Epsom, beating Aaron in both four-mile heats, each carrying 9 stone. He then won 50 at Salisbury, and 50 at Blandford, in the latter beating Mr Swymmer's Little Janus (ch c 1746 Janus) and one other. Little Janus, who conceded 1 stone in three-mile heats, was later sent America. In July at Marlborough Victorious won 50, beating Mr Bowles's Johnny Armstrong (br c Old Traveller) and three others. Johnny Armstrong gave away a stone to Victorious in four-mile heats. The following week he won 50 at Tetbury, defeating Pompey (ch c Cade), Lord Gower's Moorlander (br c 1746 Gower Stallion). In August at Oxford he won the 80 sovereigns Ladies' Purse, beating three others. In his final race of the year he won 50 at Burford, beating two others.
 
In 1753 at Guildford he lost a race to Lord Strange's Sportsman (b c 1747 Derby Whitefoot) in which they both carried 12 stone in four-mile heats. In August at Oxford he again won the 80 sovereigns Ladies' Plate, beating five others.
 
Did not run in 1754.
 
He started only once in 1755, losing a 50 purse at Epsom to the Duke of Hamilton's Figure (gr c 1747 Old Standard), a brother to Jason (gr c 1749).
   

   
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