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Conqueror (GB)
 
 


Conqueror

 

 

Conqueror [Appleyard's] ch g 1728 (Fox - Sister to Castaway Mare, by Bethell's Castaway). Sire Line Darcy's White Turk. Family 40.

Bred in Yorkshire by Captain Francis Appleyard he was a full brother to the Devonshire Conqueror (gr c 1725) who appears in the pedigrees of Juniper (b c 1752 Babraham) and Genius (b c 1753 Babraham) who were both exported to America. He was also a half brother to Appleyard's Craftsman (gr c 1724 Gallant's Smiling Tom) who won the Ladies' Gold Cup at York in 1729 and to Appleyard's Favourite (gr c 1730 Gallant's Smiling Tom) who won the Royal Plate at Ipswich in 1735.

Conqueror Fox Clumsey Hautboy
Miss Darcy's Pet Mare
Bay Peg Leedes Arabian
Young Bald Peg
Sister to Castaway Mare Bethell's Castaway Old Merlin
Sister to Ruffler
Brimmer Mare Brimmer
Royal Mare
 
Following a successful turf career, in which he won every Royal Plate he ever started for, Conqueror became a trial horse. He was thought to be one of the best geldings that ever ran at Newmarket. He was later owned by Thomas Thynne (1710-1751), 2nd Viscount Weymouth.
 
 
Race Record
 
In 1734 he won the King's Plate at Guildford, beating Mr Sere's [or Sayer's] Fox (b g 1728). Won the King's Plate at Nottingham, beating Mr Luck's Young Royal (b g 1728), the Duke of Bridgewater's Slouch (ch c 1728) and Mr Warren's Sly Cupid (b c 1728). Won the King's Plate at York (ridden by Robert Watson), beating Mr Carr's Dusty Miller (gr g 1728 Young Greyhound), Mr Luck's Young Royal, Mr Thompson's Vicar of Bray (b c 1728) and 7 others. Won the King's Plate at Lincoln, beating Mr Grisewood's Sly (ch c 1728 Partner) in 1 heat. Grisewood's Sly had previously won King's Plates at Lewes and Canterbury. Won the King's Plate at Newmarket in October, beating the Duke of Somerset's Quibble (ch c 1728 Wyndham).
 

Conqueror defeating Looby
 
In 1735 he won the King's Plate at Newmarket in April, beating Mr Grisewood's Sly, the Duke of Somerset's Quibble and the Duke of Bolton's Chance (gr c 1728 Childers). Running for Mr Panton he won a 300gs match at Newmarket October from the Duke of Bolton's Looby (br c 1728 Bay Bolton).
 
In 1739 he won 40gs at Bedford. Won 50gs at Bridgenorth. Won several other prizes.
   
   
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