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Parasol (GB)
 
 


Parasol

 

 

Sire Line


Pot8os

 

 

 

Parasol b f 1800 (Pot8os - Prunella, by Highflyer). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 1-e.

Bred by Augustus Fitzroy (1735-1811), the 3rd Duke of Grafton, she was a half-sister to the famous Penelope (b f 1798 Trumpator) taproot mare of Family 1-o, half-sister to the Oaks winner Pelisse (br f 1801 Whiskey) and half-sister to the Derby winner Waxy Pope (b c 1806 Waxy).

Parasol ran for six years winning the Jockey Club Plate, four King's Plates and placing third in the Oaks Stakes. In 1806 she beat the Derby winner Cardinal Beaufort (b c 1802 Gohanna) in a 200gs match at Newmarket.

In the stud she produced the One and Two Thousand Guineas Stakes winner Pastille (b f 1819 Rubens) and the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes winner Pindarrie (b c 1817 Phantom) along with the stallion Partisan (b c 1811 Walton). Among her descendants are the Cesarewitch winner Weathergage (b c 1849 Weatherbit) and the July Cup winner Trappist (b c 1872 Hermit). Her descendant Empress (ch f 1872 Citadel) founded a very successful family in South America that includes the famous Embrujo (ch c 1936 Congreve). Parasol was humanely destroyed in 1826.
 
Pedigree
Parasol Pot8os Eclipse Marske
Spilletta
Sportsmistress Warren's Sportsman
Golden Locks
Prunella Highflyer King Herod
Rachel
Promise Snap
Julia
Race Record
 
1803 Finished 3rd in the Oaks Stakes at Epsom, won by Sir T Gascoigne's Theophania (b f 1800 Delpini) with 2nd going to Mr Harris's Laura [ex-Fanny] (ch f 1800 Pegasus), beating 4 others. Won the Town Plate at Newmarket July, beating Lord Clermont's Rumbo (b c 1800 Whiskey) and 2 others. Collected a 40gs forfeit at Newmarket First October from Sir Frank Standish's Brother to Eagle and Mr Howorth's Skyscraper filly. Won a 140 subscription at the same meeting, with an added Town Plate, beating the Prince of Wales's Nitre (gr f 1800 Precipitate) and 4 others. Won a 50 plate at Newmarket Second October, beating Sir C Bunbury's Orlando (br c 1799 Whiskey). Collected 50gs from a 100gs match at Newmarket Houghton against Lord Stawell's Elizabeth (br f 1800 Waxy).
   
1804 Won the 400gs Oatlands handicap at Newmarket Craven, beating Lord G Cavendish's Lignum Vitae (b c 1797 Walnut) and 4 others. Collected a 100gs forfeit at Newmarket First Spring from Mr Wyndham's Young Eclipse (br c 1799 Young Eclipse). Won a 200gs match at Newmarket Second Spring from Lord Sackville's Enchanter (ch c 1799 Pot8os). Collected 70gs forfeit at the same meeting from Mr Howorth's Malta (ch c 1798 Buzzard). Won 190 at Newmarket First October, beating Sir F Standish's Brother to Stamford (br c Sir Peter Teazle), Nitre (gr f 1800 Precipitate) and Lord Grosvenor's Baron Bull (b c 1800 John Bull). Won the King's Plate at the same meeting, beating "easily" Mr Norton's Sir Harry Dimsdale (gr c 1800 Sir Peter Teazle) and Sir H Williamson's Walton (b c 1799 Sir Peter Teazle). Collected 40gs at the same place from Lord Foley's Watery (b c 1801 Waxy). Won a 200gs match at Newmarket Second October from Colonel Mellish's Buss (b c 1800 John Bull). Lost a 100gs match at Newmarket Houghton to Mr C Wilson's Lennox (ch c 1798 Delpini).
   
1805 Finished 3rd in the Oatlands at Newmarket Craven to HRH the Duke of York's Giles (b c 1798 Trumpator) and Mr Watson's Duxbury (b c Sir Peter Teazle), beating 4 others. Walked over for the King's Plate at Newmarket First Spring. Won 50 at the same meeting, beating Lord Foley's Hippocampus (b c 1801 Coriander), Mr Wardell's Houghton Lass (b f 1801 Sir Peter Teazle), Mr Ladbroke's Sir David (br c 1801 Trumpator) and 2 others. Won the Jockey Club Plate at Newmarket Second Spring, beating Walton and the Prince of Wales's Petruchio (ro c 1801 Stride) "in a canter" by 6 lengths. Collected 50gs at Newmarket October from Col Mellish's Pipylin (br c Sir Peter Teazle). Walked over for 200gs and the King's Plate at the same meeting. Won 125gs at Newmarket Second October, beating Sir Harry Dimsdale by a neck "after a most severe and punishing race".
   
1806 Collected a 100gs forfeit at Newmarket Craven from Lord Foley's Hippocampus. Collected a 100gs forfeit from a 200gs sweep at Newmarket First Spring. Won the King's Plate at the same meeting, beating Mr Abbey's Margery (ch f John Bull) by 8 lengths, and 1 other. Won 50 at the same place, beating Mr Cave-Browne's Antipater (b c 1801 Pipator) "in a canter". Won 50 at Newmarket July, beating Sir C Bunbury's Lydia (br f 1802 Whiskey) "in a canter". Finished 2nd for a purse of 50gs at Newmarket First October to Orville. Collected 50gs forfeit at the same meeting from Colonel Mellish's Czar Peter (br c 1801 Sir Peter Teazle). Won a 200gs match at Newmarket Second October from Mr Arthur's Derby winner Cardinal Beaufort (b c 1802 Gohanna). Ran twice more without success.
   
1807 Finished 3rd in the 400gs Oatlands at Newmarket Craven, won by Mr Fermor's Hippomenes (b c 1802 Pegasus) with 2nd to Houghton Lass, beating Orville, Quiz and 2 others. Ran three more times without success.
   
1808 Finished 2nd in the 500gs Oatlands at Newmarket Craven, won by Lord Grosvenor's Violante (b f 1802 John Bull), beating Sir J Honeywood's Delville (b c 1803 Beningbrough) and 4 others. Lost a 200gs match at Newmarket First Spring to Sir J Honeywood's Bacchanal (b c St. George). Won a 200gs match at the same meeting, beating Sir S Sitwell's Taurus (br c 1803 Sir Peter Teazle) "very easily". Collected 100gs at Newmarket Second Spring from Sir Charles Turner's Thorn (b c Beningbrough).
 
Produce Record

Year of Birth   Name, Sire Owner or Breeder
1809 ch c Parachute, by Sorcerer Gen. L. Gower
1810 b f Promise, by Walton (sent to Ireland) Lord Rossmore
1811 b c Partisan, by Walton Duke of Grafton
1812 b c by Walton (died young) Duke of Grafton
1813   missed to Vandyke Duke of Grafton
1814   missed to Walton Duke of Grafton
1815 b c Picaroon, by Selim (died without offspring) Duke of Grafton
1816   missed to Waxy Duke of Grafton
1817 b c Pindarrie, by Phantom (sent to India) Duke of Grafton
1818 ch c Polygar, by Walton Duke of Grafton
1819 b f Pastille, by Rubens Duke of Grafton
1820 ch f by Rubens Duke of Grafton
1821   missed to Phantom Duke of Grafton
1822 ch f by Election Duke of Grafton
1823* b f Parapluie, by Merlin Duke of Grafton
1824 b c Paramour, by Merlin (sent abroad) Duke of Grafton
1825   missed to Merlin Duke of Grafton
Parasol was shot in the autumn of 1826, having been covered that spring by Sam.
*Parapluie produced in 1828 the Duke of Grafton's b c Scipio, by Emilius, and died in September of that year.
   

   
Partisan (GB) b c 1811 (Walton - Parasol, by Pot8os). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 1-e.
   

   
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