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Spanking Roger (GB)
 
 


Spanking Roger

 

 

 

Sire Line


Darley Arabian

 

 

 

Spanking Roger ch c 1732 (Childers - Sparkler, by Cyprus Arabian - Mare, by Spanker). Sire Line Darley Arabian.

First called Whitefoot, he was bred by William Capell (1697-1743), 3rd Earl of Essex, and owned successively by Sir Edmund Bacon for whom he ran in 1737 and 1738, Mr Grisewood and Viscount Weymouth. His dam, Lord Byron's Sparkler [ex-Maidenhead] also produced Mr Greville's Grantham (b c 1741 Hip). He had a satisfactory turf career, defeating, among others, Cupid (b c 1736 Somerset Arabian), a son of the illustrious mare, Bald Charlotte (ch f 1721 Old Royal). He died in 1741 after running a trial. His death was recorded at the bottom of an engraving.

 
Pedigree
Spanking Roger Childers Darley Arabian  
 
Betty Leedes Old Careless
Sister to Leedes
Sparkler Cyprus Arabian  
 
Spanker Mare Spanker
 
Race Record
   
1737 Won 20gs at Bungay, Sussex, beating Mr Maskills' Squirrel and 3 others, although the plate was subsequently awarded to Squirrel, Spanking Roger's jockey apparently having steered him the wrong side of a post. Won 20 at Epsom beating 3 others.
   
1738 Won 30 at Norwich, beating Sir Humphrey Howorth's Whitefoot (br c Hutton's Bay Barb) and 2 others. Won 40 at Stamford whilst distancing Mr Jackson's Basto (b c Hampton Court Childers). Won 40gs at Chesterfield, beating Mr Green's Countrywench (ch f 1732 Almanzor), Mr Wynn's Spanker, Sir James Pennyman's Rainbow (gr c 1732 Bloody Buttocks) and one other. Won 40 at York distancing 3 others. Won the Ladies' Purse of 90 at Lincoln, beating Sir Michael Newton's Spot (b c Bethell's Arabian).
   
1739 Running for Mr Grisewood, won the King's Plate at Newmarket, beating at 3 heats Mr Hutton's Black Chance (bl c 1732 Hutton's Bay Barb), Lord Weymouth's Scrutineer (br c 1732 Aleppo), Mr Williams's Marmot (br c Son of Bay Bolton) and the Duke of Devonshire's Second (b c 1732 Childers). Now running for Lord Viscount Weymouth, won the 50 Free Plate at Wells, Somersetshire, beating Mr Oxenden's Madam Violante (br f Oxford's Arabian). Won the 30gs at Denbigh, Wales, beating Mr Williams's Young Squirrel. Finished 2nd for a 40gs plate, won by Mr Panton's Cato (b c 1731 Partner), beating Lord Portmore's Squirt (ch c 1732 Bartlet's Childers). Started for a 30gs plate at Lichfield but was distanced after throwing his rider. Won the 50gs Free Plate at Bridgenorth, beating Mr Craven's Cupid (bl c 1736 Somerset Bay Arabian) and Mr Wynn's Looby (br c Bay Bolton). Won 40 at Winchester, beating Mr Bee's Looby (br c 1728 Bay Bolton).
   

   
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