Part 2 - Pedigrees , Ages, &c.
of HORSES and MARES of Note, not included in the former Part, from the
earliest Accounts, to the Year 1759, inclusive. [N. B. Where the
Breeder's name is unknown, that of the Propritor (when known) is
inserted in Italics.]
Name, By whom bred, Year when
ALDBY JENNY - Mr. Brewster,
Got by Leedes's Dragon, out of Sir Matthew Pierson's Ruby.
ALEPPO - Mr. Brewster,
1711, By Darley's Arabian - son of Old Careless - Old Smithson.
ALMANZOR - Mr. Brewster,
1713, Darley's Arabian - Old Hautboy. Almanzor was a common Stallion,
and covered a great many mares, but though he was an extraordinary fine
horse, and very well bred, got very bad horses.
ANTELOPE - Sir M. Wyville,
1748, Young Belgrade - Scarborough Colt - Bartlet's Childers
(Volunteer's dam) - Devonshire Turk - Curwen Bay Barb - Old Spot.
ANTINOUS - Duke of Grafton,
1758, Blank - sister to the Witherington Mare.
ASTRIDGE BALL - Leedes -
Madcap (brother to Postboy) - Dyer's Dimple - the Somerset
Jenny-Come-Tye-Me, by a foreign horse of Sir W. Goring.
ATLAS - (Duke of
Devonshire's), 1752, Babraham - Ld. Halifax's Justice.
ALLWORTHY - Mr. Panton,
Crab - Sister to Fleece'em.
ALMAHIDE - Mr. Brewster,
BABRAHAM - Ld. Godolphin,
1740, Godolphin Arabian - Large Hartley Mare, by Hartley's Blind Horse -
Flying Whig, by the Woodstock Arabian - St. Victor's Barb - Grey Whynot.
Babraham, when in training, covered upwards of 50 mares in one season,
and won two fifties the same year. He was the sire of Tarpaulin,
Bosphorus, Molly Long Legs, Jack of Newberry, Sir J. Lowther's Babraham,
the dam of Dorimant, &c.
BADSTICKS - Bumper -
Fleetwood's Foxhunter - Almanzor - Makeless - Brimmer - Curwen Bay Barb.
BAJAZET - Sir John Dutton,
1740, Godolphin Arabian - Whitefoot - Leedes - Moonah Barb Mare. Bajazet
was the sire of Filch, Selim, the dam of Pretender, and many good
BALD CHARLOTTE - Capt.
Appleyard, 1721, Old Royal - Bethell's Castaway - Brimmer. Bald
Charlotte was an extraordinary good runner, and was a broodmare in the
Duke of Somerset's stud at 20 years of age; she bred several good
horses, and was great grand dam of Coxcomb and Dorimant.
BALD GALLOWAY - Capt.
Rider, St. Victor's Barb - Whynot - Royal Mare. The Bald Galloway got
Cartouch, (a capital galloway at five years old, but who trained off),
the Carlisle Gelding, Mr. Duncombe's Dart, Mr. Howe's Foxhunter and Grey
Ovington, middling horses; Lilliput, Judgement, Bauble and Daffodil,
pretty good galloways; Roxana, a good plate mare; Silverlocks, slow, but
very stout; and several that won plates in the North, which brought him
into repute as a stallion, though some think with very little reason.
BANDY - Mr. Meredith, 1747,
Cade - Partner - Greyhound - Makeless - Brimmer - Place's White Turk -
Dodsworth - Layton Barb Mare.
BARFORTH - Mr. Crofts,
1731, Partner - Greyhound.
BASHAW (afterwards Old
Standard) - Sir M. Wyville, 1736, Young Belgrade - Tifter - Snake -
Pooley Diamond - Old Hautboy - Sir J. Jenning's Mare, bought of Ld.
BASTO - Sir W. Ramsden,
Byerley Turk - Bay Peg, by Leedes's Arabian - Spanker - General
Fairfax's Morocco Barb. Basto got Soreheels, Little Scar (a very high
formed horse for his size), Dimple, and a black gelding his full
brother; also the dam of Crab, Second, &c. Basto covered very few
mares besides the Duke of Devonshire's and the Duke of Rutland's.
BATT - Sir W. Strickland,
1723, Sir W. Strickland's Turk - Roxana's dam.
BAY BOLTON - Sir M.
Pierson, 1705, Grey Hautboy - Makeless - Brimmer - Diamond - Sister to
the dam of Old Merlin. Bay Bolton was a good runner, and proved
afterwards an excellent stallion, as will appear from the great number
of his get mentioned in this list.
BEAUFREMONT - (Mr.
Stapleton's), 1758, Tartar - Brother to Fearnought - Miss Windham,
by Windham - Belgrade Turk - Old Scarborough Mare, by Makeless.
YOUNG BELGRADE - Sir M.
Wyville, Belgrade Turk - Bay Bolton - Scarborough Mare.
BLACK CHANCE - Mr. Hutton,
1732, His Bay Barb - Surley, son of the late Mr. Hutton's Grey Barb -
Coneyskins - Blunderbuss - Place's White Turk.
BLACKLEGS - Mr. Hutton,
1725, Hutton Bay Turk - Coneyskins - Hautboy.
- Duke of Somerset, 1733, Hampton Court Childers - the Duke's famous
BLOSSOM - Godolphin Arabian
- Crab - Childers.
BLUNDERBUSS - Bustler.
BOLTON - Duke of Bolton,
1743, Sweepstakes (son of the Oxford Bloody Shouldered Arabian) - Bay
Bolton - Basto - Curwen Old Spot - Young Spanker - Old Hautboy - Old
BONNY BATCHELOR - Mr.
Routh, Hartley's Blind Horse - a full sister of Singlepeeper, son of Old
BONNY BLACK - Duke of
Rutland, 1715, Black Hearty (son of the Byerley Turk). Bonny Black was
the best runner of her time; at 3 years old she beat a 6 year old horse,
at 10st. each; at 4 years old she won the 5 year old Hambleton Cup, and
again at 5 years old; at 6 years old she beat an aged horse, giving him
3st. Her owner afterwards challenged to run four times over the Round
Course at Newmarket, against any horse or mare in the Knigdom; which
challenge not being accepted, she became a brood mare in the Duke of
Rutland's stud, and was the great grand dam of Mr. Martindale's
BOSPHORUS - Mr. Stamford,
1754, Babraham - Hampton Court Childers - Leedes - Moonah Barb Mare.
BRILLIANT - Mr. Crofts,
1750, Crab - Godolphin Arabian - Silverlocks, by the Bald Galloway.
BRIMMER - Darcy Family,
Yellow Turk - Royal Mare.
BROCKLESBY - Mr. Crofts,
1723, Greyhound - Brocklesby Betty.
BROCKLESBY BETTY - Mr.
Pelham, 1711, Curwen Bay Barb - Mr. Leedes's Hobby Mare, by Lister's
Turk. Brocklesby Betty, as a runner, was thought to be superior to any
horse or mare of her time, notwithstanding she was a brood mare before
she was trained.
BUCEPHALUS - Mr. Aislabie,
1738, Robinson Crusoe - Snake - Hautboy.
BUMPER - Sir J. Pennyman,
Partner - Bay Bolton - Commoner - Restive - an Arabian Mare of Ld.
BUSTLER - Mr. Place,
BYWELL TOM, (or Lightning)
- Mr. Holme, 1747, Cade - Partner - Woodcock - Crofts's Bay Barb -
Makeless - Brimmer - Dodsworth - Burton Barb Mare.
CADE - Ld. Godolphin, 1734,
By his Lordship's Arabian, out of Roxana. Cade was sire of Matchem,
Young Cade, and many other capital horses.
CADEE - By Cade - Sedbury -
full sister to Coughing Polly.
CAMILLUS - Mr. Warren,
1749, Got by the Cullen Arabian - North Country Diamond - Blue-Eyed
Susan, by a son of the Harpur Barb - Old Child Mare.
OLD CARELESS - Mr. Leedes,
Spanker - Barb Mare.
CARLISLE GELDING - Ld.
Carlisle, 1713, Bald Galloway - Carlisle Turk - Byerley Turk. The
Carlisle Gelding was remarkable for having supported the fatigue of
running, as a trial horse in private, and with success in public, till
at the amazing age of 18, at which period, after winning a heat at
Sawtry, in Huntingdonshire, (1731) he broke his hind leg and died.
CARTOUCH - Mr. Elstob, Bald
Galloway- Cripple Barb, at Hampton Court - Makeless - Place's White Turk
- Dodsworth - Layton Barb. Cartouch, when in training, was the property
of Sir William Morgan, of Tredegar, in whose possession he covered
several seasons in Wales; he afterwards became a favourite stallion in
the North, and was sire of Young Cartouch, and of the grand dam of
Trentham and Bourdeaux.
YOUNG CARTOUCH - (Ld.
Portmore's), By Cartouch, out of a sister to the Duke of Somerset's
Red Rose, by the Hampton Court Chestnut Arabian.
CASTAWAY - (Mr.
Bethell's), Merlin - Brimmer.
CATO - Sir W. Strickland,
1731, Partner - Sister to Roxana.
CENTURION - (Hodge's),
By a son of Conyer's Arabian, at Hampton Court, out of the Moonah Barb
CHAMPION - (Mr. Graham's),
1707, Harpur's Arabian - Old Hautboy. Champion was sire of King Herod's
great grand dam.
CHANCE (Mr. Dawkins's)
- Duke of Bolton, 1737, Fearnought - Almanzor - Coquette, by Basto - Son
of Spanker - Hautboy - Bustler.
CHANTER - Sir W.
Strickland, 1710, Akaster Turk.
CHARMING MOLLY (Ld.
Leigh's) - Mr. Hanger, 1741, She was own sister to Diana, got by
Second, dam (Mr. Hanger's brown mare) by Stanyan's Arabian, out of
Gipsey; Gipsey was bred by Sir R. Milbanke, and got by King William's
No-tongued Barb - Makeless - Royal Mare.
CHIDDY - Duke of Somerset,
1733, Hampton Court Childers - Bald Charlotte.
CHILDERS (Flying or
Devonshire) - Mr. Childers, 1715, Darley's Arabian - Betty Leedes, by
Careless - Sister to Leedes, by Leedes's Arabian - Spanker - Barb Mare,
which was Spanker's dam. Generally supposed to be the fleetest horse
that was ever trained, in this or any other country; he was the sire of
Plaistow, Blacklegs, Second, Snip and Commoner, good horses, especially
the first two; Blaze, Winall, and Spanking Roger, in pretty good forms;
Ld. Wm. Manner's Poppet, an extraordinary horse at 5 years old;
Fleece'em, Steady, &c. He covered very few mares except the Duke of
- Mr. Childers, Own brother to Flying Childers. This horse was for
several years called Young Childers; it being generally supposed that he
was own brother to the Devonshire Childers, though some insisted that
Betty Leedes never produced any other foal than Flying Childers, excpet
one that was choked, when very young, by eating chaff. Mr. Cheney says
he has heard the contrary from so many gentlemen of worth and honour,
that he cannot but be of the opinion that he was full brother to him. Be
that as it may, Bartlet's Childers got so many good horses that he is
now justly ranked with the first rate stallions. He was never trained;
he was sire of Squirt, Oedipus, the Little Hartley Mare, the dam of
Volunteer, the dam of Sir W. Middleton's Camilla, and the grand dam of
CHILDERS (Hampton Court)
- Devonshire Childers - Duchess, by the Newcastle Turk - Darcy's White
CHILDERS (Smale's) -
Mr. Smale, 1726, Bartlet's Childers - Byerley Turk - the Wilkinson
CHUB (sometimes called
Tamerlane) - Ld. Godolphin, 1746, His Lordship's Arabian - Bajazet's
dam, by Hobgoblin.
CINNAMON - Duke of
Somerset, Windham - the Rygate Mare, by the Thoulouse Barb - Sir John
Parsons' Cream Cheeks, by Spanker - Hautboy. Cinnamon got but very few
horses that appeared in public, except the Ancaster Creeper, Brisk, and
CLUMSEY - Mr. Wilkes,
COLOSSUS - Mr. Cornforth,
Babraham - Starling - Partner - Crofts's Bay Barb - Makeless - Brimmer -
Dodsworth - Burton Barb.
COMMONER - Place's White
CONEYSKINS - (Duke of
Rutland's), 1712, Lister Turk.
CONQUEROR - (Duke of
Devonshire's), Fox - Castaway - son of Brimmer.
CONQUEROR - Capt.
Appleyard, 1728, Own brother to the above.
COQUET - Duke of Bolton,
Basto - son of Spanker - Hautboy - Bustler.
COQUET - Duke of Bolton, By
his Grace's Sloven, out of the Coquet above-mentioned.
COTTINGHAM - Mr. Constable,
1735, Hartley's Blind Horse.
COUNSELLOR - Mr. Egerton,
Lord Darcy's Counsellor (whose sire was a son of the Shaftesbury Turk) -
Makeless - Barb Mare of Sir Hugh Cholmondely.
COUNTESS - Mr. Hartley,
1737, Hartley's Blind Horse - Hip.
CRABSTOCK - Mr. Cornwall,
1750, By Crab, out of a sister to the Witherington Mare.
CRAFTSMAN - Capt.
Appleyard, 1724, Smiling Tom.
CREEPING MOLLY - Mr.
Thurland, 1722, Grey Crofts, at Hampton Court - dam of Mr. Panton's
CRIPPLE - Ld. Godolphin, By
his Lordship's Arabian.
CUB - Mr. Routh, 1739, Old
Fox - Warlock Galloway, by Snake.
CUDDY - Capt. Appleyard,
1727, By Fox, out of the dam of Bald Charlotte.
CUPID - Duke of Somerset,
1735, His Grace's Bay Arabian, out of Bald Charlotte.
CYGNET - Ld. Godolphin, His
Lordship's Arabian - Crab - Childers - Miss Belvoir, by Grey Grantham.
CYRUS - (Mr. Bowles's),
1758, Blank - Lady Ann, by Young Standard - Jason's dam.
DAINTY DAVY - (Duke of
Cleveland's), 1752, Old Traveller - Slighted By All, by Fox Cub -
Jigg - Matchem's grand dam, by Makeless.
DAIRY MAID - Mr. Elstob, By
Almanzor, out of the Hambleton Mare, got by Syphax, who won the first
Hambleton gold cup.
DIAMOND - Mr. Curwen, 1726,
Jew's Trump - the Turk, sire of Flanderkin - Bay Barb - Westall Turk - a
DIANA (Lord Leigh's)
- Mr. Hanger, 1740, Own sister to Charming Molly.
DIMPLE - (Dyer's),
Leedes's Arabian - Spanker - Dodswoth.
DIMPLE - Ld. Godolphin, His
Lordship's Arabian - Bajazet's dam.
DISMAL - Ld. Godolphin,
1733, Godolphin Arabian - Alcock's Arabian - Curwen Bay Barb - Natural
DOLL - Sir R. Milbanke,
1721, Ld. Darcy's Woodcock - Moonah Barb Mare.
DORRIMOND - (Duke of
Cumberland's), 1758, Dormouse - Whitefoot.
DRIVER - (Beaver's),
1732, Snake - Thwaite's Dun Mare, by the Akaster Turk.
DRIVER (Little) - (Mr.
Lamego's), 1743, Beaver's Driver - Childers - Walpole's Barb - Miss
Belvoir. Little Driver was a good runner, having won upwards of thirty
50£ plates; but he proved an indifferent stallion.
DRIVER - Duke of Ancaster,
1727, Wynn Arabian - the Lady Mare, by Pert - St. Martin's.
DRUDGE - Mr. Panton, 1745,
Old Crab - sister to Blaze.
DUNKIRK - Mr. Lister, 1725,
Fox Cub - Darcy Royal Colt - Lambert Turk.
ELEPHANT - Sir M. Newton,
1734, By his Arabian, dam by Bay Bolton.
ELEPHANT - (Mr.
Sotheron's), 1753, Regulus - Sir M. Newton's Arabian - Traveller's
ENGINEER - (Mr. Fenton's),
1756, Sampson - Young Greyhound - Curwen Bay Barb.
EXOTIC - Mr. Greville,
1756, Cullen Arabian - Grasshopper - dam of Creeper.
FAVOURITE - Mr. Jackson,
1725, By the Widdrington Grey Arabian, out of Miss Neesham's dam.
FAVOURITE - Capt.
Appleyard, 1730, Gallant - Smiling Tom - Sister to Bald Charlotte.
FAUSTINA - Mr. Jenison,
1725, Hartley's Blind Horse - Blossom - Pulleine's Chestnut Arabian -
Old Vintner Mare.
FEARNOUGHT - Ld. Godolphin,
His Lordship's Arabian - Hobgoblin - Bajazet's dam.
FEARNOUGHT (Duke of
Bolton's) - Sir W. Ramsden, 1725, Bay Bolton - Lexington Arabian -
Curwen Spot - Spanker - Grey Ramsden's dam.
FEATHER - Mr. Panton, 1751,
Godolphin Arabian - Childers - Miss Belvoir.
FIRETAIL - (Mr. Cotton's),
1729, Got by Childers, out of the famous Commoner Mare.
FLEEC'EM - Duke of
Devonshire, 1731, Childers - Miss Belvoir.
FLYING WHIG - Ld.
Godolphin, 1731, Woodstock Arabian - Points, by St. Victor's Barb - Grey
Whynot. This mare was the dam of the two Hartley mares.
FORESTER - Mr. Crofts,
1736, Hartley's Blind Horse - Partner - Greyhound - Brocklesby Betty.
Crofts' Forester was sire of Gustavus, Blameless, and Pearson's Little
Partner; the rest of his get were bad. He was a common stallion, and
covered a great many mares.
FORESTER - Mr. Williams,
1750, Got by Crofts' Forester, his dam, by the Bolton Looby, was the
grand dam of the Duke of Cumberland's Star.
FOX - Sir Ralph Ashton,
1714, By Clumsey, his dam (Bay Peg) by the Leedes Arabian, grand dam
(Young Bald Peg) also by the Leedes Arabian, great grand dam (Spanker's
dam) was the old Morocco Mare, got by Ld. Fairfax's Morocco Barb, great
great grand dam (Old Bald Peg) bred by Ld. Fairfax, and got by an
Arabian, out of a Barb Mare. Fox was the sire of Capt. Appleyard's
Conqueror, the best gelding that ever ran at Newmarket; and of the Duke
of Bolton's Merry Andrew and Goliah, good horses; he also got the dam of
Snap and of His R. H. the Duke's son of Crab.
FOX CUB - Sir Ralph Ashton,
1714, Was got by Clumsey, his dam by the Leedes Arabian. Fox Cub was a
good little horse, but a bad stallion.
FOXHUNTER (Mr. Howe's)
- Mr. Robinson, 1722, Bald Galloway - Snake - Hautboy (grandam of
FOXHUNTER - (Cole's),
got by Brisk (son of Darley's Arabian) out of the Rutland Brown Betty.
GENTLEMAN - Duke of
Ancaster, 1723, Alcock Arabian.
GENIUS - (Mr. Keck's),
1753, Babraham - Stamford Turk - a brother to Conqueror - Childers -
Basto Mare, dam of Old Crab.
GIPSEY - Sir W. Ramsden,
1725, Bay Bolton - Newcastle Turk - Byerley Turk.
GOLDEN LOCKS - Mr. Pelham,
1724, Curwen Bay Barb.
GOLIAH (Ld. Halifax's)
- Mr. Crofts, 1722, Greyhound.
GOLIAH (Duke of Bolton's)
- Mr. Hutchinson, 1730, Fox - Graham's Champion - Sir M. Pierson's
GREY GRANTHAM - By the
Brownlow Turk. Grantham got Green's Galloway, an extraordinary horse of
his size, Miss Belvoir, Shadow, and the Grantham Filly, very capital
mares, particularly the two former, also the Confederate Filly, a good
mare at light weights.
YOUNG GREYHOUND - Old
Greyhound - Westall Turk - Hautboy - Place's White Turk - Dodsworth -
GREYLEGS - Duke of
Somerset, 1725, Windham - Barb Mare.
GREY RAMSDEN - His dam, by
the Byerley Turk, was the grand dam of the Godolphin Whitefoot.
HARLEQUIN - (Mr.
Metcalf's), 1719, Mixbury - Son of the Pulleine Rockwood - Brimmer -
Darcy Royal Mare.
HARTLEY'S BLIND HORSE -
Holderness Turk - Sir R. Milbanke's Black Mare, by Makeless - Darcy
Royal Mare. He was sire of the Large Hartley Mare, who was the dam of
Babraham, and of the great grand dam of Priestess and Espersykes.
HAUTBOY - The Darcy Family,
White Darcy Turk - Royal Mare. Hautboy got Grey Hautboy (sire of Bay
Bolton), Windham, the dam of Snake, and the dam of Almanzor, Terror, and
HENRICUS - (Sir M.
Fetherston's), 1757, Black and all Black - dam of Mirza.
HERMIT - Mr. Panton, 1752 -
Was brother to Spectator.
HIGHLANDER - Ld. Portmore,
HIP - Mr. Pelham, 1752,
Curwen Bay Barb - Lister Turk.
HOBGOBLIN - Mr. Goodall,
1724, Aleppo - Old Careless - Old Smithson - the Argyll Wanton Willy.
HOG - Mr. Panton, 1746,
Cartouch - Childers.
HUTTON ROYAL COLT - Mr.
Hutton, By the Helmsley Turk, out of a Sedbury Royal Mare.
JACK-COME-TICKLE-ME - Mr.
Read, 1737, By a son of the Thoulouse Barb - Old Royal - Old Merlin.
JALAP - (Mr. Buckle's),
1758, Regulus - Devonshire Blacklegs - True Blue - Oxford Arabian -
Sister to Leedes.
JASON - (Mr. Curzon's),
1749, Old Standard, Duke of Beaufort's White Arabian - Ld. Brooks's
Arabian - Brimmer - Darley's Arabian.
JEW TRUMP - Mr. Curwen, His
Chestnut Arabian - Bay Barb.
JIGG - Sir R. Mostyn,
Byerley Turk - Spanker. Jigg got Partner, a capital horse; Shock and
Saucebox, middling horses: He was a common country stallion in
Lincolnshire, till Partner was 6 years old.
JOHN TROTT - Mr. Panton,
1741, Devonshire Blacklegs - Sutton Turk - Basto - Makeless - Sister to
Honeycomb Punch, by the Taffolet Barb.
JOLLY ROGER - Sir J.
Lowther, By the Gower Stallion, out of Miss Harvey, by Cartouch.
JOSEPH ANDREWS - Mr.
Hartley, 1743, Roundhead - Hip - Hartley's Blind Horse - Flying Whig.
IVORY BLACK - (Mr.
Green's), 1754, Starling - Regulus - Roundhead - Matchem's dam.
Ivory Black was sire of Dunhevid, a good plate horse, the pedigree of
whose dam was never recorded.
JUBA - Ld. Lonsdale, 1731,
Lonsdale Arabian - Jigg.
JUNIPER - (Mr. Gorges'),
Was own Brother to Genius.
JUSTICE - Ld. Halifax,
1724, Hampton Court Litton Arabian, out of Aldby Jenny.
KEDDLESTONE - Ld.
Scarsdale, 1754, Whitenose - Marshall's Bumper - Dam of Victorious.
KING PEPIN - Mr. Dutton,
1743, Cartouch - Whitefoot - Leedes - Moonah Barb Mare.
LAMPREY - Sir M. Peirson,
1715, Own brother to Bay Bolton.
LATH - Ld. Godolphin, 1732,
Godolphin Arabian, out of Roxana.
LEEDES - Mr. Leedes, Leedes
LEEDES (Mr. Wildman's)
- Mr. Leedes, 1756, Second - Starling - sister to Bandy.
LIGHTFOOT - (Ld.
Eglintoune's)1747, Cade - Bay Bolton.
LIGHTNING - See Bywell Tom.
LITTLE JOHN (Ld. Gower's)
- Mr. Crofts, 1740, Partner - Bay Bolton - Basto - Old Spot - Young
Spanker - Old Hautboy - Bustler.
LITTLE-THOUGHT-ON - Mr.
Brewster, 1736, By Harlequin, out of Almahide.
LOOBY - Duke of Bolton,
1728, Bay Bolton - Mostyn's Grasshopper, son of the Byerley Turk.
LOOBY - (Mr. Routh's),
1744, By the Bolton Looby - Bartlet's Childers.
LOT - Duke of Bolton, Young
Sweepstakes - Mogul - Bay Bolton - Pulleine's Arabian - Ld. Lonsdale's
Tregonwell Mare, by Rockwood. Lot was never trained, being lamed when
LOUSE - Sir M. Newton,
1726, Bloody Buttocks.
LUGGS - Ld. Darcy, By his
Lordship's White Turk, out of a foreign mare.
LUGGS MARE - Sir M.
Peirson, Darley's Arabian - Bay Bolton's dam.
MAKELESS - By the
MANBY - Duke of Ancaster,
1756, Blank - Ancaster Starling - Ward - Merlin - Pert - St. Martin's.
MANICA - Mr. Darley, 1707,
By his Arabian, out of Jester, by Merlin.
MARKSMAN - Godolphin
Arabian - Hampton Court Chestnut Arabian - Leedes - Moonah Barb Mare.
MELIORA - Mr. Witty, 1729,
Fox - Milkmaid, by Sir W. Blacket's Snail - Shields Galloway, bred by
OLD MERLIN - Sir M.
Peirson, By Bustler.
MERRY ANDREW - (Duke of
Bolton's), 1730, Fox - Bonnylass, by Bay Bolton - Darley's Arabian -
Byerley Turk - Taffolet Barb - Place's White Turk - Natural Arabian
MINER - Mr. Constable,
1752, Tartar - Greyhound.
MISS NEESHAM - Mr.
Thompson, 1720, Hartley's Blind Horse - Commoner, son of Place's White
Turk. Miss Neesham was a good runner, and won several times when in foal
with Miss Patty, (also a pretty good runner) and was afterwards a brood
MIXBURY - Mr. Curwen, His
Bay Barb - Old Spot - White-legged Lowther Barb - Old Vintner Mare.
MOGUL - Ld. Godolphin, Was
brother to Babraham. Mogul was sire of Whistlejacket, and grand sire of
Pumpkin, Maiden, &c.
MOLLY (Mr. Panton's)
- Mr. Thurland, Thoulouse Barb. Molly won a great number of matches at
Newmarket, and was never beat till she died in running a match against
the Duke of Bolton's Terror.
MONKEY - Ld. Lonsdale,
1725, His Bay Arabian - Curwen Bay Barb - Byerley Turk - Arabian Mare.
MOORCOCK - Mr. Hutton,
1740, Blacklegs - Son of the Hutton Grey Barb, out of a Byerley Turk
Mare - Hutton Royal Colt - Blunderbuss - Place's White Turk.
MORAT - Sir W. Ramsden,
1724, Bay Bolton - Newcastle Turk - Byerley Turk.
MOSCOE - Mr. Williams,
1746, Cullen Arabian - Starling - Partner - Makeless - Brimmer - Place's
White Turk - Dodsworth - Layton Barb.
MOSES - Chedworth Foxhunter
- Portland Arabian - dam of the Duke of Bridgewater's Star.
OEDIPUS - Ld. Portmore,
1733, Bartlet's Childers.
OMAR - Godolphin Arabian -
OTHELLO - Mr. Routh, 1738,
Hawksworth's Oroonoko (son of Hartley's Blind Horse) - Snake.
PARTNER (Crofts') -
Mr. Pelham, 1718, Jigg - Sister to Mixbury. Partner was sire of Sedbury
and Tartar, good horses; Cato and Traveller, middling; Badger,
Grisewood's Partner and Little John, Larkin's Looby, and the Duke of
Bolton's Little John, all low-formed horses; Barforth, a middling 12st.
plate horse; the Witherington Mare, in a good form; Vane's Little
Partner, a good mare of her size; Parker's Lady Thigh, Grisewood's Lady
Thigh, Lodge's Roan Mare, all middling; and of some ordinary plate
horses. He was a common stallion, and covered most of the best mares in
the North for four years together; after that he covered few, except Mr.
PATRIOT - Duke of Bolton,
1729, Bay Bolton - Jigg - Old Lady, by Pulleine's Chestnut Arabian.
PERSEUS - 1754, Bolton
Starling - Miss Mayes, sister to Coughing Polly.
PERT - Duke of Ancaster,
PHANTOM (Mr. Hutton's)
- Mr. Wanley, 1737, Hobgoblin - son of the Hutton Grey Barb, out of a
Byerley Turk Mare - Coneyskins - the Fen Mare, by the Hutton Royal Colt
- Blunderbuss - the Old Thornton Mare, by Place's White Turk.
PHILISTINE - Mr. Langley,
1738, By the Devonshire Childers, out of a sister to Goliah.
PORUS - Mr. Dutton, 1750,
By Marksman, out of Bajazet's dam.
PYTHO - Mr. Panton, 1750,
By Crab, out of a sister to Fleec'em.
QUIET - Got by Leedes, out
of a sister to Mixbury.
RAMPER - Mr. Bertie, 1736,
Crab - Counsellor - Hutton's Coneyskins - Hutton's Barb, brought over by
REDCAP - Duke of
Devonshire, 1746, Lath - sister to Fleec'em.
REDSTREAK - Mr. Owen, 1750,
Regulus - Goliah - Vavasour's Black Tom - Postboy.
REGULUS - Ld. Chedworth,
1739, Got by the Godolphin Arabian, his dam, Grey Robinson, by the Bald
Galloway, grand dam by Snake, out of Old Wilkes, a daughter of Old
Hautboy. Regulus won seven Royal Plates in one year, and was never beat;
he afterwards covered in the North, and proved an excellent stallion,
being sire of Adolphus, Trajan, the dam of Eclipse, the great grand dam
of Highflyer, and many other capital horses and mares.
RIB - Sir R. Milbanke,
1736, By Crab, out of Doll.
ROBINSON CRUSOE - Mr.
Robinson, 1723, Got by Jigg, his dam, Bastard, out of Old Wilkes, a
daughter of Old Hautboy.
ROCKWOOD - Out of the
Lonsdale Tregonwell Mare.
ROUNDHEAD - Ld. Godolphin,
By Childers, out of Roxana.
ROXANA - Sir W. Strickland,
1718, Bald Galloway - sister to Chaunter, by the Akaster Turk.
OLD ROYAL - Holderness Turk
- Blunderbuss Royal Mare.
RUFFLER - By a son of Old
Brimmer - Chesterfield Arabian - Hutton Barb.
SAMPSON (Ld. Halifax's)
- Mr. Crofts, 1721, Greyhound - Sophonisba's dam, by the Bay Barb.
SAMPSON (Mr. Robinson's)
- Mr. Preston, 1745, Blaze - Hip - Spark, son of Honeycomb Punch - Snake
- Ld. Darcy's Queen. Mr. Robinson's Sampson won five Royal Plates at 6
years old, and was sire of Engineer, Bay Malton, &c.
OLD SCAR - Mr. Crofts,
Makeless - Counsellor - Brimmer - Place's White Turk - Layton Barb.
LITTLE SCAR - Was own
brother to Soreheels.
SCARBOROUGH COLT - Sir M.
Wyvill, 1724, By Tifter, out of the Scarborough Mare.
SCRUTINEER - 1732, Aleppo -
Hall Arabian - dam of the Humming Hall.
SEDBURY - Ld. Darcy, 1734,
By Partner, out of the Old Montagu Mare, by Woodcock. The Old Montagu
Mare, dam of Sedbury, was so called from being daughter of a mare of the
breed of Lord Montagu of Cowdry, who, in the time of Charles the 2d, was
famous for his stud of horses.
SEDGMOOR - 1735, Hampton
Court Childers - dam of the South Country Diamond.
SHORTHOSE - Mr. Stanhope,
1753, Regulus - Second.
SILVERLOCKS (Mr. Coke's)
- Mr. Ascough, Bald Galloway - Akaster Turk.
SILVIO - Mr. Hutton, 1754,
Cade - Hobgoblin.
SKIM (Ld. Portmore's)
- Mr. Farmer, 1746, Bolton Starling - Sister to Coughing Polly.
SLIPBY - Ld. Portmore,
1734, By Fox, out of Gipsey.
SLOE - Mr. Panton, 1740,
Crab - Childers - Mermaid, by the Sutton Turk - Basto - Makeless -
Sister to Honeycomb Punch, by the Taffolet Barb. Sloe was never beat; he
won five Royal Plates and two other prizes, in one year, and was sire of
SLOVEN - Duke of Bolton,
1723, Bay Bolton - Curwen Bay Barb - Selaby Turk.
SLOVEN - (Mr. Pulleine's),
1735, Scarborough Colt - Woodcock.
SMILING BALL (Ld.
Essex's) - Mr. Gaze, By a son of the Acklem Merlin - Curwen Bay
SMILING TOM - Bred at
Hampton Court, Conyers Arabian - Chillaby - Makeless.
SNAKE - Mr. Lister, Lister
Turk - Hautboy. Snake, when young, had the misfortune to bit by a
venomous reptile, (supposed to be snake, from whence he was named) which
prevented his being trained; he was the sire of Mr. Metcalf's famous old
mare the dam of Squirt.
SOPHONISBA - Mr. Curwen,
1717, Dyer's Dimple - Curwen Bay Barb.
SOREHEELS - Basto - Curwen
Bay Barb - Sister to Mixbury. Soreheels was sire of the dam of Matchless
and South, which mare was also the great grand dam of Highflyer, but in
general he got very bad horses.
SPANKER - Mr. Pelham, The
Darcy Yellow Turk - Ld. Fairfax's Morocco Barb Mare - Bald Peg, by an
Arabian, out of an Arabian Mare.
SPANKER - (Mr. Pengree's),
1758, By Antelope, out of Ld. Leigh's Charming Molly.
SPANKING ROGER - Ld. Essex,
1732, Childers - Cyprus Arabian - Old Spanker. This horse was a good
runner, and probably would have been a valuable stallion, but died at
nine years old, in running a trial.
SPECTATOR - Mr. Panton,
1749, Crab - Partner - Bay Bolton - Darley's Arabian - Byerley Turk -
Place's White Turk - Taffolet Barb - Barb Mare. Was himself a good
runner, and got several capital racers; he was sire of Mark Anthony,
Sulphur, Damper, the dams of Diomed and Javelin, and the grand dam of
SPIDER - Ld. Lonsdale,
1729, Lonsdale Arabian - Coneyskins - Lowther Bay Barb - Dodsworth -
SPINNER - Mr. Osbaldeston,
Almanzor - full sister to Bay Bolton, by Hautboy.
SPORTLEY - Mr. Greville,
1740, Spinner - Somerset Diamond.
SPORTSMAN - Sir M. Wyville,
1736, Scarborough Colt - his Garnet mare.
SPORTSMAN - (Ld.
Strange's), 1747, Ld. Derby's Whitefoot - Nathan - Dumplin - Leedes
- Grey Whynot.
OLD SPOT - Mr. Curwen,
SPOT - Sir R. Burdett,
1742, Devonshire Blacklegs - Whitefoot - Ld. Tracey's Whimsey, by
Darley's Arabian, out of the Young Child Mare.
- Mr. Smith, 1719, By a Son of Snake - Akaster Turk - son of the
Pulleine Chestnut Arabian - Brimmer.
OLD STANDARD - See Bashaw.
YOUNG STANDARD - By
Standard - Partner - Woodcock - Crofts' Bay Barb.
STAR - Duke of Bridgewater,
1725, His dam a grey mare by Richards's Arabian, at Hampton Court.
STAR - Duke of Cumberland,
1759, Regulus - Poppet, by Black Chance - Bolton Looby - Margery, by Old
Partner - Woodcock - Makeless - Brimmer - Son of Dodsworth - Burton
STARLING - Duke of Bolton,
1727, Bay Bolton - son of the Brownlow Turk - Pulleine Arabian -
Rockwood - Bustler. Starling was an excellent runner, and when a
stallion was the property of Mr. Leedes; he was sire of the Ancaster
Starling, Skim, Torrismond, Grisewood's Teazer, Moro, Jason, and the
grand dam of Soldier and Gunpowder, &c.
STARLING - Mr. Crofts,
1738, Bolton Starling - Partner - Crofts' Bay Barb - Makeless -
Dodsworth - Barb Mare.
STATELY - Mr. Hutton, 1750,
Mogul - Hutton's Blacklegs - Bay Bolton - Hutton's Grey Barb - Byerley
Turk - Bustler.
STEADY - Duke of
Devonshire, 1735, Childers - Miss Belvoir.
STROXTON GREY - Mr. Crofts,
STUMP - (Mr.
Humberston's), 1724, Manica - Snake - Diamond.
SWEEPER - Sloe - Mogul -
Partner - Coneyskins.
SWIFT - Mr. Swinburne, By
Old Snip, dam by Cartouch, out of Snap's dam.
SYPHAX - Duke of Bolton,
1727, Bay Bolton - Golden Locks, by Grasshopper (a son of the Byerley
Turk) - Earl of Bristol's Hog - Chartres's Hawker.
TANTIVY - Mr. Mann, 1749,
Sedbury - Hodge's Centurion - Betty Byeblow.
TARQUIN - (Duke of
Ancaster's), Godolphin Arabian - Scarborough Colt - Hip - Tifter -
Snake - Diamond - Hautboy - a mare of Kitt Darcy's.
TARTAR - Mr. Leedes, 1743,
By Partner, out of Meliora, by Fox. Tartar was an excellent racer, and
not less esteemed as a stallion; he was sire of King Herod, Beaufremont,
Miner, Mr. Blake's Fanny, and Mr. O'Kelly's famous mare (dam of Mercury,
Volunteer, &c.) who bred a foal at 36 years old.
TATLER - Duke of Grafton,
1754, By Blank, out of Spectator's Dam.
TEAZER (Mr. Grisewood's)
- Mr. Crofts, 1739, Bolton Starling - son of the Brownlow Turk -
Pulleine Arabian - Rockwood - Bustler.
TERROR - Akaster Turk
THUNDERBOLT - Mr. Meynell,
1723, Counsellor - Snake - Luggs - Woodcock.
TIFTER - Sir J. Parsons,
Thoulouse Barb - sister to Leedes.
TIM - Mr. Dutton, 1752,
Squirt - Bajazet's sister.
TRAPLIN - Mr. Grisewood,
1755, Babraham - Firetail - Slamerkin.
TRAVELLER - Mr.
Osbaldeston, 1735, Partner - Almanzor - Grey Hautboy - Makeless -
Brimmer. Old Traveller won several plates, and got many good runners; he
was sire of Squirrel, Dainty Davy, the dam of Morwick Ball, &c.
YOUNG TRAVELLER - 1746, By
Traveller - Bartlet's Childers - Mr. Durham's grey mare (who won
Hambleton in 1733) by a son of the Bald Galloway - Daffodil's dam, by a
foreign horse of Sir T. Gascoigne's.
TRIFLE - Mr. Bertie, 1737,
Fox - Alcock Arabian - Curwen Bay Barb - Natural Arabian Mare.
TRUSTY - Mr. Ascough, 1735,
By a son of Hartley's Blind Horse, out of a sister to Silverlocks.
TURPIN (Sir H. Harpur's)
- Mr. Routh, 1737, Smale's Childers.
TURPIN - Ld. Granby, 1753,
Cade - Partner - Greyhound - Sophonisba's dam.
VICTORIOUS (Duke of
Hamilton's) - Mr. Wilkinson, 1722, Ruffler - Grey Barb Mare.
VICTORIOUS - Mr. Crofts,
1747, Whitenose - Firetail - Slamerkin.
VOLUNTEER - Sir M. Wyville,
1735, Young Belgrade - Bartlet's Childers - Devonshire Chestnut Arabian
- sister to the Duke of Somerset's Westbury, by the Curwen Bay Barb.
Godolphin's) - Sir W. Ramsden, Bay Bolton - Darley's Arabian -
WHITENOSE - (Ld.
Portmore's), 1722, Godolphin Arabian - full sister to Blaze.
WHITENOSE - Mr. Heneage,
1722, By the Hall Arabian, out of the dam of Mr. Heneage's Jigg.
WHITTINGTON - 1743, Brother
to Whitenose - Stanyan's Arabian - Curwen Bay Barb - Marshall's Spot -
White Legged Lowther Barb - Old Vintner Mare.
WHYNOT - Sir J. Phillips,
1744, Crab - Fox - Gipsey, by Bay Bolton.
WILKIE'S MARE - Mr. Crofts,
1735, Partner - Woodcock - Crofts' Bay Barb - Makeless - Brimmer - son
of Dodsworth - Burton Barb.
WINDHAM - Hautboy - Selaby
Turk - Bustler - Place's White Turk - Dodsworth.
WOODCOCK - 1715, Merlin.
WRYFOOT - Ld. Godolphin,
1730, Bay Bolton - Whitefoot's dam.