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George Faulkner's Dublin Journal
 
 
1745 1746 1747
YOUNG STERLING
March 23-26, 1745

TO be let out to Mares the first of April next, by Mr Thomas Barret at Assolla in the County of Clare, at a Guinea a Leap, and a British Shilling to the Groom, Leaps and Tryals YOUNG STERLING a most beautiful dark bay Horse, 14 Hands 3 Inches high, 4 Years old, and equal to any Horse in Europe for Strength and Beauty. He was got by the famous Sterling, who was bred by his Grace the Duke of Bolton, and now in the Possession of Mr Edward Simms of Castleloft, sent from England to cover Mares this Season. His Dam was a most beautful Mare, 14 Hands and a half high; she was got by the famous Barb, who was [kept? sent?] by the King of France, and brought into this Kingdom by Sir Randal M'Donald, Bart and promises very well for the Saddle, for it being duly experienced that Cattle that has been hard run is not so fruitful as a fresh young Horse, such as young Sterling. The Owner of him is encouraged by the best Breeders in this Kingdom to let him out this Season. There is good Convenience of Grass for Mares, and good Accommodation for Servants at Assolas aforesaid. There will be no Mares served until the Money is first paid.

   
FOX
March 23-26, 1745

LATELY imported from England, by Mr Thomas Place, at the Livery Stables near the Barracks in Dublin, a beautiful Chesnut Stallion, YOUNG FOX, he is full 15 Hands high, well marked, thoroughly well shaped, exceeding strong, and moves light; he was bred by Mr Thornton in Yorkshire, and got by a Son of the famous Fox, called Cuddy, bred by Captain Appleyard, well known by his Performance and the many Plates he won at 12 Stone; his Dam was got by Robinson Crusoe, he being in his Time and Years he run, one of the first Rate in England; his grandam by a Son of the Byerley Turk, out of a Marlin Mare; he is thought by several judicious Breeders, who has already seen him, and will certify the same to be the most likely, serviceable Horse they ever have seen for breeding a right English Fox Hunter, mount an Officer, or for the Sod, for his most valuable Strength and Fashion, which is much wanting in this Kingdom; he is only 6 Years old last Grass: He will stand in Barrack-Street from the 1st of April, during the Season, to cover Mares, at a Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and Half a Crown to the Keeper; the Money to be paid down.

April 5-8, 1746

THE famous Chesnut Stallion YOUNG FOX imported the last Season by Thomas Place, will be Let out to cover Mares during this Season at his Livery Stables near the Barracks in Dublin at a Guinea and half a Crown, for Leaps and Tryals, the Money to be paid down: As this Horse has already been certified and shewn to the DUBLIN Society at the Parliament House, and appearing to be the most likely and deserving of any Horse imported for the Benefit of the Breeder, was adjudged by them, on that Account, the Premium of twenty Pounds, which may be sufficient to satisfy the Publick of the Reality thereto. He will be shewn at the abovesaid Place, with his Pedigree from the Breeder. N. B. There is convenient Parks for Mares with good Grass, a moderate Price; and also will have fresh Supplies of choice Grass for his Customers Cattle during the grasing Season, as he takes in no Innkeepers Horses.

April 4-7, 1747

THe famous chesnut stallion young FOX, imported into this Kingdom by Thomas Place late deceased, is to be let out to Mares during this Season, by Matthew Place at the Livery stables near the Barracks in Dublin, at a Guinea and half a crown for Leaps and Tryals, the Money to be paid down: As this Horse has already been certified for and shewn to the honourable Society at the Parliament House, and appearing to be the most likely and deserving of any Horse imported for the Benefit of the Breeder, was adjudged by them on that Account the Praemium of 20 l. which may be sufficient to satisfy the Publick of the Reality thereof: He will be shewn at the Place abovesaid with his Pedegree. NB. Mary Place and her Son Matthew Place continues the same Business as in her Husband's Life time, and hopes for the Continuance of her Customers, as she intends to have Gentlemens Horses well taken care of, and good Attendance given them, and also her Son Matthew Place sets Horses Tails as his Father did, and insures them at one Shilling to the Pound if required: There is also convenient Parks for Mare [sic], with good Grass at a moderate Price, and also fresh Supplies of choice Grass for Customers Cattle during the grasing Season.

April 21-25, 1747

Young Fox, whose Pedegree, Size and Strength are so well known, and so remarkable for getting large fine Colts, will cover this Season at Gilford in the County of Down at a Pistole a Leap and tryals and a Shilling to the Servant; the Money to be paid before covering. NB, There is good Grass and Accommodation at both Places for Servants. / Dated April 15, 1747.

SON of DIMPLE / WEBSTER
March 30-April 2, 1745

A Chesnut Horse bought of Mr Xaverus Blake of Dunmaeriny, and bred by him, his Dam was Marygold, brought from England by Robert Dillon of Cloonbrock, Esq; his sire Dimple, both well known, is of a fine Size, beautifully marked and fashioned, trots glib and light as a Doe; no Horse can shew more Strength, his Body being as round as a Sack of Corn, and his Limbs without Blemish, and properly planted under him. He won two Plates at 5 Years old, at 6 he run at Mullingar, and received a fall in his Running, was then the far foremost Horse; he run the same Season at Assollas and won, but ever since complains; is now coming 9. He was turned to breed last Year at a Guinea a Leap and two Tryals, with 2 s to the Groom, the Money to be paid before the Service, and the like Conditions continued this Year: He proves exceeding fruitful, one Gentleman having given him seven Mares, which are all with Foal; the Fashion of his Getting is not yet known, this Season being the first Fall of them. He is [...] by the Owner this Season, as last Year, in the Care of James Smith of [...]nker, within a small Mile of Castleblakeney in the County of Galway. It may be an Exception to some that he has not crossed the Salt Water, but can have no Exception to his Form. Entertainment for Servant and Horse may be had at Castleragh Palace, within a quarter of a Mile of the Stable where the Horse is kept.

  March 31-April 4, 1747

WEBSTER, a chesnut Horse, bought of Mr Xaverus Blake of Dunmanway, and bred by him, his Dam was Marygould, brought from England by Mr Robert Dillon of Clonbrock, his Sire Dimple, both well known, is of a fine Size, beautifully marked and fashioned, trots glib and light as a Doe, no Horse can shew more Strength, his Body being as round as a Sack of Corn, and his Limbs without Blemish properly planted under him, he won two Plates at five Years old, at six he run at Mullingar, and received a Fall in his Running, was then far the foremost Horse; he run the same Season at Assolas and won, but ever since complains, and is kept by his Owners to breed these three Years past at Esker within a small Mile of Castle Blakeney in the County of Galway, in the Care of Peter Mannin at half a Guinea and two English Shillings to the Groom for one Leap; any Mare that requires a second Service, is to pay another half Guinea, for which she is to have her Trials; the Money to be paid before Service; he is exceeding fruitful, for many of the Mares he serves takes but the one service that Season, his first Fall of Foles are now coming two Years old and promise exceeding well in Size, Colour, Mark and Fashion.

SON OF WHITEFOOT
March 30-April 2, 1745

TO be let to Mares this Season by Mr William Jones near Logherew in the County of Meath, at one Pound five Shillings for Leaps and Tryals, to be paid before Service, a beautiful strong bay Horse, brought from England by James Lenox Dutton, Esq; is fifteen Hands one Inch high, and was got by Lord Godolphin's White-foot, who was got by Bay-Bolton, the Sire of Sterling; he is allowed by very good Judges, to be as complete a Horse as any in this Kingdom, his Dam was got by the gray Arabian that got Crab: He is so proportioned to his Heighth as to be able to breed for either Sod or Chaise: He was prevented from giving any Proofs of his Abilities, in either of these, from a Cutt he receiv'd in his Heal when a Foal, so that he is intirely Fresh and Sound, as he never could have an Opportunity of heating his Blood. There is Grass convenient at two Pence a Night.

April 5-8, 1746

TO be let to Mares this Season by Mr William Jones near Loughcrew in the County of Meath, at 1 l. 10 s to the Groom, to be paid before service, a beautiful strong bay Horse, brought from England by James Lenox Dutton, Esq; is 15 Hans one Inch high, and was got by Lord Godolphin's Whitefoot, who was got by Bay Bolton, the Sire of Sterling; he is allowed by very good Judges to be a compleat a Horse as any in this Kingdom, his Dam was got by the gray Arabian, that got Crab. He is so proportioned to his Height, as to be able to breed for either Sod or Chaise. He was prevented from giving any Proofs of his Abilities in either of these, from a Cut he received in his Heel when a Foal, so that he is entirely fresh and sound, as he never could have an Opportunity of heating his Blood. There is Grass convenient at 2 d a Night.

March 28-31, 1747

TO be let to Mares this Season by Mr William Jones near Loughcrew in the County of Meath at 1 l. 10 s and a Shilling to the Groom, to be paid before Service, a beautiful strong bay Horse, brought from England by James Lenox Dutton, Esq; is 15 Hands one Inch high, and was got by Lord Godolphin's Whitefoot, who was got by Bay Bolton, the Sire of Starling; he is allowed by very good Judges to be as complete Horse as any in this Kingdom, his Dam was got by the grey Arabian that got Crab: He is so proportioned to his Heighth, as to be able to breed for either Sod or Chase. He was prevented from giving any Proofs of his Abilities in either of these, from a Cut he received in his Heel when a Foal, so that he is entirely fresh and sound, as he never could have an Opportunity of heating his Blood.----There is Grass convenient at 2 d a Night.

HIGHLAND LADDY
March 30-April 2, 1745

HIGHLAND LADY, a beautiful dapple-grey Horse, six Years old rising seven, 14 Hands 3 Inches high, is to be let out to cover Mares this Season at half a Mo[...] each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom. Highland Lady was bred by Matthew Forde, Esq; of Seaford. His Sire was brought into this Kingdom by Capt Ross; he was bred by the Hon. Brigadier Campbell out of the King's roan Barb, and a Daughter of the late King's Chesnut Arabian and a Tripoly Mare; Highland Lady's Dam was a grey Mare, brought into this Kingdom by John Brodrick, called Sweetest when Naked; she won four Plates at the Curragh; her Sire was Bay Bolton, and out of a Mare of Mr Betthell of Steinton. No Mares will be served till the Money is first paid. There is Grass at 2 d a Night, and good Entertainment for Servants, at Coolgrery within half a Mile of Ballyfad. Likewise there is a beautfiul black Coach Horse, 14 Hands and a half high, to be let out to Mares at three half Crowns Leaps and Trials, and a Shilling to the Groom, at Ballyfad aforesaid.

April 5-8, 1746

TO be let to Mares this Season at Maddenton near Scotts House in the County of Monaghan, a bay Horse called HIGHLAND LADDY, at a Moido[...]e the Leap and Trial, and Half a Crown by the Groom. And also. And also a dark Chesnut Horse at a Guinea the Leap and Tryal, and a Shilling to the Groom. The Money to be paid before the Horses are led out. The Pedigree of the Horses may be seen in the Hands of the Owner. They are both above 15 Hands high; they are young and fresh, and free from all Blemishes natural or acquired. They are Masters of any Weight, and are fit to breed for the Sod, Officers Horses or Hunters. Grass to be had at two Pence a Night, convenient near Scot's House.

April 25-28, 1747

HIGHLAND LADDY, a beautiful dapple grey Horse full 15 Hands high, rising 7 Years old, and allowed by Judges to be as handsome and as beautiful a Horse as any in this Kingdom; to be let to Mares this Season at Ballyfad in the County of Wexford, within three Miles of Arklow, and Half a Mile of Coolgrany, at so small a Price as Half a Moydore Leaps and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom. Highland Laddy was bred by Matthew Ford, Esq; of Seaford; his Sire was brought into this Kingdom by Capt. Ross: He was bred by the Hon. Bridgadier Campbell, out of the King's Roan Barb, and a Daughter of the late King's Chesnut Arabian and a Tripoly Mare. Highland Laddy's Dam was a grey Mare brought into this Kingdom by Mr Broderick, called Sweetest when naked; she won 4 Plates at the Curragh; her Sire was Bay Bolton, and out of a Mare of Mr Bethel Swinton. No Mares will be served until the Money is first paid. There is good Grass at two Pence each Night at Coolgrany aforesaid.

BAY DICK
April 6-9, 1745

TO be let out to Mares this Season by Mr George Galbraith at Aneskenon, within a Mile and half of Kinnegad, and the same from Killuccan, at a Guinea Leap and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Groom, a beautiful young Horse (never in Trainings) called BAY DICK, bred by the Duke of Devonshire from a Daughter of Childers, known to be the compleatest Mare in England, and out of the Duke of Newcastle's Barb called Big Dick, 14 Hands 2 Inches high, well marked, thoroughly well shaped and strong, of a beautiful dark bay Colour, rising Four this Grass, perfectly sound, and free from Blemishes, and deemed by the best Judges as complete a Horse as any in England, fit to get Foxhunters or Cattle for the Sod, brought into this Kingdom by Lieut Chapill, to be vouched by Mr Whelan at the Right Hon the Lord Mountjoy's. Good Grass at 2 d per Night, and proper Accommodations for Servants at Dennia Nevin's on the Turnpike Road a Mile from the Place --- NB The Money to be paid before Service.

   
FOX CHILDERS
April 6-9, 1745

FOX CHILDERS, who for Beauty, Blood, Size, Strength, Marks and Colour is equal to any Stallion in Europe, will be let to Mares this Season by Mr John Heney in Mullingar in the County of Westmeath, at 1 l 15 s each Mare, and 1 s 1 d to the Groom, Leaps aand Tryals, during the Season. The Money to be paid at first Service. There will be Grass at 2 d per Night.

1746

FOX-CHILDERS, who for Beauty, Size, Strength, Marks and Colour, is equal to any Stallion in Europe, fit to breed Hunters, Officers Horses or Running Horses. He was got by the Lord Portmore's Fox, and out of a Daughter of Childers. He is to be let to Mares this Season by Mr John Heney at his House in Mullingar, at 1 l. 15 s each Mare, Leap and Tryals, during the Season; the Money to be paid at first Serving, and Grass at 2 d per Night.

March 28-31, 1747

FOX CHILDERS who is universally known to be a very fruitful Horse, and as strong a Stallion as any in this Kingdom, is to be let to Mares this Season by Mr John Heney at this House at Mullingar, at a Moydore each Mare, and a British Shilling to the Groom. The Money to be paid at first Service, Leap and Tryals during the Season. Grass at Twopence per Night: The said Horse was brought to this Kingdom by Captain James Bailie, who advertised him by the Name of Fox Childers, got by Fox and out of a Daugher of Childers, and covered Mares with him in the North of Ireland at two Guineas each Mare, two Seasons before he sold him to the said John Heney; the said Captain Bailie is well known by all Gentlemen of his Acquaintance, to be a Man of Honour and Honesty, and would not be guilty of advertising or selling such a Horse if he was not bred according as he was advertised by him: Nevertheless some evil minded Person or Persons has given out, that said Horse is not bred according to the Advertisement of said Captain Bailie, to the great Detriment of said John Heney: Captain Bailie is now in this Kingdom, who will no doubt punish every such evil minded Person or Persons, that maliciously invented such a false Report, as far as the Law directs, if they can be discovered.

LAMPRE
April 6-9, 1745

LAMPRE is to be let to Mares this Season at Mr William Egan's in Mountalbot in the County of Roscommon, at a Guinea each Mare, and 1 s 1 d to the Groom. The Money to be paid at first Service. The said Horse has got the best Cattle bred in this Kingdom, which is universally known: Two of them won the Plates in the North, 3 Purses in Castlebar, 2 in Tuam, 1 in Galway, and 1 in Ballynaslow last Season. There will be Grass at 2 d per Night.

1746

LAMPRE will be let to Mares this Season by the said John Heney in Boyl in the County of Roscommon, at a Guinea each Mare, and a British Shilling to the Groom; the Money to be paid at first Serving, Leap and Tryal, during the Season, and Grass at 2 d per Night. The said Horse is the best Stallion in this Kingdom, tho' leaps at so low a Rate, and appears by his Breed, who have behaved well, and won many Plates, particularly Groundivy, who won the King's Royal Purse on the Curragh last September, and beat Volunteer and many others; he also won the Wednesday Plate on the Curragh this April, and beat Cloth-carrier and the rest of the Volunteer Family; he also beat Merry Andrew in his Time, and many others too tedious to be inserted.

March 31-April 4, 1747

LAMPRE will be let to Mares this Season at Mr Charles Batersby's House at Clonebreny in the County of Meath near Crassekeel, at one Guinea each Mare and a British Shilling to the Groom; the Money to be paid to the said Batersby at first Service, Leap and Tryal to the first Day of July 1747. Said Horse stands at the above Place at the Request of the Gentlemen of that County who know him to get the best Cattle that have been bred in this Kingdom, as appears by his Breed particularly Ground-Ivey, who beat Volunteer two Meetings at the Curragh, which was the best Horse that ever was imported into, this Kingdom, and many others. Grass at two Pence a Night, and Accommodation for Servants at said Crassekeel.

HOBGOBLIN
April 6-9, 1745

AT Ballinamona in the County of Westmeath, within half a Mile of Mullingar, the famous strong and beautiful Stallion called HOBGOBLIN, to be let to Mares this Season by Mr Smyth Thompson; he is but 8 Years old this Grass, full 15 Hands 3 Inches high, and strong in proportion, fit to breed for the Sod or Foxhunters, at 30 s a Mare for Leaps and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom. The said Horse was bred out of Mr Cook's Hobgoblin, his Dam was Violante, who was got by Bustard out of the Earl of Godolphin's old Snake Mare, who was got by Curwen's Bay Barb, out of a Daughter of Mabiliss [Makeless?], her Dam by the Westal Turk, her Grandam by Hautboy, her Great Grandam by Brimmer, and out of a Bolton Mare.---NB The said Horse was bred by the late Sir John Dutton.

March 29-April 1, 1746

AT Ballinamona in the County of Westmeath, within half a Mile of Mullingar, the famous strong and beautiful Stallion called HOBGOBLIN, to be let to Mares this Season by Mr Smyth Thompson, He is but 8 Years old this Grass, full 15 Hands 3 Inches high, and strong in proportion, fit to breed for the Sod or Foxhunters, at 30 s a Mare for Leaps and Trials, and a Shilling to the Groom. The said Horse was bred out of Mr Cook's Hobgoblin, his Dam was Violanta, who was got by Bustard out of the Earl of Godolphin's Old Snake Mare, who was got by Curwen's bay Barb, out of a Daughter of Mahiliss, her Dam by the Westal Turk, her Grand Dam by Hautboy, her Great Grand Dam by Brimmer, and out of a Bolton Mare. NB The said Horse was bred by the late Sir John Dutton.

April 4-7, 1747

HOBGOBLIN, the famous beautiful and strong Stallion is to be let out to Mares this Season by Mr Smyth Thompson at Ballinamona in the County of Westmeath, and within Half a Mile of Mullingar, where he has stood these six Seasons past, which is more than any Horse in Ireland has ever yet done: He is but ten years old this Grass; he will be leapt at 1 l. 10 s od each Mare Leaps and Tryals during the Season, and a Shilling to the Groom. His Pedigree has been so often inserted, that it is needless to set it down at large, there is good Grass to be had for the Mares at said Place, and good Attendance at 1 s 2 d per Week. (...) -N.B. These Horses are remarkably Fruitful. Hobgoblin was brought into this Kingdom by James Lenox Dutton, Esq; and bred by Sir John Dutton.

SON OF SPOT
April 9-13 1745

THIS is to give Notice, that there will be let out to mares this Season, a grey Stone Horse, Son to Spot, that Mr Matthews brought out of England, and was bought by George Matthew Esq; of Thomas Town, at 5 Year Old, and is now in the Possession of Darby Commons, who sets him up at half a Guinea a Leap and Tryals, he is 15 hands high never had a Colt, Splent, or Wengal, and is as Fruitful a Horse as ever was in Ireland. / Darby Commons

   
OTHELLO
April 9-13 1745

WHereas a most compleat dark Chesnut Stone Horse, Fifteen Hands three Inches high, seven Year old this Grass, and known by the Name of Othello, and Son to the Mare called Peggy grieve me, which Mare was brought into this Kingdom, by John Slaturle, Esq; after Beating all England for her Season; and in this Kingdom won all that she started for; he is now to be let out to Mares at the House of John Comins, at the Globe in Con[mell], at Thirty Shillings a Leap and Tryals, with half a Crown to the Groom. Also a most beautfiul black Draft Horse of the Dutch kind, to be let out to Mares at three Crowns a Leap, and a Shilling to the Groom; Grass at a reasonable rate for the Mares. NB. None of the above Horses to [be...ed] out till the Money is paid.

April 5-8, 1746

WHereas a dark Chesnut Stonehorse, almost 16 Hands high, allowed by the best Judges and Breeders who saw him, to be the compeatest Horse that ever was bred in this Kingdom, either for getting Soldiers Horses, Foxhunters, or Cattle fit for the Sod, and known by the Name of OTHELLO, and foal'd by Peggy-grieves me. The above Mare was brought into this Kingdom by John Slature, Esq; and at 5 Years old won 8 Royal Plates form the best Cattle then in England. Said Horse is but eight Year old next Grass, never was sweated or physick'd, and for those two Seasons past has got as promising Colts as ever was seen in this Kingdom. He is to be let out to Mares this Season, in Cork, at 30 s a Leap and Tryals, with a Brititsh Half Crown to the Groom. He is to be in Cork the latter End of this Month (March). Also a compleat English Horse will be let to Mares at Half a Pistole a Leap and Tryals, with a British Shilling to the Groom, at the same Place. The said Othello has been these two Seasons past in Clonmel.--NB The Money is to be paid before either Horse is lead out.

March 21-24, 1746-7

WHereas this Season is to be let out to Mares at the House of John Comins at Clonmell, a beautiful young chesnut Stone Horse, between fifteen and sixteen hands high, eight Years old this Grass, who hitherto has got as fine promising Foals as any in this Kingdom: He is the known Grandson of the famous Othello, who was brought into this Kingdom by the Earl of Drogheada, and afterwards bought by some English Breeders and carried back to England; this said Horse was bred out of a Chesnut Mare brought out of England by John Slatterle, Esq; and known by the Name of Peggy-grieves-me, who won at five Years old the seven Royal Plates, and afterwards won several Plates in this Kingdom: He is to be let out at thirty Shillings a Leap, and an English Half Crown to the Keeper. The Money to be paid before the Mares are served. NB. There is Grass and all suitable Conveniencies to be had at said Place, at reasonable Rates.

YOUNG CHILDERS
April 13-16, 1745

TO be let out to Mares this Season by Mr William Scooly, in the Town of Car[l]ow, at one Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Groom, Young CHILDERS, bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by the famous Childers, 15 Hands high, well marked, thoroughly well shaped, and exceeding strong: He was never out of his Graces Possession , until given by him to Benjamin Burton, Esq; he is own Brother to the famous Black-legs, and is thought by such Gentlemen as see him, to be the most compleat and beautiful Stallion in this Kingdom, and fittest for breeding Fox-hunters, or for the Sodd: He is rising eight Years old, and quite fresh. The Money to be paid before the Mares are served.

April 5-8, 1746

TO be let out to Mares this Season by Mr William Scooly in the Town of Carlow, at one Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and Half a Crown to the Groom, YOUNG CHILDERS, bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by the famous Childers, 15 Hands high, well marked, thorougly well shaped, and exceeding strong. He was never out of his Grace's Possession until given by him to Benjamin Burton, Esq; He is own Brother to the famous Blacklegs, and is thought by such Gentlemen as see him, to be the most compleat and beautiful Stallion in this Kingdom, and fitted for breeding Foxhunters, or for the Sod. He is rising 8 Years old, qutie fresh and remarkably fruitful. The Money to be paid before the Mares are served.

March 28-31, 1747

TO be let out to Mares this Season by Mr William Scooly in the Town of Carlow at one Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Groom YOUNG CHILDERS, bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by the famous Childers; he is 15 Hands high, well marked, thoroughly well shaped and exceeding strong; he was never out of his Grace's Possession until given by him to Benjamin Burton, Esq; he is own Brother to the famous Black-legs, and is thought by such Gentlemen as see him, to be the most complete and beautiful Stallion in this Kingdom, and fitest for breeding Fox-hunters or for the Sod; He is rising ten Years old, quite fresh and remarkably fruitful. The Money to be paid before the Mares are served.---N.B. Six five Year olds being the first of his getting run the last Season in England, of which five won Maiden Prizes.

LOUSE
April 16-20, 1745

THE famous strong and beautiful Horse LOUSE, is to stand this Season at Castleloft near B[e]ggars bridge in the County of Westmeath, from the first of April during the Season, and is to be leaped at a Guinea a Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and Half a Crown to the Groom. The Money to be paid at first Service. As he is so well known by all the Sportsmen in this Kingdom, there needs no more to be said of him but that he is as fruitful as any Horse now alive, and it is not doubted but he will be in high Esteem as Sterling is now in England, as there are so many promising Cattle of his got (bred by Sir Edward O'Brien) and now in training to come on the Sod this Season. NB There will be good Grass at 2 d per Night at said Castleloft.

March 15-18, 1745-6

Famous LOUSE will be leap'd at Mr John Benton's in Loughrea in the County of Galway, at a Guinea each Mare, Leaps and Tryals; the Money to be paid at first Serving, and a British Half Crown to the Groom.

March 24-28, 1747

The famous LOUSE will be leaped at Birr in the King's County, at a Guinea each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a British half Crown to the Groom; the Money to be paid at first Service. [corrected from ad on March 28-31, 1747]

FEARNOUGHT
April 27-30, 1745

THE Great FEARNOUGHT to be let out to Mares at Killylease in the County of Wicklow, within one Mile of Baltinglass, and 3 of Castledermot, at 30 s Leaps and Tryals.

April 5-8, 1746

AT the Request of several Gentlemen, FEARNOUGHT will be let out to Mares this Season at Rahany near Dublin, and tho' a Horse of as high blood, great Merit, Fashion, Size and Strength, as any in England these many Years past shall for the publick Good be leapt at no more than one Guinea and a Half, Leap and Tryals, tho' he could have been leapt at ten Guineas in England, if his Grace the Duke of Bolton would allow it, who kept this famous Horse to run his greatest Matches, and beat all the best Cattle at Newmarket with him, giving greater Odds of Weight than ever was known, winning 8 Matches for 500 Guineas each, and off[e]ring to give any Horse in Great Britain 3 Stone, and run against him for 1000 Guineas, but no one durst take up the Offer; which is Demonstration that he was vastly superior in strength and Speed to any running Horse of his Time, which must be allowed by all unprejudiced Sportsmen. All the Gentlemen that have bred from him since his Arrival there, own his getting to be the strongest and beautifullest they have ever seen. He was got by Bay Bolton, his Dam by Lord Lexington's Turk, his Grandam by Old Spot, his Great Grandam by a Son of a [sic] Old Spanker, his Great Great Grandam by Bierly Turk, his Great Great Great Grandam by the Taffolet Barb, his Great Great Great Great Grandam by Mr Place's White Arabian, out of a Barbary Mare.

 
NERO
April 27-30, 1745

NERO stands at Cashel, [l]et out at a Pistole Leaps and Tryals.

April 5-8, 1746

NERO will be let out to Mares at Killilease near Ba[?]tinglass, at Half a Guinea Leap and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom. This Horse is allowed by the best Judges in the Kingdom to be a perfect Beauty, is 15 Hands high, and fashioned in proportion; his Getting are exceeding fair, and very large: At four Years old he beat Shepherdess, and seven more at Morpeth; and the Year following he won the 100 Royal Guineas at Black Hambleton; at 5 Years old he won the 40 Guineas Purse at Grantham, and at Nottingham, beating all the best 5 Year olds in England; at six Years old he met with an Accident in running for the Gold Cup at Lincoln, which dropt him of that Foot he was so conspicuous for. He was bred by Sir Michael Newton, and was got by bay Arabian, his Dam by the Curwin bay Barb, who was Sire to many Cattle in high Form, and was Sister to the famous Carastina.---NB. As there is a Difficulty in getting Money due for Leaps, no Mare whatsoever shall be served for the future, if the Money is not sent with them.

 
ELEPHANT
April 27-30, 1745

AT the Request of several Gentlemen of the Counties of Meath and Kildare, the famous Horse ELEPHANT, brought into this Kingdom by Robert Baldwin, Esq; is to be let out to Mares this ensuing Season, at [Boyston] within half a Mile of Kilcock in the County Kildare, by William Brenan of Francis-street, Dublin, at a Guinea each Mare Leaps and Tryals, during the Season, and half a Crown to the Groom. Elephant was bred by Sir Michael Newton, and got by his grey Arabian, his Dam was bred by Mr Bethel of Swinton, she was got by Bay Bolton, (who got the famous Sterling, lately sent for to England) her Dam was got by Round Robbin, out of Mr Bethel Ryce's Flying Woodcock. Elephant in April 1739 won the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket, where 9 of the best of that Year started against him; in July following he won the 100 at Lewis, where 5 started against him, and also won the 50 Guineas at Stamford, where 7 started against him; at 6 Years old he beat the famous Sedbury (then reckoned the best Horse in England for his Majesty's 100 Guineas, at 12 Stone each, all which proves Elephant at 5 and 6 Years old the best Horse in England. He is 15 hands and a half high, fresh and sound, free from any Blemish, and is allowed by all Gentlemen who saw him at the Curragh, and other Places, to be as complete and fine a Horse as any ever yet imported hither: He is also a very fruitful Horse, scarce missing 2 Mares in 20, and gets fine large Foals without any Blemish, fit for either Running Cattle or Fox Hunters, which the Gentlemen of the Counties of Kildare and Wicklow, who have bred out of him, can vouch.---Note, No Mares will be served until the Money is first paid; and Elephant will be seen at Trim every Day during the next Assizes. There is good Grazing for Mares, and Entertainment for Servants at Kilcock aforesaid.

May 3-6 1746

THE famous Horse ELEPHANT, who for Beauty, Size, and Strength, is equal to any Horse in this Kingdom, and is in the highest Esteem for his Fruitfulness, and getting fine sized strong Cattle fit for any Service, is to be let out to Mares this ensuing Season at the House of Mr Aaron Walker's at the Curragh of Kildare, at a Guinea and Half a Crown each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, during the Season. Elephant's Pedigree, which has been so often published in this and other News Papers, and so well known both in England and Ireland, may be seen with said Brenan at the Churn in Plunket-street, or with said Aaron Walker at the Curragh, where there is good Grass at two Pence per Night for Mares, and good Entertainment for Servants.--NB. No Mares on any Account will be served until the Money be first paid.

April 11-14, 1747

THE famous Horse ELEPHANT, so well known for Beauty, Strength, and Fruitfulness, and whose Pedigree also is so well known both in England and Ireland, that it needs no farther Repetition, is to be let out to Mares this Season at the Churn-Inn in Plunket-street, Dublin, by William Brenan, at a Guinea each Mare Leaps and Tryals, and Half a Crown to the Groom; and the said Brenan as a further Encouragement to Breeders, engages that any Mare missing this Season, shall be covered gratis the next. Elephant at 5 Year old won the 1000 Guineas at New-market, where nine of the best of that Year started against him; in July following he won the 100 Guineas at Ipswich where five started against him; and at 6 Year old he beat the famous SEDBURY for his Majesty's 100 Guineas at Lewis at 12 Stone each, and in the same Year won the 100 Guineas at Stamford where seven started against him: all which then proved him the best Horse in England; and is allowed by all Gentlemen who saw him to be the fairest, and as sound and complete a Horse as was ever imported hither, being free from any Eye-sore or Blemish whatsoever, and gets fine large Colts fit either for Officers Horses, Fox-hunters or running Cattle. No Mares will be served till the Money is first paid.---Note, the said William Brenan who is Master of the Churn Inn aforesaid, hath furnished the same in a very commodious Manner, fit for the Reception of Gentlemen, Merchants and others, and takes care to serve Gentlemens Horses as well at Livery as otherwise, wherefore he humbly entreats the Custom and Recommendation of all his Friends.

MERRY BATCHELOR
April 27-30, 1745

TO be let to Mares this Season at Mr John Tilson's at Butlers-town in the County of Meath, within a Mile of Ash-hill and two of Dunboyne in the said County, at a Pistole a Leap and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom a dark Chesnut Horse, known by the Name of MERRY BATCHELOR. He was in the Possession of Mr Thomas Place last Year, and let out to Mares. He is a young fresh Horse rising 7 Years old this Season, above 15 Hands high: He was bred by the late Colonel James Butler of Ballyadams, out of his famous Horse called Little John, and a famous English Running Mare. He is remarkably fruitful, and judged to be one of the strongest Horses in this Kingdom.---NB. No Mares to be served till the Money be paid. There is good Accommodation for Gentlemen's Servants, and Grass at reasonable Rates at Ash-hill aforesaid.

   
SNAKE
April 30-May 4, 1745

JUST brought over from England by Richard Dalton of Mullingar in the County of Westmeath, a beautiful strong Horse called SNAKE. He is full 15 Hands and an half high, coming 6 Years old, dark bay, with a Star, and a white Heel, bred by Sir Walter Williams, got by Bull of out Meekles's Mare that won the Plate at Black Hamilton from 15 Mares of the same Age. Said Bull was got by Fox out of a Childer's Mare who beat Fearnought at Newmarket the first Heat, and the second Heat he [sic] beat him 3 Miles and an half, and then fell lame, and never ran after.---The above Horse is for a Guinea a Leap and Tryal.

  March 24-28, 1747

SNAKE, belonging to Richard Dalton of Kinegad, is to stand at Mallow at the Swan Inn, at the Request of many Gentlemen in the County of Cork, being a noted Horse for being fruitful, is fifteen Hands two Inches and a half high, and able to carry 18 Stone a hunting, but eight Year old, quite fresh; and is to be let to Mares at a Moydore, and half a Crown to the Groom Leaps and Tryals during the Season: He was bred by Sir Watkins Williams Wynne, and got by a Son of Bay-bolton's, and out of Mr Croft's famous Marlen mare that won the Plate at Black-hambleton from 15 Mares of the same Age, and 3 King's Plates afterwards; at five Year old Snake won 50 at Notingham, fifty at Warwick, and then fell lame, which hindered his making a greater Figure on the Sod. This Pedigree is signed by Sir Watkins Williams Wynne.

MERRY CUPID
April 30-May 4, 1745

TO be let out to Mares this Season at Timolin, in the County of Kildare, MERRY CUPID, lately belonging to Maurice Keating, of Narrahmore Esq; and otherwise known by the Name of Sir Anthony Henley's Famous Black Horse, he won more Plates than any Horse of his Time, as may be seen in the Publick Books, and was advertised to run against any Horse, &c in England, for Five Hundred Guineas, no one daring to run against him, he is quite Fresh and has no natural Blemish, and is deemed by all Judges not only as high bred but as Beautifull a Horse in all Points, as has been brought into this Kingdom, he was bred by Sir William Morgan, of Tredegar, and got by Lampery, who was full Brother to Bay Bolton, who got Lord Godolphin's White Foot, his Dam was bred out of Mr Frampton's old Heylow Mare, and got by Williams's Arabian at Woodstock; to be Leaped from the beginning of May, at two Guineas Leap and Tryal, and half a Crown to the Groom. The Money to be paid before Service.---NB. There is good Grass and Accommodation for Servants to be had reasonably.

   
YOUNG JUPITER
April 30-May 4, 1745

THE Strong and Beautiful Horse YOUNG JUPITER, is to stand this Season at Cole-Curr, near Carberry in the County of Kildare, during the Season, and is to be Leapt at half a Guinea a Mare Leaps and Tryals and one Shilling to the Gorom, the Money to be Paid before Service, as he is so well known by all Gentlemen, who have Bred out of him these four Years past, there needs be no more said of him but that he is as Fruitful and Gets as Beautiful Colts as any Horse now Advertised in the Kingdom.

   
SON OF MERRY PINTLE
May 7-11, 1745

A Handsome well bred Stone Horse, 15 Hand high, 7 Years old got by Merry Pintle on a Mare bred by Lord Gowran, to be let to Mares at Half a Guinea Leaps and Tryals, and an English Shilling to the Groom, now stands at Neal in the County of Meath, were there is Conenience for Mares till they are [sta...nched].

   
SMART
May 11-14, 1745

SMART, a beautiful young Horse, full 15 Hands high, is to be let to Mares this Season at Killkeeran near Killmaine in the County of Mayo, at 3 British Crowns each mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom. No Mare to be served until the Money is first paid. Said Horse was brought into this Kingdom by Robert Miller, Esq; he had him of Mr Martindall, who when he was 5 Years old, gave John Hutton, Esq; 300 Guineas for him, as he had beat most of the Horses of his Year. The first Time Mr Martindall run him, he won the first Heat, and got lame when foremost in the second. He was got by Blacklegs, his Dam by Bay Bolton, his Grandam by Coneyskins, his Great Grandam by Mr Hutton's Barb, and his Great Great Grandam by the Byerly Turk. A Certificate of which, under Mr Hutton's Hand, Mr Ellwood can produce.

May 3-6 1746

SMART, the Property of Mr Robert Aylwood, stands at Kilkeeran near Kilmain and is set up at Three British a Leap. Smart was got by Black-legs, his Dam by Mr Lester's Squirrel, his Grandam by Bay Boulton, his Great Grandam by Caneskins, his Great Great Grandam by Mr Hatton's Grey Barb, and his Dam got by the Byerly Turk.

 
BODROE
May 14-17, 1745

BODROE, a fresh, sound, dark bay Horse, four Years old rising 5, 14 Hands 3 Inches high, and fit for breeding Officers Horses, Running Cattle, or Hunters, bred by and belonging to Henry M'Neil, of Muffe in the County of Londonderry, Esq; is to be let out to Mares this Season at Muffe aforesaid, at Half a Guinea each mare, Leaps and Trials, and a Shilling to the Groom. His Sire was Highlander, an Horse brought into this Kingdom by Capt Ross, and bred by the Hon Brigadier Campbell, out of the King's roan Barb, and a Dam of the late King's Chesnut Arabian Horse and a Tripoly Mare, his Dam was a high bred English Mare called Catch me and Kiss me, brought into Ireland by Hill Wilson of Purdistown in the County of Down, Esq; and well known in the said County of Downe, Antrim, and other Parts of the North.--NB. At Muffe there is a convenient Inn and good Grass.

   
STAR
May 21-25, 1745

STAR, a beautiful Horse, lately purchased by Henry Dougherty, from Thomas Nugent of Dunore, Esq; is to be let by him to Mares this Season at a Guinea a Leap; half the Money to be paid before Service, and the other half on Sight of the Foal. His Sire was the famous Othello, who cost 1000 Guineas in England, and his Dam Smallhopes, who [cost] 400 Guineas, both brought into this Kingdom by the late Earl of Drogheda; their Pedigree is so well known, that it is needless to repeat it. This Horse is deemed by all Judges not only as high bred, but as beautiful a Horse in all Points as any in the Kingdom. He is fresh and sound, and never had a Blemish, and has got several fine Foals for the two only Seasons he has been let out. He stands at Multifarnan near Mullingar, where there is good Accommodation for Servants and Grass for 2 d a Night

   
CONQUEROR
June 8-11, 1745

TO be let out to Mares this Season at Rathmullion near Trim in the County of Meath, the famous Horse called CONQUEROR, brought into this Kingdom by Mr Rawdon. He was bred by Sir William Middleton, out of his famous Barb, his Dam was Daugther to Bay Bolton, who was the best Horse in England of his Time, and of whom we need give no fruther Pedigree. This Horse is given out to Mares by Saunders Lambert at Rathmullyon aforesaid, at only one Guinea a Leap and Trryals, and Half a Crown to the Groom---NB. There is good Grass on the most reasonable Terms at said Place, and good Accommodation for Servants.

March 3-11, 1745-6

TO be let out to Mares this Season, by Sanders Lambert, of Rathmullion in the County of Meath, within 3 Miles of Trim, a Horse called CONQUEROR, who is a beautiful strong Horse, fit to get Hunters or running Cattle; he is 15 Hands and a half high, a Blood Bay, with Black Legs, Main and Tail; has a small Star. He was Bred by Sr. William Middleton, and brought to this Kingdom, by Arthur Rawdon, Esq; he Rises 10 Year Old this Grass, free from any Blemish whatsoever; he is to be Leapt at a Guinea Leaps and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Boy, the Money to be paid before Service, there is good Grass for Gentlemen's Mares at 12 d per Week, and good Accommadation [sic] for Servants.

March 14-17, 1747

TO be let out to Mares this Season at Rathmulline in the County of Meath, the fine horse CONQUEROR, brought over to this Kingdom by Arthur Rawdon, Esq; This horse was bred by sir William Middleton, bart and got by Fox out of one of his best mares, which was got by the Darlos Arabian. This Horse was sent to New-market, and in his Sweats got an accident which prevented his running: But is now fresh and sound, full fifteen Hands high and better, is beautiful and strong, fit for getting running Horses or Fox-hunters. He is to be leaped at a Guinea and a Shilling to the Groom, Leaps and Tryals, the money to be paid at Service: He is as fruitful a horse as any in this Kingdom, and not above one or two mares missed him the last season out of fifty, without being in Foal.

BOLTON STARLING
  March 15-18, 1745-6

THE famous BOLTON STARLING, Sire of Mr Martindale's Starling and Torrismond, and Mr Grisewood's Teazor, will be let out to Mares this Season by Mr Edward Sims at Castleloft in the County of Westmeath: As the said Horse was leaped last Season in England, at 5 Guineas, for the Encouragement of this Kingdom he will be leapt but at 3 Guineas each Mare, and a British Half Crown to the Groom; the Money to be paid at first Service.--Note, the first Colt he got was Martindale's Starling; in the Year 1744 he won at 5 Year old a free Purse of 112 Guineas at Newmarket, the King's 100 Guineas at Guilford, the King's 100 Guineas at Salisbury, the King's 100 Guineas at Winchester, the King's 100 Guineas at Canterbury, the King's 100 Guineas at Lewis, the King's 100 Guineas at Newmarket in October, and the King's 100 Guineas at Newmarket the April following, which was one King's Plate more than any Horse ever won. Torrismond won at 5 Year old, 50 l. at Epsom, 50 l. at Huntingdon, 50 l. at Newmarket, and 50 Guineas at Newmarket. Teazer won at 5 Year old, 80 Guineas at Newmarket, the King's 100 Guineas at Ipswich, 50 Guineas at Grantham, 50 l. at oxford, 80 Guineas at Burford, which were all the Plates he started for that Year.

March 24-28, 1747

THE famous Bolton STARLING, will be leaped at Assolus in the County of Clare, from the 1st of April to the 1st of August, at two Guineas each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Groom; the Money must be paid before the Horse is led out. There needs no lying pompous Advertisement to set him off, as is too often the Case in this Kingdom, the Performance of his get and his own is sufficient to recommend him to Gentlemen.

CHAMPION
  March 15-18, 1745-6

And farther, for the Encouragement of all Gentlemen that have a mind to breed Foxhunters or Chapmens Horses, the said Sims has imported the famous Horse called CHAMPION: He was bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, and got by by a Son of Old Snake's, his Dam by Robinson Cruso, his Grand Dam by Brimer, his Great Grand Dam by the Curwen bay Barb; he is a dark Chesnut, well mark'd, full 15 Hands high, for Size, Shape, Colour, Marks and Action. I will shew him against any Horse in Ireland for 100 Guineas; he will be let out to Mares at Assolas in the County of Clare, at one Guinea Leaps and Tryals, and a British Shilling to the Groom. The Money to be paid at first Leap.

March 24-28, 1747

And farther for the Encouragement of this Kingdom, said Sims has imported the most famous Horse called CHAMPION; he was bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, and got by a Son of old Snakes; his Dam by Robinson Cruso, his grand Dam by Crimer, his great grand Dam by the Curwen Bay Barb, he is a dark Chesnut, well marked, full 15 Hands high; for Shape, Colour, Marks, and Action, I will shew him against any Horse in this Kingdom for 100 Guineas; he will be leaped at Castleloft in the County of Westmeath, at a Guinea each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a British half Crown to the Groom; the Money to be paid before the Horse is led out.
[corrected from ad on March 28-31, 1747]

TERROR
  March 15-18, 1745-6

And the famous TERROR will be leapt at Mr Stephen Roper's in Roscommon, at a Guinea each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a British Shilling to the Groom.

March 24-28, 1747

Likewise TERROR, a famous grey Horse, the Brother of the Gardner's Mare, who won seven King's Plates in one Year: He was got by Snake; Snake was bred by Matthew Lister of Lincolsnshire, Esq; by a Daughter of Hautboy and the stradling Turk: He is 15 Hands and an Inch and a half high; is strong enough to breed for the Sod, Road, or for hunting. He is now to be let out by said Marshall Mee, at Butler's-Bridge near Cavan, for 16 s 3 d a Leap and Tryals, and an English Shilling to the Groom: N. B. The Money is to be paid for both before the Horses are led out of the Stables.

YOUNG CRISPIN
  March 25-29, 1745-6

YOUNG CRISPIN, a beautiful Chesnut Stonehorse, 15 hands high, 7 Years old this coming Grass, got by Lord Hallifax's Crispin, and an own Sister to the famous Volunteer, stands this Season at Clare Galway, and is set up at a Guinea a Leap and usual Tr[...]als, with two British Shillings to the Groom, at Bryan Fahy's House.--NB. Of 30 Mares he got last Season at Tuam, we know but one that is not in Foal. He will be at Clare Galway the 10th of April 1746, and will continue there the Season.

March 24-28, 1747

YOUNG CRISPIN, a beautiful chesnut Stone Horse got by Lord Halifax's Crispin, and an own Sister of the famous Volunter's, but seven Years old last Grass, 15 Hands high, is to stand this Season from the first of April at Bryan Fahy's at Clare Ganvay near Galway, and to be set up at Guinea a Leap and reasonable Tryals, with two English Shillings to the Groom. NB. The Number and Shapes of his Foals now a Year old, and the Mares now in Foal from him, sufficiently attest his Fruitfulness and Worth.

SON OF CRISPIN
  April 29-May 3, 1746

TO be let out to Mares from the first of May to the End of the Season, at [Shruil] in the County of Mayo, at 3 British Crowns, and a Shilling to the Groom, Leaps and Tryals, a beautiful fresh young Horse, got by Crispin upon an excellent Mare. Said Horse is full 15 Hands high, and is as well backed, bodied, shouldered and legged a Horse as can be, and in short is such a one, as every good Judge who sees him must allow to be capable of getting Cattle of great Strength and Action.---Note, he is a natural Pacer, and goes as fast as any New-England Pad; and if he happens to get pacing Horses, he will not be let up near as cheap next Season.

 
DEMPLEOGE
  April 5-8, 1746

DEMPLEOGE to be let to Mares in Dalgin near Dunmore, in the County of Galway, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and Thirteen Pence to the Groom: He is the cheapest set-up Stallion in the Kingdom, being inferior to none of them in Blood, Beauty, Size, or Strength. Grass and Entertainment will be had at Ned Bermingham's in said Dalgin.

 
MERRY ANDREW
  April 8-12, 1746

MERRY ANDREW, lately purchased from Sir Edward O'Brien, Bart by George Clanchy of Cratloe in the County of Clare, is to stand at Assollas in the said County, from the 10th of March to the 10th of August next, and is to be let out to Mares at two Guineas a Leap and Trials, and Half a Crown to the Groom; the Money to be paid down before the Horse is led out of the Stable. He was bred by his Grace the Duke of Bolton, and was got by Fox, his Dam was full Sister by Horse and Mare to Lord Godolphin's Whitefoot, and was got by old Bay Bolton, his Grand Dam by Barlow's Arabian (that got Childers) upn the famous Ramsden Mare, his Great Grand Dam by the Bierly Turk, his Great Great Grand Dam by the Taffolet Barb, and his Great Great Great Grand Dam by Mr Place's white Arabian, upon a natural Barb Mare of Mr Tregonwell's.
Merry Andrew won the 70 Guineas Stakes at Newmarket in April 1735, and also the 1000 Guineas Stakes the October following from 12 of the best Horses in England of that Year. Anno 1736 he won his Majesty's Royal Plates at Lewes and at Canterbury; and was afterwards sold to Sir Edward O'Brien, Bart who brought him over to Ireland, where he won the Subscription Plate at the Curragh of Kildare at 60 l. Value. Anno 1739 The first of May following he beat Mr Pigott's Infant a Match over the Curragh for 100 guineas a Side; and the October following he won a 50 l. Plate at Loughrea; and in June and July, Anno 1740, he won two 40 l. Plates at Tralee and K[...]finning. The September following he won his Majesty's Royal Plate at the Curragh of 100 Guineas Value. In April 1742 he walked over in his Cloaths for the Subscription of 60 l. Value at the Curragh nothing daring to start against him; and in September 174[2] he won another Royal Plate of 100 Guineas Value, at the Curragh of Kildare, and still continues as fresh, healthy, and sound as a Colt, his Limbs perfectly fine, without either Splinter, Spavin, or Windgal, or any Defect or Blemish whatsoever, either natural or acquired, and never was lame one moment, tho' he ran so often, and carried such high Weights, and is universally allowed by all Sportsmen in Great Britain and Ireland, to be the justest made, highest bred, best Game Horse now alive.

 
VULCAN
  April 8-12, 1746

VULCAN, whose Pedigree has been so often published in this and other News Papers, and who is at present so justly in such high Esteen for having got Bald Charlotte and Statira, both belonging to Pierce Creagh, Esq; and several hopeful young Cattle now in Training, is also to stand at James Stewart, Esq'rs at Summer-hill in the County of Mayo, for the ensuing Season, within three Miles of Holymount, six of Castlebar, and four of Ballinrob, and is to be let out to Mares by Mr John Smith at 2 Guineas a Leap and Tryals, and 2 s to the Groom.---Note, there is good Accommdation for the Mares and Gentlemens Servants at Mr Doyne's, Inn-keeper at the Door.

 
CARELESS
  April 15-19, 1746

CARELESS, a young fresh Chesnut Horse, 15 Hands high, 8 Years old this Grass, got by an immediate Son of Mr Broderick's Careless, out of a young fresh Mare, the immediate Daughter of Careless and Mr Broderick's Shag Mare: The Pedigree of Careless and the Shag Mare, and their Performance is so well know, that it is judged needless to trouble the Publick farther than to say he stands in Charleville in the County of Cork, where there is proper Accommodations for both Servants and Mares, and will be gizen [sic] out by Mr Christopher Vowel, at Half a Moidore a Leap and Tryal, and a Shilling to the Groom. The Money to be paid before Service.

 
CRISPIN or WAGTAIL
  April 26-29, 1746

WAGTAIL, or Lord Hallifax's Crispin, so well known in this Kingdom for breeding the best of Cattle, either for the Sod or Saddle, and for Size, Shape, and Beauty, is set up for this Season at Redhil near Castlebar in the County of Mayo, at Half a Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom, to be paid before Service. Grass and Lodgings to be very cheap and convenient to said Place.

 
SMUGLER
  April 26-29, 1746

TO be let to Mares this Season at Drumcrow near Crofdoney in the County of Cavan, by Silvester Sheridan, the strong and beautiful Horse called SMUGLER. Said Horse was bred by Mr Panton in England, and brought in to this Kingdom by Capt. Brady: He won 32 Plates and Matches in England, one of which was, that he beat the famous Horse called Harlequin for a Bett of 1000 l. on Ipswich Course, at 10 Stone each. He also beat the several Cattle that he run against in this Kingdom for two Years, and is so remarkable for his Performance, that it would be needless to add further. All Gentlemen who know or have Breed out of said Horse, allow him to be as fruitful and beautiful as any in this Kingdom. Several of his Breed have started at 5 Years old, and beat trained Cattle. Said Horse is to be let at so small a Price as 3 British Crowns each mare, Leaps and Tryals, and a Shilling to the Groom.---NB. There is good Grass for a British Shilling each Mare at Crofdoney aforesaid. Said Sheridan having got bad Usage last Season from several Persons who did not pay according to Promise he takes this Opporutnity of acquainting the Publick, that no Mares will be served till the Money is paid.

 
BOLD ROBIN
  May 3-6 1746

The said Brenan's Bay Stonehorse called BOLD ROBIN, who was lately advertised to stand this Season at the Sun in Stoneyb[...], is now removed, and will stand for the remaining Part of this Season at the Churn in Plunket-street aforesaid, and will be there let out to Mares at Half a Guinea and a British Shilling each Mare, Leaps and Tryals, during the Season. A Pedigree of said Horse, under Mr Naper's own Hand, who imported him, may be seen with said Brenan. No Mares to be served until the Money is first paid.

 
WINDSOR SHADES
  May 13-17, 1746

WENDERSHADES is to be let to Mars this Season at Mr Richard Ga[rner's] at Du[nlear] in the County of Lowth, at a Guinea a Leap, and Half a Crown to the Groom. He is a bay Horse, 15 Hands two Inches and a half high, Master of 20 Stone. He was bred by Richard Langley, Esq; in [Berkshire], and got by the Duke of Devonshire's Flying Childers, out of an own Sister to Goliah, that won eight King's Plates in one Year, his Dam by Fox, her Dam by Bluecap. He won Fifty at Wender, Fifty at Epsom, and Fifty at Chipnorton. This Certificate is in Cheney's [sic] Book, where all Gentlement may be assured he is the Horse abovementioned.

March 24-28, 1747

WINDSOR SHADES, to be let to Mares this Season, by Richard Dalton, at the white Lyon Inn, in Kinnegad, twelve Miles from the curragh, eight from Trim, at thirty Shillings, and a Shilling to the Groom, Leaps and Tryals. He is but eight Years old, and allowed by all Judges who have seen him to be the only Stallion in this Kingdom for his Size, Strength and Blood, he is fifteen Hands three Inches, his back not above sixteen Inches in length, Limbs equal in strength to a Coach-Horse, which qualifies him to get equally well for the Sodd, or Fox-Hunters, Officers or Chapmen's Horses. He was bred by Richard Langley, Esq; in Yorkshire, he was got by the Duke of Devonshires famous flying Childers, and his Dam by Fox, out of the Dam of the Bolton Goliah that won eight Kings Plates in one Year, which Mare was got by Champion, and her Dam by Blew-Cap, he won fifty Pounds at Epsom, fifty at Windsor, fifty at Chickey-norton, and fifty at Dorchet; the Season he came here and after staunching 68 Mares last Season, on one Month's keeping only, he run third of ten for the King's Plate at the Curragh last September: He is Brother to Lady Caroline who won the Mares Plate last September belonging to Sir Edward O'Brien.---Note, There will be good Grass at two Pence each Night, and all imaginable Care taken.---P. S. As the said Dalton hath opened an Inn at said Place, where he hath fixed up 19 Beds fitting for Gentlemen, good stabling, and hath layed in all Sorts of Wine, and all other Accommodations of the choicest Kinds, he humbly hopes for the Favour and Custom of Gentlemen who travel that Road.---

YOUNG SNAKE
    March 24-28, 1747

TO leap this Season, at one Guinea a Mare and Half a Crown to the Keeper, at Mr John Goodman's Post-master of Trim in the County of Meath, the famous Horse called YOUNG SNAKE, lately imported
from England by said Goodman: He is full 15 Hands high, of a brown bay Colour, and Master of 16 Stone, with a Star in his Forehead, and free ent[...] from Eye-sore or any other Blemish: He was bred by Mr Turner of Kirk-leatham in Yorkshire, and got by the famous Hartalpoole Snake, who was bred by Mr White of Lumley-Castle; his Dam was got by Iphess, his Grandam by Counsellor, his great Grandam by the Couran bay Barb: He was a Stallion three Seasons in Yorkshire, and allowed to get the best Foals in the North of England. N.B. The Money to be paid down before the Mare is served. [corrected from ad on March 28-31, 1747]

MERCURY
    March 28-31, 1747

MERCURY, a beautiful bay Horse eight Years old, got by the Duke of Devonshire's famous CHILDERS and MILK-MAID a very high bred Mare, is to be let to Mares this Season from the 15th of April, at Galbally near Tiperary, at a Moydore the Leap and Tryals, and an English Shilling to the Groom. He is 15 hands high, in Mark, Colour, Strength and Beauty exactly like his Sire, and consequently inferior to no Horse in the Kingdom; and as to his Goodness, if possible, without a Fault: He was brought from England by Sir Oliver Crofton, Bart

RAVISHER
    March 31-April 4, 1747

RAVISHER, a most beautiful dapple grey Horse, fresh and young, compleatly formed as any Horse in the Kingdom, to be let to Mares this Season at the four Mile House near Roscommon, and at Highfield near Montallbutt, at so small a Prize as a Pistole a Mare, Leap and Trials, and a Shilling to the Grooom [sic], he was bred by Mr Cuttle, got by Laxtrum, on a Daughter of the Right Hon. ----- Brodrick's famous Ferrett Mare, and the Earl of Drogheda's Othello, for which Leap, Captain Samuel Low paid Twelve Guineas. He has given most surprizing Proof of his Performance, the first Time he ever started he carried, at Longwood, unknown to his Owner both Heats 16 Pounds above his Weights, and there distanced Mr Loftus's Curragh Mare, and beat Mr Keating's famous Merry Cupid that remarkably distinguished himself in many Places in England, and challenged any Horse there at Ten Stone a Piece; he with Ease beat the Full Brother of Volunteer, Mr Place's English Chesnut Mare, and many others; in his Journey to Ballinasloe, he received at Night at Athlone, a Wound on the Gambrell 8 Inches long, and in four Days after won the 28 l. Plate with Ease at Trim last Season, he beat the Carlisle Gelding and many others at 12 Stone; and immediately after at Roscommon, beat Poor Robin the first Heat, and in Fact the Second, till he received a great Wound on the Sinews of his hind Legs, which disabled him, and renders him now a Stallion.
 N. B. Grass free and particular Care shall be taken of the Mares. He begins at the Four-mile-house aforesaid, and continues there until the 5th of May; and afterwards at Highfield near Mount-Talbot.

SPORTSMAN
    March 31-April 4, 1747

THIS is to give Notice, that the Horse called SPORTSMAN, which lately belonged to Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, Bart and won 5 Prizes of fifty Pounds each in England, now in the Hands of Martin Tucker, Esq; of Petersville, near Kells in the County of Meath, is to be let out to Mares aft fifteen Shillings each, with one Shilling to the Groom: He is a Horse of Strength and Beauty, and free from all Blemishes except his Eyes, which he unfortunately lost by Accident, on at which account only he is put at so low a Price as is above mentioned, being in other Respects superior to most other Horses. He was bred by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, out of his Garnet Mare, and got by the Scarborough Colt, which was a Son of the old Scarborough Mare, which was great Grand Dam to Volunteer. The Pedigree with more Particulars may be seen with Mr Tucker aforesaid.

SON OF STARLING
    March 31-April 4, 1747

TO be let out to Mares this Season at Ardfry inthe County of Galway a six Year old daple grey Stone Horse, bought from and bred by Sir Edward O'Brien. He was got by old Sterling, Son of bay Bolton, upon Sir Edward's painted Lady, who was got with the Bloody Shouldered Arabian, her Dam by Mr Hutton's Turk out of a Byerly Mare, his grand Dam by Woodcock, out of a natural barb Mare; he is to be set up at a Ginea [sic][ a Leap and [...] Shilling to the Groom, Leaps and Trials. The Money to be paid at Service.

SLIE
    April 4-7, 1747

A FINE beautiful grey Horse called SLIE, but 9 Years old and 15 Hands and a half high, bred by the Duke of Bolton, who won the King's Plate, is to be let out this Season at a Guinea a Leap, the Money to be paid down with half a Crown to the Groom with Tryals; he is a fine proporitioned Horse, his Breed fit for the Sod or Fox-Hunters, standing at Theobald Taafe, Esq; at Downstown, by Robert Forristor, within 17 Miles of Dublin, 3 of Drogheda, 6 of Navan, and 10 of Trim. He never got Mares before last Season, and there was not a Mare he covered but what held after him, which is more than can be said of any other Horse.

FORFEIT
    April 21-25, 1747

LATELY bought from Richard Johnson, Esq; FORFEIT, who stands during the covering Season at the House of Mr Richard Gaynor at Dunleer, at a Moydore a Mare, Leap and Tryals, and half a Crown to the Groom, the Money to be paid before the Horse be lead out; he is allowed by all Sportsmen to be as beautiful and well proportioned a Horse as any in this Kingdom, and is full 14 Hands 3 Inches and a half high, and compleatly strong, and for the Satisfaction of every Body concerned, his Pedigree under the Hand of Cuth. Routh of Yorkshire, Esq; is to be seen at said Richard Gaynors; he is full Brother to Fig and Lord Portmrore's famous Polly, and was got by Mr Bartlet's Childers full Brother to the Devonshire Childers, his Dam was full Sister to Thunder Bolt, and got by Counsellor, his grand Dam by old Snake, his great grand Dam by Luggs, his great great grand Dam by Mr Davile's Old Woodcock; Counsellor was bred by Mr Egerton, his Sire by Lord Darcy, his grand Sire by Lord Lonsdale, and his great grand Sire was got by the Shaftsbury Turk; Counsellor's Dam was got by Makeless, her Dam was a bay barb Mare of Sir Hugh Chomley's, his Sire's Dam was the Violate Layton Mare in Lord Darcy's Stud; his grand Sire's Dam was got by the White Turk Sire of Hautboy, and her Dam by the Yellow Turk Sire of old Spanker; Luggs was bred by Lord Darcy, and was got by the same Turk that got Hautboy, and out of a Neapolitan-Mare; Forfeit at five Years old, viz in 1743, won the 50 Guineas at Nottingham, and his Majesty's hundred Guineas at Ipswich, and was esteemed by all Judges the best Horse of his Year, and fell lame at Salisbury running for the King's Guineas, being the first time of his running at six Years old.

YOUNG SWEEPSTAKES
    April 25-28, 1747

YOUNG SWEEP-STAKES, a complete beautiful high bred Horse, rising 7 this Grass, full 15 Hands high, delicately marked and coloured; the following Pedigree set down by his Grace the Duke of Bolton's Equerry, and attested by Sir Edward O'Brien, Bart proves him to be as high bred a Horse as any in Europe, and no ways inferior as to Beauty and Strength, to any Horse in this Kingdom: His Dam was Coquet, which his Grace the Duke of Bolton made a present of to Sir Edward O'Brien, as one of the highest bred and most complete Mares then in his Stud: She was got by old Almanzor, which was got by Darlows Arabian that got Childers, her Dam was got by Bastow who was the Sire of Second's Dam; her Grand Dam by old Spot; her Great Grand Dam by Spanker; her Great, Great Grand Dam by old Hautboy; and her Great, Great, Great Grand Dam by old Bustler: SWEEP-STAKES's Sire was the Duke of Bolton's noted Sweep-Stakes; his Grace intirely bred out of him: He was got by Lord Oxford's Bloody-shouldered Arabian; his Dam by Gase's famous Stallion, out of a Mare that was full Sister to Brisk, who was got by Darlow's Arabian: He came over in his Dam's Belly, and was purchased a Colt from Sir Edward, by Mr John Ryan; and was as promising a Colt for the Sod as any in the Kingdom, being full Master of 12 Stone till he got lame, which now renders him a Stallion. For the Encouragement of Gentlemen who intend breeding Fox-hunters or running Cattle, he will be set up at so low a Price as a Guinea and Half a Crown to the Groom. He proved himself so fruitful last Season, (which was his first) that any Mare that misses this Season, shall be covered free the next. The Money to be paid before the Horse is led out of the Stable. He is to stand at Ballyvistet, within two Miles of Hospital and two of Cullen in the County of Limerick, where there is good Accommodation for Mares and Servants at reasonable Rates.---There is also at said Ballyvistea, a very fine Draft Colt, three Years old this Grass, with a fine Blaze and two white Heels, full sized, and trots as light as any Saddle Horse, fit to get Draft Cattle or Officers Horses; and is to be let at Half a Guinea and an English Shilling to the Groom. The Money to be paid at first Service.

TORPEN
    April 28-May 2, 1747

TORPEN; a beautiful Horse just imported from England by Thomas Atkinson, full 15 Hands and a Half high, fit to get for the Sod or Fox-hunters. He was bred by Mr Rude in Yorkshire, and got by Bartly's Childers, out of an own Sister to Whitefoot. He won the King's Plate at Notingham at 6 Year old, and then fell lame. He stands a Mr Gaynor's at Dunleer, and is to be let to Mares at a Pistole and a Shilling to the Groom Leaps and Tryals during the Season.

TAFFY
    May 2-5, 1747

TO be let to Mares from the first of May at Dawson's-bridge in the County of Derry, at one Guinea Leaps and Tryals and a Shilling to the Groom. To be paid before the Horse is led out, the remarkable TAFFY, brought from England by James Lenox Dutton, Esq; in a three Year old, when he laid a condiderable Wager to keep the Curragh for a certain Number of Years, for which Purpose said Horse was brought to Ireland. He was bred by Sir John Dutton, Bart out of Lord Godolphin's Whitefoot, who was got by Bay-Bolton the Sire of Sterling, and out of a Mare of Sir Watkins Williams Wynne's, Bart as high bred as any in England. Said TAFFY is allowed to be as well proportioned, and as good a Stallion as any in the Kingdom, which is demonstrated by his Breed about Belturbet, having Strength, Size and Beauty. Said Horse is rising twelve Years old, run but one Season in which he won several Plates, particularly one at Learn in the County of Antrim, where he beat some of the best second Rate Horses in this Kingdom.

A GREY HORSE
    May 2-5, 1747

As also to be let to Mares at Killinikck near Bellturbet, a famous grey Horse five Years old, 15 hands and one Inch high, at one Guinea and two British shillings to the Groom for Leap and Tryals, to be paid before Service. The best Judges are of Opinion that said Horse is as complete a Stallion as any bred in Ireland, either for the Sod or great Saddle: His Sire was got by Queen Anne's Leeds, and Dam by Sir Ralph Gore's grey Turk. N. B. There is Grass convenient at both Places.

GROUND-IVEY
    May 9-12, 1747

GROUND-IVEY, to be let out to Mares during the covering Season, at Minolla in the County of Mayo, at a Guinea and a Half a Leap and Tryals, and one Shilling to the Groom; there is Grass for Mares and Accommodation for Servants at Minolla. N. B. A single Leap wihtout a Tryal from Ground-Ivey, may be had for a single Guinea.

GODOLPHIN
    March 17-21, 1746-7

Godolphin, a complete, sound, beautiful strong Horse, rising seven Years old, and 15 Hands three Inches high, is to be let out to Mares at a Moydore each and half a Crown to the Groom, at Gigginstown, within five Miles of Mullingar and three of Castlepollard in the County of Westmeath. He never covered Mares before this Season, and was got by Hobgoblin, his Dam by White Foot, his grand Dam by Leeds out of Queen Anne's Mooney barb Mare, as appears by a Certificate under the Hand of James Lenox Dutton, Esq; from whom this Horse was bought last Summer; this Certificate may be seen at Giggenstown aforesaid, within half a Mile of which Place good Accommodation may be had for Servants, and Grass for Mares at Two-pence a Night.

YOUNG LOUSE
    April 14-18, 1747

YOUNG LOUSE, a young beautiful Horse full 15 Hands high and proportionably strong, seven Years old, bred by Mr John Burk of Banadargh, got with old LOUSE (who kept the Curragh many Years, and won 800 l. Stakes at Newmarket at 5 Years old,) upon a full Sister of the famous DOXY, allowed to be the best Mare that has been ever bred in this Kingdom, is to be let to Mares this Season at Mr Henraghty's in Tuam at a Guinea a Leap and Tryals, and an English Shilling to the Groom: The Money to be paid before Service. Note, He was let to Mares by Mr Burk, at a Moydore a Leap and Tryals, and is remarkable for being very fruitful and getting very large fair Foals.

YOUNG HOBGOBBLIN
    March 21-24, 1746-7

YOUNG HOBGOBBLIN, a beautiful Chesnut Stallion, full 15 Hands and a half high, well marked, with a fine Blaze, and a hind white Foot, six Years old this Season. His Sire was brought from England by Mr Napper, he was bred by Sir John Dutton, and got by old Hobgobblin. The Dam of this Horse was sent into this Kingdom by Mr Colvan. She was a Sister to Panton's Molly, and the Duke of Bolton's Mary Grey. His Grand Dam was bred by the Duke of Rutland's Silver Locks, and her great grand Dam was out of a Fox Mare, and got by Darling's Arabian. This beautiful young Horse stands at Mr [sic] Marks Andrews at the Black-bull on Navan road, and is to be let to Mares this Season at Half a Guinea to the Groom, as many Leaps and Tryals as is requisite. There will be good Accommodation for Servants, and Grass for Mares, at a reasonable Rate.

YOUNG CHILDERS

 

  April 4-7, 1747

TO be let to mares this Season at Frankford in the King's County, midway between Bir and Tullamore, young CHILDERS, a beautiful bay horse full 15 hands high, compleatly strong, but nine years old, true son to the duke of Devonshire's famous Childers: He was bred by the Marquis of Lothian, out of a mare that won several King's plates and matches in England, the Property of mr Rewch of Yorkshire: He will be leaped at a pistole with tryals and a shilling to the groom for this season only. There is good Accommodation in the town of Frankford, for Servants, and grass for mares. He was brought out of England by Capt. Dickson of Mountpleasant in the King's County, who certifies the truth of the above.----"Sold mr Thomas Exham of Frankford, a bay stone horse called Childers, bred by the marquis of Lothian out of the Duke of Devonshire's Childers and a mare that won several King's plates and matches in England, bred by mr Rewch of Yorkshire. Given under my hand this 25th of Feb. 1746. / DAVID DICKSON.

A J Hibbard
 

 
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