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Abbas Mirza (GB)
bl c 1831 (Camel - Medina, by Shebdeez Arabian). Sire Line Camel. Family 2. Bred by Robert Grosvenor (1767-1845), 2nd Earl Grosvenor and subsequently 1st Marquess of Westminster, he ran for two years, winning at Liverpool and Holywell Hunt, defeated twice by Lord Westminster's other horse Touchstone. He retired to the Eaton Stud of his owner where he covered for a fee of 10 guineas. He sired the 1847 Cambridgeshire winner The Widow (b f 1839). His daughter Aspen (br f 1837) was the second dam of the Manchester Cup winner Ivanhoff (b c 1858 Muscovite) and the third dam of the Mehl-Mülhens-Rennen winner Goldfisch (b c 1876 Laneret), whilst his son The Shah (br c 1837) got the 1846 Poule d'Essai winner Philip Shah (b c 1843). Abbas Mirza was sent to Holland in October of 1838.

Abjer (GB)*
br c 1817 (Truffle - Briseis, by Beningbrough). Sire Line Matchem. Family 2.


Abba Thulle (GB)
b c 1786 (Young Marske - Mare, by Chatsworth). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 9-c. Abba Thulle was bred in Yorkshire by Matthew Dodsworth (1726c-1804) of Thornton Watlass Hall near Ripon, a notable land owner and justice of the peace. He was a half brother to Arra Kooker* (br c 1789 Drone). Campaigned for four years by Mr Dodsworth and then by Mr Clifton he won sixteen races, including the Doncaster Cup in 1790, the King's Plate at Carlisle in 1791 and the Richmond Cup in 1791 and 1793. In the stud he sired Clifton* (b c 1797). He was later sent to Russia.


Acacia (GB)
ch c 1787 (Turf - Madonna, by King Herod). Sire Line Matchem. Family 1-a. He sired Lismahago (ch c 1799) and Cynthius* (ch c 1799).


Acaster Turk
[Akaster Turk, Carlisle Turk] (gr c1695). Sire Line Acaster Turk.


Achievement (GB)
br f 1864 (Stockwell - Paradigm, by Paragone). Sire Line Stockwell. Family 1-j.




Achilles (GB)
ch c 1779 (Eclipse - Countess, by Blank). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 30. He sired Revenge* (b c 1791).


Actaeon (GB)
ch c 1822 (Scud - Diana, by Stamford). Sire Line BeningbroughFamily 28. He sired Albion* (bl c 1837) and Atlantic* (b c 1836).


Adolphus (GB)
ro c 1750 (Regulus - Miss Layton, by Croft's Partner). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 43.


Agonistes (GB)
b c 1797 (Sir Peter Teazle - Wren, by Woodpecker). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 3. Owned by Lord Darlington he won the Pontrefact Gold Cup along with three King's Plates. He sired Whitworth (b c 1805).


Aimwell (GB)
gr c 1750 (Babraham - Mare, by Fawkener's Grey Turk). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 6.


Ainderby (GB)*
ch c 1832 (Velocipede - Kate, by Catton). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 2-c. Bred by Captain Taylor and imported into Tennessee by Lucius J. Polk of Mount Pleasant in December of 1838. "As a 3-year old Ainderby, carrying 118 lbs., ran in the then unprecedented time (for 3-year olds) of 1:43. Polk paid a 'high figure' for him." From 1843 to 1854 Ainderby sired 25 winners of 37 races.


Alarm (GB)
b c 1842 (Venison - Southdown, by Defence). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 19-a.




Alarm (USA)
b c 1869 (Eclipse - Maud, by Stockwell). Sire Line Camel. Family 15-d. He sired the Leading Sire Himyar (b c 1875) and the Belmont Stakes winner Panique (ch c 1881).


Albert (USA)
c 1798 (Americus - Hoskin's Kitty Fisher, by Symme's Wildair). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 40. He sired Yellow Jacket, the 2nd dam of Ellen Swigert (gr f 1851), and the dam of Black-Eyed Susan (br f 1821).


Albion (GB)*
bl c 1837 (Actaeon - Panthea, by Blacklock). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 11-g. Bred by Mr E Peel he was sent to Charleston, South Carolina, in the ship "China" in January of 1839 and was later purchased at auction by Colonel George W Polk for $1,600. He trained at Richmond and was then sold to Lucius J. Polk who stood Albion* in Tennessee. From there he went to Colonel Elliott who had more success with him. He died in 1859, the property of Colonel George Elliot of Sumner County, Tennessee.


Alcides (GB)
b c 1753 (Babraham - Sister to Torismond, by Starling [Bolton]). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 4.


Alcock's Arabian (GB)
[Widdrington Grey Arabian, Pelham's White Barb, Pelham's White Turk, Bridgewater Arabian] gr c 1712c (Curwen's Bay Barb - Old Wen Mare, by Hautboy). Sire Line Curwen's Bay Barb. Family 11.


Alderman (GB)*
b c 1787 (Pot8os - Lady Bolingbroke, by Squirrel). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 26. Bred by Mr. Burton, he was half-brother to the Oaks winner Tetotum (b f 1777). Imported into Richmond, Virginia, by John Banks, he is best known as the broodmare sire of Boston.


Aleppo (GB)
b c 1711 (Darley Arabian - Mare, by Hautboy). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 53.


Alexander (GB)
ch c 1782 (Eclipse - Grecian Princess, by Williams's Forester). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 13. Alexander ran for six years in the colours of Richard Grosvenor (1731-1802), 1st Earl Grosvenor, of Eaton Hall in Cheshire and Oxcroft Farm in Cambridgeshire, winning a 200gs match from Lord Vere's Fox in 1786 and a 500gs each subscription in 1789. All his races were at Newmarket. Later owned by James Dutton (1744-1820), 1st Baron Sherborne, he was said to have been an immense horse who got good stock, with a fine expression of head. He covered first at Oxcroft Farm and then at Figdale, near Chester, for a fee of 15 guineas which later declined to 5 guineas. He sired the Two Thousand Guineas winner Hephestion (b c 1807), the Oaks winner Nike (b f 1794), and an unnamed daughter (b f 1790) who became the dam of the full siblings by Buzzard (ch c 1787 Woodpecker): Oaks winner Bronze (br f 1803), Castrel (ch c 1801), champion sire Rubens (ch c 1805), and the champion sire Selim (ch c 1802). Alexander died in 1811.


Alfred (GB)
b c 1749 (Sedbury - Sister to Bonny Lass, by Bay Bolton). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 1. He sired the dam of Maclin's Fearnought.


Alfred (GB)
b c 1770 (Matchem - Mare, by Snap. Sire Line Matchem. Family 12-b.


Alfred (USA)
[Craig's] c 1792 (Medley* - Mare, by Symme's Wildair - Mare, by Sloe - Mare, by Valiant* - Mare, by Fearnought*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Bred by Mr. Craig of Virginia, he sired Hart's Maria (f 1805c) and The Faun (b f 1800c).


Algerine (USA)
gr c 1804 (Dey of Algiers - Sister to Amanda, by Bedford*). Family 31. Bred and owned by John Broaddus of Caroline County, Virginia, he sired the second dam of Black-Eyed Susan (br f 1821). Dey of Algiers was an imported Arabian.
 

Alice Hawthorn (GB)
b f 1838 (Muley Moloch - Rebecca, by Lottery). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 4-f.




Alishah (GB)
gr c 1931 (Tetratema - Teresina, by Tracery). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 6-d.


Allworthy (GB)
gr c 1744 (Crab - Sister to Steady, by Childers). Sire Line Alcock's Arabian. Family 6.


Almanzor (GB)
ch c 1713 (Darley Arabian - Mare, by Hautboy). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 53.


Amadis (GB)
br c 1807 (Don Quixote - Fanny, by Sir Peter Teazle). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 5-a. He sired Darioletta (br f 1822) and Palmerin (b c 1816).


Amaranthus (GB)
b c 1766 (Old England - Sister to Leedes, by Second). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 4. He sired Brunette (f 1790).


Ambassador (USA)
ch c 1839 (Plenipotentiary - Jenny Mills, by Whisker). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 15-d. Imported in utero, he sired Hegira (ch f 1846).


Ambrose (GB)
bl c 1849 (Touchstone - Annette, by Priam). Sire Line Camel. Family 16. He sired Aracan* (b c 1860), and Araucaria (b f 1862) who became the dam of St Leger winner Rayon d'Or* (ch c 1876).


Ambrosio (GB)
b c 1793 (Sir Peter Teazle - Tulip, by Damper). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 3-a.



American Boy (USA)
b c 1822 (Sea Gull - Sister to Boxer, by Expedition*). Sire Line Eclipse. Family a91. He sired Belmont (br c 1847).


American Eclipse (USA)
ch c 1814 (Duroc - Millers Damsel, by Messenger*). Sire Line Herod. Family 3-a.




American Flag (USA)
ch c 1922 (Man o' War - Lady Comfey, by Roi Herode). Sire Line MatchemFamily 7.


Americus (USA)
[Willis's] ch c 1768 (Fearnought* - Mare, by Jolly Roger*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 2. Americus was not imported but bred in America by Ralph Wormeley. He was first called Gift, then Willis's Americus. He sired the dam of Bandy (f).


Americus (USA)
c 1793 (Shark* - Hoskin's Kitty Fisher, by Symme's Wildair). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 40. He sired Albert (c 1798).



Ancaster (GB)
b c 1768 (Blank - Phoebe, by Tortoise). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 2.


Andrew (GB)
b c 1816 (Orville - Morel, by Sorcerer). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 1-b. He sired Cadland (br c 1825) who won the Derby and Two Thousand Guineas Stakes.


Andrew (USA)
ch c 1827 (Sir Charles - Mare, by Herod - Mare, by Phoenomenon - Mare, by Diomed* - Mare, by Shark* - Mare, by Medley*). Sire Line King Herod. He sired Yellow Rose (ch f 1837) and Count Zaldivar (ch c 1836).


Annandale (GB)
br c 1842 (Touchstone - Rebecca, by Lottery). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 4-b. He sired Balrownie* (b c 1850).


Antagonist (IRE)
ch c 1804 (Commodore - Young Louisa, by Bagot). Sire Line King Herod. Family 73.


Antelope (GB)
b c 1748 (Young Belgrade - Mare, by Scarborough Colt). Sire Line Belgrade Turk. Family 18.




Antelope (GB)
bu c 1760 (Brilliant - Mare, by Bumper). Sire Line Alcock's Arabian. Family 27.


Antonio (GB)
b c 1816 (Octavian - Mare, by Evander). Sire Line King Herod. Family 34.




Anvil (GB)
b c 1777 (King Herod - Sister to Quill, by Feather). Sire Line King Herod. Family 9-a.




Apollo (USA)
[Spotswood's] b c 1767 (Fearnought* - Diana*, by Cullen Arabian). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 12-b. In the stud until 1779 he sired the dam of Gallant (b c 1790c).


Apollo (IRE)
ch c 1837 (Young Blacklock - Spermaceti, by Waxy Pope). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 34. He sired Ellen (ch f 1843).


Arab (USA)
br c 1820 (Sir Archy - Bet Bounce, by Sir Harry*). Sire Line King Herod. Family 40. He sired Famine (b f 1830) and Tuberose (ch f 1828).


Aratus (USA)
b c 1820 (Director - Betsey Haxall by Sir Harry*). Sire Line King Herod. Family A24. Sold to Kentucky, he sired Aurora (b f 1827), Betsey Harrison (b f 1828) and Susette (br f 1829).


Archduke (GB)*
br c 1796 (Sir Peter Teazle - Horatia, by Eclipse). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 30. Bred by Sir Frank Standish, Archduke won the Derby Stakes in 1799, as did his full brother Paris (br c 1803) in 1806. Archduke also won a Sweepstakes for 400 guineas at Newmarket. Before leaving England he sired Roseben (b c 1803) who sired the unnamed taproot mare of the Half-Bred Family B3. He was imported into Virginia by Colonel John Hoomes in 1803 and stood first at Bowling Green and then was farmed out. Sold at Hoomes's dispersal sale in 1806 to Hoomes's son, John Jr, for $3,450, he was again farmed out but still stood in Virginia as late as 1810.


Archer (GB)*
br c 1790 (Faggergill - Sister to Comet, by Eclipse). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 12-a. Bred by Mr. Broadhurst he was imported into Virginia by Mr. Rives in 1802.


Ardrossan (GB)
b c 1809 (John Bull - Miss Whip, by Volunteer). Sire Line King Herod. Family 2-a. He sired Jack Spigot (br c 1818) who won the St. Leger Stakes.


Arethusa (GB)
ch f 1792 (Dungannon - Sister to Termagant, by Prophet). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 7. Bred by HRH the Prince of Wales (1762-1830), later King George IV, she was the dam of two Derby winners: Ditto (b c 1800 Sir Peter Teazle) and Pan (ch c 1805 St. George), both owned by Sir Hedworth Williamson. Another significant offspring was Walton (b c 1799 Sir Peter Teazle) who won 18 races and was champion sire in England in 1816 and 1818. Arethusa died in 1817.

Ariel (USA)
[Brent's] bl c 1754c (Morton's Traveller - Selima*, by Godolphin Arabian). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 21. He stood at the Belair Stud until 1761 and then moved to the Richland Stud in Virginia. He sired the dam of Sim's Wildair (b c 1776 Wildair).


Arion (USA)
[Thornton's] ch c 1785c (Thornton's Polyphemus - Mar, by Leedes (not identified) - Mare, by Morton's Traveller* - Byrd's Pocahontas*). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family a48. He sired the second dam of Mary Jones (b f 1827).


Aristides (USA)
ch c 1872 (Leamington* - Sarong by Lexington). Sire Line Pot8os. Family A9. He won the first running of the Kentucky Derby.


Aristotle (GB)*
br c 1755 (Cullen Arabian - Mare, by Crab). Sire Line Cullen Arabian. Family 9. Bred by Mr. Bladen he was imported into Virginia around 1764. Captain Littleberry Hardyman owned a half-interest in him at one point. He is described as a horse of some note on the turf in England. Most notable among his offspring is Brandon, the dam of Meade's Celer (c 1776) and Clodius (b c 1778). He died in Virginia in 1776 at the age of 21.


Aristotle (USA)
[Young] b c 1770c (Aristotle* - Mare, by Whittington*). Sire Line Cullen Arabian. Family a81. A brother to Brandon, he sired the fourth dam of Marcella (ch f 1822 Sir Alfred).


Arkle (Ire)
b g 1957 (Archive - Bright Cherry, by Knight of the Garter). Sire Line Phalaris. Family 41.




Arlington (USA)
ch c 1840c (Boston - Stella, by Contention). Sire Line King Herod. Family a48. He sired Jessie Dixon (ch f 1860).


Artillery (IRE)
b c 1853 (Touchstone - Jeanette, by Birdcatcher). Sire Line Camel. Family 3. He sired the Irish Derby winner Kyrle Daly* (b c 1870).


Ascham (GB)
br c 1759 (Regulus - Mare, by Crab). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 37.


Ashridge Ball (GB)
c 1711c (Leedes - Mare, by Madcap). Sire Line Leedes Arabian.


Asparagus (GB)
ch c 1787 (Pot8os - Mare, by Justice). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 15. He sired the One Thousand Guineas winner Rhoda (b f 1813) and Teddy the Grinder (b c 1798).


Assassin (GB)
b c 1779 (Sweetbriar - Angelica, by Snap). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 3-a.


Assault (GB)
b c 1845 (Touchstone - Ghuznee, by Pantaloon). Sire Line Camel. Family 20-a. A winner of the Champagne Srakes and Norfolk Stakes in 1847 he sired the second dam of Strathconan (gr c 1863).


Asteroid (USA)
b c 1861 (Lexington - Nebula, by Glencoe*). Sire Line King Herod. Family A34. Bred by R. A. Alexander at Woodburn Farm in Kentucky he was described as standing 15.2 hands with a broad back, short coupling and well developed hips and quarters. Undefeated on the turf, he won from 1 mile to 4 miles, including two walk-overs. He retired to stud at Woodburn and sired Ada A. (br f 1869), Arnica (br f 1868), Lerna (br f 1868) and Nellie Grim (ch f 1870). He died in November of 1886.


Atlantic (GB)
ch c 1871 (Thormanby - Hurricane, by Wild Dayrell). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 3-b.




Australian (GB)*
ch c 1858 (West Australian - Emilia, by Young Emilius). Sire Line Matchem. Family 11.




Autocrat (GB)
gr c 1822 (Grand Duke - Olivetta, by Sir Oliver). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 13-a. Bred by Lord Derby and imported into New York in 1831 by William Jackson of Tennessee he is said to have won many races in England. Owned by Tayloe & Tayloe of Virginia he stood in 1836 at Thomas Barry's, in 1837 at R C Dickinson's in Montgomery County, and was then sold to Colonel Samuel Lyne of Montgomery County, where he stood in 1839. He was said to be 16.2 hands. Autocrat sired 29 winners of 33 races between 1838 and 1843.

 
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