Family Numbers Sire Lines Breeders As It Were Genealogy
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ch c 1736 (Old Fox - Mare, by Coke's Hobgoblin - Mare, by Spanker - Mare, by Wilkes' Hautboy). Sire Line Darcy's White Turk. After his appearance on the turf in England in 1742 he was imported into Virginia by Secretary John Carter in 1743. He covered in Charles City County from then to 1761 at the studs of John Carter and William Byrd.
Dainty Davy (GB)
b c 1752 (Traveller - Slighted By All, by Fox Cub). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 4.
[Page's] ch c 1768 (Fearnought* - Jenny Cameron, by Whittington* - Mare, by Silver Eye* - Mare, by Morton's Traveller*. Sire Line King Herod. He sired the third dam of Sir Leslie (b c 1828 Sir William of Transport).
b c 1769 (Spectator - Nancy, by Blank). Sire Line Alcock Arabian. Family 4-b. Bred by the Duke of Grafton he won twenty-four races and was considered the best plate horse of his day. He sired Tulip (b f 1783).
Daniel O'Rourke (GB)
ch c 1849 (Birdcatcher - Forget-Me-Not, by Hetman Platoff). Sire Line Birdcatcher. Family 9-b.
Darcy's White Turk
[Place's White Turk or Sedbury Turk] gr c 1670c. Sire Line Darcy's White Turk.
Darcy's Yellow Turk
c 1670c. Sire Line Darcy's Yellow Turk.
Dare Devil (GB)*
b c 1787 (Magnet - Hebe, by Chrysolite). Sire Line King Herod. Family 12. Bred by the Duke of Grafton and said to be a splendid racehorse at Newmarket for the Duke of Bedford. Purchased by Colonel Hoomes of Virginia as an eight-year-old he was imported in 1795 in the ship Rebecca from London. Sold to William Stark in 1796, he stood in Virginia and North Carolina (with Marmaduke Johnson in 1801) until 1807. He sired many winners including Irby's Dare Devil mare, the dam of Contention and Calypso.
b c 1700. Sire Line Darley Arabian.
b c 1727 (Chandos' Turk - Tarran's Dam). Sire Line Chandos' Turk.
b c 1756 (Gower Stallion - Miss Vixen, by Fox Cub). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 12-a. David has not been positively identified as the English Young David. Young David was on the turf in 1760 and 1761 but did not subsequently appear on the English stallion lists. David arrived in Virginia about 1764 and stood the following year at Merriwether Smith's stud in Essex County.
De Beauvoir (GB)*
ch c 1886 (Beaudesert - Stockdove, by Stockwell). Sire Line Sterling. Family 2-u. A winner of the Middle Park Stakes in 1877 he sired Ellangowan (b f 1896) and Janet Gray (ch f 1897).
b c 1785c (Symme's Wildair - Nancy Selim, by Slim* - Mare, by Sancho - Mare, by Partner* - Mare, by Janus*. Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Owned by Allan Hynes of Sussex County, Virginia, he sired the second dam of Kitty Fisher (f 1826 Gallatin).
b c 1800c (Meade's Celer - Kellister by *Fearnought. Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Bred in Virginia, he stood in Kentucky, and sired the third dam of Lavinia (ch f 1839 American Eclipse).
De Clare (GB)
b c 1852 (Touchstone - Miss Bowe, by Catton). Sire Line Camel. Family 21. He sired the Criterion Stakes winner Klarikoff (b c 1858), the Great Yorkshire Stakes and Yorkshire Oaks winner Klarinska (b f 1862) and Klarnet (b f 1863) the dam of Blairgowrie* (b f 1872 Breadalbane).
b c 1824 (Whalebone - Defiance, by Rubens). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 5. Among others he sired the Oaks winner Deception (b f 1836), The Emperor (ch c 1841) twice a winner of the Ascot Gold Cup, and Diversion (ch f 1838 head of the Family 5-i branch.
gr c 1781 (Highflyer - Countess, by Blank). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 30.
b c 1831 (Peter Lely - Urganda, by Milo). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 2. Bred by Lord Derby and imported by R D Shepherd of Virginia. Derby was purchased and taken to Kentucky, and died the property of Hon Henry Clay.
De Ruyter (GB)
b c 1848 (Lanercost - Barbelle, by Sandbeck). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 3-i. A winner of the Cambridgeshire and the Ascot Gold Cup he sired Verbena (b f 1861) the 3rd dam of the Derby and Oaks Stakes winner Signorinetta (bbr f 1905 Chalereux).
br c 1830 (Sultan - Fanny Davies, by Filho da Puta). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 2-f. He sired Mr. Worthington's Hooton* (b c 1840).
[Darcy's] c 1680c (Helmsley Turk). Sire Line Helmsley Turk.
[Somerset] ch c 1713c (Jew Trump - Mare, by Curwen's Grey Turk - Mare, by Curwen's Bay Barb - Mare, by Wastell Turk - a foreign horse). Sire Line Curwen's Chesnut Arabian. Bred by Henry Curwen he was later owned by Charles Seymour (1662-1748), the 6th Duke of Somerset. The General Stud Book suggests that the Somerset Diamond was probably the same horse as the North Country Diamond [GSB 1:380], however, there is confusion in GSB and the Turf Register regarding the Diamonds, probably because several of them ran in 1732. This Diamond ran at Newmarket in 1719, receiving a forfeit from Brocklesby Betty (ch f 1711 Curwen's Bay Barb) on one occasion, and defeating the Duke of Rutland's Coneyskins in a match for 200gs on another [Newmarket Calendar]. In the stud he sired the North Country Diamond, and the dam of the Duke's Achilles (br c 1737 Brother to Fearnought).
[North Country] ch c 1726 (Somerset Diamond - Mare, by Curwen's Bay Barb). Sire Line Curwen's Chesnut Arabian. Bred by Mr Rawlinson he was later sold to Mr Bathurst and Mr Grisewood. In 1732 he won a King's Plate for Mr Bathurst at York, and two King's Plates at Lincoln and Newmarket for Mr Grisewood, in the latter defeating Mr Kettle's Diamond. He was advertised to cover in Nottingham in 1737 and described as a very strong "well whited" dark chesnut horse who stood 14 hands 3 inches high. In the stud he got Mr Warren's Diamond Mare, the dam of Warren's Camillus (b c 1748 Cullen Arabian).
[South Country] ch c 1726 (Potatoe - Sedgmoor's Dam). Sire Line Potatoe. Potatoe was bred in Ireland by Mr Broderick, then purchased by John How of Gloucestershire. Diamond was bred by Mr Sanson and later owned by Mr Kettle. In 1732 he won King's Plates for Messrs Sanson and Kettle at Guildford, Lewes, Canterbury and Winchester. He left no known offspring.
br c 1792 (Highflyer - Mare, by Matchem). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 4-b.
Diamond Jubilee (GB)
b c 1897 (St. Simon - Perdita, by Hampton). Sire Line St. Simon. Family 7-f.
Dick Andrews (GB)
b c 1797 (Joe Andrews - Mare, by Highflyer). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 9.
Dicky Pierson (GB)
c 1675c (Dodsworth). Sire Line Dodsworth.
b c 1790 (Mexican* - Mare, by Flimnap*). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 17. Bred by E Fenwick and later owned by General McPherson and Richard A Rapley, both of South Carolina, Dictator won a South Carolina Jockey Club Purse in 1794. In the stud he sired the fourth dam of Jim Bell (b c 1839 Frank).
[Dyer's, Pulleine's] ch c 1700c (Leedes Arabian - Old Sophonisba, by Spanker - Mare, by Dodsworth). Sire Line Leedes Arabian.
b c 1752c (Godolphin Arabian - Sister to Sherborne, by Hobgoblin). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 21. Bred by Lord Godolphin and later managed by Robert Wilkinson he stood in Yorkshire at the Royal Oak in Leeming Lane. Never trained, he was described as free from blemish and standing 15 hands 3 inches with remarkable strength and fine shape. He sired Ranter* (b c 1755).
ch c 1777 (Florizel - Sister to Juno, by Spectator). Sire Line Herod. Family 6-b.
[Second Diomed, Randolph's] ch c 1801 (Diomed* - Mare, by Clockfast* - Mare, by Lightfoot's Partner - Mare, by Fitzhugh's Regulus - Thoroughbred Mare*. Sire Line King Herod. The American Stud Book says he was grey whilst Harrison says he was chestnut [AmSB 1:734; E2:341]. Bred and owned by William Randolph of Cumberland County, Virginia, he sired the dam of Princess (gr f 1815c Jackson's Pacolet).
[Kennedy's] b c 1802 (Diomed* - Mare, by Symme's Wildair - Mare, by Conway's Black-and-all-Black - Mare, by Wormeley's King Herod - Mare, by Partner* - Mare, by Spotswood's Apollo. Sire Line King Herod. Bred by Reverend Thomas Blount of Georgia, and owned by Mr Kennedy of Kentucky, he sired the mare who became the dam of both Cinderella (b f 1830c Kosciusko) and Francis Ann (ch f 1833 Frank).
Diomed Eagle (USA)
[Thornton's] br c 1814 (Eagle* - Wickham's Mare, Diomed*). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 40. He sired the third dam of Countess (ch f 1847 Margrave*).
b c 1795 (Spadille - Faith, by Pacolet). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 2-c. Bred by Mr. Garforth he won the Doncaster Cup in 1800. He was imported into Virginia the fall of 1801 by Colonel Hoomes. He was sent to North Carolina in 1804, to Virginia in 1805, to Kentucky in 1806, to Virginia in 1808 and to North Carolina in 1810.
ch c 1858 (Orlando - Equation, by Emilius). Sire Line Camel. Family 7-a.
b c 1811 (Sir Archy - Meretrix, by Stark's Magog). Sire Line King Herod. Family 6-a. Bred by W E Broadnax of Virginia, and later owned by J J Harrison, and others. A noted four-mile horse, he stood in Virginia and Carolina. He sired Aratus (b c 1820) and Directress (ch f 1822).
gr c 1733 (Godolphin Arabian - Mare, by Alcock Arabian). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 105. Bred by Lord Godolphin and later owned by Mr South he won the 1000 guineas Great Stakes at Newmarket and King's Plates at Ipswich, Guildford, Salisbury, Canterbury and Lincoln. Never defeated, he stood 15 hands and covered in Yorkshire at Denton and later at Doncaster and Pontrefact. He sired Jenny Dismal* (b f 1752c).
[Williamson's] b c 1800 (Sir Peter Teazle - Arethusa, by Dungannon). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 7. Bred by Sir Hedworth Williamson, he was a brother to Walton. He won the Derby, Claret and Craven Stakes, and sired Luzborough* (br c 1820).
b f 1859 (Sovereign* - St. Mary, by Hamlet). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 1-o.
c 1670c. Sire Line Dodsworth. Family 32. Research of James Hardiman suggests that he could be the same horse as Darcy's Yellow Turk.
ch c 1762 (Regulus - Mare, by Crab). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 15.
b c 1860 (The Flying Dutchman - Payment, by Slane). Sire Line Bay Middleton. Family 1-b.
Don Carlos (USA)
[Spotswood's] b c 1772 (Figure* - Primrose, by Dove*). Sire Line Belgrade Turk. Family 21. He sired Young Ebony (f 1777c).
ch c 1870 (Stockwell - Marigold, by Teddington). Sire Line Stockwell. Family 5-e.
Don Cossack (GB)
bl c 1810 (Haphazard - Alderney, by Skyscraper). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 6-a. He sired Emma (gr f 1817), who heads the branch of Family 2-d.
Don John (GB)
b c 1835 (Waverley - Mare, by Comus). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 2-c.
Don Juan (USA)
bl c 1857 (Berthune - Ariel, by Sarpedon). Sire Line King Herod. Family 4-r. He sired Carrie D. (b f 1865c).
b c 1886 (Galopin - Mowerina, by Scottish Chief). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 7-a.
Don Quixote (GB)
ch c 1784 (Eclipse - Grecian Princess, by Williams' Forester). Sire Line Eclispe. Family 13. Bred by Mr Taylor he got the useful stallions Sancho (b c 1801) and Cervantes (b c 1806). The American Stud Book thought he may have been sent to America but according to the General Stud Book Don Quixote was never exported, dying in England when 22 years old.
ch c 1772 (Otho - Mare, by Babrham). Sire Line St. Victor Barb. Family 40.
[Cumberland's] b c 1756 (Dormouse - Mare, by Whitefoot). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Owned by the Duke of Cumberland and later by Fulke Greville he covered in Ireland before returning to England. He sired the unnamed dam of Gentle Kitty (ch f 1774 Silvio).
br c 1738 (Godolphin Arabian - Sister to Miss Partner, by Croft's Partner). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 4.
gr c 1756 (Cape's Young Cade - Mare, by Old Teazer. Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 100. Described as a beautiful dark grey horse, standing fully 15 hands, Dove ran at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1760. Bred by Thomas Jackson, senior, in the north of England, he was imported from Scotland in 1761 by Dr Thomas Hamilton, who also imported Figure*. In 1763 he ran at Annapolis, losing to Galloway's Selim. He stood first at Dr. Hamilton's Mount Calvert Manor in Prince George`s County, Maryland, then later in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, finally returning to Maryland in 1774. He sired Primrose, a successful racer, Thistle, who in 1769 won a sweepstakes for 60 guineas at Annapolis, and the grandam of Hall's Union (b c 1777 Slim*).
Dr. Faustus (GB)
br c 1822 (Filho da Puta - Maid of Lorn, by Castrel). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 55. Bred by Sir Thomas Stanley he sired Frances (ch f 1842).
Dr. Syntax (GB)
br c 1811 (Paynator - Mare, by Beningbrough). Sire Line Matchem. Family 37. Bred by Humphrey Osbaldeston he was described as a horse of great character and stood around 15 hands. Said to be mouse coloured, he had a large, bright eye and flaring nostrils, and was thought to be light in the quarters. He won twenty Gold Cups over a ten year period. Because of his small size and uncertain temper he was not popular in the stud. He sired the One Thousand Guineas Stakes winner Chateau d'Espagne (b f 1834) and the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes winner Ralph (ch c 1838).
ch c 1787 (Woodpecker - Juno, by Spectator). Sire Line King Herod. Family 6-b. Bred by the Duke of Bedford he ran from 1789 to 1792 and then covered at Woburn Abbey until 1802. Following the Duke's death he was imported into Virginia by Colonel John Hoomes. He stood at R C Foster's in 1811 and 1812. Before his importation he sired Speculator* (b c 1795) who was also imported. He died in Tennessee in 1812, aged 25 years.
[Tatom's] ch c 1785c (Meade's Celer - Mare, by Janus* - Mare, by Brinkley's Peacock). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family a74. He sired Gallant (b c 1790c) and Vesta (b f 1800c).
[Ancaster's] gr c 1727 (Wynn's Grey Arabian - Young Lady Mare, by Old Pert). Sire Line Wynn's Arabian. Family 14. Bred by the Duke of Ancaster, he won races at Wallasey, Newmarket and Stamford. He entered the Duke's stud and there got Ancaster's Dizzy (gr f 1741) among several other runners.
[Beaver's] ch c 1732 Lister's Snake - Thwaite's Dun Mare, by Acaster Turk). Sire Line Lister Turk. Family 38.
[Tyler's] br c 1758c (Othello* - Mare, by Spark* - Mare, by Ogle's Barb*). Sire Line Alcock Arabian.
[Brent's] br c 1782 (McCarty's Cub - Young Ebony, by Spotswood's Don Carlos). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 21. He sired the third dam of Jenny Cockracy (ch f 1813 Old Potomac).
[Egremont's] br c 1783 (Trentham - Coquette, by Sedley's Grey Arabian). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 11. Bred by Lord Egremont he got the Derby winner Hannibal (b c 1801) and many others including Thornton's Driver (b c 1795). He died in 1811.
[Thornton's] b c 1795 (Egremont's Driver - Sister to Strawberry*, by Dorimant). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 15. Driver was imported in utero. Bred by Mr. Bruhl he was brought to Virginia by Dr William Thornton, of Washington City, DC.
b c 1777 (King Herod - Lily, by Blank). Sire Line King Herod. Family 4-b. Bred by the Duke of Ancaster he was first called Neptune. In the colours of Mr Panton he raced successfully in England, including five races against Anvil, of which he won several. He placed 5th in Diomed's Derby, beating Bay Bolton and others. Drone won a King's Plate, with Diomed* placing second, and later Drone beat Diomed* for a £50 plate won by Alaric. Described as a "capital performer," he stood 15.2 hands. He covered in Yorkshire at Brumpton and later at Highflyer Hall then again at Brumpton and finally at Bedale. Purchased from Benjamin Tallmadge by Charles Butler in the fall of 1797 he was imported into Connecticut and stood in Litchfield, and later in Dutchess County, New York. Before export he got the St. Leger winner Lounger (b c 1794) and the dam of the St. Leger winner Staveley (b c 1802 Shuttle). He also got Arra Kooker* (br c 1789). He died around 1807.
[Kirwan's] b c 1790 (Bagot - Flirt, by Squirrel). Sire Line King Herod. Family 9-d. Bred by Mr Kirwan in Ireland he sired an unnamed mare who became the ancestress of the Manchester Cup winner Valour (br c 1875 Victor).
gr c 1823 (Master Robert - Mare, by Sir Walter Raleigh). Sire Line King Herod. Family 2. Owned by Mr O'Kelly he sired Whim (gr f 1832) dam of the Doncaster Cup winner Chanticleer (gr c 1843 Birdcatcher) and the second dam of Nena Sahib* (ch c 1857 Horn of Chase).
ch c 1790 (Pot8os - Maid of the Oaks, by King Herod). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 3-a. Bred by Lord Grosvenor he was imported into Virginia in 1799 by Colonel John Hoomes. His dam Maid of the Oaks (ch f 1780) won the Oaks Stakes. He sired Old Poll, dam of Carolinian (b c 1815 Sir Archy).
Duke of Bedford (USA)
b c 1800c (Bedford* - Mare, by Thornton's Voltaire - Nancy Washington, by Master Stephen*). Sire Line Eclipse. Bred by Colonel John Hoomes of Virginia he was brought to Kentucky in 1806/07 by Captain Edmund Bacon. Bruce notes that he was a fine breeder and that some of the most celebrated horses in America descend from his daughters. He sired the unnamed mare who became the fourth dam of both Eliza Bailey (b f 1832 Thompson's Columbus) and Jeannettau (ch f 1840 Leviathan*).
Duke of Magenta (USA)
b c 1875 (Lexington - Magenta, by Yorkshire*). Sire Line King Herod. Family A11. Bred in Kentucky by A J Alexander he won the Preakness and Belmont Stakes and sired the Belmont winner Eric (b c 1886).
b c 1780 (Eclipse - Aspasia, by King Herod). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 33.
b c 1794 (Dungannon - Flirtilla, by Conductor). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 9-d. Bred by Mr O'Kelly he was imported by Colonel Tayloe of Virginia in 1799. Dungannon* ran in the colours of John Tayloe in 1799 in Albany beating Van Ranst's Potomac. He later covered in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky.
ch c 1806 (Diomed* - Amanda, by Tayloe's Grey Diomed). Sire Line King Herod. Family 31. He sired American Eclipse (ch c 1814).
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