ch c 1810 (Rugantino - Butterfly, by Master Bagot). Sire
Line King Herod. Family 4. Bred by
Mr Edwards he won several Royal Plates in Ireland. He sired Fanny Dawson (ch f 1823)
the dam of Goodwood Cup winner (twice) and stallion Harkaway (ch c 1839
ch c c1820 (Sir Archy -
Mare, by Sir Harry*). Sire Line King Herod. Harrison
notes that the Sir Harry mare was Rice's mare
(b 1816c) and that she came from the Southside. Bred by Colonel
J B Rice of Virginia he was sold in 1825 to Colonel George
Elliott of Tennessee. Said to be a high-class 4-mile horse, he
died in 1830 at Elliott's farm. He sired Lisbon Maid (gr f
1828) and Parasol (b f 1827).
b c 1824 (Bob Booty - The Huntsman's Mare, by Waxy Pope).
Sire Line King Herod. Family 13.
Bred by Mr Blake he won tweve Royal Plates in Ireland. He sired the Prix de Diane winner Suavita (b f 1842).
b c 1848 (Touchstone - Beeswing, by Doctor Syntax).
Sire Line Camel.
[Nelson's, Tayloe's] c 1758c (Morton's
Traveller* - Nelson's Mare, by Monkey* - Mare, by Lonsdale Black Arabian - Spider, by Lonsdale Bay
Arabian - Mare, Rutland's Coneyskins - Mare, by Lowther Bay Barb -
Mare, by Dodsworth -
Lonsdale Royal Mare, by Spanker). Sire Line Byerley Turk. He sired Nonpareil
2nd (b c 1767).
[Tayloe's, Fauntleroy's] b c 1767 (Nonpareil 1st - Betty
Blazella, by Blaze). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family
40. Bred in Virginia by John Tayloe II he was later owned by
Griffin Fauntleroy. He sired Tayloe's Pegasus (c 1775c)
and the dam of Old Union (b c 1772 Thornton's
Shakespeare) and Beeder (c 1785c Old Union).
b c 1824 (Catton - Miss Garforth, by Walton). Sire Line
Eclipse. Family 2-c. Bred
by Mr W Armitage he was imported by Colonel Singleton into
Charleston, South Carolina in 1834. He sired Buford (ch c 1843). He died in Lexington,
Kentucky in 1843.
br c 1754 (Cade - Sister to Slipby, by Fox). Sire Line
Godolphin Arabian. Family 1.
Owned by Mr Shafto he was a popular stallion. Among
others he sired Teucer (b c 1769).
[ Ball's] gr c 1805c (Bellair 2nd - Mare, by Wildair).
Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family
4. Owned in 1815 by Joseph Ball of Virginia he sired the
dam of Yarico (ch f 1831 Sumpter).
br c 1839 (Plenipotentiary - Ally, by Partisan). Sire
Line Beningbrough. Family 12.
He won 2 races as a two year old, three races and a
dead heat as a three year old, and started in two
selling races as a four year old. Sent to Belgium in
then on to France in 1847 he sired the Poule d'Essai
winner First Born (br c 1848), the Prix du Cadran winner
Trust (b f 1849), the Prix du Jockey
Club winner Black Prince (bl c 1856) and Comtesse (b f
1855) the dam of the Ascot Gold Cup winner Mortemer (ch
c 1865 Compiegne).
bl c 1846 (Touchstone - Beeswing, by Doctor Syntax).
Sire Line Camel. Family
8. Bred by William Orde he was a full brother to Newminster (b c 1848).
won the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes in 1849. Sent to
France in 1850 he sired the
Prix du Jockey Club winner Potocki (br c 1854).
b c 1840 (Tomboy - Mare, by
Comus). Sire Line
ch c 1777 (Eclipse - Sister to Croney, by Warren's
Careless). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 32.
Bred and raced by Lord Milford he was described as a
dark chestnut standing fifteen hands three inches. He
won two fifties and a match for 200 guineas in England
in the colours of Lord Milford in 1781 and 1782. Sent to
Benjamin and John Crockett in Maryland in 1784 he
covered there from 1785 to 1786 after which he
apparently covered in the Hunt stud in New Jersey from
1787 to 1788. In 1789 he was in the Chalmeria stud of
James French, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, following
which he was advertised for sale in Charleston, South
Carolina, while covering at the Lithgow stud near
Columbia. In 1791 he stood at the Horse Savannah stud of
R Miles, in 1792 at Gillon`s Retreat, and in 1793 and
1794 at Wade Hampton's stud on Gill's Creek, South
Carolina. He returned to New Jersey in 1795 and stood
there until 1800, which is the last record of him. Along
with some good mares he got Bacchus (b c 1787) and
Cage's Bompard (bl c 1796).
ch c 1807 (Stripling - Mare, by Oberon). Sire Line King
8. Bred by the 6th Duke of Leedes he was described
as a good horse and a fine stayer. As a three year old
he won two races including the St Leger from three
starts, two races from three starts as a four year old
and both his starts as a five year old. He sired the St
Leger winner Antonio (b c 1816), Octaviana (b f 1815)
the dam of the July Stakes winner Crusader (br c 1823
Cervantes) and Garcia (br f 1823) the dam of the Two
Thousand Guineas winner Archibald (b c 1829 Paulowitz)
and the July Stakes winner Queen Anne (b f 1843 Slane).
br c 1809 (Orville - Marianne, by Mufti). Sire Line
23-a. Bred by Robert Ladbroke he won the Derby
Stakes and the Epsom Gold Cup. He sired the stallion Little John (gr
c 1816), the Ascot Gold Cup winner Sir Huldibrand (br c
1818) and the Goodwood Cup winner Cricketer (b c 1822).
He died early in 1831.
c 1680c (Darcy's Yellow Turk). Sire Line Darcy's
ch c 1809 (Camillus - Sister to Rosa, by Ruler). Sire
Line King Fergus. Family 42.
Running only as two year old he won all five of his
races. He covered in Ireland prior to returning to
England. He sired the St Leger winner Rowton* (ch c
1826), Velvet (b f 1823) the dam of the St James's
Palace Stakes winner Scutari (b c 1837 Sultan) and
Cuirass (ch f 1823) the fifth dam of the Derby winner
Hermit (ch c 1864 Newminster). Oiseau died in 1826.
b c 1741 (Godolphin Arabian - Amorett, by Bartlet's
Childers). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family
15. A brother to Blank he was bred by Lord Godolphin
and purchased by Sir John Dutton in 1741. In 1746 he won
70 guineas at Burford, beating easily Lord Leigh's
Saucebox and Lord Chedwoth's Cartouch. Starting for Mr
Greville in April of 1747 he won 50 guineas at Newmarket
beating Mr Grisewood's Pompey. At the same place he won
70 guineas, beating Sir M Wyvill's Chip, Lord Portmore's
Cumberland, Mr Hunt's Jigg and five others. The same
year he won the King's Plate at Guildford beating Mr
Panton's Veteran and Sir M Wyvill's Chip. In April of
1748 he won the King's Plate at Newmarket beating Sir
William Middleton's Squirrel. Purchased by Sir Watkin
Williams-Wynn he won a fifty, beating easily Lord
Portmore's Bald Partner whilst conceding him well over
two stone. In 1749 he walked-over at Farn for the 21 gs
Annual Plate after which he collected a
£15 premium at Chester.
Following this he walked-over for a fifty at Warwick. He
then won a fifty at Lichfield beating easily Mr Pratt's
Bully. Sir Edward O`Brien purchased him and ran him
several times in Ireland after which he was retired to
the stud. He remained in Ireland until about 1764, first
at Eyre-Court, Galway, and after at Assollas, Clare. In
1765 he was back in England in the Leedes stud at North
Milford, Yorkshire. Fairly popular as a stallion he
sired, among many others, Northumberland* (gr c 1761).
[Starling, Hero, Bellinger] b c 1757 (Holme's Young
Starling - Mare, by Slipby). Sire Line Darcy's White
4. He was sent to Virginia in
1762. He raced from 1763 through 1767 as Leary's Old England
in New York and Pennsylvania, and spent the remainder
of his known life in New York.
[Sir William] b c 1793 (Sir Peter Teazle - Maid of Ely,
by Tandem). Sire Line Highflyer. Family
45. Bred by Mr Legh he sired Brown Bread (br c 1799).
b c 1842 (Mulatto - Fortress, by Defence). Sire Line
3-a. Said to stand 15 hands 3 inches "with black
legs" he won all of his two year old races including the July Stakes,
the New Stakes, the Drawing Room Stakes and two Queen's
sired the Cesarewitch winner Haco (b c 1850) and
Avonmore (ch f 1852) the fifth dam of the stallion St.
Wolf (b c 1905 St. Frusquin).
[Darcy's] c 1690c. Sire Line Old Montagu. His name is
sometimes spelled Old Montague.
He sired the third dam of Eclipse (ch c 1764 Marske).
c 1715c (Holderness Turk - Kitt Darcy's Royal Mare, by
Blunderbuss). Sire Line
Family 13. His
dam was the
Royal Mare owned by Kitt Darcy and bred by his sister, who was acclaimed
"highest bred Mare in England" [Heber 1759:148]. He is
particularly noted for his daughter, the celebrated
Bald Charlotte (ch
f 1721), ancestress of
Family 40 in
America which included such luminaries as
Boston (ch c 1833
Timoleon), sire of
the mighty Lexington
(b c 1850). Another unnamed daughter produced the winner
Jack Come Tickle Me (ch c 1737 Thoulouse Barb Colt).
b c 1705 (Makeless - Bay Layton, by Darcy's Counsellor).
Sire Line Darcy's
Yellow Turk. Family 4.
b c 1752 (Godolphin Arabian - Sister to Hector, by Lath).
Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 9-a.
Bred by the Duke of Devonshire he
sired Miss Spindleshanks (b f 1770) the second dam of the York
Royal Plate winner St. George (b c 1789 Highflyer).
b c 1758 (Snap - Miss Cade, by Cade). Sire Line
Arabian. Family 4.
Bred by Jenison Shafto he ran several times without
success. He retired to stud in Yorkshire with Mr Leedes
at North Milford. He also covered at Ellerton, near
Catterick and then returned to North Milford. He was
said to have gotten very few mares other than those of
He sired Amaranda (f 1771) the dam of Joe Andrews (b c 1778
bl c 1775c (Janus* - Mare, by Janus*
- Mare, by David* - Mare, by Jolly Roger*). Sire Line
Arabian. Owned by William Williams Senior of
Martin County, North Carolina he sired the second dam of
Huntsman (b c 1788).
br c 1834 (Camel - The Etching, by Rubens). Sire Line
Camel. Family 3-a. Bred
by Mr Wright he was imported by Colonel Charles Oakley of
ch c 1904 (Orme - Rhoda B., by Hanover).
Sire Line Bend Or.
b c 1841 (Touchstone -
Vulture, by Langar). Sire Line Camel.
b c 1889 (Ormonde - Angelica, by
Sire Line Bend Or.
b c 1883 (Bend Or - Lily Agnes, by
Sire Line Bend Or.
bl c 1745 (Crab - Miss Slmmerkin, by Young True Blue). Sire Line Alcock's
Arabian. Family 7.
ch c 1810 (Ball's Florizel
- Fair Rachel, by Diomed* - Susan Jones, by Shark* - Mare, by Thornton's Wildair.
Sire Line King Herod. Owned by Roger Atkinson he sired Nell (ch f
1825c) the fourth dam of the Manchester Cup winner
Wallenstein (ch c 1877 Waverly) and Lucy (b f 1821) the
fourth dam of the stallion Lever (b c 1863
b c 1799 (Beningbrough - Evelina, by
Sire Line Beningbrough.
ch c 1760 (Ancaster's Young Snip - Mare, by Morton's
Arabian). Sire Line
Family 37. Imported
around 1767 he stood in Cumberland County, Virginia in 1777. He
sired Alston's Kitty Fisher (f 1776c).
[Lightfoot's] br c 1795 (Saltram* - Mare, by
Sire Line Eclipse.
[Ogle's] b c 1800 (Gabriel*
- Vixen, by Medley* - Penelope, by Tayloe's Yorick - Mare, by Ranter* -
Mare, by Gift*). Sire Line
St Victor's Barb. A champion
racehorse in Maryland he sired the stallion Silverheels
(gr c 1815) and Katy Ann (ch f 1825c) the third dam of
Hunter's Glencoe (b c 1857 Glencoe*).
br c 1820 (Juniper - Mare, by Oscar). Sire Line
Eclipse. Family 10. He
sired the second dam of the Chester Cup winner Red Deer (b c
1841 Venison) and Malvina (ch f 1830) the third dam of
the Oak winner Gamos (ch f 1867 Saunterer).
[Portmore's] bl c 1743 (Crab - Miss Slammerkin, by Young
Sire Line Alcock's
Arabian. Family 7.
[Kingston's] bl c 1746 (Crab - Somerset's Favourite, by
Hampton Court Childers - Mare, by Hobgoblin - Mare, by
Lister's Snake). Sire Line Alcock's
Arabian. Bred by Lord Kingston he was imported into Maryland
by Benjamin Tasker in 1755. He was owned in 1761 and
1762 by Nathaniel Harrison in Virginia and then returned
to Governor Horatio Sharpe in Maryland. Very well
patronised in the stud he got, among others, Gantt's
True Briton (b c 1757) and Galloway's Selim (br c 1759).
He died in 1772.
b c 1760 (Chedworth's Moses - Miss Vernon, by Cade).
Sire Line St.
Victor Barb. Family 4-b.
b c 1788 (King Fergus - Mare, by King Herod). Sire Line
King Fergus. Family 11.
Bred by Mr Hutchinson he won the Doncaster Cup in 1792.
He sired the St Leger winner Cockfighter (br c 1796). He
died in 1801.
ch c 1857 (Birdcatcher - Honey Dear, by Plenipotentiary).
Sire Line Birdcatcher. Family 12-g.
He finished second twice as a two year old, ran unplaced
twice as a three year old and won two minor outings with
a second place finish in the Liverpool Spring Cup as a
four year old. He sired Sterling (b c 1868).
bu c 1710c.
Sire Line Oxford