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Queen Bertha (GB)
b f 1860 (Kingston - Flax, by Surplice). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 1-w.



Queen Mary (GB)
b f 1843 (Gladiator - Mare, by Plenipotentiary). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 10-a.



Queen of Trumps (GB)
br f 1832 (Velocipede - Princess Royal, by Castrel). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 2-m.



Queensberry (GB)
[Herrington] br c 1809 (Remembrancer - Fair Charlotte, by Precipitate). Sire Line Matchem. Family 3. Bred by Mr Beckwith he was first called Herrington. He sired the Irish stallion Robin (b c 1821) and the dam of the stallion and Anglesey Stakes winner Philip the First (ch c 1828 Langar).

Quicksilver (USA)
[Meade's] c 1783 (Eppes's Mercury - Brandon, by Aristotle*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family a81. He sired the Quicksilver Mare (f 1800c) who is among the foundation mares of American Family A13.

Quicksilver (USA)
[Tayloe's] gr c 1789 (Medley* - Mare, by Symme's Wildair - Mare, by Jolly Roger* - Mare, by Valiant* - Mare, by Spark*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Bred in Virginia by Colonel John Tayloe and owned by Edward Jordan also of Virginia he was sometimes referred to as Old Quicksilver. He was still alive and breeding in Kentucky in 1812-13. The mare line sequence differs from that presented by the American Stud Book (Wildair - Spark* - Jolly Roger* - Valiant*), moving Spark* to a postition as the earliest sire [AmSB 2:475; E2:223]. He sired the taproot mare of American Family A21.

Quicksilver (USA)
[ Edwards's] gr c 1792c (Eppes's Mercury - Mare, by Jolly Roger* - Mare, by Beckham's Partner - Mare, by Collector - Mare, by Lee's Mark Anthony - Mare, by Jolly Roger* - Mare, by Jolly Roger* - Mare, by Silver Eye* - Mare, by Jolly Roger*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. He was owned in 1795 by Colonel John Edwards of Virginia. His mare line as presented in the American Stud Book has extremely tight, perhaps impossible, dates [AmSB 2:475].

Quiz (GB)
ch c 1798 (Buzzard - Miss West, by Matchem). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 5.

Rainbow (GB)
b c 1808 (Walton - Housemaid, by Brush). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 29. He was a half brother to the Oaks winner Landscape (b f 1813 Rubens). As a three year old he won a match, as a four year old he won the Claret Stakes and 1000 gs at Newmarket. Running in Ireland for Lord Rossmore at the Curragh he won two Gold Cups, the Kirwan Stakes twice, the Lord Lieutenant's Purse and other prizes. He covered in Ireland in 1816 and 1817. After the 1823 season he was imported into France by M Rieussec of the Viroflay Stud. He sired two Prix du Jockey Club winners Franck (b c 1833) and Lydia (b f 1834), the Irish stallion Giles (b c 1820), Young Petuaria (f 1818) the dam of the Goodwood Cup winner Carew (br c 1833 Comus), Elizabeth (ch f 1823) the dam of the Woodcote Stakes winner Iris (ch f 1837 Cain) and Georgina (br f 1829) the dam of the Prix de Diane winner Serenade (b f 1845 Royal Oak).

Ranter (GB)*
b c 1755 (Dimple - Mare, by Craven). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 17. Imported by William S Wadman in 1762 he stood in Stafford County, Virginia in 1763. He appears in the pedigree of Ogle's Oscar (b c 1800 Gabriel*).

Raphael (GB)
b c 1812 (Rubens - Housemaid, by Brush). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 29. He was a full brother to the Oaks winner Landscape (b f 1813). As a three year old he won two good races and finished second to Whisker for the Derby Stakes. He appears in the pedigrees of the Irish Oaks winners Topstone (b f 1901 Laveno) and Avoca (gr f 1941 Mr. Jinks) and the Irish Derby winner Aviator (br c 1907 Flying Lemur).

Rataplan (GB)
ch c 1850 (The Baron - Pocahontas, by Glencoe). Sire Line Birdcatcher. Family 3-n.



Rattle (GB)
c 1700c (Harpur's Barb - Royal Mare). Sire Line Harpur's Barb.

Rattler (USA)
[Thornton's] ch c 1816 (Sir Archy - Mare, by Robin Redbreast). Sire Line King Herod. Family 4-r. Among others he sired Kitty Cade (ch f 1835) and Ninon de l'Enclos (gr f 1824).

Recovery (GB)
ch c 1827 (Emilius - Sister to Chapeau de Paille, by Rubens). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 27. Bred by Colonel Wilson he stood 15.2 hands and was said to have great muscle and a very fine action. He could stay although his form was thought less than ideal. He won five races. He sired the Irish stallion Retriever (ch c 1836) and Sweetbriar* (ch f 1837) the ancestress of the Belmont Stakes winner Harry Bassett (ch c 1868 Lexington) and the Jerome Handicap winner Charley Howard (b c 1873 Lexington).

Red Deer (GB)
b c 1841 (Venison - The Soldier's Daughter, by The Colonel). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 27. Owned by the Duke of Richmond he stood 16 hands. He won the Somersetshire Stakes, the Chester Cup and several other good races. He sired Cordelia (ch f 1851) the dam of the stallion Thunderbolt (ch c 1857 Stockwell) and the German-bred Lara (ch f 1852).

Redshank (GB)
b c 1833 (Sandbeck - Johanna, by Selim). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 15. Owned by Mr Bird he stood 16 hands with "great power and symmetry". He won nineteen races including the Criterion Stakes as a two year old, the Craven Stakes twice as well as Gold Cups at Stamford, Lincoln and Nottingham and Queen's Plates at Northampton, Leicester and Nottingham. He sired the Woodcote Stakes winner Cherokee (b f 1843) the latter the dam of the Norfolk Stakes winner North Lincoln (b c 1856 Pylades) and Ellen Horne (br f 1844) the dam of the great mare Paradigm (br f 1852 Paragone) and ancestress of such horses as the Two Thousand Guineas, Derby and St Leger winner Lord Lyon (b c 1863 Stockwell) and the One Thousand Guineas and St Leger winner Achievement (br f 1864 Stockwell).

Reel (USA)
gr f 1838 (Glencoe* - Gallopade, by Catton). Sire Line Selim. Family 23-b.



Regalia (GB)
ch f 1862 (Stockwell - The Gem, by Touchstone). Sire Line Stockwell. Family 17-c.



Regulus (GB)
b c 1739 (Godolphin Arabian - Grey Robinson, by Bald Galloway). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 11.



Regulus (GB)*
[Burwell's] b c 1758 (Regulus - Sister to Meynell, by Crofts Partner). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 12-a. He was described in most sources as a bay although recorded as a chestnut in the General Stud Book [GSB 1:152]. Bred by Lord Granby he was purchased by Lord Rockingham as a yearling from the Granby dispersal sale. He was sent to Virginia in 1765 and owned by Colonel Lewis Burwell of Stoneland in Mecklenburgh County. He sired the dam of Page's Tippoo Saib (gr c 1780 Lindsey's Arabian).

Regulus (USA)
[Fitzhugh's] b c 1765 (Fearnought* - Jenny Dismal*, by Dismal). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family A19. He sired Fitzhugh's True Whig (ch c 1775).

Regulus (USA)
[Dunmore's] c 1765 (Fearnought* - Gantt's Mille, by Spark*). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 101. Owned by Lord Dunmore Regulus was bred in Maryland.

Remembrancer (GB)
b c 1800 (Pipator - Queen Mab, by Eclipse). Sire Line Matchem. Family 9-b. He was bred at Gibside in Durham by John Bowes (1769-1820), 10th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne. As a three year old he won six races including the St Leger Stakes, the Doncaster Cup and the Newcastle Cup, as a four year old he won six races including the Newcastle Cup again and a subscription plate at York. He sired the Craven Stakes winner Recordon (ch c 1807) and Remembrancer Mare (b f 1807) who appears in the pedigree of the Oaks winner Rhedycina (b f 1847 Wintonian) and the One Thousand Guineas and Oaks winner Governess (ch f 1855 Chatham).

Repulse (GB)
b f 1863 (Stockwell - Sortie, by Melbourne). Sire Line Stockwell. Family 20-b.



Restless (GB)*
b c 1788 (Phoenomenon - Duchess, by Le Sang). Sire Line King Herod. Family 2. Bred by Lord A Hamilton he was on the turf in England from 1792 to 1795 winning the Doncaster Stakes. Restless is said to have run four miles at York in 1793 in 7:30 1/2. He was afterwards a stallion at Middlethorpe, near York, then at Butterfield's, Newark, Nottinghamshire. Sold to a bloodstock dealer in 1801, he was eventually purchased by Anthony Walke of Princess Anne County, Virginia and was exported there in May of 1802. He sired the third dam of the stallion Langford (ch c 1855 Belmont).

Reveller (GB)
b c 1815 (Comus - Rosette, by Beningbrough). Sire Line Matchem. Family 19.



Revenue (USA)
b c 1843 (Trustee* - Rosalie Somers, by Sir Charles). Sire Line Eclipse. Family A15. A leading sire in 1860 he sired among many others the stallion Planet (ch c 1855).

Rhadamanthus (GB)
b c 1815 (Camillus - Lady Rachel, by Stamford). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 17-d. Bred by Sir M M Sykes he won a Gold Cup at Manchester and the Claret Handicap at York as a four year old and the Grosvenor Stakes at Chester as a five year old. It was thought that he was not a brilliant performer. He sired Proserpine (br f 1822).

Rib (GB)
gr c 1736 (Crab - Milbanke's Doll, by Darcy's Woodcock). Sire Line Alcock's Arabian. Family 21.

Richard (GB)*
b c 1818 (Orville - Miss Sophia, by Stamford). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 3-b. Bred by Lord Jersey he was imported by C W Many of Massachusetts.
 
Riddlesworth (GB)*
ch c 1828 (Emilius - Fillagree, by Soothsayer). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 1-s. Bred by the 5th Earl of Jersey he won the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes, the Riddlesworth Stakes, the Dinner Stakes, the Newmarket Stakes and finished second for the Derby Stakes. He was a half brother to the undefeated Oaks and One Thousand Guineas winner Cobweb (b f 1821 Phantom) and to the One Thousand Guineas winner Charlotte West (ch f 1827 Tramp). He was imported in 1839 by Dr J C Nott of Alabama. He sired Sally Riddlesworth (ch f 1843) the grandam of the Champagne Stakes winner Cottrill (ch c 1866 Daniel Boone) and an ancestress of the Doncaster Cup winner King's Courier (ch c 1897 Kingston). He died at J L Bradley's in Lexington, Kentucky in 1843.

Riley (USA)
[Shortfellow] b c 1887 (Longfellow - Geneva, by War Dance). Sire Line Pot8os. Family A1. Bred in Kentucky by C H Durkee as a two year old he won the Railway, Trial and Merchants Stakes, at three he won the Kentucky Derby, Clark Stakes, Fairview, Pelham Bay and Speculation Handicaps and at four he won the Brooklyn, Monmouth, and Coney Island Cups, the Montgomery Stakes, and the Bay Ridge, Free, and Shrewsbury Handicaps. He sired Daisy F. (ch f 1895) the grandam of the Kentucky Derby winner Regret (ch f 1912 Broomstick) and the Futurity Stakes winner Thunderer (ch c 1913 Broomstick) and ancestress of the Massachusetts Handicap winner (twice) First Fiddle (gr c 1939 Royal Minstrel). He also sired Hurley Burley (ch f 1895) the dam of the Belmont Stakes winner Burgomaster (br c 1903 Hamburg) and grandam of the Belmont Stakes winner Johren (b c 1915 Spearmint).

Robin Redbreast (GB)*
b c 1796 (Sir Peter Teazle - Wren, by Woodpecker). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 3. Bred by Mr Lockley he was later owned by Lord Sackville. He was sent to Colonel John Tayloe of Virginia in 1803. His half-sister Bellissima (b f 1795) won the Oaks Stakes, two King's Plates and the Oxford Gold Cup over four miles. He sired the dam of Thornton's Rattler (ch c 1816 Sir Archy). He died around 1808c.

Robin Grey (USA)
gr c 1805 (Royalist* - Belle Mariah, by Tayloe's Grey Diomed). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 21. He sired Lady Robin (gr f 1815c) the ancestress of the Kentucky Derby winner Vagrant (br g 1873 Virgil) and Lady Grey (b f 1817) the ancestress of a host of winners including the Belmont Stakes winner Foxford (b c 1888 Stratford), the Suburban Handicap winner Salvator (ch c 1886 Prince Charlie*), the Two Thousand Guineas winner Norman (b c 1905 Octagon) and the Preakness Stakes winner The Bard (b c 1883 Longfellow).

Robinson Crusoe (GB)
ch c 1723 (Jigg - Bastard, by Spark). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 11.

Rockingham (GB)
[Camden] b c 1781 (Highflyer - Purity, by Matchem). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 24. Bred by John Pratt of Askrigg he was subsequently owned by Peregrine Wentworth, HRH the Prince of Wales and then by Mr Bullock who purchased him for 800 gs at the Prince's sale. He won the York Royal Plate in 1787. A very popular stallion he sired, among others, the Oaks winner Bellina (ch f 1796) and Castianira* (br f 1796) the dam of Sir Archy (b c 1805 Diomed*). Rockingham died in 1799.

Rockingham (USA)
[Nelson's, Willis's b c 1771 (Lightfoot's Partner - Blossom*, by Sloe). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 9-a. He appears in the pedigrees of Sir William of Transport (b c 1820 Sir Archy) and Medoc (ch c 1829 American Eclipse).

Rockingham (USA)
[Southall's] c 1810c. Said to be a good performer at leading meetings, in the stud he sired Mary (b f 1820c) one of the foundation mares of American Family A39.

Rockingham (GB)
b c 1830 (Humphrey Clinker - Medora, by Swordsman). Sire Line Matchem. Family 1-d. Bred by Mr Allen he won the St Leger Stakes, Doncaster and Goodwood Cups and was second in the Ascot Gold Cup. He also won five King's Plates and the Brighton Gold Cup (thrice). He sired Miss Twickenham (ch f 1838) the dam of the Derby winner Teddington (ch c 1848 Orlando) and Fairy (f 1840) the third dam of the Irish Derby winner The Scout (b c 1866 The Ranger). He was sent to Germany in 1843 and there got the dam of the Preis der Diana winner Isabella (ch f 1856 Springy Jack).

Rock Sand (GB)
br c 1900 (Sainfoin - Roquebrune, by St Simon). Sire Line Stockwell. Family 4-n.



Rodolph (USA)
b c 1831 (Sir Archy Montorio - Mare, by Haxall's Moses). Sire Line King Herod. Family A3. He sired Chloe Anderson (b f 1839) the ancestress of such horses as Norfolk (b c 1861 Lexington), Americus (b c 1892 Emperor of Norfolk), the Preakness Stakes winner Survivor (b c 1870 Vandal) and the American Derby winner Volante (b c 1882 Grinstead).

Roebuck (USA)
[Ashe's] br c 1780c (Sweeper* - Mare, by Bajazet*). Sire Line Sweeper. Family 101. Bred and owned by Colonel Ashe of North Carolina he sired the third dam of Marion (b c 1820 Sir Archy).

Roi Herode (FR)
gr c 1904 (Le Samaritain - Roxelane, by War Dance). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 1-k.



Romulus (USA)
[Tyler's] ch c 1771 (Lee's Mark Anthony - Pompadour, by Valiant*). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family a48. He appears in the pedigree of Highlander (ch c 1849 Glencoe*).

Roundhead (GB)
ch c 1733 (Childers - Roxana, by Bald Galloway). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 6-a.

Rowton (GB)*
ch c 1826 (Oiseau - Katherina, by Woful). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 29. Bred by the Hon Edward Petre he was said to be a "long low horse, calf-kneed, light fleshed with little girth and straight hocks, and was only 15 hands bare when he won the St Leger". As a two year old he started three times winning once and placing twice, as a three year old he made only one start and won the St Leger, as a four year old he ran once winning a sweepstakes at Doncaster, as a five year old he started three times winning two good races, as a six year old he he won one of his starts, the Oatlands Stakes and finished second for the other, the Ascot Gold Cup. He was said to be a "real good horse". He sired Puce (ch f 1834) the dam of the One Thousand Guineas winner The Flea (b f 1846 Coronation) and the second dam of the Two Thousand Guineas winner The Ugly Buck (b c 1841 Venison), Red Tape (b f 1835) the second dam of the Chester Cup winner Mounseer (br c 1846 St. Francis), Virginia (ch f 1835) dam of the One Thousand Guineas winner Virago (ch f 1851 Pyrrhus the First) the latter the dam of the Cesarewitch winner Thalestris (b f 1860 Kingston) and Receipt (ch f 1836) second dam of the Tho Thousand Guineas winner Fitz-Roland (ch c 1855 Orlando) and of the Goodwood Cup winner Dollar (b c 1860 The Flying Dutchman). He was imported in 1835 by Merritt & Company of Virginia. He died in July of 1841.

Royal Colt (GB)
[Hutton's] c 1685c (Helmsley Turk - Royal Sedbury Mare). Sire Line Helmsley Turk.

Royalist (GB)*
b c 1790 (Saltram* - Mare, by King Herod). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 28. Bred by HRH the Prince of Wales he was owned by Mr Bullock. He was sent to New York in 1796, to J W Clay in Tennessee in 1804 and to Tennessee in 1806. He sired Robin Grey (gr c 1805) and several useful mares. He died in 1814 aged 24 years.

Royal Minstrel (GB)
gr c 1925 (Tetratema - Harpsichord, by Louvois). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 5-e.

Royal Oak (USA)
bl c 1768 (Othello* - Lovelace, by Lee's Childers - Carroll of Carrollton Mare* by Bosphorus). Sire Line Alcock's Arabian. Owned by Dr Maglather he sired the fifth dam of Jim Bell (b c 1839 Frank).

Royal Oak (GB)
br c 1823 (Catton - Mare, by Smolensko). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 5-f.

Rubens (GB)
ch c 1805 (Buzzard - Mare, by Alexander). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 2-n.



Rugantino (IRE)
[Hollow Back] ch c 1803 (Commodore - Moll in the Wad, by Highflyer). Sire Line King Herod. Family 57. Bred by Mr Edwards he was a full brother to the stallion Escape. He sired Nabocklish (ch c 1810).

Ruler (GB)
b c 1777 (Young Marske - Flora, by Vane's Lofty). Sire Line Darley Arabian. Family 31. Bred in Yorkshire by William Bethell at Rise he won the St Leger stakes in 1780. In 1782 at York he dislocated a fetlock joint at Middlethorpe Corner when coming home and was put out of training and never ran again. He joined the stud of John Pratt of Askrigge until the latter's death in 1785 when he was purchased by Mark Bulmer of Middleham and covered there for several years and then later at Wyton in Holderness. He sired the second dam of the St Leger winner The Duchess (b f 1813 Cardinal York) the latter the second dam of the Chester Cup winner King Cole (b c 1833 Memnon), the second dam of the Champagne Stakes winner Moonshine (gr c 1824 Grey Middleham), the dam of the York Royal Plate winner Sweetwilliam (b c 1803 St George) and the ancestress of the Doncaster Cup winner Voltaire (br c 1826 Blacklock). Ruler died at the age of twenty-eight in February of 1806 at Holderness.

Rust (IRE)
gr c 1830 (Master Robert - Vermilion, by Bobadil). Sire Line King Herod. Family 1-o. He ran in Ireland and won two Royal Plates as a five year old. He sired the stallion Polish (gr c 1840) and Colleen Dhas (gr f 1842) the third dam of the Prince of Wales's Stakes winner Pepper and Salt (gr c 1882 The Rake).
 

 
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