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  Wagner (USA)
ch c 1834 (Sir Charles - Maria West, by Marion). Sire Line King Herod. Family A1. Described as a long-necked long-bodied horse having muscular arms and wide hips he stood 15.2 hands. He beat Grey Eagle in a match in 1839 and again in a match a few days later. Among many others he sired Endorser (ch c 1856), Neil Robinson (ch c 1857), Starke (ch c 1855) and Voucher (b c 1845).
 
  Walnut (GB)
b c 1786 (Highflyer - Maiden, by Matchem). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 24. Owned by Lord A Hamilton he sired the St Leger winner Ashton (b c 1806), Archibald* (b c 1801) and True Blue (b c 1797).
 
Walton (GB)
b c 1799 (Sir Peter Teazle - Arethusa, by Dungannon). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 7.
 
  Wanderer (GB)
b c 1811 (Gohanna - Catherine, by Woodpecker). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 11. Bred by the 3rd Earl of Egremont he was a full brother to Golumpus (b c 1802) and Hedley (b c 1803). As a three year old he won three races, as a four year old he won seven races including the Oatlands Stakes and the Audley End Stakes, as a five year old he won seven races and as a six year old he won five races. He sired Peri (b f 1822) the dam of both Sir Hercules (bl c 1826 Whalebone) and Langford* (br c 1833 Starch) and the second dam of The Tester* (br c 1853 Melbourne). He also sired the dam of Mickey Free* (br c 1841 Birdcatcher).
 
  Wanton (GB)
b c 1819 (Woful - Mare, by Shuttle). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 31. As a three year old he won six races, as a four year old he won five races and as a five year old he won two races. Said to be a very useful horse he won mostly cups. He sired Giglet (ch f 1826) the ancestress of the Manhattan Handicap winner Roseben (b g 1901 Ben Strome) and the Hungarian-bred Rascal (b c 1907 Raeburn) the winner of the Oesterreichisches Derby, the Austria Preis and the Magyar St Leger.
 
  War Admiral (USA)
br c 1934 (Man O'War - Brushup, by Sweep). Sire Line Matchem. Family 11-g.
 
War Dance (USA)
ch c 1859 (Lexington - Reel, by Glencoe). Sire Line King Herod. Family 23-b.
 
Warlock (GB)
b c 1853 (Birdcatcher - Elphine, by Emilius). Sire Line Birdcatcher. Family 9.
 
  War Relic (USA)
ch c 1938 (Man O'War - Friar's Carse, by Friar Rock). Sire Line Matchem. Family 1-o.
 
  Waterloo (GB)
b c 1814 (Walton - Penelope, by Trumpator). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 1-o. A winner of the Newmarket St Leger he sired the Chester Cup winner Grenadier (ch c 1821), Puff (b f 1823) the dam of the Chester Cup winner Cardinal Puff (br c 1834 Pantaloon) and Linda (b f 1825) the dam of the Champagne Stakes winner Coriolanus (ch c 1832 Emilius) and second dam of the Champagne Stakes winner The Cure (b c 1841 Physician) and the Ascot Gold Vase and Goodwood Cup winner Grimston (ch c 1843 Verulam).
 
  Waverley (GB)
br c 1817 (Whalebone - Margaretta, by Sir Peter Teazle). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 2-a.
 
Waxy (GB)
b c 1790 (Pot8os - Maria, by King Herod). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 18.
 
  Waxy Pope (GB)
[Pope, Sligo Waxy] b c 1806 (Waxy - Prunella, by Highflyer). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 1-e. Bred by the 3rd Duke of Grafton he won the Derby Stakes, the Lily Hoo Stakes and the Garden Stakes. He covered in Ireland at Westport House. He sired the Chester Cup winner The Cardinal (br c 1827), Steam (br f 1817) the dam of the Chester Cup winner Felt (b c 1826 Langar), Kiss (b f 1827) the second dam of the Doncaster Cup winner Chanticleer (gr c 1843 Birdcatcher) and ancestress of the stallion Solon (b c 1861 West Australian) and Mary Anne (br f 1820) the third dam of the St Leger winner Knight of St. George (b c 1851 Birdcatcher).
 
  Weatherbit (GB)
b c 1842 (Sheet Anchor - Miss Letty, by Priam). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 12-g. He was described as a "round-barrelled, round-quartered sort of horse". As a three year old he won the Welcome Stakes at Ascot and finished second for the Goodwood Cup. As a four year old he won a sweepstakes at Goodwood and finished second for the Great Metropolitan. He sired the Cesarewitch winner Weathergage (b c 1849), the July Stakes winner Drumour (ch c 1854), the Derby winner Beadsman (br c 1855), the Cambridgeshire winner Weatherbound (br f 1857), the Lincolnshire Handicap winner Gaily (b f 1860) the latter the dam of the Chester Cup and Gold Vase winner Organist (b c 1871 Cathedral), the Yorkshire Oaks winner Gondola (b f 1861), the Ebor Handicap winner Fair Wind (ch c 1864), the Ebor Handicap and Doncaster Cup winner Mandrake (ch c 1864), Diomedia (b f 1850) the dam of the Royal Hunt Cup winner Satyr (ch c 1864 Marsyas), Weatherwitch* (ch f 1858) the dam of the Kentucky Derby winner Fonso (ch c 1877 King Alfonso) and the second dam of the Kentucky Derby winner Hindoo(b c 1878 Virgil), Cicily Jopson* (br f 1850) the dam of the Stallion Waverly (b c 1870 Australian), Weatherside (b f 1860) the dam of the Chester Cup winner Reefer (ch c 1875 Lord Clifden) and Frolicsome (b f 1865) the dam of the Prix du Jockey Club and Grand Prix de Paris winner Frontin (ch c 1880 George Frederick). He was shot in June of 1868.
 
  Weazle (GB)
[Chedworth's] b c 1766 (Squirrel - Medusa, by Regulus). Sire Line Byerley Turk. Family 2.
 
  Weazle (GB)
[Hutchinson's] b c 1776 (King Herod - Mare, by Eclipse). Sire Line King Herod. Family 39. Bred by Mr Hutchinson he was said to stand 14.2 hands and to be a horse of great beauty and a capital racer for his size. He sired Miss Grimstone (b f 1796) the ancestress of the Oaks winner Iris (ch f 1848 Ithuriel), the Stewards' Cup winner Longbow (b c 1849 Ithuriel) and the St James's Palace Stakes winner Tom Bowline (br c 1857 The Flying Dutchman). He died in 1801.
 
  Welbeck (GB)
br c 1815 (Soothsayer - Pledge, by Waxy). Sire Line Matchem. Family 1-e. Bred by the Duke of Portland he was a full brother to the Derby winner Tiresias (br c 1816). He never raced. He sired the stallion Bedlamite (ch c 1823), Parthenia (b f 1821) the dam of the Grand National Steeple Chase winner Lottery (br c 1829 Lottery) and Miss Thomasina (ch f 1823) the dam of the Manchester Cup winner Red Rover (br c 1831 Lottery).
 
  Wellingtonia (GB)
ch c 1869 (Chattanooga - Araucaria, by Ambrose). Sire Line Camel. Family 3-n. As a three year old he won a Biennial at Stockbridge and another minor race, as a four year old he ran once unplaced. He was leased to France in 1878 and exported in 1885. He sired the Prix Morny winner Favorite (ch f 1879), the Cesarewitch and Cambridgeshire winner Plaisanterie (b f 1882) the latter the dam of the Cesarewitch winner Childwick (br c 1890 St. Simon) and the second dam of the St Leger winner Tracery (br c 1909 Rock Sand), the Prix du Jockey Club winner Clover (ch c 1886), the Prix Morny winner Cromatella (ch f 1887) the latter the dam of the Grand Prix de Paris winner Cheri (br c 1898 St. Damien), the Prix La Rochette winner Clairon (b c 1888), La Noce (b f 1883) the dam of the Dewhurst and Molecomb Stakes winner Le Nord (ch c 1887 Tristan), the Poule d'Essai and Champion Stakes winner Le Nicham (bbl c 1890 Tristan) and the Molecomb Stakes winner La Nievre (ch f 1891 Tristan), Bluette (ch f 1886) the dam of the Prix du Jockey Club winner Omnium (ch c 1892 Upas), Alice (br f 1887) the second dam of the Prix du Jockey Club and Grand Prix de Paris winner Ajax (b c 1901 Flying Fox) and Villefranche (ch f 1889) the second dam of the Grand Prix de Paris winner Verdun (ch c 1906 Rabelais) and his sister the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches winner Vellica.
 
  Wenlock (GB)
b c 1869 (Lord Clifden - Mineral, by Rataplan). Sire Line Camel. Family 4-d. Bred in the Yardley Stud he was described as "not exactly made to order as regards length and scope throughout". In his only good outing he won the St Leger Stakes in 1872. He sired the Prince of Wales's stakes winner Quicklime (b c 1879) and the Champagne Stakes winner Panzerschiff (b c 1884) although he is probably best known for his daughters Dead Lock (ch f 1878) the dam of the triple crown winner Isinglass (b c 1890 Isonomy), Sanda (ch f 1878) the dam of the Derby winner Sainfoin (ch c 1887 Springfield) and Wedlock (ch f 1884) the dam of the July Cup winner Best Man (b c 1890 Melton).
 
West Australian (GB)
b c 1850 (Melbourne - Mowerina, by Touchstone). Sire Line Matchem. Family 7-a.
 
Whalebone (GB)
br c 1807 (Waxy - Penelope, by Trumpator). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 1-o.
 
  Wheel of Fortune (GB)
b f 1876 (Adventurer - Queen Bertha, by Kingston). Sire Line Camel. Family 1-w.
 
  Whip (GB)
b c 1794 (Saltram* - Mare, by King Herod). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 52. Bred by Mr Durand he was imported into Virginia in 1801. He sired Badger's Hickory (br c 1804) and Blackburn's Whip (b c 1805). Whip died in Kentucky in 1825.
 
  Whip (USA)
[Blackburn's, Cook's] b c 1805 (Whip* - Speckleback, by Randolph's Celer - Speckleback, by Meade's Celer - Mare, by Sober John* - Wade's Thoroughbred Mare. Sire Line Eclipse. An 1822 advertisement notes that he was a "beautiful mahogany bay, full fifteen and a half hands high, and for beauty of form, he is considered by the best judges a superior horse". Owned by E M Blackburn and J Kinkead he covered the 1822 season in Bourbon county. He sired Whip Mare (f 1815c) a foundation mares of American Family A3 and Whip Mare (f 1825c) one of the foundation mares of American Family A23. He died in 1828.
 
  Whipcord (GB)
b c 1776 (King Herod - Miss Ramsden, by Cade). Sire Line King Herod. Family 1. Bred by Sir C Davers he was owned by HRH the Prince of Wales. Most He was purchased in 1786 by Mr Hale for 475 gs at the Prince's sale. He sired the dam of Volunteer* (ch c 1794 Volunteer).
 
  Whirligig (GB)
b c 1765 (Captain - Jett, by Portmore's Othello). Sire Line St. Victor's Barb. Family 17. He was sold for 800 gs and imported by Captain John Allen into Pennsylvania in August of 1773 along with Lofty*. He was described as standing 15 hands, very strong, bony, and handsome and having as much spirit as any full blooded horse in America. He raced in England from 1769 to 1771. He also raced successfully in America. In 1774 he stood in at the Allen stud in Pennsylvania, in 1775-76 at John Price Hunt's in Hopewell, New Jersey, and in 1777-78 at Willie Jones' in Halifax County, North Carolina. He made a significant contribution to trotting horses when he sired Morris's Whirligig Mare who became the grandam of Morris'/William Jones' Mambrino (b c 1807 Messenger*) who in turn became the progenitor of the American Standardbred Horse.
 
Whisker (GB)
b c 1812 (Waxy - Penelope, by Trumpator). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 1-o.
 
Whiskey (GB)
b c 1789 (Saltram - Calash, by King Herod). Sire Line Eclipse. Family 2-a.
 
Whistlejacket (GB)
ch c 1749 (Mogul - Mare, by Bolton Sweepstakes). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 4.
 
  Whitefoot (GB)
[Rutland's] ch c 1709 (Hutton's Grey Barb - Mare, by Byerley Turk). Sire Line Hutton's Grey Barb. Family 2.
 
  Whitefoot (GB)
[Godolphin's] b c 1719 (Bay Bolton - Mare, by Darley Arabian). Sire Line Darcy's White Turk. Family 1. Bred by Sir William Ramsden he was owned by Lord Godolphin. Among many others he sired the King's Plate winner Molotto (bl c 1736), the King's Plate winner Tortoise (b c 1737), Sister to Bandy (b f 1731) the dam of Bajazet (b c 1740 Godolphin Arabian) and grandam of Selima* (b f 1745 Godolphin Arabian) and Sister to Tortoise (b f 1736) the dam of the Gower Stallion (b c 1740 Godolphin Arabian).
 
  Whitelock (GB)
b c 1803 (Hambletonian - Rosalind, by Phoenomenon). Sire Line King Fergus. Family 2-l.
 
  Whitenose (GB)
[Heneage's] b c 1722 (Hall's Arabian - Mare, by Jigg). Sire Line Hall's Arabian. Family 69. He sired Silvertail (b f 1737) the dam of the York Royal Plate winner Fearnought* (b c 1755 Regulus).
 
  Whitenose (GB)
[Brother] b c 1736c (Godolphin Arabian - Sister to Blaze, by Childers). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 61. Bred by Mr Panton he sired Whittington (ch c 1743).
 
Whitenose (GB)
[Panton's, Portmore's] b c 1742 (Godolphin Arabian - Sister to Blaze, by Childers). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 61.
 
  Whiteshirt
c 1665c.
 
  Whitworth (GB)
b c 1805 (Agonistes - Mare, by Jupiter). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 2. Owned by Mr Shafto he won three races as a two year old, as a three year old he won all six of his starts, and as a four year old he won two races. He sired Lady Eliza (b f 1813) the grandam of the Doncaster Cup winner Tomboy (b c 1829 Jerry), the Ascot Gold Cup and Doncaster Cup winner Beeswing (b f 1833 Doctor Syntax), the Two Thousand Guineas winner Nunnykirk (bl c 1846 Touchstone) and the St Leger winner Newminster (b c 1848 Touchstone).
 
  Whynot (GB)
[Old] gr c 1685c (Fenwick Barb - Royal Mare). Sire Line Fenwick Barb.
 
Why Not (GB)
bl c 1744 (Crab - Sister to Slipby, by Fox). Sire Line Alcock's Arabian. Family 1.
 
  Wildair (GB)
b c 1753 (Cade - Mare, by Steady). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 4-o. Bred by Mr Swinburne he was ridden by Jenison Shafto in his famous match against time at Newmarket in 1759. He was sent to America around 1765 and owned there by Colonel Joseph Sim in Maryland and James DeLancey in New York. In 1773 he was purchased by Edward Leedes of North Milford and returned to Yorkshire. Most of his known offspring were foaled after his return to England, including his son Tommy (ch c 1776) who won the St Leger Stakes.
 
Wild Dayrell (GB)
br c 1852 (Ion - Ellen Middleton, by Bay Middleton). Sire Line Highflyer. Family 7. Bred by Francis Popham he was described as a horse who "was not quite so large as he looked, and measured 16.1 1/4. A magnificent topped horse, but an inch too long in the leg for beauty. Rather light below the knee, and turned his toes out, a trait he inherited from his dam." He won the Derby Stakes in 1855. His stock was said to come generally in "mouse-browns, with handsome heads and rather high on the leg." He sired the champion stallion Buccaneer (b c 1857), the Ascot Vase winner Horror (br c 1857), the One Thousand Guineas winner Hurricane (b f 1859) the latter the dam of the Two Thousand Guineas winner Atlantic (ch c 1871 Thormanby), the St James's Palace Stakes winner Gladstone (br c 1860), the Gimcrack Stakes winner Wild Agnes (b f 1862) herself the dam of the Prix de Diane winner Little Agnes (b f 1869 Saunterer), the July Stakes winner Robin Hood (b c 1863), the Middle Park Stakes winner The Rake (b c 1864), the Lincolnshire Handicap winner Guy Dayrell (b c 1867), Woman in Red (br f 1857) the dam of the Prix du Jockey Club winner Revigny (ch c 1869 Orphelin) and the Cambridgeshire winner Montargis (ch c 1870 Orphelin), Hue and Cry (br f 1865) the second dam of the Derby winner Volodyovski (b c 1898 Florizel) and many others. Wild Dayrell died "of apoplexy" in November of 1870.
 
  Wild Medley (USA)
gr c 1805 (Tayloe's Mendoza - Sister to Americus, by Pensacola). Sire Line Godolphin Arabian. Family 12-b. Owned by Captain Samuel Washington he sired Ophelia (gr f 1822) the dam of Grey Eagle (gr c 1835 Woodpecker) and the ancestress of the Belmont Stakes winner Hanover (ch c 1884 Hindoo).
 
Wilson's Arabian
ch c 1745c. Sire Line Wilson's Arabian.
 
  Windhound (GB)
br c 1847 (Pantaloon - Phryne, by Touchstone). Sire Line Buzzard. Family 3-h. Windhound won only one race as a three year old and did not win again. He stood at Cawston Lodge, Rugby along with Melbourne and Birdcatcher. He sired the Derby winner Thormanby (ch c 1857), the St James's Palace and King Edward VII Stakes winner Staghound (ch c 1863), Camiola (ch f 1854) the dam of the Yorkshire Oaks winner Lady Vane (ch f 1863 Bandy) and Lufra (br f 1860) the dam of the Royal Hunt Cup winner Lowlander (ch c 1870 Dalesman) and the Stewards' Cup winner Midlothian (b c 1874 Strathconan). Windhound died in August of 1868.
 
  Windle (GB)
b c 1804 (Beningbrough - Mary Ann, by Sir Peter Teazle). Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 18. Bred by Sir W Gerard he sired the unnamed dam of Leviathan (ch c 1823 Muley).
 
  Windmill Girl (GB)
b f 1961 (Hornbeam - Chorus Beauty, by Chanteur). Sire Line Camel. Family 20-c. Bred by Major L B Holliday she was campaigned by Lt-Col Sir Jeffery Darell and Miss E B Rigden. A winner of The Ribblesdale Stakes, she also finished 2 for the Oaks Stakes and 3 for the Irish Oaks. In the stud the got the Derby winners Blakeney (b c 1966 Hethersett) and Morston (ch c 1970 Ragusa).
 
  Wintonian (GB)
br c 1834 (Camel - Monimia, by Muley). Sire Line Camel. Family 12-c. He ran only as a two year old winning three races including the Lavant Stakes. He sired the Oaks winner Rhedycina (b f 1847).
 
  Wizard (GB)
ch c 1806 (Sorcerer - Mare, by Precipitate). Sire Line Matchem. Family 12-b. Bred by Mr Goodison he won the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes and finished second to Pope for the Derby. He sired Wizard Mare (gr f 1813) the third dam of Lothario (b c 1863 King Tom) and ancestress of the Prix de Diane winner Jeune Premiere (br f 1864 West Australian). Wizard died after the season of 1813 at the age of seven.
 
Woful (GB)
b c 1809 (Waxy - Penelope, by Trumpator). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 1-o.
 
  Wonder (GB)
[Crippled Wonder] ch c 1794 (Phoenomenon - Mare, by Diomed). Sire Line King Herod. Family 5-a. Bred by Lord Fitzwilliam he was imported into Virginia in the fall of 1803 by Richard Bland. He sired the stallion Conqueror (b c 1808) and he appears in the pedigree of Trimble's Eclipse (ch c 1840c American Eclipse). He died around 1813.
 
  Woodcock (GB)
[Darcy's] c 1695c (Bustler). Sire Line Helmsley Turk.
 
  Woodcock (GB)
b c 1715 (Old Merlin - Sister to Ruffler, by Brimmer Colt). Sire line Helmsley Turk. Family 31.
 
  Woodpecker (GB)
ch c 1773 (King Herod - Miss Ramsden, by Cade). Sire Line King Herod. Family 1. Bred by Sir C Davers he won fifteen races. An immensely popular and successful stallion he was second on the sires list from 1789 to 1792 inclusive. His most important son would have been Buzzard (ch c 1787) who ensured the continuance of the Byerley Turk sire line.
 
  Woodpecker (USA)
(b c 1828 (Bertrand - Old Buzzard, by Buzzard*). Sire Line King Herod. Family A14. Owned in Kentucky by James Lindsay of Lexington he sired the stallion Grey Eagle (gr c 1835), his sister Falcon (b f 1839) the ancestress of the Belmont Stakes winner Hanover (ch c 1884 Hindoo) and Sally Shannon (b f 1839) the ancestress of the Tennessee Derby winner Jamboree (b c 1891 Glenelg).
 
  Wormwood (GB)
c 1686c (Darcy's White Turk). Sire Line Place's White Turk.
 
  Worthy (GB)
b c 1795 (Pot8os - Maria, by King Herod). Sire Line Pot8os. Family 18. Owned by Lord Grosvenor he was a full brother to Waxy (b c 1790). He won a King's Plate and the Cup at Oxford. He sired the Prince's, Newmarket and Claret Stakes winner Musician (b c 1804), the winner Podargus (b c 1803), the July Stakes winner Susan (b f 1805) and Pomona* (b f 1803). Worthy died in 1814.
 
Wyndham (GB)
gr c 1704c (Hautboy - Mare, by Selaby Turk). Sire Line Darcy's White Turk. Family 54.
 
  Wyndham (GB)
[Young] b c 1719 (Wyndham). Sire Line Darcy's White Turk.
   
 
 
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