The Turf Register and Sportsman & Breeder's Stud-book: Containing the Pedigrees & Performances of All the Horses, Mares, and Geldings that Have Appeared Upon the British and Irish Turfs as Racers : Likewise of Such as Have Been Kept in the Stud as Stallions and for Breeding ...

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A. Bartholoman, 1805 - Horses
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Page 17 - He was then put out of training. Eclipse won eleven King's plates, the weights for ten of which were 12st. each, which was one more than was ever won by any other horse in England.
Page 199 - BC with this condition, that the winner was to be fold for loogs. if demanded within a quarter of an hour.
Page 257 - Effex, where he continued to the time of his death, which happened in the latter end of October 1703. He was a pious and charitable man. He made great collections for the French proteftants in the years 1687, &c.
Page 491 - ... and joints; three of a sheep — the nose, gentleness, and patience ; three of a mule — strength, constancy, and foot ; three of a deer — head, legs, and short hair; three of a wolf — throat, neck, and hearing; three of a fox — ear, tail, and trot ; three of a serpent — memory, sight, and turning ; and three of a hare or cat — running, walking, and suppleness.
Page 257 - Merrylass, three years old: — Even betting on Florizel. Florizel was beat eight times — He paid four forfeits, viz. at three years old, lOOgs. in a stakes won by Ramjam. who was to have allowed him only 61b. for two years; at five years old, 250gs. in a stakes won by Mambrino, (same age) to whom he was to have allowed Mi).; at six years old, lOOgs.
Page 275 - EfAcre; — his being carried from " thence, by Land, to Aleppo ; — from Aleppo to England by Sea ;— with
Page 48 - In this attestation is contained the name of the horse and the mare, and their respective genealogies. When the mare has produced her foal, new witnesses are called, and a new attestation signed, in which are described the marks of the foal, and the day noted when it was brought forth. These attestations increase the value of the horse; and they are given to the person who buys him. The most ordinary mare of this race sells for five hundred crowns ; there are many that sell for a thousand ; and some...
Page 31 - In 1776 and 1777, forty mares, &c. at 25gs. and 10s. 6d. — In 1778, fifty mares, (with those of the owner) at 20gs. and 10s. 6d. — After the death of Sir Charles Sedley, he was sold for 375gs; and in 1779, 1780, and 1781, at Coxe's Farm, near Micham, Surrey, at lOgs.
Page 257 - Norfolk, at lOgs. and 10s. 6d. ; — except in 1781, when he was stinted to 40 mares, (besides those of his owner) at 20gs. and 10s. 6d. but the mares were allowed half a peck of corn per day, and two months keep, gratis; — and in 1789, he was a private stallion, except for 20 mares at 21gs.
Page 18 - His heart weighed, when taken out, 141b., to which extraordinary circumstance, he was supposed to owe his great natural courage. At his interment, ale and cake were given, as at that of the Godolphin Arabian.

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