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, 1822 - Horses

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Page 398 - His sympathetic feelings for distress and his charity for all mankind. Various and wonderful were the means which enabled him, With unsullied reputation, To support his course of life, in which he saw and experienced many Trials And many vicissitudes of fortune, and though often hard pressed Whipped and spurred by that jockey, Necessity, He never swerved out of the course of Honour.
Page 399 - Royalty To obtain so valuable an acquisition By purchase : And though he parted with his Purity At a great price, Yet his honour and good name Remained untarnished To the end of his life. At his death, indeed, slander (In the shape of ingratitude) Talked much of his insolvency, And much of the ruin...
Page 33 - In this meeting, Lord Grosvenor challenged for the whip, and named Pot8o's ; but the challenge not being accepted of, the whip was delivered to his lordship. In the first October meeting, Pot8o's, received 230 gs.
Page 24 - ... broke two locks and got into the stable to Magog, and by cutting his tongue nearly off, and 'giving him something inwardly, rendered him. at that time incapable of starting; In consequence thererf.
Page 398 - He never swerved out of the course of Honour. Once when his finances were impaired He received a seasonable supply by the performance of a Miracle. At different periods he exhibited, which were just emblems of his own life, A Conundrum, an Enigma, and a Riddle; and strange to tell, Even these enriched his pocket.
Page 223 - Bart. Diomed was got by Florizel, out of the Spectator mare, dam of Pastorella, Fame, &c. After the death of the Earl of Derby in 1834, the Oaks estate was sold to Sir Charles Grey, and.
Page 68 - Highflyer was accounted the best horse of his time in England. The sums he won and received amounted to near 9,000/., although he never started after five years' old, He was never beaten, nor ever paid a forfeit.
Page 215 - Tart; after the first heat, 2 to 1 he won : after the second heat, and 7 to 4 on Cora : — Three very fine heats.
Page 398 - ... were impaired, He received a seasonable supply By the performance of A MIRACLE. * At different periods he exhibited (Which were just emblems of his own life) A CONUNDRUM, an ENIGMA, and a RIDDLE. * And strange to tell how these Enriched his pocket.
Page 398 - Tho' small his patrimony, Yet assisted by that, and his own genius, He for upwards of thirty years Supported all the hospitality Of an ancient Baron.

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