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Reel 32

 

Newcastle Journal (1739-1743)

 

1739

 

Saturday, May 5. 1739.                        No 5.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At the Grapes in Carlisle, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper, Ready Money,

A Bay Horse, full 15 Hands high, beautiful and strong, and clear of all natural Blemishes: he was bred by Mr Croft’s, got by Greyhound, his Dam by Makeless, his Grandam by Brimmer, and out of Trumpet’s Dam, which was got by Place’s White Turk, her Dam by Dodsworth, and out of a Layton Barb mare.

   N B He is full Brother to Sir Robert Fagg’s Guy, which beat Lord Portmore’s Drummer at Newmarket; upon which Lord Portmore offered 600 Guineas for him, which Sir Robert refused to take:  he is also full Brother to the Dam of his honour Vane’s Miss Partner, which won the match against Mr Panton at New-market, and won the King’s Plate at Hambleton and Newmarket.

   *** Proper Attendance will be given, and good Grass for mares, at reasonable Prices.

 

Saturday, May 12. 1739.                        No 6.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Mr Samuel Newton’s at Burnopfield near Gibside, at one Guinea a Mare, and one Shilling to the Keeper.

SMALES CHILDERS, otherwise called YOUNG THIRKELD; his Pedigree was printed in the Year 1736, 1737, and 1738:  he is near 15 hands high, strong, and fine, and clear of all natural blemishes:  his Colts are large, beautiful, and strong.

   *** Proper Attendance will be given, and good Grass for Mares at a reasonable Price.

 

Saturday, June 30. 1739.                        No 13.

To be Sold very cheap,

TWO Brood MARES, with FOALS at their Feet; one got by Fox, out of Nicholson’s Grey Mare; the other was got by the famous old Bald Galloway, her Dam by old Snake.  There are likewise to be sold some Yearlings, two Year olds, and three Year olds, both Fillies and Colts, out of the said Mares.  For further Particulars, enquire of Mr Michael Pudsey, at Staindrop near Barnardcastle, where they may be seen.

 

Saturday, November 24. 1739.            No 34.

To be Sold cheap,

TWO thorough-bred Brood-Mares with Foal; one gotten by Fox, out of Mr Nicholson’s Grey Mare; the other by the famous old Bald Galloway, her Dam got by Old Snake:  Likewise several Foals and Fillies to be sold, bred out of the said Mares, gotten by Childers, Partner, Sloven, &c.  Also a Galloway to be sold, coming seven Years old, now in Training.  Enquire, for further Particulars, of Mr Norris at the Red-Lion in Durham, or Mr Pudsey at Staindrop near Barnardcastle.

 

1740

 

Saturday, March 8. 1740.                        No 49.

To be Sold,

At Scutterskelfe,

Near Stokesley in Cleveland, Yorkshire.

A Blood-Bay STONE-HORSE well mark’d, full 15 Hands and an Inch high, free from Blemish, Master of any Weight, and in good Order.  He was got by Robinson Cruso, and out of a Rookby Mare, which Mare was out of a Smelt Mare, and got by Almanzor --- N B It is the same Horse that won the Gatherley-Moor Subscription in May last, beating Billings’s Gelding, that had won it for two Years before.

 

Saturday, March 22. 1740.                        No 51.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Aldbrough near Richmond, in Yorkshire,

At Half a Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

A Brown Bay STONE-HORSE, belonging to Jerome Mason, got by Jigg, out of a Grey Mare belonging to Mr Thomas Metcalf of Richmond, which Mare was got by a Brown Stone-Horse belonging to John Milbank of Thorp, Esq; call’d Old Smithson.  He is full 14 Hands and a half high, rising 12 Years old, goes well upon his Legs, and is free from all Blemishes.

   N B He’ll not be shewn in the Markets.

 

Saturday, April 12. 1740.                        No 54.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Mr William Gibson’s at Hexham Tyne-Green,

   At Half a Guinea a Mare, and Sixpence to the Man,

A Large, strong, and beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, clear of all Blemishes, well bred, now rising five Years old, above 15 Hands high, bred by Mr Stains of Smeaton in Yorkshire, whose Pedigree was advertised in the Publick News last Season.  He will be at Mr Watson’s at Stannerton, from Wednesday Evening till Friday Twelve o’Clock weekly throughout the Season, and the Remainder of the Week at Hexham Tyne-Green.

   N B Whoever has a mind to send any Mares to the said Horse, shall have due Care taken of them, and Grass at reasonable Rates.

 

Saturday, April 26. 1740.                        No 56.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Mr Samuel Newton’s, at Burnopfield near Gibside, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

SMALES CHILDERS, otherwise called YOUNG THIRKELD:  His Pedigree was printed in the Years 1736, 1737, and 1738.  He is fresh and sound, and clear of all natural Blemishes.

   N B Proper Attendance will be given, and good Grass for Mares, at a reasonable Price.

 

1741

 

Saturday, February 21. 1741.                        No 99.

This is to give Notice,

THat the two Stone Horses formerly belonging to Mr Stephen Walton, at the Sign of the Plough in the Oat-Market, Newcastle, the last Season, now in the Possession of Mr Thomas Egleston, of Satley in the County of Durham, three Miles North of Wolsingham, are to be sold to the best Bidder on Friday the 27th Instant, at the House of the said Thomas Egleston in Satley aforesaid, after the Hour of Twelve o’Clock.  The first of the abovesaid Horses, is a Bay Stone-Horse, rising nine Years old, 15 hands and three Inches high; he was got by Easeby Snake, his dam by Commoner; Easeby Snake was got by Old Snake, his dam by the Duke of Rutland’s Grey Turk, her Dam by Hoy Boy, Old Snake by Lister’s Turk, her Dam by Hemsley’s Turk:  Note, George Bowes, Esq; has the full Brother of him, and has refused 200 Guineas for him.  The other is a sad Bay Stone Colt, rising four Years old, 15 Hands high, got by the Ball’d Galloway, who got Mr Ibetson’s Chesnut Horse that won the Plate at Durham, and out of a Childers Mare got by Mr Ovington’s Childers,who was full Brother to the Duke of Devonshire’s Childers, her Dam by Snake, her Dam by Pullen’s Rockwood, her Dam by the Bellerby Turk, Sire of Windham and Crutches, her Dam by Brimmer, her Dam by Mr Curwen’s old Woodcock, out of a Royal Mare of Mr Darcey’s of Sedbergh.

   N B The above Horses are both strong and well mark’d, and clear of all natural Blemishes.

 

Saturday, April 11. 1741.                        No 106.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Eight Shillings per Mare,

At William Smith’s in Horsley Tyne Side, in the County of Northumberland,

A Beautiful, fine, strong, well-bred, Bay STONE-HORSE, fifteen Hands three Inches high.  He was bred by Mr Blackett, near Bishopackland.  He was got by Easby Snake, his Dam by Commoner; Easby Snake was got by Old Snake, his Dam by the Duke of Rutland’s Grey Turk, her Dam by Hoy Boy; Old Snake by Lister’s Turk, her Dam by Hemsley’s Turk.  Note, George Bowes, Esq; has the full Brother of him, and has refus’d 200 Guineas for him.

   Likewise good Grass for Mares, and proper Care will be taken of them at reasonable Rates.  He will be at Mr Gaire’s at the Black-Boy in the Groat-Market, Newcastle, every Saturday during the Season.

 

Saturday, May 9. 1741.                        No 110.

To be Leap’d, at 6 s 6d a Mare,

At John Hall’s in Kirkley,

THE fam’d Roan Horse, known by the Name of STIFF DICK.  He was bred at Malton in Yorkshire, out of a famous Mare (a Hunter) that belong’d to a Gentleman of that Neighbourhood, and got by Old Merlin, a famous Running Horse.  This Horse was hunted by Sir William Middleton of Belsay-Castle several Years, and was fam’d for it in several Places of England.  He will be shewn at Mrs Bullock’s at Morpeth every Wednesday; and at Mrs Laidler’s in the Wheat-Market, Newcastle, every Saturday, during the Season.

 

Saturday, July 25. 1741.                        No 121.

There are to be Sold by Publick Roup,

At Crailing, the Seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Cranston, near Jedburgh in Scotland,

On Friday the Thirty-first of July Instant, beginning at Ten of the Clock in the Morning,

SIX Coach-Mares of five and six Years old, of the finest Kind and large Size.---Five Horses and Mares, fit to carry any weight for Hunting, or for the Road, all of them without Blemish, and thorough-bred, as shall be certified.--A Grey Gelding in Running Order, just now in Sweats, and to continue till the Day of Sale.---A Black Stone-Colt, five years old this Grass, got by Lord Cranston’s own Stone-Horse, in Running Order, having won a considerable Match the 2d of of [sic] this Instant, and to continue in his Exercise till the Day of Sale.---A Stood-Mare, thorough-bred, fifteen Hand high, cover’s by Lord Cranston’s Black Stone-Horse.---Three Galloways, thirteen hands and a half high.---A Bull about two Years old, bred by Mr Dobiston in Yorkshire.---A Year old Bull, bred by Lord Cranston.

 

Saturday, August 1. 1741.                        No 122.

To be Sold,

At Egleston in Teasdale.

A Well-bred Brood-Mare rising ten Years old, a Filly out of the said Mare gone three, a Colt gone two, a Colt-Foal gone a Year old, all out of the said Mare, and now with Foal.  Apply to Mr Rowland Whitfield, or Mr Richard Harrison, at Egleston aforesaid.

   N B There are also several She-Asses to be sold very cheap.

 

1742

 

Saturday, April 17. 1742.                        No 159.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Sanden-House in Abbey-Holme,

At Half a Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful strong Black Horse, call’d HAMLET, above 15 Hands high, clear of Blemish, a white Hind-foot, and a Blaze down his Face:  He belonged to the late Col. Johnston of Cumlongholm, and was got by a Black Horse which was made a Present of by the King of Denmark to the Earl of Marchmont when he was made Embassador at Copenhagen, and out of a beautiful Coach-Mare belonging to the Earl of Haddington.  Hamlet was sold for Eighty Guineas at two Years old, for an Officer’s Horse, and was then put into the Riding-School, and is fit to get Horses for a Coach, or to mount an Officer.

   N B He will be shewn every market-Day at Carlisle and Wigton, and once a Fortnight at Cockermouth, during the Season.

 

Saturday, April 24. 1742.                        No 160.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Nunriding near Morpeth in the County of Northumberland, at 12 s 6 d a Mare, and 1 s to the Keeper,

A Strong beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, 14 hands and a Half high, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He lately belong’d to the Right Hon. the Earl of Derby, and is well known at New-Market, York, and Lincoln, by the Name of TICKLE-PITCHER, and his Pedigree shall soon be inserted in this Paper, the Breeder being apply’d to for that Purpose for the Sake of the Curious that Way, altho’ the said Horse’s Strength and Beauty, even without it, are sufficient to recommend him to all good Judges.

   N B To save the Trouble and Expence of collecting the Leaping-Money, half a Guinea, instead of 12 s 6 d will be accepted of for each Mare, of such as will pay ready Money.  There will be good Grass provided for the Mares, and at a reasonable Expence.

 

Saturday, May 22. 1742.                        No 164.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Wall near Hexham,

A Beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, 15 hands and half high, call’d YOUNG BUMBLEBEE, at Twelve Shillings for a Foal, Three in hand, and Seven Shillings and Six-pence serving, Four Shillings a Leap.  He will be at the Sign of the Globe in Hexham every Tuesday, at William Wilson’s in Haltwhistle every Wednesday after Three o’Clock till Thursday at Two o’Clock, during the Season.  He goes to Haltwhistle at the Request of John Nowell, Esq; of Naward-Castle.

 

Saturday, June 12. 1742.                        No 167.

   Last Tuesday, Marmadke [sic] Tunstall Esqr’s Grey Horse Grey-Hound, Mr Wilberforce Read’s Chesnut Horse Jack come tickle me, and Mr Whittinghm’s [sic] Bay Gelding Farmer, all five Year olds, enter’d for th [sic] 50 l to be Run for on the Town-Moor next Tuesday.

   The same Day Ralph Widdrington Esqr’s Chesnut Gelding Jingle-Pot, Mr Thomas Durham’s Grey Horse Who can tell, and Miss Judith Routh’s Grey Horse Ribb, six Year olds, enter’d for the Gold Cup, to be Run for on Thursday.  And

   Yesterday Mr Rouths’ Chesnut Horse Venter, Mr Joseph Clark’s Bay Horse Little thought on, Mr Ephraim Selby’s Black Gelding Young Cyphax, and Mr John Fenwick’s Chesnut gelding Guager, four Year olds, enter’d for the 70 l Plate, to be Run for on Friday, given by the Friends of matthew Ridley, Esq;

 

Saturday, July 10. 1742.                         No 171.

To be Sold to the Best Bidder,

At LOWTHER in the County of Westmoreland,

On Friday the 20th Day of August next,

SEveral Brood-Mares, Colts, and Fillies, being Part of the Stud of the Rt. Hon. the Lord Viscount Lonsdale.

 

1743

 

Saturday, March 26. 1743.                        No 208.

To Leap this Season,

At Cathrick,

At a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

OROONOKO:  He is still in the Possession of Mr Ralph Hawxwell; was bred by Cuthbert Routh, Esq; and got by Mr Hartley’s blind Horse.  His Pedigree is well known to the Breeders; but such as have forgot his Blood, may be informed at Cathrick, or of Cuthbert Routh, Esq; at Snape.

   Oroonoko is a beautiful well-bred Horse, of great Size and Strength, free from all natural Blemishes, and very likely to get Horses suitable to the present Act of Parliament, for Racing, or fit to mount a General.

 

Saturday, April 2. 1743.                        No 209.

To Leap the Season,

At Sanden-House in Abbey-Holme,

At Half a Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful, strong, Black Horse, call’d HAMLET, above 15 Hands high, clear of Blemish, a white hinder Foot, and a Blaze down his Face.  He belonged to the late Col. Johnston of Cumlongholme, and was got by a Black Horse, which was made a Present of by the King of Denmark to the Earl of Marchmont when he was Embassador at Copenhagen; and out of a beautiful Coach Mare belonging to the Earl of Haddington.  Hamlet was sold for Eighty Guineas at two Years old, for an Officer’s Horse, and was then put into the Riding School, and is fit to get Horses for a Coach, or to mount an Officer.

   N B He will be shewn every Market Day at Carlisle and Wigton, and is still in the Possession of William Brough.

 

To Leap this Season,

At Nunriding, near Morpeth, in the County of Northumberland,

At Half a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

A Strong, beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, 14 Hands and a Half high, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He lately belong’d to the Rt Hon. the Earl of Derby, and is well known at New-Market, York, and Lincoln, by the Name of TICKLE PITCHER, and has won upwards of Three Thousand Guineas.  His Sire was out of a Snake Mare, and got by Lord Holderness’s Turk; and himself was out of a full Sister to his Grace the Duke of Somerset’s Grey Windham.  There will be good Grass provided for the Mares at a reasonable Expence.

   N B He will be shewn at Morpeth every Market Day during the Season, and at Alnwick on May-day; and if good Encouragement is met with there, once a Fortnight during the Season afterwards.

 

Saturday, April 9. 1743.                        No 210.

To Leap this Season,

At Benwell, within two Miles of Newcastle,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Man,

Robert Shafto, Esquire’s Bay Stone Horse, got by Snake, Snake got by Lister’s Turk, and bred by Mr Robinson of Easby in Yorkshire; his Dam by the Duke of Rutland’s grey Turk, her Dam by Hoy-Boy; and his Dam by Gallon’s Horse of Beverly, which came from Hampton-Court.  She was called Miss Brigham, won several Plates, and the King’s Plate in Scotland:  He is full 15 Hands and an Inch, every way proportionable, of Strength to carry any Weight, and free from all natural Blemishes.

   N B Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them, at reasonable Rates.

 

Saturday, April 23. 1743.                        No 212.

To be Leap’d this Season,

At Burnopfield, near Gibside,

At Half a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

THE Bay Horse, SMALES CHILDERS, alias YOUNG THIRKELD, 14 Hands 3 Inches high, fresh and sound, and clear from all natural Blemishes.---N B Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them at reasonable Rates.

 

Saturday, May 28. 1743.                        No 217.

This is to give Notice,

THAT the Bay Stallion, call’d BELGRADE THE SECOND, will be allowed to serve Mares this Season, at Constable Burton near Bedale in Yorkshire, for Ten Guineas each Mare.  The Money to be paid before the Horse is led out.

 

Saturday, November 5. 1743.             No 239.

To be Sold,

THE Choice of Two Famous STALLIONS.  The one is the famous Horse known by the Name of ROYAL BALL.  He is a strong, well-bred Horse, sound, and free from Blemishes, and can be as well pedigreed as any Stallion in the North; and hath gotten a great many famous Horses, as can be prov’d by the best of Dealers.  He is upwards of 15 Hands high, and does his Actions well.  The other is a beautiful strong Horse, about the same Size, and hath been a [f]amous Hunter, as can be certified by many Gentlemen, both in this County and Northumberland, if required.  Any Person, desirous to buy either of the said Horses, may enquire of Francis Thompson, in B[?]ldershaw Lane, in the Township of Westauckland, and County of Durham

 

Reel 35

 

(Newcastle Journal 1744-1748)

 

1744

 

Saturday, March 17, 1744.                        No 258

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Nunriding, near Morpeth, in Northumberland, at half a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

A Strong beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, 14 Hands and a half high, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He lately belong’d to the Rt Hon. the Earl of Darby, and is well known at Newmarket, York, and Lincoln, by the Name of TICKLE PITCHER, and has won upwards of Three Thousand Guineas.  His Sire was out of a Snake Mare, and got by Lord Holderness’s Turk, and himself was out of a full Sister to his Grace the Duke of Somerset’s Grey Windham.  There will be good Grass provided for Mares at a reasonable Expence.

   N B He will be shewn at Morpeth every Market-day during the Season.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At BENWELL,

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esqr’s beautiful Stone Horse, ORION, upon the same Terms, and with Grass, if desired, as advertised last Year.

   N B Such Mares as did not prove with Foal last Year, may be serv’d this Year gratis.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Bolton-Hall, near Middleham, Yorkshire,

At One Guinea a Mare, and 2 s 6 d to the Servant,

A CHESNUT HORSE, called LITTLE-JOHN, 12 Years old, clear of Spavins or Ringbones, 14 Hands, 2 Inches, and 3 Quarters high, very Strong, and goes well upon his Legs.  He was got by Partner, his Dam by Bay Bolton, his Grand-dam by Barsto [sic], his Great Grand-dam by Young Spanker, his Great Great Grand-dam by Hautboy, his Great Great Great Grand-dam by Bustler.

 

Saturday, April 28. 1744.                        No 264.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Yarm, in Yorkshire, at One Guinea a Mare,

THE famous Running Horse, call’d TRAVELLER, bred by William Osbaldiston, Esq; of Hunanby [sic], in the same County.  He is a beautiful bright Bay, full fourteen Hands and a half high, clear of all natural Blemishes, quite Master of Twelve Stone, and is now Eight Years old:  This is the first Year of his leaping.  He won Hambleton, when four Years old.  At Wakefield, Mr Waller’s Chesnut Horse, Bumper; Mr Lawson’s Bay Horse, Childers; Mr Constable’s Chesnut Horse, Cottingham; and Mr Osbaldiston’s Bay Horse, Traveller, started for 50 l. Traveller came first, the first Heat, but, upon Objection that his Rider play’d foul Play, the Gentlemen Founders judged him a distanced Horse, so would not permit him to start any more, (He would have won had he been admitted to start again.)  At Kipling-Coats, Traveller beat Mr Smith’s grey Horse, Cripple; Mr Clark’s Chesnut Gelding, Shotterel: Also in the same Year, at York, he won 50 l from Mr Scroop’s Chesnut Horse, Windsor, and Sir John Kaye’s grey Mare, Trial.  The same Year, at Lincoln, he won the Ladies Plate of 90 l Eleven Stone, from Mr Lawson’s Bay Horse, Childers; Mr Pulteney’s Black Horse, Scarborough Colt; Mr Larking’s grey Horse, Looby; and Mr Ann’s Chesnut Horse, Jack in a Box.  At New Malton, in 1742, for 50 l Twelve Stone, he beat the Duke of Perth’s Bay Gelding, Chance; Duke of Hamilton’s Roan Horse, Spectre; Mr Brewster’s Bay Horse, Aldby Masterpiece.  At the City of Oxford, the same Year, he started alone for 50 l with Twelve Stone.  This is certified by Mr Griswood London, who made a Present of him to his Sister; and is now kept at Mr Richard Rymners’s in Yarm.  He was got by Partner, his Dam by Almanzor, his Grand-dam was full Sister to Bay Bolton and Lamprey.  The above Horse was sold to Sir James Harrington, for 300 Guineas, immediately after he won at New Malton.

 

1745

 

Saturday, March 16. 1744-5.                        No 310.

To be Sold,

At Hutton-Hall, near Penrith in Cumberland,

A Beautiful Chesnut STONED HORSE, clear of all Blemishes, remarkably strong, and every where fine made.  He is eight Years old, and 15 Hands and one Inch high.  He was got by Partner, his Dam by Rufler, his Grand-dam by Mr Curwen’s Bay Barb, his Great Grand-dam by Mr Wastell’s Salt Fish Turk, his Great Great Grandam by Sellaby’s Turk, and she was own Sister to the famous Spot.  Whoever has a-mind to purchase the said Horse, may apply to Mr William Monkhouse of Penrith, or at Hutton-Hall aforesaid.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Robert Rea’s, at Harraton-Outside, in the Parish of Chester-le-Street, in the County of Durham.

To leap at One Guinea, and 1 s to Tho. Cummins, the Groom,

THE famous Stallion, call’d TRUSTY.  He was Sire to Mr Scroop’s Bay Horse, Trusty, that run the five Heats, at Durham.  He was got with Mr Hartley’s blind Horse, his Dam with Blackatop, his Grand-dam with Hautboy, his Great Grand-dam with Old Brimer, his Great Great Grand-dam with White Lowdon, and out of a Mare of Lord Falconbridge’s, called the famous Falconbridge.  The Horse is strong, and free of all Blemishes.

   N B There is good Grass for Mares, and proper Care will be taken of them.

 

Saturday, March 23. 1745.                        No 311.

At the Desire of several Noblemen and Gentlemen of this Kingdom,

THE famous BOLTON STARLING, Sire of Mr Martindale’s Starling, and Mr Greswood’s Teaser, is brought from Ireland by Mr Edward Sims, and is now at Mr Harrison’s, Post-master in Bedal, where he will stand all the Season, and to Leap at Five Guineas per Mare, Trials included, and Half a Guinea to the Groom.  As his Performances and Blood are sufficiently known, he needs no further Recommendations to the Publick.

   N B He is now as free from Blemishes as when he was foal’d.

 

Saturday, March 30. 1745.                        No 312.

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Richard Rymer’s, in Yarm,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper,

THE famous Running-horse, call’d TRAVELLER, bred by William Osbaldiston, Esq; of Hunanby [sic], in the County of York.  He is a beautiful bright Bay, full 14 hands and a half high, clear of all natural Blemishes, and quite Master of 12 Stone.  He is now nine Years old; and this is the second Year of his leaping.  He won at Hambleton when four Year old; and, at Wakefield, he started against Mr Walters’s Chesnut Horse, Bumper; Mr Lawson’s Bay Horse, Childers; Mr Constable’s Chesnut Horse, Cottingham, for 50 l and brought in the first Heat; but, upon Objection that his Rider played foul Play, the Gentlemen Founders judged him a distanced Horse; but he would have won had they permitted him to start again:  At Kipling-Coats, he beat Mr Smith’s Grey Horse, Cripple, and Mr Clark’s Chesnut Gelding, Shotterel: Also, in the same Year, at York, he won 50 l from Mr Scroop’s Chesnut Horse, Windsor, and Sir John Kaye’s Mare, Trial.  The same Year, at Lincoln, he won the Ladies Plate of 90 l eleven Stone, from Mr Lawson’s Childers; Mr Pulteney’s Black Horse, Scarborough Colt, Mr Larkin’s Grey Horse, Looby; and Mr Ann’s Chesnut Horse, Jack in a Box.  At New Malton, in the Year 1742, he won 50 l from the Duke of Perth’s Chance; Duke of Hamilton’s Roan Horse, Spectre; and Mr Brewster’s Bay Horse Aldby Master-piece, carrying 12 Stone.  He immediately after was sold to Sir James Harrington, for 300 Guineas.  And the same Year, at Oxford, he started alone for 50 l carrying 12 Stone.  This is certified by Mr Griswood of London, who made a Present of him to his Sister.  He was got by Partner, his Dam by Almanzor, and full Sister to Bay Bolton and Lamprey.

   Also at the above Mr Richard Rymer’s, there is to leap this Season, at 8 s a Mare, a strong Dark-brown Coach Horse, full 16 Hands high, well made and mark’d, and of prodigious Strength, the smell of his Hind Leg making 11 Inches in Circumference, and every way proportionable.  He was also sent down a Present by the above Mr Griswood.

 

Saturday, April 6. 1745.                        No 313.

To be Sold,

To the Best Bidder, for Ready Money,

At the House of Mr Bradley, at the Horse in Pilgrim-street, Newcastle, on the 13th inst. At Two in the Afternoon,

A Thorough bred Bay STONED HORSE, fit either for a Stallion or Hunter.  He run at Morpeth Races last with the four and five Year olds, by the Name of Chaunter.  He was bred at Angerton in the County of Northumberland, were his Pedigree may be known.  He may be seen on Friday and Saturday, the 12th and 13th of April, at the Place of Sale; and any Time before at Scranwood, near Whittingham.

 

Saturday, April 13. 1745.                        No 314.

To LEAP this Season,

At Benwell, at a Guinea the Mare, and 2 s 6 d to the Servant.

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esqr’s Bay ston’d Horse, whose Pedigree was formerly advertised at large.  The Horse is in fine Order.

   Good Grass at Half a Crown a-week, where the Mares will be carefully attended.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Nunriding, near Morpeth, in Northumberland, at half a Guinea, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

A Strong, beautiful Chesnut HORSE, 14 Hands and a half high, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He lately belonged to the Right Honourable the Earl of Darby, and is well known at New-market, York, and Lincoln, by the Name TICKLE PITCHEAR, and has won upwards of 3000 Guineas.

   His Pedigree is so well known by the most noted Breeders, that the Publick need not be troubled with the Detail of it.

   N B He will be shewn at Morpeth every Market-day during the Season.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Thomas Frankland’s at Gisbrough, in Cleveland, Yorkshire, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and 1 s to the Groom,

A Beautiful thorough bred Grey STON’D HORSE, call’d SPARK, Master of 18 Stone after any Pack of Fox Hounds, clear of all Blemishes whatever, 15 Hands two Inches high, with a very fine Fore-hand and good Back, goes well on his Legs, and perfectly sound in every respect.  He belonged to George Bowes, Esq; and was his own Hunter several Seasons, and is well known in the Bishoprick of Durham, Yorkshire, and Nottinghamshire, for his Performances.  His Pedigree is as follows: Spark was got by Mr Robinson’s Spark of Easby, his Dam was got by Mr Hartley’s blind Horse, out of a Hautboy Mare got by Trumpeter; Mr Robinson’s Spark was from one of the Duke of Montague’s Infant Mares, got by Honey come punch me; Honey come punch me was bred by Major Rookby.  Spark’s own Performances at Newmarket are sufficient to recommend him for his Blood.

   N B Proper Certificates will be produced, signed by both the Gentlemen who bred the two Horses, at any Time when asked for.

   Grass for Mares at a reasonable Price, and proper Care will be taken of them.

   Spark will be shewn at Yarm on Thursdays, and at Stoxley on Saturdays, during the greatest Part of the Season.

 

Saturday, April 20. 1745.                        No 315.

There is now in the Hands of Mr Anthony Smith, at Oulston, near Easingwold, in Yorkshire;

A Grey Horse, known by the Name of BADGER; late Mr Grisewood’s.  In 1743, he won the Prince’s Plate at Epsom; the King’s Plates at Guilsford [sic], Salisbury, and Canterbury; which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  He is a fine strong Horse, full 15 Hands and an Inch high, and free from any natural Blemish; and will cover Mares this Season at One Guinea a Mare, Leaps and Trials, and One Shilling to the Groom.  Grass for Mares.

   N B BADGER was bred by Mr Croft, and got by Partner; His Dam by Woodcock; his Grandam by Westel’s Turk; his Great Grandam by Hautboy; his Great, Great Grandam by Mr Place’s White Turk; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.  He keeps no Markets.  The above Pedigree is from Mr Croft of Barfoot.

 

Saturday, May 18. 1745.                        No 319.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Henry Grey’s, in Acklington, Northumberland,

At One Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful strong, Bay Stone Horse, called DARLING, 15 Hands high, clear of all Blemishes, and goes well on his Legs.  He was got by the Duke of Ancaster’s famous Roan’d Horse, which was got by Starling; his Dam by Ovington’s Childers, and out of Look-about’s Dam, which was out of Mr Croft’s Sweetlips of Appleton, and get [sic] by Hutton’s Coney Skins; Sweetlips was got by Selby’s Turk.

   This Horse is Brother to Marlow’s Chesnut Mare, that won the last Twenty Pounds at Newcastle, when four Years old; Fifty Pounds at Morpeth, when five; Fifty Pounds in Scotland; and beat Lord Gower’s five Year old Mare, that Year, at Newmarket, which won One Hundred Guineas over Hambleton.

     Note, a Certificate is in the Owner’s Hands.

   At the same Place is Leap’d, a strong Black Stone Horse, at Five Shillings Six-pence a Mare.

 

Saturday, June 15. 1745.                        No 323.

Newcastle Races results

 

Saturday, July 20. 1745.                        No 338.

Durham Races results

 

Saturday, October 5. 1745.                        No 339.

To be sold by Inch of Candle,

On the 8th of October inst. To begin at Two o’Clock in the Afternoon, at the House of Mr Roger Dove, of Chester le street, in the County of Durham,

THE FIVE YEAR OLD MARE, belonging to the said Mr Dove, that run at the Morpeth Races.

 

1746

 

Saturday, January 18. 1745-6.            No 354.

To be Lett,

And Enter’d upon at May Day next,

A FARM at High Angerton, belonging to the Right Honourable the Earl of Carlisle, containing nigh 300 Acres, with one fourth Part of Angerton Meadows.  There is a new Farm-house and other Conveniences built on the Premisses [sic].  The Farm is well watered, with Limestone in the Ground.  Enquire of Mr John Nowel, or of Mr Matthew Potts, at Morpeth, who will lett the same.

 

Saturday, March 15. 1745-6.                        No 362.

To LEAP this Season,

At Nunriding, near Morpeth, in the County of Northumberland, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and 1 s to the Keeper,

A Strong beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, 14 Hands and a half high, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He latterly belong’d to the Rt Hon. the Earl of Darby, and is well known at New-market, York, and Lincoln, by the Name of TICKLE PITCHER, and has won upwards of 3000 Guineas.  Or if any Person inclines to purchase the said Horse, let him apply to Mr Carr, at Nunriding aforesaid, where he is ready to be shewn; and if sold, Notice thereof shall be given I this Paper, to prevent Mares being sent thither.

 

Saturday, March 22. 1746.                        No 363.

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Richard Mascall’s, at Dalton le Dale, in the County of Durham, at 8 s a Mare,

TWO Black STONED HORSES, of the Coach Kind, late in the Possession of Nicholas Lambton, of Biddick, Esq; free from all natural Blemishes, nigh 16 Hands high, and strong in Proportion to their Height.  The Foals they have got of these four Years past, are so well approved of, that I need say no further for them in Recommendation to the Publick.  The said Horses will be at Sunderland on Fridays, and Durham on Saturdays, during the greatest Part of the Season.

   N B Grass for Mares at a reasonable Rate, and proper Care will be taken of them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper,

At Mr Richard Rymer’s in Yarme, Yorkshire,

THE famous running Horse, call’d TRAVELLER, so well known to most Gentlemen for his extraordinary Behaviour, that to repeat his Pedigree, or one Instance of his Performance, would be here needless.

   N B That this is only the third Year of his Leaping, in which Time he has had an extraordinary Number of Mares.

 

Saturday, April 12. 1746.                        No 366.

To be leap’d this Season, at Mr Henry Grey’s, in Acklington, Northumberland, at one Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful strong thoroughbred Bay Stone Horse, called DARLING.  He is 15 Hands and an Inch and half high, and but 5 Years old this Grass, and Master of any weight, clear of all Blemishes, and goes well on his Legs.  He was got by the Duke of Ancaster’s famous Roan’d Horse, which was got by Starling; his Dam by Ovington’s Childers, and out of Lookabout’s Dam, which was out of Mr Croft’s Sweetlips of Appleton, and got by Hutton’s Coney Skins. Sweetlips was got by Selby’s Turk.

   This Horse is Brother to Marlow’s Chesnut Mare that won the last 20 l at Newcastle, when 4 Years old; 50 l at Morpeth, when five; 50 l in Scotland; and beat Lord Gower’s 5 Year old Mare that Year, at New-market, which won 100 Guineas over Hambleton.

     Note, a Certificate is in the Owner’s Hands.

   He will be shewn at Morpeth and Alnwick part of this Season.  There will be good Grass and proper Care taken of Mares, to those who please to send them.

   At the same Place is leap’d, a strong black Stone Horse.  He is noted for Foles getting.  He is 8 Year old this Grass, at 5 s 6 d per Mare.

 

Saturday, April 19. 1746.                        No 367.

To LEAP this Season, at Benwell,

RObert Shafto, Esq; his Bay Stone Horse ORION, at the same Price as advertised in former Years; his Pedigree and Character being so well known, is therefore now not repeated.

     Grass for Mares at 3 s per Week.

 

THE Grey Horse STEADY, lately the Rt Hon. the Earl of Portmore’s, now in the Possession of Mr Richard March, of Bellerby, near Richmond in Yorkshire, leaps at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant.  He is one of the best bred Horses in Britain, was in high Form, now 11 Years old, 15 Hands high, Master of 16 Stone Weight, moves even in Line with airy Appearance, true moulded, and from all natural Blemishes clear.  This Steady was got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Childers; his Dam the noted Cabbage Arse Mare, that won New-Market Mares Plate, 100 Guineas, and many Matches.  Cabbage Arse was got by the Duke of Rutland’s Grey Grantham; his Dam by Lord Paget’s Turk; his Grandam was the Duke of Rutland’s Petty Mare, which beat Long Meg even Weight when four Years old, and Long Meg five, and had won Hambleton 100 Guineas.  Petty Mare was from the best sort in that Noble Duke’s Stud.  Steady won a Sweep Stake Match at New-Market, the King’s Plate at Canterbury, at Lincoln for the King’s Plate was let down in the fourth Heat, when there was five to one of his Side against Poor Robin and Sir Marmaduke Wyvill’s Volunteer.  Last Year was the first of Steady’s leaping, and his Foals, which are now drop’d, no stronger ever seen.

 

Saturday, May 3. 1746.                        No 369.

To LEAP this Season,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and half a Crown to the Keeper,

CARTOUCH, lately the Rt Hon. the Earl of Portmore’s, at Mr Richard March’s, in Bellerby near Richmond in Yorkshire.  All Sportsmen know this Horse so well, that there needs no more be said concerning him.

 

1747

 

Saturday, April 4. 1747.                        No 417.

To LEAP this Season,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper, at Mrs Rymer’s in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE famous Running Horse called TRAVELLER, so well known to most Gentlemen for his extraordinary Behaviour, that to repeat his Pedigree, or one Instance of his Performance, would be here needless.

   N B This is the fourth Year of his Leaping; in which Time he has had an extraordinary Number of fine Mares.----Grass for Mares, where proper Attendance and good Care will be taken of them.

 

Saturday, April 11. 1747.                        No 418.

To LEAP this Season,

In the Hands of Mr Anthony Smith, at Oulston, near Easingwold in Yorkshire,

A Grey Horse known by the Name of BADGER.  In 1743 he won the Prince’s Plate at Epsom, the King’s Plates at Guilford, Salisbury, and Canterbury, which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  He is a fine strong Horse, full 15 Hands high, and free from any natural Blemish, and will cover this Season at One Guinea a Leap and Trial, and One Shilling to the Man.

   Badger was bred by Mr Croft, and got by Partner, his Dam by Woodcock, his Grandam by Wastell’s Turk, his Great Grandam by Hautboy, his Great Great Grandam by Place’s white Turk, his Great Great Great Grandam by Dortsworth out of a Layton Barb Mare.

   This is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, / John Croft.

   Also to leap this Season, in the Hands of the said Mr Anthony Smith, fixed with Mr William Walker at Marton, near Stoxley Cleaveland, in Yorkshire, three Miles from Stockton upon Tees; A grey Horse, known by the Name of SPORTSMAN.  In 1744 he won the 50 l Plate at Epsom, the 50 l Plate at Beccles, the 50 l Plate at Leicester, and the Town-Plate at Newmarket.  He is a fine strong Horse, near 15 Hands high, and free from Blemish; and will cover this Season at Half a Guinea a Leap and Trial, and One Shilling the Man.

   The Sire of Sportsman was a Son of Old Careless, and bred at Kiton, the Duke of Leeds’s in Yorkshire, and out of the Wamblet Mare.  The Dam of Sportsman was named Betty-Mackrel, and got by Grey-Ramsden out of the Curvin Mare.

   Good Grass for Mares at both Places.

 

Saturday, April 25. 1747.                        No 420.

To Leap this Season,

At Mr William Parker’s at the Turk’s Head in Newcastle,

MR Trout’s famous Horse GOLIAH, which was his Grace the Duke of Bolton’s; at Two Guineas a Mare, and One Shilling the Servant.  He was got by Lord Portmore’s Old Fox; his Dame [sic] by Mr Grime’s Champion; his Grand Dame by Sir Matthew Pearson’s Blue Cap; and in his Year won seven King’s Plates.

   N B He is the Sire of Mr Hunt’s Horse Jigg; which last Season won the five Year old Plate at Durham, York and Morpeth; and Mr Vavasor’s Horse Champion, which won the five Year old Plate at Malton, the King’s 100 Guineas at York, and, the last Season, the aged Plate at West-Chester, Doncaster, York and Lincoln.  Good Grass for Mares.

 

Saturday, June 20. 1747.                        No 428.

Newcastle Races results

 

Saturday, June 27. 1747.                        No 429.

A Curious COLLECTION of WILD BEASTS,

 

1748

 

Saturday, April 2, 1748.                        No 469.

To Leap this Season,

At Dunston Bank, three Miles from Newcastle,

A Horse belonging to Mr WILLIAM PARKER, call’d SNIP, at Two Guineas a Mare, and one Shilling to the Servant.

   Snip was bred by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by flying Childers, his Dam by Basto, his Grand-dam by Mr Pelhams’ Bay Barb, his Great Grand-dam by Spot, out of Wintner’s Mare.

   Snip is full Brother to Blacklegs and Second, his Dam is the Dam of the famous old Crab and Bay Mottle, and full Sister to the Duke of Devonshire’s little Scar; his Grand-dam was the Dam of Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

   Good Grass for Mares.

 

To Leap this Season,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper,

At Mrs Rymer’s, in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE beautiful bay running Horse, call’d TRAVELLER, (late Mr Griswood’s) so well known to most Gentlemen for his Extraordinary Behaviour, that to repeat his Pedigree, or any Instance of his Performance, would be here needless.

   This is the fifth Year of his Leaping, in which Tim he has had an extraordinary Number of fine Mares.

   Grass for Mares, where a proper Attendance and good Care will be taken.

 

To LEAP this Season, at Benwell,

At a Guinea and Half a Crown,

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esqr’s bay Ston’d Horse ORION, with good Grass for Mares.

 

TO LEAP this Season,

At Mr Robert Wilkinson’s, at the Sign of the Royal oak in Leming lane, near Bedal, Yorkshire,

THE Famous Bay Horse called REGULUS, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He was bred by the late Lord Chedworth, out of a Daughter of the bald Galloway, called Grey Robinson, and got by the Godolphin Arabian, Sire of Lath, Cade, Dismal, Dormouse, Slugg, Babram, Bajazet, &c.  He is no more than nine Years old this Grass, full 15 Hands high, and of great Justness of Shape, Beauty, and Strength, and as much Master of high Weights in running as any Horse in the Kingdom. He started only for nine Prizes, and won them all, and was never beat.  The first of the said Prizes was Fifty Pounds; the other eight were all Kings Plates, One Hundred Guineas each.

   Also to Leap at the same Place, the Horse called SEDBURY, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant, as usual.  His Pedigree and Performances have been so often publish’d, that it is thought useless to repeat them.

   Good Grass for Mares at the same Place, and proper Care taken of them.

 

Saturday, April 9. 1748.                        No 470.

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Henry Grey’s at Acklngton, Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

A Beautiful strong thorough-bred bay ston’d Horse, call’d DARLING.  He is 15 hands, an Inch and a half high, and but seven Years old this Grass, and Master of any weight, clear of all Blemishes, and goes well on his Legs.  He was got by the Duke of Ancaster’s famous roan Horse, which was got by Starling, his dam by Ovington’s Childers, and out of Lookabout’s Dam, which was out of Mr Croft’s Sweetlips of Appleton, and got by Mr Hutton’s Coneyskins; Sweetlips was got by Mr Selby’s Turk.

   This Horse is Brother to Marlow’s Chesnut Mare that won the last 20 l at Newcastle, when four Years old; 50 l at Morpeth, when five; 50 l in Scotland; and beat Lord Gower’s five year old mare that Year at Newmarket, which won 100 Guineas over Hambleton.

   A Certificate is in the Owner’s hands.

   He will be shewn at Morpeth and Alnwick part of this Season.   There will be good Grass, and proper Care taken of Mares, to those who please to send them.

   His Colts, now rising two Years old, are fine and strong as ever seen.

 

Saturday, May 7. 1748.                        No 474.

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To LEAP this Season,

At North-Milford, near Tadcaster,

TWO STALLIONS, viz the noted black Horse call’d SLOE, at Five Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to

 he Servant.  Sloe was bred by Thomas Panton, Esq; He is full 14 Hands

 Inches high, goes very well upon his Legs, Master of 12 Stone, and is

 llowed by the best Judges to be as fine a Horse as any in England.

   I do certify that Sloe was got by Crab, his Dam by the Duke of De-

 onshire’s Childers, his Grand-dam by the said Duke’s Stutton [sic] Turk, called

[M]ermaid, who beat six Horses for the Walasey Stakes, his Great Grand-dam

 y Basto, his Great Great Grand-dam by Makeless, out of a full Sister to the

 amous Honey-Comb Punch, got by the Taflet Barb.  Sloe won the Fifty Gui-

 eas at Northampton, against twelve Horses, in September 1745.  In April

 ollowing he won at Newmarket the Sweepstakes Match of three hundred Gui-

 eas, and three Days after if the hundred Guineas for horses rising Six.  The

 ummer following he won the King’s Plates at Salisbury, Winchester, Canter-

 ury, Lewes, and Newmarket, and was never beat. / THO. PANTON.

   Also the famous Bay Horse call’d SECOND, at Three Guineas a Mare,

 nd Half a Crown to the Servant.

   Second was bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by the said Duke’s

Childers; his Dam by Basto, and was Dam of the above mentioned olf

Crab, Black legs, Snip, Bay Motte, &c. his Grand-dam was got by the

Curwen Bay Barb, and was the Dam of Mr Croft’s Stallion, Partner;

his Great Grand-dam by spot, his Great Great Grand-dam by the Ches-

nut white-leg’d Lowther Barb, out of the Vintner’s Mare.  Second is

 ery near fourteen hands three Inches, and a fine strong well proportioned

Horse, Master of twelve Stone, clear of all natural Blemishes, goes very

well upon his Legs, and was though by most Men to be the best Horse

 f his Year.  in April, 1737, he beat Lord Lonsdale’s Sultan a Match

   two hundred Guineas a-sdie.  In the June following he won the King’s

hundred Guineas, and the King’s hundred Guineas there in October following;

 esides several other Things too tedious to mention.

   Good Grass for Mares in early and rich Ground, and proper Care taken

 f them.

  Black legs, full Brother to Second, got Mr Panton’s 1000 l

Horse, and Mr Metcalfe’s Lady Betty.

 

 

more racing information not copied, since no pedigree  information

 

Saturday, October 8. 1748.                        No 496.

   On Monday next the Races begin at Sunderland, when the following four or five year olds are to run for 50 l viz Simon Scroop, Esqr’s Bay Gelding, Honesty, and Mr Robert Dalton’s Chesnut Horse, Batchelor.

   On Tuesday 50 l will be run for by Leonard Hartley, Esqr’s Chesnut Horse, Star, William Fenwick, Esqr’s brown Mare, Miss Tindal, Mr Oxnard’s Bay Mare, Muslin Face, and the earl of March’s Chesnut Gelding.  And

   On Wednesday 50 l by the following Hunters, viz Mr Lancelot Newby’s Bay Mare, Tripping Nancy, Mr Carter’s Bay mare Dutchess, Mr Peter Stephenson’s Chesnut Gelding, Thro’ the Wood Laddy, and Mr George Atkinson’s Bay Horse, Sparker.

 

Saturday, October 15. 1748.                        No 497.

   On Monday last the Races began at Sunderland, when Simon Scroop, Esq; his Bay Gelding Honesty, and Mr Robert Dalton’s Chesnut Horse Batchelor, started for 50 l which was won by the former.

   On Tuesday the three following started for 50 l viz Leonel Hartley, Esq; his Chesnut Horse Star, William Fenwick, Esq; his Brown Mare Miss Tindal, and Mr Oxnard’s Bay Mare Muslin Face, which was won by the latter.  And

   On Wednesday the following four started for 50 l viz Mr Lancelot Newby’s Bay Mare Tripping Nancy, Mr Carter’s Bay Mare Dutchess, Mr peter Stephenson’s Chesnut Gelding Thro’ the Wood Laddy, and Mr Geo. Atkinson’s Bay Horse Sparker. which was won by the former.

 

Saturday, October 29. 1748.                        No 499.

To be Sold,

At Harraton-Outside, in the County of Durham,

THE famous Stallion, TRUSTY, lately belonging to Mr Robert Reay, deceas’d, so well known to most Gentlemen, that to repeat his Pedigree would be needless.

   Also four Colts, rising four Years old, got by him, to be sold at the same Place.

 

Saturday, November 19. 1748.            No 502.

   York, Nov. 15.  Last Friday a Match was run on Hambleton Round Course, between two Hunters, belonging to George Bowes, Esq; and William Alanson, Esq; the best in three Heats, for 100 Guineas a Side, which was won by the latter.

 

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(Newcastle Journal 1749-1753)

 

1749

 

Saturday, March 4. 1749.                        No 517.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Richard March’s, in Bellerby, near Richmond in Yorkshire, at one Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant.

THE beautiful HORSE called SQUIRT, which was the Rt Hon. the Earl of Portmore’s.  There is no better bred Horse, and is in high Form, sound in wind and Limb, and clear of all natural Blemishes.

   Squirt was bred by William Metcalf, Esq; and got by Childers; and his dam was the said ‘Squire’s famous old Mare; which was the Dam of the Horse called Shock, his Horse Partner, the Horse called Gay, and the Earl of Portmore’s Lady Caroline and Lady Betty.

   Squirt is brother to Lady Caroline.

   Squirt’s Dam was got by Easby Snake, and out of the well-known Mare called Grey Wilks; Grey Wilks was Sister to Clumsey, that got the Earl of Portmore’s Fox.

   Squirt run at New-market for the great Stakes, and was Second to the Duke of Devonshire’s Larth, when ten run, after he beat Larth at 12 Stone Weight.

   Squirt won a Match against Lord Lonsdale, and another against the Duke of Bridgewater; also Stamford, Epsom, Salisbury, and Winchester Plates.

   The Earl run him no more.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Hands of William Bates, at Morpeth, in the County of Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and one Shilling to the Keeper,

OTHELLO.  He is beautiful and strong, Master of any Weight, free from all natural Blemishes, and 15 Hands and an Inch high.  He was bred by Cuthbert Routh, Esq; was got by Oroonoko, Son of the Middleton blind Horse; his dam was bred by Sir Ralph Milnbanks [sic], and was got by Snake a Spark; his Grand dam by the bald Galloway; his Great Grandam by the Earl of Carlisle’s Turk.  He won the King’s Plates at Nottingham, York, and Lincoln, being the first three Plates he run for; and had he not happened a Misfortune that Autumn, when [f]oiling, he would certainly have been a terrible aged Horse.  He won several aged Plates.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care, at 2 s 6 d a Week.

 

Saturday, March 11. 1749.                        No 518.

To LEAP the ensuing Season,

At Mr James Bradley’s, at the Forth, Newcastle upon Tyne, at Two Guineas, and a Shilling to the Servant, to be paid at the Stable Door,

MR Samuel Trout’s famous Horse GOLIAH, which was his Grace the Duke of Bolton’s, and won seven Kings Plates in his Year.  He was got by Lord Portmore’s Old Fox; his Dam by Mr Grime’s Old Champion; his Grand-dam by Sir Matthew Pearson’s Blue Cap.

   N B He is the Sire of Mr Hunt’s Horse Jigg, Mr Vavasour’s Horse Champion, and a great many Horses of high Form.

     Good Grass for Mares, with Care.

 

Saturday, March 25. 1749.                        No 520.

To LEAP this Season,

At Stamfordham, at one Guinea and Half a Crown a Mare, the Half Crown to be paid at the Stable Door,

WILLIAM WATSON’s brown Horse SURLY, bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart.  He is 15 hands high, and Master of any Weight.  he was got by a Son of Old Bay Bolton, his Dam by Mr Bartlet’s Childers, his Grandam was Mally in the Moss, and was got by Old Snake, his Great Grandam by Ancaster’s Turk, his Great Great Grandam by a Son of hautboy, and out of a Brimmer Mare.

   And at the same Place to be leapt this Season, at Half a Guinea and Half a Crown a Mare, the Half Crown to be paid at the Stable Door, the famous Horse CHANCE, well known for his Performances in the three Northern Counties.  He is fresh, sound, and fine, as a four year old.

   Good Grass for Mares at 2 s 6 d a Week.

 

To Leap this Season,

At Mr Henry Grey’s in Acklington, Northumberland,

At One Guinea a mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

THE beautiful strong thorough bred bay ston’d Horse, DARLING.  He is 15 hands an Inch and a half high, eight Years old this Grass, Master of any weight, clear of all Blemishes, and goes well upon his Legs.  he was got by the Duke of Ancaster’s famous roan Horse, which was got by Starling, his dam by Ovington’s Childers, and out of Lookabout’s Dam, which was out of Mr Croft’s Sweetlips of Appleton, and got by Huttons’ Coney-skins; Sweetlips was got by Selby’s Turk.

   This Horse is Brother to Marlow’s Chesnut Mare, that won the last 20 l at Newcastle when four years old, 50 l at Morpeth, when five, 50 l in Scotland, and beat Lord Gower’s five Year old Mare that Year at Newmarket, which won 100 Guineas over Hambleton.

   A Certificate is in the Owner’s Hand.

   He will be shewed at Morpeth and Alnwick this Season.  There will be good Grass, and proper Care taken of Mares to those who please to send them.

   At the same Place is to leap a strong chesnut stoned Horse, at 8 s 6 d per Mare.  He is well bred, and a good Hunter.

 

Saturday, April 1. 1749.                        No 521.

To LEAP this SEASON, at Benwell,

At a guinea, and Half a Crown,

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esq; his Bay Stone Horse ORION.  / Good Grass for Mares.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Bolton Hall near Middleham in Yorkshire, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

HIS Grace the Duke of Bolton’s Bay Stone Horse called The MOGUL.  He is upwards of Fifteen Hands and a half high, and very strong.  He was got by the Earl of Godolphin’s Arabian, his Dam by Mr Hartley’s Blind Horse, and out of Flying Whig.  He is own Brother to Baberam.

   At the same Place is leaped the Horse called LITTLE JOHN, at One Guinea, and a Shilling to the Servant.

 

Saturday, April 15. 1749.                        No 523.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper, at Mrs Rymer’s in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE famous Running Horse called TRAVELLER, so well known to most Gentlemen for his extraordinary Behaviour, that to repeat his Pedigree, or one Instance of his Performance, would be here needless.

   N B This is the fifth Year of his Leaping; in which Time he has had an extraordinary Number of fine Mares.--Grass for Mares, where proper Attendance and good Care will be taken of them.

 

Saturday, April 22. 1749.                        No 524.

TO LEAP this SEASON,

At Dunston Bank, two Miles from Newcastle,

At Two Guineas, and one Shilling to the Servant,

Mr Parker’s brown Horse SNIP.  He was got by the Duke of Devonshire’s FLYING CHILDERS, his Dam by Basto, his Grandam by Mr Pelham’s Bay Barb, his Great Grandam by Spot, out of the Vintner’s Mare.  Snip is full Brother to Black-legs, Bay Motte, Second, &c.  His Dam was the Dam of Mr Panton’s famous Old Crab, and full Sister to the Duke of Devonshire’s Little Scar; his Grandam was the Dam of Mr Croft’s Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

   Good Grass for Mares at Two Shillings Six-pence per Week.

 

Saturday, May 27. 1749.                        No 529.

To COVER this Season,

At Mr Rayne’s, at Helmington-Row, two Miles West from Bishopauckland, at Ten Shillings and Sixpence a Mare

A Beautiful, strong, high-bred BAY HORSE, called CRAZY, bred by Cuthbert Routh, Esq; His Pedigree and Performances are well known to most Sportsmen.

 

1750

 

NOTE some race information not transcribed since lacking pedigrees

 

Saturday, February 24. 1750.                        No 568.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Richard March’s, in Bellerby, near Richmond in Yorkshire, at one Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

THE beautiful HORSE, called SQUIRT, Master of 12 Stone Weight, which was the Right Honourable the Earl of Portmore’s.  There is no better bred Horse, sound of Wind and Limb, and clear of all natural Blemishes.

   Squirt was bred by William Metcalf, Esq; and got by Childers; and his Dam was the said ‘Squire’s famous old Mare; which was the Dam of that Horse called Shock, his Horse Partner, the Horse called Gay, and the Earl of Portmore’s Lady Caroline and Lady Betty.

   Squirt is Brother to Lady Caroline.

   Squirt’s Dam was got by Easby Snake, and out of the well-known Mare called Grey Wilks; Grey Wilks was Sister to Clumsey, that got the Earl of Portmore’s Fox.

   Squirt run at Newmarket for the Great Stakes, and was Second to the Duke of Devonshire’s Larth, when Ten run; after, beat Larth at 12 Stone.

   Squirt won a Match against Lord Lonsdale, and another against the Duke of Bridgewater; also Stamford, Epsom, Salisbury, and Winchester Plates.  The Earl  run him no more.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care shall be taken of them.

 

Saturday, March 3. 1750.                        No 569.

To LEAP this Season,

At Gainford, in the County of Durham, at Half a Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful CHESNUT COLT, belonging to Mr Richard Steele, full fifteen Hands high, well proportioned, good Marks, goes well upon his Legs, and clear of all natural Blemishes.  He was got by Mr Croft’s Stalion [sic], Forester, and out of the old spotted Mare belonging to the late Mr Thomas Thackray.  He’s five Years old this Grass, and covered a good Number of Mares the last Season, the most of which proved with foal.

 

Saturday, March 10. 1750.                        No 570.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Broom Houses, in the Township of East Chevington,

A Beautiful, strong, and well bred HORSE, at Twelve Shillings and Six-pence a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper; to be paid at the Stable Door.

   N B The Horse will be shewn every Wednesday, at Morpeth, and every Saturday, at Alnwick, during the Season.

 

Saturday, March 17. 1750.                        No 571.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Stamfordham, at a Guinea each mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

William Watson’s, BROWN HORSE, SURLY, bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart he was got by a Son of old bay Bolton’s, his Dam by Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grandam, was Mally in the Moss, and got by old Snake; his Great Grandam by Ancasters Turk; his Great Great Grandam by a son of Hautboy: The Turk in his Pedigree, got the famous old Chanter, and Mr Cook’s Silver Locks, and several others of high Form: Surly is Fifteen hands and Half an Inch high, fine and strong as most breed Horses in England.

   To Leap at the same Place, at Eight Shillings each mare, and one Shilling to the Keeper, a Bay Horse, Chance, he was bred by the Earl of Darby, and given to Mr William Ayerton, of Gargrave, when he was a Foal; Chance was got by a horse called Turk, of Lord Darby’s; and his Dam by Cripple commonly known by the Name of Condell Cripple, bred by the late Sir Ralph Milbanks, Bart and his Grandam by Fox-cub; which was full Brother to Squirrel: Lord Darby’s Turk was bred by Mr Curwin, of Workington; and got by Mr Pigot’s bay Barb; Chance is sound, fresh and fine as a Four Year old.

   SURLY and CHANCE will be every Wednesday, in the Season, at Mr Bartholomew Thompson’s, in Morpeth; at Edington and Whalton, every Thursday; and the other Part of the Week, at Stamfordham aforesaid: where good Grass will be provided for Mares, at Two Shillings and Sixpence per Week; and good Care and proper Attendance given,

                        By their humble Servant, / William Watson, Postmaster at Stamfordham

 

Saturday, March 24. 1750.                        No 572.

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Hands of William Bates, at Morpeth, in the County of Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and one Shilling to the Keeper.

OTHELLO.  He is beautiful and strong, Master of any Weight, free from all natural Blemishes; and fifteen Hands and one Inch high; he was bred by Cuthbert Routh, Esq; was got by Oroonoko, Son of the Middleton blind Horse; his Dam was bred by Sir Ralph Milbanks, and was got by Snake a Spark, his Grandam by the bald Galloway, his Great Grandam by the Earl of Carlisle’s Turk.  He won the King’s Plate at Nottingham, York, and Lincoln, being the first three Plates he run for; and had he not happen’d a Misfortune that Autumn, when [f]oiling, he would certainly have been a terrible aged Horse.  He won several aged Plates.  He will be shewn every Week at Alnwick.

   N B Good Grass for mares, and proper Care, at 2 s and 6 d a Week.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr James Bradley’s, near the Forth, in Newcastle upon Tyne,

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esqr’s Bay Stone Horse ORION, at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

Saturday, March 31. 1750.                        No 573.

                        March 25, 1750.

This is to give Notice,

THAT his Grace the Duke of Bolton’s Bay Stone Horse, called the MOGUL, which was advertised in this Paper to cover Mares this Season at Bolton Hall, near Middleham, is sold and gone into Ireland.

   N B His Grace the Duke of Bolton’s Horse called LITTLE JOHN, will leap Mares at Bolton Hall, near Middleham, at One Guinea, and a Shilling to the Servant, as usual.

 

 

Saturday, April 7. 1750.                        No 574.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At one Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper, at Mr William Richardson’s, in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE famous Running HORSE called TRAVELLER, so well known to most Gentlemen, that to repeat his Pedigree, or one Instance of his Performance, would be here needless.

   There will be proper Attendance, and good Grass for all Mares, that shall be sent to the above Mr Richardson’s Care.

 

Saturday, April 14. 1750.                        No 575.

To Leap this Season,

At Linton upon Ouse, seven Miles North of York, At Three Guineas and Half a Crown,

MR Hunt’s JIGG.  He was got by Bolton’s Goliah, Son of Fox; his Dam by Jigg, his Grandam by the Son of Stradling, or Lister Turk, Brother to Snake.  He is free from any Eye-sore, and Sire to his brown Colt, Jigg of Jiggs.

   His own Brother, DITTO, will leap at One Guinea and one shilling; a Horse of great Beauty in Strength, Shape, and just Actions.

     Very good Grass for Mares.

 

Saturday, May 5, 1750.                        No 576.

In the Hands of Mr Raine, at Helmington Row, in the County of Durham,

A BAY HORSE known by the Name of CRAZY.  In 1744 he won the Five Year old Plates at Beverly, Durham, York, Leicester, and Ludlow; which were the only Plates he started for that Season:  He is a very strong fine Horse, near Fifteen Hands high, goes well, and is free from any Blemish whatever; and will Cover this Season at Half a Guinea a Mare Leaps and Tryals, and One shilling the Man.  Good Grass for Mares.

   CRAZY was bred by the late Thomas Bright, Esq; and got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers; his Dam was the famous Top’s Dam, got by Mr Tarrant’s Black Barb; his Grandam a Royal Mare, sent Mr Tarrant by Mr Marshall, from Hampton Court.

     A Copy of the above Pedigree, I took from Mr Bright’s Stud-book. / Cuthbert Routh.

   It is thought that Crazy will be very lucky to Foals, most of the Mares proving with foal that were leapt by him the last Season.

 

Saturday, May 12, 1750.                        No 577.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Dunston Bank, three Miles from Newcastle,

A Horse belonging to Mr WILLIAM PARKER, call’d SNIP, at two Guineas a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant.

   Snip was bred by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by flying Childers, his Dam by Basto, his Grandam by Mr Pelham’s Bay Barb, his Great Grandam by Spot, out of Vinter’s Mare.

   Snip is full Brother to Blacklegs and Second, his Dam is the Dam of the famous old Crab and Bay Motte, and full Sister to the Duke of Devonshire’s Little Scar; his Grandam was the Dam of Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

    Good Grass for Mares.

 

To LEAP,

At East-House, near Bishop-Middleham, at 10 s 6 d a Leap, and 2 s to the Keeper,

THE beautiful, strong, and through-blood Horse, SAMPSON CRUSOE, bred by George Spearman, Esq; of Bishop Middleham.  He is out of Statira, who was bred by Thomas Lambton, Esq; late of Hardwich.  It is needless to say more in her Favour, than that she was full Sister to Juba, afterwards Cripple and gotten by my Lord Godolphin’s Horse, Roundhead, whose Dam was old Roxana, and Sire his Grace the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers.

   By Mistake in our last, a Nota bene was put to the Bottom of this Advertisement, order’d for that of the Horse CRAZY.

 

Saturday, May 19, 1750.                        No 578.

This is to give NOTICE,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, (late the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates: Likewise the King’s Plate at Litchfield, Guilford and Newmarket; will serve Mares this Season, at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and Two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwold, Yorkshire.

   Tartar is now more than seven Years old this Grass, is near 15 hands high, and free from Blemish.

                        Grass for Mares.

   N B Tartar was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milk Maid; she was got by Sir William Blacket’s Snail, out of a mare called the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen of Workington.

                 This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / Edward Leeds.

                        Likewise in the above hands,

   A Grey Horse, known by the Name of BADGER, In 1743, he won the Prince’s Plate at Epsom, the King’s Plates at Guilford, Salisbury, and Canterbury, which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  He is a fine strong Horse, full 15 Hands high, and free from any natural Blemish; he will cover this Season at One Guinea a Leap and Trial, and One shilling to the Man.

   N B Badger was bred by Mr Croft, and got by Partner; his Dam by Woodcock, Son of Merlin, Son of Bustler, Son of the Helmsley Turk; his Grandam by Wastell’s Turk; his Great Grandam by Hautboy; his Great Great Grandam by Place’s white Turk; his Great Great Great Grandam by Dotsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.

                        This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / John Croft.

                        Also to LEAP, at the same Place,

   A Grey Colt, got by Badger out of a genteel strong Hunting Mare, at Half a Guinea, and Sixpence to the Man.  He is full 15 Hands high, and able to carry 15 stone a Fox Chace.

 

Saturday, May 26, 1750.                        No 579.

To LEAP this Season,

In the Hands of Mr James Bradley, at the Forth near Newcastle upon Tyne, at a Guinea, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

A BROWN HORSE, bred by Thomas Panton, Esq; and got by his famous Horse Crab (Sire of Bustard, Lord Portmore’s Othello, Skin, the Routh Crabs and Black Eyes, Rib, Mr Leed’s Sloe, and many others of high Form); his Dam was got by old Fox; his Grandam by Flying Childers, out of a full sister to the famous Honey Comb Punch, Son of the Taflet Barb.  The Money to be paid at the Stable Door.

   Good Grass for Mares and proper Care.

 

1751

 

Saturday, March 16. 1751.            No 623.

To LEAP this Season,

At Brampton, near Carlisle, in Cumberland, at Half a Guinea a Mare,

A HORSE, known by the Name of BAY CHILDERS, bred by Lord Lonsale [sic], full 14 Hands and a half high, clear of all natural Blemishes.  He was got by Lord Lonsdale’s Bay Arabian, out of a Bay Mare got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Childers, out of Smiling Kate, which was got by Lord Winchelsea’s Arabian; her Dam by Basto, and her Dam by Makeless, out of a full Sister to Honey-Cum-Punch.  Proper Care will be taken of all Mares, with good Grass at 2 s 6 d per Week.  This is a true Pedigree. / W Armitage.

 

Saturday, April 6. 1751.            No 626.

To LEAP this SEASON

At Stamfordham and the following Places, at One Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

William Watson’s Brown Horse SURLY.  He was bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart. and got by a Son of old Bay Bolton; his Dam by Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grandam was Molly in the Moss, and got by old Snake; his Great Grandma by Ancaster’s Turk; his Great Great Grandam by a Son of Hautboy, and out of a Brimmer Mare.  Surly is upwards of fifteen hands high, strong, fresh, and fine.

   Also to leap at the same Places, at Half a Guinea a mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper, a bright bay Horse named CHANCE.  He was bred by the Earl of Derby, and got by a Horse called Turk, and his Dam by Cripple, commonly known by the Name of Condel Cripple, bred by the late Sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. and his Grandam by Fox-Cub, which was full Brother to Squirrel.  Lord Darby’s Turk was bred by Mr Curwin of Workington, and got by Mr Piggot’s bay Barb.  Chance is sound, fresh, and fine, as any Four Year old.

   SURLY and CHANCE will be at Mr Thompson’s at Morpeth on the 10th and 11th inst. and got from thence to Felton on Friday, and so on to Alnwick that Night, stay there Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and come to Stamfordham on Tuesday, and stay there till the Wednesday 7-night following, and so to continue for the Season once every Fortnight at Morpeth, Felton, and Alnwick, as before mentioned, and the other Part of the Time at Stamfordham, where good Grass will be provided for Mares, at Two Shillings and Sixpence per Week.

 

There is now at Charles Dawson’s, at Ripon, under the Care of Mr Hassell,

THE noted grey Horse called TORISMOND.  He will cover at Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He is very healthful, and in good Order, and clear of all natural Blemishes, is very near 14 Hands 3 Inches high, goes well upon his Legs, and Master of 12 Stone, and is allowed, by Judges, to be as handsome a Horse as ever was foaled.  Torismond, in 1743, then Four Years old, won a 50 l Prize at Morpeth; soon after that was sold to Mr Martindale, in whose Possession he won the 50 l Prizes at Epsom, Warwick, Huntingdon, Winchester, Leicester, and Newmarket, and at the last P... [corner torn off]

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   Torrismond was bred by Mr Crofts, of B...

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            Good Grass for Mares, and ...

   N B Torismond’s Sire and Grandsire ...

 

Saturday, April 13. 1751.            No 627.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Theakstone, near Bedal, in Yorkshire, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant,

The noted grey HORSE called RIBBAT: He was bred by sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. and got by Mr Panton’s old Crab; his Dam was the noted Mare called Doll (she was got by Lord Darcy’s Woodcock) his Grandam by a True Barb (she was called the Moonah Mare, being brought over in the same Manner as the Royal African her Brother, and both foaled at Hampton Court).  Rib is full fifteen hands high, a Horse of great Strength, and allowed by all Judges to be as fine a Horse as any in England.

                        Also to Leap at the same Place,

   The Horse called Sedbury, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a crown the servant, as usual.  His Pedigree and Performances have been so often published, ‘tis thought needless to repeat them.

                        Likewise to Leap at the same Place,

   The Horse called Regulus, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  His Pedigree and Performances have been so often published, ‘tis thought needless to repeat them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr William Richardson’s, in Yarm, Yorkshire, at One Guinea a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Keeper,

THE famous, high bred, running Horse TRAVELLER, so well known to all Gentlemen of the Bridle for his own extraordinary Behaviours, and the good Performances of the Horses, &c begot by him, that to speak of any other Recommendation would be unnecessary.--Grass for Mares, with proper Attendance.

   N B The Five Shillings to the Keeper must be paid at the Stable Door.

 

Saturday, April 20. 1751.            No 628.

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates, likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and Newmarket, will Serve Mares this Season, at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwood, Yorkshire.

   Tartar is no more than eight Years old this Grass, is near fifteen Hands high, and free from Blemish.  Grass for Mares.

   TARTAR was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milk-maid; she was got by Sir William Blackett’s Snail, out of a Mare called the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen, of Workington.  This is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, Edw. Leeds.

                        Likewise in the same Hands,

   A grey Horse known by the Name of BADGER.  In 1743 he won the Prince’s Plate at Epsom, the King’s Plates at Guildford, Salisbury, and Canterbury, which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  He is a fine strong Horse, full fifteen hands high, and free from any natural Blemish, and will Serve Mares this Season at one Guinea a Leap and Trial, and one Shilling the Man.

   BADGER was bred by Mr Croft, and got by partner; his Dam by Woodcock, Son of Merlin, Son of Bustler, Son of the Helmsley Turk; his Grandam by Wastell’s Turk; his Great Grandam by Hautboy; his Great Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Grandam by Dotsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare. This is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, / John Croft.

 

POND’s SPORTSMAN’s KALENDAR,

WILL be published every other Tuesday during the Sporting Season (in the Room of the Historical List of Horse-racing, by Mr John Cheny, deceased); and at the Expiration thereof reprinted in a Book, the Price of the Whole Half a Guinea a Year: Which Work shall be carried on with the greatest Correctness, and most punctual Observance in the Delivery of the Papers.  I shall take it as a particular Favour, if those Gentlemen, who intend to honour me with their Names, would be so kind as to send a Line to one of the following Places, viz the Tennis Court, in James’s Street, near the Hay-market; Mr Smith’s, at the Artillery Ground; Mr Deard’s Coffee-house, at Newmarket-meeting; Mount Coffee-house, in Grosvenor street; at the Court of Requests, Southwark; and in James’s Street, the Corner of Hart Street, Covent Garden, to / Gentlemen, your most obedient Servant, / JOHN POND.

 

Saturday, May 4. 1751.            No 630.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Theakstone, near Bedal, in Yorkshire, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant,

The noted grey HORSE called RIB: He was bred by sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. and got by Mr Panton’s old Crab; his Dam was the noted Mare called Doll (she was got by Lord Darcy’s Woodcock) his Grandam by a True Barb (she was called the Moonah Mare, being brought over in the same Manner as the Royal African her Brother, and both foaled at Hampton Court).  Rib is full fifteen hands high, a Horse of great Strength, and allowed by all Judges to be as fine a Horse as any in England.

                        Also to Leap at the same Place,

   The Horse called Sedbury, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a crown the servant, as usual.  His Pedigree and Performances have been so often published, ‘tis thought needless to repeat them.

                        Likewise to Leap at the same Place,

   The Horse called Regulus, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  His Pedigree and Performances have been so often published, ‘tis thought needless to repeat them.

   The above horse, by Mistake, was formerly advertised Ribbat.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, a Colt belonging to Mr John Stevenson, at one Guinea a Mare, and one Shilling to the Servant; the Money to be paid at the Stable Door.

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Colt, well mark’d, and goes well upon his Legs, clear of all Blemishes, very healthful, and rising five years old, full fifteen Hands high.  He was got by the duke of Bolton’s famous Goliah, who won seven King’s Plates, whose Pedigree and Performances are so well known to Sportsmen, that is needless to repeat them:  Young Goliah was out of a Royal Mare, and is very successful in getting Foals; and will be at Morpeth every Wednesday during the Season.

   N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

Saturday, May 18. 1751.            No 632.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Dunston-Bank, two Miles from Newcastle, a Horse, belonging to Mr William parker, at two Guineas a mare, and one Shilling the Servant; the Money to be paid at the Stable Door.

SNIP.  He was got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers, his Dam by Basto, his Grandam by Mr Pelham’s Bay Barb, his Great Grandam by Spot, out of the Vintner’s Mare.

   SNIP is full Brother to the Duke of Devonshire’s Black Legs and Second, his dam was full Sister to his Grace’s Scar, and Dam to the famous Mr Panton’s Old Crab, his Grandam was the Dam of Mr Croft’s Old Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

   Good Grass for Mares. / THOMAS PANTON.

 

Saturday, May 25. 1751.            No 633.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Richard March’s, in Bellerby, near Richmond, in Yorkshire,

THE famous HORSE, called STEADY, lately the Earl of Portmore’s and the Lord Londsdale’s [sic], at One Guinea a Mare.  He is 15 Hands high, Master of 18 stone Weight, a beautiful Horse, clear of all natural Blemishes.  He was got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Childers, his Dam by Duke of Rutland’s Grey Grantham, his Grandam by Lord Paget’s Turk, his Great Grandam was the Duke of Rutland’s Petty Mare, which at four Years old beat Long Meg, even Weights, that was five years old, and had won Hambleton Hundred Guineas.  Petty Mare was from the best sort in that Duke’s Studd.  This Horse won a Sweep Stakes Match at New-market, and King’s Plate a[t] Canterbury, &c.  There is no higher bred Horse in England.

            Good Grass for Mares, with proper Care.

 

From Saturday, June 1. to Saturday, June 8. 1751.            No 634.

In the Hands of Mr Rayne, at Helmington Row, in the County of Durham,

A BAY HORSE known by the Name of CRAZY.  In 1744 he won the Five year old Plates at Beverly, Durham, York, Liecester [sic], and Ludlow; which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  he is a very strong fine Horse, sound, healthy, and of a good Constitution, near 15 Hands high, goes well, and is free from any Blemish whatever, and will cover this Season at fifteen Shillings a mare, Leap and Trial, and One Shilling the Man.  Good Grass for Mares.

   CRAZY was bred by the late Thomas Bright, Esq; and got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers, his Dam was the famous Top’s Dam, got by Mr Tarrant’s Black Barb, his Grand Dam a Royal Mare, sent Mr Tarrant by Mr marshal, from Hampton Court.

   A Copy of the above pedigree I took from Mr Bright’s Stud-Book. / Cuth. Routh.

 

From Saturday, June 8. to Saturday, June 15. 1751.            No 636.

To COVER this SEASON,

In the Hands of Mr William Rogers, at Mr Bradley’s near the Forth in Newcastle upon Tyne, at a Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door,

ROBERT SHAFTO, Esqr’s Bay Horse ORION.

Also at the same Place and Price, the Brown Horse, called LOCUST; got by Crab, his dam by Fox, his Grandam by the Devonshire Childers, his Great Grandam by Makeless, out of a full Sister to Honey-Comb-Punch, Son of the Tafflet Barb.

            N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care.

 

From Saturday, June 29. to Saturday, July 6. 1751.            No 639.

To LEAP this SEASON

At Bywell, in Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant, to be paid at the Stable Door,

A beautiful HORSE, free from all Blemishes, full fifteen Hands high, and rising seven Years old, He was bred by Thomas Panton, Esq; and got by old Crab; his Dam by Childers, out of the Duke of Rutland’s famous Cabbage arsed Mare; she was got by Grantham, her Dam by the Duke of Rutland’s Paget Turk, out of a famous running Mare called Betty Percival.

   Good Grass for Mares, at half a Crown a Week.

 

From Saturday, Aug. 17. to Saturday, Aug. 24. 1751.            No 646.

York, Aug. 20.  On Thursday last the following Four-year Olds started at Hambleton, for a Subscription Purse, viz

Mr Scroop’s Bay Horse, Danby Cade, got by Cade                        1

Mr Hartley’s Grey Horse, Bashful, got by Cartouch                        2

Mr Conyer’s Brown Filly, got by Black Legs                                    3

   On Friday, for a Subscription Purse, by Five-year olds,

Mr Witty’s Bay Horse, Grenadier, got by Blaze                                    1

Lord Portmore’s Grey Horse, Skim, got by Starling                        2

   On Saturday for his Majesty’s Hundred Guineas, the Mares came in thus:

Sir Robert Eden’s Chesnut Mare, got by Sedbury                                                1

Sir William Midleton’s Bay Mare, got by his own Stallion, Son of Bay Bolton            2

Mr Tilly’s Chesnut Mare, got by Hutton’s Spot                                                3

Mr Leed’s Bay Mare, got by Starling                                                            4

Lord Gower’s Bay mare, got by his own Stallion Son of Godolphin’s Arabian            5

Mr Nelson’s Bay Mare                                                                        6

Mr Leach’s Bay Mare                                                                        7

Mr Pierse’s Bay Mare                                                                        8

Mr Osbaldiston’s Grey Mare                                                                        9

Mr Freeman’s Bay Mare                                                                        10

   Yesterday, for his Majesty’s Hundred Guineas, Sir William Middleton’s Bay Horse, Thwackum, Son [sic] of Bay Bolton, walk’d over the Course.  Mr Pulleyn’s Brown Horse, Venture, was entered, but drawn, so that no Horse started against him.

   The following Horses are entered for the Remainder of this Week’s Sport.

   This Day, (Tuesday) for 50 l by Horses &c carrying 10 st only Mr Routh’s Bay horse, Looby, is entered.

   To-morrow, for a Subscription Purse, by Five-year Olds carrying 10 st Weight, one Heat.

Lord Portmore’s Grey Horse, Skim.

Mr Witty’s Bay horse, Captain.

Mr Hutton’s Chesnut Horse, Stripling.

   On Thursday, for 50 l by Six year Olds, carrying 10 st.

Mr Hunt’s Chesnut Horse, Jig of Jigs.

Mr Pulleyn’s Brown Horse, Venture.

   On Friday a Subscription Purse, by Four-year Olds, carrying 9 st weight, Two-Mile Heats.

Mr Fenwick’s Chesnut Colt, Bywell Tom.

Capt. Shaftoe’s Grey Horse, Young Badger.

Mr Hunt’s Brown Colt, Spanker.

Mr Scroop’s Bay Horse, Danby Cade.

 

From Saturday, Sept. 7. to Saturday, Sept. 14. 1751.            No 649.

WAKEFIELD RACES.

   On Monday the 2d of September, 50 l by five, six years old, and aged Horses, &c five year Olds carrying nine Stone, six year Olds ten Stone, and aged Horses ten Stone eleven Pounds.

Mr Nadyn’s Chesnut Gelding, White Stockings, aged, got by Saucebox, a Son of Jig            1 3 1

Sir John Lister Kaye’s Gray mare, Ring Tale, five Years old, got by Starling                        3 1 3

Mr Hall’s Bay Horse Driver, five years old, got by Goliah                                                2 4 2

Col. Honeywood’s Black Mare, Kitty, six Years old, got by Black Tom                                    4 2 dis

   On Wednesday the 4th, 50 l by four and five Years old Horses, &c four Year Olds carrying nine Stone, and five Year Olds ten Stone,

Mr Duncombe’s Bay Horse, Cartouch, five Years old, got by Cartouch                        1 3 1

Mr Robinson’s Chesnut Mare, Mop, five Years old, got by Goliah                                    2 1 2

Mr Law’s Grey horse, Blue Bonnet, four Years old, got by Badger                                    4 2 dis

Mr Wight’s Bay Horse, Three Legs, five Years old, got by Blaze                                    3 4 dis

 

1752

 

From Saturday, February 8. to Saturday, February 15. 1752.            No 671

In the Press,

And speedily will be published,

THE
SPORTING CALENDAR,

CONTAINING,

   A distinct Account of what Plates and Matches were run for lat Year; a customary Form of an Article for making a Match; a Table, shewing what Weight Horses are to carry for the Give and Take Plates, and of what Matches have been run at Newmarket from the Year 1718 to the present Time, with several customary Rules observed in Horse-racing.

   The first Number for this Year will be publish’d immediately after Newmarket Meeting.  Those Gentlemen who intend to honour it with their Subscription, are desired to send their Names to Mr William Parker, at Newcastle, or to Mr Pond, in James’s Street, Covent Garden, London.

 

From Saturday, February 29. to Saturday, March 7. 1752.                        No 674

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr William Richardson’s, in Yarm, Yorkshire, at One Guinea a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Keeper,

THE famous, high bred, running Horse TRAVELLER, [so well] known to the Gentlemen of the Bridle for his own extraordinary Behaviours, and the good Performances of the Horses, &c begot by him, that to speak of any other Recommentation [sic] would be unnecessary.--Grass for Mares, with proper Attendance.

   N B The Five Shillings to the Keeper must be paid at the Stable Door.

 

To LEAP the ensuing Season,

At Mr Henry Bateman’s, at Lowther, in Westmoreland, at Half a Guinea a mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

THE noted Grey Horse called SPIDER, bred by the late Lord Lonsdale, and got by his Lordship’s Bay Arabian; his Dam was got by Coney Skins, out of one of his Lordship’s Royal Mares; his Grandam was got by Bierley Turk, out of one of his Lordship’s own Mares.  He won, when four years old, 800 l Stakes and a 300 l Match in one Month at Newmarket.  He is very healthful, in good Order, and free from all Blemishes.

   > Good Grass for mares, and proper Care there taken of them.

 

From Saturday, March 7. to Saturday, March 14. 1752.            No 675

To LEAP this Season,

At John Ward’s, in Framwellgate, Durham, at Half a Guinea each Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper,

A Fine Chesnut HORSE, six Years old, f[ull] fourteen Hands three Inches high, fit to carry fifteen Stone a F[ox] Chace, and free from Blemishes.  He is allowed by Judges, to be as f[ine] a Horse as any that has been shewn in this Country.  he was bred by L[ord?] Gore, and got by a Son of the Godolphin Arabian, Brother to Bajaz[et,] Babram, Regulus, and Slug; his Dam was got by Son of old Partn[er,] exceeding well bred.  She was put to the Stud untry’d.

   Good Grass for mares, and proper Care taken.

 

From Saturday, March 14. to Saturday, March 21. 1752.            No 676

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Penrith, in Cumberland, at half a Guinea a Mare, in the hands of John Weightman and Edward Todd.

A Beautiful strong Bay Running Horse call’d JUBA, bred by the late Lord Lonsdale.  He was got by his Lordship’s Bay Arabian, out of a Mare got by Jig, and Jig was got by the Byerly Turk.  He is free from all natural Blemishes, and is upwards of 15 Hands high, and won the Wallacy Stakes, at Newmarket, when he was five years old; he was lamed, by Accident, which prevented his running afterwards.

   Good Grass will be provided for Mares, at Two Shillings a Week.

 

From Saturday, March 21. to Saturday, March 28. 1752.            No 677

To LEAP the ensuing Season,

At Stamfordham and the undermentioned Places, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

William Watson’s brown Horse, SURLY.  He was bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart. and got by a Son of Old Bay Bolton; Surly’s Dam was got by Mr Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grand Dam was Molly in the Moss, and got by Old Snake; his Great Grand Dam by Acaster’s Turk; his Great Great Grand Dam by a Son of Hautboy’s, and out of a Brimmer Mare.

                        Also to Leap at the same Places,

     At Half a Guinea a mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

   A bright Bay, call’d CHANCE.  He was got by a Horse of Lord Derby’s, call’d Turk; his Dam by Cripple, commonly known by the Name of Condall Cripple, and bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. and his Grand Dam was got by Fox Cub, which was full Brother to Squirrel.

   Surly and Chance will be at Mr Thompson’s, at Morpeth, on Wednesday the first of April, at Felton the Friday Morning following, at Alnwick the same Night and on Saturday, and so continue the same Rout as above every Fortnight during the Season, and the other Part of the Time at Stamfordham; where good Grass will be provided for Mares, and proper Attendance.

   The Shilling isi to be paid at the Stable Door to the Keeper.

   *** Surly and Chance are both healthful and in fine Order as any Horses that will be shewn this Year.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Closehouse, near Wallington, Northumberland, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door,

A Beautiful Bay COLT, rising four Years old.  He was got by Sedbury, out of a Chesnut Mare got by a Mountain Barb, given to the Duke of Bolton by Sir Charles Wager; her Dam by Mr Pullen’s Arabian, and out of Old Spanker.

 

From Saturday, April 4. to Saturday, April 11. 1752.            No 679

To COVER this Season,

At Mr Bradley’s, near the Forth, in Newcastle upon Tyne, at a Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

LOCUST, got by Crab, his Dam by Fox, his Grand Dam by Childers, his Great Grand Dam by Makeless, out of a full Sister to the famous Honey Comb Punch, Son of the Taflet Barb.

 

From Saturday, April 18. to Saturday, April 25. 1752.            No 681

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Adderston, near Belford, in Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant, to be paid at the Stable Door,

A Beautiful HORSE, call’d ALLWORTHY, free from all Blemishes, near fifteen Hands high, and rising eight Years old.  He was bred by Thomas Panton, Esq; and got by old Crab; his Dam by Childers, out of the Duke of Rutland’s famous Cabbage arsed mare; she was got by Grantham, her Dam by the duke of Rutland’s Paget Turk, out of a famous running Mare called Betty Percival.

   Good Grass for Mares, at half a Crown a Week.

 

From Saturday, April 25. to Saturday, May 2. 1752.            No 682

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Constable Burton, near Richmond, in Yorkshire,

A SON of the Lord GODOLPHIN’s ARABIAN, at Two Guineas a Mare, Ready Money.

 

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse, TARTAR, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates, likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and Newmarket, will serve Mares this Season, at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwold, Yorkshire.

   Tartar is no more than nine Years old this Grass, is near fifteen Hands high, and free from Blemishes.

                        GRASS for MARES.

   Tartar was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milk-Maid; she was got by Sir William Blackett’s snail, out of a mare call’d the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen of Workington.

                        This is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, / Edward Leeds

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Wylam,

The famous Horse CUMBERLAND, belonging to William Fenwick, Esq; at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant; as to his Breed and Performances, they are so well known, there is no Occasion to mention them here.

 

From Saturday, May 2. to Saturday, May 9. 1752.                        No 683

Mr BROWN’s ARABIAN HORSE,

Is to serve Mares this Season, at Mr John Green’s, just beside Bedal, in Yorkshire, at Five Guineas a Mare, and a Crown to the Groom.

HIS Shape, Size, and Bone, are referred to Judges to satisfy themselves therein.  He was landed at Gibraltar from Africk in April 1750, thence carried to London in May following, and thence to Ireland in July after.  The Proof of his Blood and Kind depends not upon the Authority of Merchants, Factors, or this or that private Man, but upon the Imperial Records of Morocco, well attested by a British Consul; whereof printed Copies have been transmitted to many Places, and may be had from the Groom, who can also produce a credible Certificate of the high Esteem in which this Horse was held in Africk, and of the great Danger incurred from the Mahometan Natives to the Christian Agent and Ships Crew, for attempting to take him from that Country, notwithstanding the Permission granted by that Emperor; without which it is no less than High Treason, t o export any Horse or mare of this Royal Arabian Sheriff Breed.

 

From Saturday, May 9. to Saturday, May 16. 1752.            No 684

To COVER this SEASON,

At Dunston Bank, two Miles from Newcastle, belonging to Mr William Parker, at Two Guineas a mare, and One Shilling the Servant,

A Beautiful Horse call’d SNIP.  He was got by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers; his Dam by Basto; his Grand Dam by Mr Pelham’s Bay Barb; his Great Grand Dam by Spot, out of the Vintners famous Mare.  Snip is full Brother to Black Legs, and Second; his Dam was the Dam of Mr Panton’s Old Crab, and full Sister to the Duke of Devonshire’s little Scar; his Grand Dam was the Dam of Mr Croft’s Old Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

                        Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday, May 30. to Saturday, June 6. 1752.            No 687

At Mr Rayne’s, at Helmington Row, in the County of Durham,

A Bay Horse, known by the Name of CRAZY.  In 1744 he won the Five Year old Plates at Beverly, Durham, York, Leicester, and Ludlow; which were the only Plates he started for that Season.  he is a very strong fine Horse, sound, healthy, and of a good Constitution, near 15 Hands high, goes well, and is free from any Blemish whatever, and will Cover this Season, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, Leap and Trial, and One Shilling the Man.

                        Good Grass for Mares.

   Crazy was bred by the late Thomas Bright, Esq; and got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers; his Dam was the famous Top’s Dam, got by Mr Tarrant’s Black Barb; his Grand Dam, a Royal Mare, sent Mr Tarrant by Mr Marshall, from Hampton Court.

   A Copy of the above Pedigree I took from Mr Bright’s Stud Book. / Cuthbert Routh.

 

From Saturday, June 6. to Saturday, June 13. 1752.            No 688

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door,

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Horse, belonging to Mr Nicholas Walton of Farnacres, full 15 Hands high, strong, well marked, and goes well upon his Legs; he is clear of all Blemishes, very healthful, and rising six Years old.  He was got by the Duke of Bolton’s famous Goliah, who won seven King’s Plates, and whose Pedigree and Performances are so well known to Sportsmen, that it is needless to repeat them.  Young Goliah was out of a Royal Mare, is very successful in getting Foals, and will be at Morpeth every Wednesday during the Season.

   Good Grass for mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, Nov. 18. to Saturday, Nov. 25. 1752.            No 710

To be Sold,

At Picktree nigh Chester-le-street,

A Beautiful, large, and strong STONE COLT, of the Race Tribe.  He is gone three Years old last Grass, is already broke, and fit for training.  Enquire of Mr William Heppel, at Picktree aforesaid.

 

1753

 

From Saturday, February 17. to Saturday, February 24. 1753.            No 723.

This is to give Notice,

THAT the HOUSE and STABLES at Hunwick-edge, lately kept by Henry Todd, deceased, are now kept by Myles Thistlehwait, who was brought up in Mr Routh’s Stables, under the Direction or Mr Thomas Jackson, and since Groom to Sir Henry Harper, and will be much obliged to those that will favour him with keeping their Race Horses, &c who may depend upon good usage and proper Care taken of them.

   All Persons indebted to Henry Todd, deceased, are desired to pay their Debts to Mr Thomas Perkins, at Bishop Auckland; also, those to whom the said Henry Todd are indebted, to give Account of their Demands to the said Mr Thomas Perkins.

 

From Saturday, March 17. to Saturday, March 24. 1753.            No 727.

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Possession of Mr Lawrence Richardson in Darlington, at Sixteen Shillings a Mare,

THE noted Horse called BLACK LEGS.  Black Legs was bred by the Duke of Somerset; he was got by the Hampton Court Childers, out of a Brood mare of his Grace’s, which was call’d the Cullen Mare:  The Hampton-Court Childers was bred by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by Childers; the Dam of the Hampton-Court Childers was call’d Duchess; she was got by the Newcastle Turk, her Grand Dam was got by the Wastel Turk; her Great Grand Dam by the Darcy Black Legs, her Great Great Grand Dam was called Old Royal: she was out of a Darcy Royal Mare, and the Darcy White Turk.

   Black Legs won the Hundred Guineas at Newmarket, four Fifties, and the Town’s Plate at Salisbury.

 

From Saturday, March 24. to Saturday, March 31. 1753.            No 728.

To be Sold,

A Beautiful, strong, STONE COLT, five Years old this Grass, never had a Mare, is fifteen hands high, able to carry any weight, very promising for a sporting Horse.  He was got by Badger out of a Childers Mare.  Whoever is inclined to buy the same, may apply to Mr Robert Turner, of Stockton upon Tees.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Possession of Mr John Railton, of Town-foot, at Brampton, near Carlisle, at One Guinea a Mare,

A Horse known by the Name of BAY CHILDERS, bred by Lord Londsdale, and got by his Lordship’s Bay Arabian, out of a bay Mare got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Childers, out of Smiling Kate, which was got by Lord Winchelsea’s Arabian; her Dam by Basto; and her Dam by Makeless, out of a full Sister to Honey-co9mepPunch, Son to the Taflet Barb.  Good Grass for mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Weatherby, in Yorkshire,

Mr Cotesworth’s Chesnut Horse, YOUNG TRAVELLER, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He was got by Old Traveller; his Dam by Bartlet Childers, full Brother to Flying Childers, generally said to have been lately sold for about Five Hundred Guineas; his Grandam was Mr Durham’s grey mare, which won the Royal Plate at Hambleton, when twenty-two started; she was got by a Son of the Bald Galloway; his Great Grandam, by a foreign Horse of Sir Thomas Gascoign’s; she was the Dam of Daffodil.

   Young Traveller won the 50 l Plate, for four Year olds, at Stockton, when fifteen started; the following Year the Gold Cup at West Chester, the 50 l Plate at Durham, the Royal Plate at Leith, the 40 l Plate at Morpeth, and the Subscription Plate of One Hundred and Twenty Guineas at Newmarket; last Year the Royal Plates at Lewes, Canterbury, and Newmarket.  He is full fifteen Hands high, free from all Blemishes, and perfectly sound.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Keeper, at Mr William Richardson’s in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE high bred running Horse, OLD TRAVELLER.  The Five Shillings is to be paid at the Stable Door.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, March 31. to Saturday, April 7. 1753.            No 729.

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates: Likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and New-market, will serve Mares this Season at Two guineas a Leap and Trial, and Two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston near Easingwold, Yorkshire.

   Tartar is no more than ten Years old this Grass, is near fifteen hands high, and free from Blemish.  Grass for Mares.

   Tartar was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milk Maid; she was got by Sir William Blackett’s Snail, out of a mare called the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen of Workington.--This is a true pedigree, / As Witness my Hand, Edward Leeds.

 

To COVER this SEASON,

At Mr Thomas Gowland’s, at Witton-le-Wear, near Bishop-Auckland, at Ten Shillings and Six-pence a Mare,

A BAY HORSE, rising six Years old.  He was got by a Son of Old Swallow; his Dam by Basto; his Grand Dam by the Curven Spot; his Great Grand Dam by the Bald Galloway. [looks an improbably sequence of sires]

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Stamfordham and the undermentioned Places, at One Guinea each mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

William Watson’s Brown Horse, SURLY, he was bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart. and got by a Son of Old Bay Bolton.  Surly’s Dam was got by Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grand Dam was Molly in the Moss, and got by Old Snake; his Great Grand Dam by Acaster’s Turk; his Great Great Grand Dam by a Son of Hautboy, and out of a Mare got by Brimmer.  The Turk, in this Pedigree, got the famous old Chanter, and the Dam of Mr Cook’s Silver Locks, and several more of high Form.

   Also to Leap at the same Places, at Half a Guinea each mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

   A Bay Horse, called CHANCE.  He was got by a horse of Lord Derby’s, called Turk; and his Dam by Cripple, known by the Name of Condall Cripple, and bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. and his Grand Dam by Fox-Cub, which was full Brother to the famous Old Squirrel.  Lord Derby’s Turk was got by Mr Biggot’s Bay Barb.

   Surly and Chance, will be at Mr Thompson’s at Morpeth on Wednesday the 4th of April next; at Mr Hall’s at Whitley near Shields on Thursday; and at Mr Bradley’s at Newcastle on Friday Evening and on Saturday Morning, and so continue the same Rout every week during the Season; and at Stamfordham the rest of the Week, which is Saturday Evening, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, where good Grass will be provided for mares, and good Attendance.  The Shilling is to be paid at the Stable Door to the Keeper as soon as the Mares are leap’d.

   The good Satisfaction that they have given to those that have of their Breed, will recommend them to others.

 

From Saturday, April 7. to Saturday, April 14. 1753.            No 730.

To be Sold for a Stallion,

And fit to serve Mares this Season,

A Beautiful fine CHESNUT COLT, five Years old this Grass, very near 15 hands high, and extremely well mark’d, goes very well upon his Legs in walking, trotting, and galloping, and was judged to have been in very high Form as to Racing before an Accident, which lately happened to him, rendered him incapable of appearing to the first Advantage on the Turf.

   He was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and the Property of the late Cuthbert Routh, Esq; He was got by Regulus; his dam was called Coughing Polly, and got by the Barlet Childers, and out of the full Sister to the famous Thunderbolt, who was got by Counceller; Thunderbolt’s dam was got by Old Snake; his Grand Dam by Luggs, who was bred by Lord D’Arcy, and got by the White Turk, Sire of Cannon and Hautboy; his Great Grand Dam by Daville’s Old Woodcock.

   Enquire of Mr Thomas Jackson at Hambleton, where the Colt now is.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Husthwaite, near Borough-bridge, in Yorkshire,

THE famous Grey Horse, called RIB, at Three Guineas a Mare, and half a Crown the Servant.  He is the Sire of the Duke of Ancaster’s Horse, called Dizzy, that won a Match in April last at Newmarket, and he also won the Fifty Pounds for four years old at Huntington.

   Good Grass for mares, in rich land, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Theakstone, near Bedal, in Yorkshire,

THE famous Bay Horse, called REGULUS, at Eight Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant.

   Good Grass for Mares, and Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, April 21. to Saturday, April 28. 1753.            No 732.

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Hands of William Bates, at Morpeth, in the County of Northumberland, at a Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

OTHELLO.  He is beautiful and strong, Master of any weight, free from all natural Blemishes, and fifteen Hands and an Inch high.  He was bred by Cuthbert Routh, Esq; was got by Oroonoko, Son of the Middleton blind Horse; his Dam was bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, and was got by Snake a Spark; his Grandam by the bald Galloway; his Great Grandam by the Earl of Carlisle’s Turk.  He won the King’s Plate at Nottingham, York, and Lincoln, being the first three Plates he ran for; and had he not happened a Misfortune that Autumn when [s]oiling, he would certainly have been a terrible aged Horse.  He won several aged Plates.

   Likewise in the same Hands, a beautiful strong CHESNUT HORSE, as fit to get Chapman Horses as any in the Country, and able to carry any Weight, to Leap at half a Guinea, and a Shilling to the Keeper.  They will be shewn this Day at Newcastle, and continue so every fourteen Days afterwards, the same at Alnwick during the Season, and the rest of the Time at Home.

 

From Saturday, May 5. to Saturday, May 12. 1753.            No 734.

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Ralph Walton’s, at Staindrop, at One Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful strong CHESNUT COLT, rising four Years old, fourteen Hands three Inches high, Master of any Weight, goes well upon his Legs, and clear of all natural Blemishes whatsoever.  The Reason of his not being trained, is the having lost his Neck Vein by Bleeding.

   He was got by Forrester; his Dam by Crab; his Grand Dam by Fox, out of Mickleton’s Mare, which was got by Cupid, and half Sister to Mr Bathurst’s famous grey Horse, Look about ye.

     This is a true Pedigree, / Thomas Vane.

 

From Saturday, May 12. to Saturday, May 19. 1753.            No 735.

To COVER this Season,

At Mr Thomas Pickering’s, at Crook, near Bishop-auckland, at One Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

THE Chesnut Horse, called RED ROBIN: At five Years old he won 50 l at Wakefield and at Bisho0-auckland; when six he won 50 l at Nottingham.  He was got by Forester; his Dam by Partner; his Grandam by Woodcock; (which Mare was the Dam of Mr Lambton’s Miss Doe) his Great Grandam by my bay Barb; (which Mare was the Grandam of Mr Martindale’s Starling) his Great Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great Great Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great Great Great Great Grandam by a Son of Dodsworth, out of a Burton Barb Mare.

   To Cover at the same Place, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and Sixpence the Servant, a Chesnut COLT, rising four Years old, 14 hands 3 Inches high: He was got by Forester; his Dam by Bloody Buttocks; his Grandam by Greyhound; (which Mare was Grandam to Mr Meredith’s Bandy) his Great Grandam by Makeless; hid Great Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great Great Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.--These are true Pedigrees, as Witness my Hand, / John Crofts.

 

From Saturday, May 19. to Saturday, May 26. 1753.            No 736.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Newmills, near Haddington, at Two Guineas a Leap, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

A Beautiful, full-bred CHESNUT HORSE, nigh 16 Hands high.  His Pedigree is as follows.  He was bred by Mr John Crofts of Barforth, got by his Forrester, out of the Dam of Mr Martindale’s Starling; which Mare was got by Partner; her Dam by Mr Croft’s Bay Barb; her Grandam by Makeless; his Great Grandam by Brimmer; her Great, Great Grandam by a Son of Dodsworth, out of a Burton Barb Mare.  This Pedigree is sign’d by Mr Crofts, and will be shewn, if required.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Rayne’s, at Helmington-row, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling the Servant,

THE beautiful, strong, high bred horse, CRAZY.  he is allowed by the very best Judges to be the best Stallion in this County.

   When five Years old he won five Fifty Pound Plates, and was never beaten that Year.

   Crazy was bred by Thomas Bright, Esq; of Badsworth, in Yorkshire, and got by the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers, his Dam was the famous Top’s Dam, got by Mr Tarrant’s Black Barb; his Grand Dam a Royal Mare, sent Mr Tarrant by Mr Marshall, from Hampton-Court.

   A Copy of the above Pedigree I took from Mr Bright’s Stud-book. / Cuthbert Routh.

   As some Gentlemen Breeders may have forgot the pedigree of the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers, I will here remind them of it, as published by Mr Cheny, in the Year 1740.  “This surprising Horse was bred by Leonard Childers, Esq; of Yorkshire, and got by the Darley Arabian; Childers’s Dam was called Betty Leeds, being a Daughter to a Sister of Leeds, she was got by the marquis of Wharton’s Careless, commonly called Old Careless, which was got by Spanker, a Son of the Darcy Yellow Turk; Childers’s Grand Dam was got by the Leeds Arabian, Sire of Leeds; his Great Grand Dam by Spanker; his Great Great Grand Dam, which was also the Dam of Spanker, was a Natural Barb Mare.”

   Now it appears that there centers in Crazy’s Blood, that of the Leeds and Darley Arabian’s, Tarrant’s Black Barb, the Darcy Yellow Turk, and of Old Careless and Spanker.  Grass for Mares.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Middleton-Tyas, near Richmond, Yorkshire, at Two Guineas a Mare, and Two Shillings the Servant,

A Beautiful Bay Horse, called YOUNG CADE, full fifteen Hands high, rising six Years old, Master of any weight, and clear of all Blemishes.  He was got by Cade, his Dam by Partner; his Grandam by Makeless; (which Mare was the Grandam of Mr Vane’s Little Partner, which was the Dam of Mr Meredith’s Bandy) his Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.

This is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, / John Croft.

   ☞ Young Cade’s Dam, is the Dam of Torrismond, Joy, Drowsy, and Madam, and full Sister to the dam of Moletto and Dormouse.  Good Grass for mares and proper Care taken.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At One Guinea and a Half a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant, to be paid at the Stable Door,

THE famous Horse SQUIRREL, late belonging to Sir William Middleton, Bart. now in the Possession of Mr Marmaduke Forster, of Bolam White house, near Belsoe Castle.

   I do hereby certify, that Squirrel was got by a Son of Bay Bolton; his Dam by Bartlet’s Childer’s; his Grandam by Gen. Honeywood’s Arabian; and her Dam was the Dam of the two True Blues, that was bred by Mr Honeywood. / William Middleton.

   He won, when six Years old, the King’s Plates at Nottingham, York, and Lincoln; and when eight, the ladies Plate at Oxford against the famous Babram.  Squirrel is full Brother to Sir William Middleton’s Horse Thwackum and his Mare Camilla, that won the King’s Plates at New-market last April.

   ☞ Good Grass for Mares, at 2 s and 6 d per Week, with proper Attendance.

 

SNIP, a Brown Horse, belonging to Mess. Thomas Jackson and William Parker, will Cover this Season at Dunston Bank, two Miles from Newcastle, at Two Guineas a Mare, and Two Shillings and Six-pence the Servant.

   Snip was bred by his grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by his Grace’s famous Flying Childers; his Dam by Basto; his Grand Dam by Mr Pelham’s Bay Barb; his Great Grand Dam by the Curven Spot; his Great Great Grand Dam by the White Legged Lowther Barb, out of the famous Vintner Mare.

   Snip’s Dam was the Dam of Mr Panton’s famous Old Crab, Puff, Black Legs, Second, Bay Motte; and his Grand Dam was the Dam of Mr Croft’s Stallion Partner, and full Sister to the famous Mixberry.

.   ☞ Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday, May 26. to Saturday, June 2. 1753.            No 737.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Marley-Hill, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Beautiful CHESNUT HORSE, seven Years old, full fourteen hands three Inches high, well marked, sound and free from Blemishes.  He is allowed by Judges, to be as fine a Horse as any that has been shewn in this Country, walks, trots, and gallops as fair as any Horse.

   He was bred by George Bowes, Esq; out of the Dam of his Horse call’d Cato, that won the four Year old Prize at Doncaster last year, and was got by Round Head.  Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday, June 9. to Saturday, June 16. 1753.            No 739.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door,

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Horse, belonging to Mr Nicholas Walton, of Farnacres, full fifteen hands high, strong, well marked, and goes well upon his Legs: He is clear of all Blemishes, very healthful, and rising seven Years old.  He will be at Morpeth and Durham alternately during the Season.

   ☞ Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care of them.

 

From Saturday, June 16. to Saturday, June 23. 1753.            No 740.

To all BREEDERS and SPORTSMEN.

            This Day was published,

    Sold by J HILDYARD, Bookseller in York,

     In one Volume Folio, with large Margins for Remarks,

Price, in Half-binding, lettered, 2 l 12 s 6 d or 6 l 16 s curiously coloured,

A Collection of thirty-three of the most eminent high-bred Running-Horses and Mares which were or are now in being.  Taken from the Life by the late ingenious Mr Seymour, &c curiously engraved on Copper-plates; with the Names of the Breeders.  Also the exact Pedigree and Performance of each.  And as many in this Collection have run together at different Ages and Weights,  Remarks on Matters of this Sort most [sic] be both useful and amusing to all Breeders and Sportsmen in general.

   Sold by Mr Cooper, in Pater-noster-row; Mr Own, at Temple-Bar; and the Proprietor, Tho. Butler, facing St James’s Palace, in Pall-mall; where (as also a the above Mr Hildyard’s) Orders are taken in, and Subscriptions for the Breedeer’s [sic] useful Library.

   For FURNITURE is sold at the said Butler’s Shop, the above 33, or any of them, painted in Oil or water Colours, the exact Colour of each horse, &c neatly framed and glazed, from 6 s 6d to any Price, according to the Work.  Likewise all Seymour’s Horses in different Attitudes, done in the same Manner, or plain.

   Sold by Commission, any original Paintings or Drawings of Mr Seymour’s, or the Works of any other Artist in the in the Sporting Way, provided they are highly finished.

   N B he Publick is cautioned not to be imposed upon, as there is lately published three spurious Prints, viz Little Driver, Othello, and Silver Legs, and some other bad ones sine, in Imitation of the curious Sets I have published, and still continue, with the exact Pedigrees and Performances of each.  Mine are twelve inches square, and none with Pedigrees but them are authentick.

 

 

REEL 37 (Newcastle Journal 1754-1758)

 

1754

 

From Saturday January 19. to Saturday January 26. 1754.            No 770.

To be Sold, by Auction,

On Thursday the 7th of February next, at the House of Mr Robert Burdon, in Easington, between the Hours of Ten and One,

A Chesnut STONE HORSE, rising five Years old, well mark’d and strong, fourteen Hands and an Inch high, without Blemish, and leaped these two Seasons, giving general Satisfaction.  He was got by a Horse belonging to Mr Thomas Forster of Ryhope, and out of a right good Mare, got by Fa[r]field.

   Also at the same Time two Fillies, one rising two Years and the other one; both got by Crazy, and out of the same Mare, very promising for Strength and Beauty.

 

From Saturday February 9. to Saturday February 16. 1754.            No 773.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Keeper, in the Possession of Mr William Hall, at Beverley in Yorkshire,

A Strong, bright-bay HORSE, full fifteen Hands, well mark’d, free from all Blemishes, and Master of twelve Stone, the Property of Mr Christopher Jackson, Horse-rider.  He was got by Cade, and own Brother to Matchim; his Dam by Old Partner, which was full Sister to the Dams of Molotto, Dormouse, Torrismond, &c.  Her Dam, which was the Grand Dam of his honour Vane’s Mare Little partner, by Matchless; her Grand Dam by Brimmer, and out of Trumpit’s Dam, which was got by Place’s White Turk, her Dam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.

   N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

[NOTE - an ad for Young Cade in the same edition]

 

From Saturday February 23. to Saturday March 2. 1754.            No 775.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Groom, at Mr William Richardson’s in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE high-bred running Horse OLD TRAVELLER.

Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

   N B The Five Shillings to the Groom is paid at the Stable Door.

 

From Saturday March 9. to Saturday March 16. 1754.            No 777.

To LEAP this Season,

At Newmilns, near Haddington, at Two Guineas a Leap, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

A Beautiful full-bred CHESNUT HORSE, near 16 Hands high.  His Pedigree is as follows.  He was bred by John Crofts of Barforth; got by his Forrester, out of the Dam of Mr Martindale’s Starling; which Mare was got by Partner; her Dam by Mr Croft’s Bay Barb; her Grandam by Makeless; her Great Grandam by Brimmer; her Great, Great Grandam by a Son of Dodsworth, out of a Burton Barb mare.  This Pedigree is signed by Mr Crofts, and will be shewn if required.

   Good Grass for Mares at Sixpence a Night.

 

From Saturday March 16. to Saturday March 23. 1754.            No 778.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Richard march’s in Bellerby, near Richmond, in Yorkshire, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Beautiful Horse call’d STEADY: He was bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by his famous Childers; his Dam by Grantum [sic]; his Grandam by the Duke of Rutland’s Paggat [sic] Turk; his Great Grandam was the Duke of Rutland’s Mare, call’d Betty Percival.  He is Master of eighteen Stone Weight, clear of all Blemishes, fifteen Hands high, deals his Legs justly and true.  He won a sweep-stakes Match at Newmarket of One Thousand Guineas, and a King’s Plate at Canterbury, &c.

   N B This Horse Steady, is leaped upon so easy Terms for the publick Good, &c.  All Mares not with Foal pay nothing.  Witness my Hand, / Rich. March.

 

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates: Likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and Newmarket, will serve Mares this Season, at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwold, Yorkshire.

   Tartar is no more than 11 Years old this Grass, is near 15 Hands high, and free from Blemish.---Grass for Mares.

   N B Tartar was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milkmaid; she was got by Sir William Blackett’s Snail, out of a Mare called the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen of Workington.---This is a true Pedigree, / As Witness my Hand, / Edward Leeds.

 

THE Famous Bay Horse REGULUS, (now in the sold Property of Mr Martindale) will Cover this Season at Mr Thomas Hutchison’s, at Great Smeaton, near North-Allerton, Yorkshire; at Five Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant.  Regulus was got by the Lord Godolphin Arabian; his Dam was the noted Mare call’d Grey Robinson, which was got by the Bald-Galloway; his Grandam was got by Old Snake, his Great Grandam was the famous Mare, call’d Old Wilks, bred by Mr Wilks, and was got by Old Hautboy.

   N B Regulus is a Horse of great Strength, Size, and Justness of Shape, free from any natural Blemish, and a healthy and sound Constitution; and as to his Performances in Running, he only Run one Year, in which he won eight Royal Plates of 100 Guineas each, and one Plate of 50 l which was all the Times he ever started.

 

From Saturday March 30. to Saturday April 6. 1754.            No 780.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Thomas Tilley’s, at West-Grainge, near Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and Two Shillings to the Servant,

A Beautiful Chesnut Horse, known by the Name of STEADY, seven Years old this Grass, full 14 hands 3 Inches high; he is sound and free of all Blemishes, able to carry any Weight; he is full Brother to Milkmaid; he was got by Spot; his Dam by Fox; his Grandam by Cupid, which was full Sister to the famous Horse Look-about-you; his Great Grandam by Buster; his Great, Great Grandam by Mackable; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Willoughby’s Barb; and his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandam was a Filly stole by the rebellious Soldiers from Bolton Castle, Lord Scroop’s.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken.  The Two Shillings to be paid at the Stable-Door. [earlier version of this ad the same year has “Mackarel” instead of “Mackable;” also lacks “Castle” after Bolton]

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Half a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant, (or to be sold)

A Beautiful Bay HORSE, belonging to Mr William Hunnam at Monkseaton, near North-Shields, rising five Years old, clear of Blemishes.  He was got by Mr Shaftoe’s Orion, and out of a very good Mares: He will be every Wednesday Fortnight at Mr Jefferson’s, the Sign of the George in Morpeth; and every Saturday at the Fox and Lamb in Pilgrim-street, Newcastle.

 

To LEAP this SEASON, at Alnwick,

At Twelve Shillings and Six-pence a Mare,

A Bright Bay Horse, called CHANCE, lately Sir William Middleton’s, Bart. and now in the Possession of Thomas Rickaby, whose Pedigree is as follows: Chance was got by a Horse of Lord Derby’s call’d Turk; his Dam by Cripple, known by the Name of Condale Cripple, and bred by Sir Ralph Milbank, Bart. his Grandam was got by Fox Cup [sic], full Brother to Squirrel.

   N B He will be at Wooler on the Thursday, and at Berwick on the Saturday every Forthnight [sic] during the Season.

 

From Saturday April 6. to Saturday April 13. 1754.            No 781.

To LEAP this Season,

At John Stables’s at Ble[ate]rn, in the County of Cumberland, five Miles from Carlisle, and four Miles from Brampton at Half a Guinea a Mare.

A Beautiful Grey Horse, known by the Name of PILATE, nigh fourteen Hands three Inches high, well proportion’d, and goes well on his Legs, free from all natural Blemishes, and has got a Number of fine Colts.  Pilate was got by a Horse call’d Quiet Cuddy, bred by Francis Appleyard, Esq; Cuddy was got by Old Fox, and out of the Dam of Bald Charlot; Old Fox was go [sic] by Clumsy Fox, and bred by Sir Ralph Ashton; Old Fox’s Dam was out of Mr Leed’s noted Mare call’d Bay Peggy, and got by the foreign Horse Sire of Leeds; Bald Charlot’s Dam was got by Esquire Bethell’s Bay Horse, call’d Castaway, full Brother to Woodcock; the Grandam of Castaway was got [by] a Son of Brimmer’s, and out of a Darcey Royal Mare; and the Yellow Turk.  Pilate’s dam was out of Esquire Bethell’s Poor Robin’s Dam, and was got by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill’s Bell Grey Turk; her Grandam by Marwood’s Coneyskin, which Mare was second to Brockles Betty at Hamilton, and also at New-market.  Pilate, in 1745, won the Golden C[up] at West-Chester; the same Year he beat Sir Henry Harper’s Drowsey, at Beverly: Pilate, in 1745, won the Contribution Purse of 50 Guineas at West-Chester, and beat Sir William Middleton’s Chance and the Duke of Perth’s Chance, four Heat, at Give and Take, which were allowed to be the two best Give and takes in England: Pilate, the same Year, won Fifty Pounds at Stockton, and another at Morpeth. This Pedigree was given by James Millins, Esq; the late Owner of Pilate.

   N B Good Grass for Mares, at Half a Crown per Week.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Keeper, in the Possession of Mr William Wynn, at Middleton-Tyas, near Richmond in Yorkshire,

A Beautiful, Strong, Bay Horse, called YOUNG CADE, full 15 Hands high, well mark’d, free from all Blemishes, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by the famous Cade; his Dam by Old Partner; his Grandam by Makeless; (which Mare was the Grandam of Vane’s Little Partner, which is the Dam of Mr Meredith’s Bandy) his Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great Grandam by Mr Place’s White Turk; his Great, Great, Great Grandma by Dotsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / John Crofts.

   Young Cade is full Brother to Mr Fenwick’s Matchim; and his Dam is the Dam of Torrismond, Toy, Drowsey, and Madam, and full Sister to the Dam of Molotto and Dormouse.

     Good grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Ralph Walton’s at Staindrop, at One Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful CHESNUT COLT, rising five Years old, goes well upon his Legs, (Master of 14 Stone, a Fox Chace) and clear of all natural Blemishes.  He was got by Forrester, his dam by Crab; his Grandam by Fox; which Mare is the Dam of Mr Tilley’s Milkmaid and Steady. / This is a true Pedigree, / Thomas Vane.

 

From Saturday April 13. to Saturday April 20. 1754.            No 782.

The Beautiful, Strong, High-bred Horse CRAZY, will Cover Mares this Season, at Mr Rayne’s at Helmington-Row, in the County of Durham, at Sixteen Shillings a Mare.  The Money to be paid at Covering. / Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday April 20. to Saturday April 27. 1754.            No 783.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Weatherby, in Yorkshire,

MR Cotesworth’s Chesnut Horse YOUNG TRAVELLER, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He was got by Old Traveller; his Dam by Bartlet Childers, full Brother to Flying Childers, generally said to have been lately sold for about Five Hundred Guineas; his Grandam was Mr Durham’s Grey Mare, which won the Royal Plate at Hambleton, when 22 started; she was got by a Son of the Bald Galloway; his Great Grandam by a Foreign Horse of Sir Thomas Gascoign’s; he [sic] was the Dam of Daffodil.

   Young Traveller won the 50 l Plate, for Four-year Olds, at Stockton, when fifteen started; the following Year the Gold Cup at West-Chester, the 50 l Plate at Durham, the Royal Plate at Leith, the 50 l Plate at Morpeth, and the Subscription-Plate of One Hundred and Twenty Guineas at Newmarket; in 1752, the Royal Plates at Lewes, Canterbury, and Newmarket.  He is full fifteen Hands high, free from all Blemishes and perfectly sound.

   *** Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To COVER this Season,

At Barrockside, five Miles from Carlisle, in the Road to Penrith, at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Groom,

A Dark Chesnut Horse, called OLD ROCK.  He is well mark’d, free from Blemishes, and Master of any Weight: He was got by Forrester (Sire of Gustavus) his Dam by Slipby, (full Brother to the Dam of Lord Portmore’s Crab) and out of Myrrel [sic], which was the Dam of Trunion: He was three Years old last Grass, and no more; and tho’ he goes as well upon his Legs as any Horse in England, yet he was never trained for running, but kept on Purpose to breed on, and is fit to breed Horses for any Use, being suited with proper Mares.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / John Holme.

   N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

AT Wylam in Northumberland, the Horse called CUMBERLAND, (late William Fenwick’s, Esq;) the Property of John Slater, will Cover this Season at One Guinea, and One Shilling the Groom.

   Cumberland was bred by Mr Thornburgh of Leyburn, and got by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill’s Scarborough Colt; his dam by Gander; his Grandam by the blind Horse, Brother to Grantham; his Great Grandam by Mr Pullen’s Chesnut Arabian, and out of a Spanker Mare.

   N B Gander was got by Darlow’s Arabian, out of the Dam of the Rutland Creeping Molley.  The blind Horse, Brother to Grantham, got Old Sterling’s Dam, Sly, Creeper, &c.

   Cumberland’s Performances are so well known, it is needless to mention them: He is vastly successful in getting Foals, and mostly Colts of great Size and Strength.  Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday April 27. to Saturday May 4. 1754.            No 784.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At One Guinea and a Half a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant, at Henry Forster’s in Long-Angerton, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door,

THE famous Horse SQUIRREL, bred by Sir William Middleton of Belsaycastle, Bart.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care at 2 s 6 d a Week.

   N B Squirrel will be at Morpeth the first Wednesday of April; at Newcastle the second Saturday of April; and at Alnwick the third Saturday of the same Month.

 

From Saturday May 4. to Saturday May 11. 1754.                        No 785.

To COVER this SEASON,

At Mr Thomas Pickering’s at Crook, near Bishop-Auckland, at One Guinea [a] Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

THE Chesnut Horse, call’d RED ROBIN.  At five Years old he won 50 l at Wakefield, and at Bishop-auckland; when six, he won 50 l at Nottingham; he was got by Forester; his Dam by Partner; his Grandam by Woodcock; (which Mare was the Dam of Mr Lambton’s Miss Doe) his Great Grandam by my Bay Barb, (which Mare was the Grandam of Mr Martindale’s Starling; his Great, Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandam by a Son of Dodsworth, out of a Burton Barb Mare.

   To Cover at the same Place, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and Sixpence to the Servant, a Chesnut Colt rising five Years old, fourteen Hands three Inches.  He was got by Forester; his Dam by Bloody-buttock; his Grandam by Greyhound, (which Mare was Grandam to Mr Meredith’s Bandy); his Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great, Great, Great, Great, Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare. These are true Pedigrees, as witness my Hand, / John Crofts.

   Good Grass for for [sic] Mares, and proper Care taken of them at reasonable Terms.

 

WHITENOSE, a Son of the Godolphin Arabian, out of a full Sister to Blaze; and OROONOKO, got by Crab out of Slamerkin, and own Brother to Othello alias Black and all Black, will Cover this Season at Mr Mudd’s in Leming-lane, near Bedale in Yorkshire, each Horse at Five Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.

   Whitenose is 13 Years old and no more; Oroonoko 8 Years old and no more.  For both Horses above-mentioned the Money to be paid at the covering of the Mares.  Great Care is taken of good Grass for the Mars.

 

From Saturday May 18. to Saturday May 25. 1754.                        No 787.

To LEAP this Season,

At Marley-hill, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Beautiful Chesnut HORSE, full 14 Hands three Inches high, strong, well mark’d, sound, and free from Blemishes.  He is allow’d by Judges to be as fine a Horse as any that has been shewn in this Country, walks, trots, and gallops as fair as any Horse.

   He was bred by George Bowes, Esq; out of the Dam of his Horse called CATO, that won his Majesty’s Purse of 100 Guineas at Newcastle, and 100 Guineas at York for five Years old last Year, and was got by Round Head. / Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday May 25. to Saturday June 1. 1754.                        No 788.

To be SOLD, or to LEAP this Season,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

THE beautiful Chesnut Horse TRIM, rising six Years old, able to carry 12 Stone, entirely sound, and free

from Blemish, and as yet had no Mares.  He was bred by Edward Leeds, Esq; out of Coughing Polly, got by Regulus, and was lately the Property of Cuthbert Routh, Esq; For his Performance when in training, enquire of Mr Thomas Jackson.  His Pedigree is omitted on account of its Length.  Enquire of Mr Thomas Wardell,

Elemore-hall, where the Horse and Pedigree may be seen.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

Now in the Possession of Mr Lawrence Richardson, in Darlington, at One Guinea a Mare,

THE noted Horse call’d BLACK LEGS.  Black Legs was bred by the Duke of Somerset; he was got by the Hampton-Court Childers, out of a Brood Mare of his Grace’s, which was called the Cullen Mare:  The Hampton Court Childers was bred by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by Childers; the Dam of the Hampton-Court Childers was call’d Dutchess; she was got by the Newcastle Turk, her Grandam, was got by the Wastell Turk, her Great Grandam by the Darcy Black Legs, her Great, Great Grandam was call’d Old Royal; she was out of a Darcy Royal Mare, and the Darcy White Turk. Witness / William Bingham.

   Black Legs won the Hundred Guineas at New-Market, four Fifties, and the Town’s Plate at Salisbury.

   N B No Horse got more Foals the last Year, in the Number of Mares.

 

From Saturday June 8. to Saturday June 15. 1754.            No 790.

To be Sold,

At Constable-Burton, near Bedall in Yorkshire,

THE STUD of the late Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, Baronet, consisting of sixteen Brood Mares, several aged Horses, Colts and Fillies, two Horses in training at Newmarket, known by the Names of Antilope and Magnifico, the one rising eight Years old, the other rising Six; and two Colts at Leybourn in training, the one rising five, the other rising four Years old; all free from Blemishes.  Apply to Mr Janson at Leybourn, who is impowered to dispose of all the abovesaid Stud, &c also will give the Pedigrees and Certificates of their Ages.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, at One guinea a Mare, and [One] Shilling to the Servant,

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Horse, belonging to Mr Nicholas Walton of Farnacres, full fifteen Hands high, strong, well marked, and goes well upon his Legs; he is clear of all Blemishes, very healthful, and rising eight Years old.  He will be shewn at Morpeth every Wednesday during the Season, and a t Durham and Hexham occasionally. / Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday June 15. to Saturday June 22. 1754.            No 791.

TO COVER,

At Mr Todds in Kenton, near Newcastle upon Tyne, at Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Groom,

LOCUST.  He was got by Old Crab; his Dam by Fox; his Grandam by Childers; his Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great Grandam by the Taflet Barb.  Good Grass for Mares.

 

In the Hands of Mr William Rogers, at Kenton, in the County of Northumberland, about two Miles from Newcastle upon Tyne,

THE HORSE call’d SNIP, the Property of Mr Thomas Jackson, will cover Mares this Season at Two Guineas, and Half a Crown to the Groom.

   SNIP was bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and got by Childers, his Dam by Basto; she was also the Dam of the Famous Old Crab, Black Legs and Second; his Grandam by the Curwen Bay Barb; she was the Dam of Old Partner; his Great Grandam, by the Curwen Spot; his Great, Great Grandam, by the White-legg’d Lowther Barb, out of the Vinter Mare.

   N B Mr Todd will provide good Grass for Mares at Three Shillings a Week.

 

 

From Saturday July 6. to Saturday July 13. 1754.                        No 794.

To be Sold,

At Constable-Burton, near Bedale, in Yorkshire,

THE remaining Part of the STUD of the late Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, consisting of three Brood Mares, one of which was got by the Godolphin Arabian, two fillies, and three two Year old colts.  Apply to Mr Janson, at Leybourn, near Bedale.

 

Ad for 1754 Newcastle Memorandum Book does NOT mention any racing records.

 

1755

 

From Saturday February 22. to Saturday March 1. 1755.                        No 826.

To be Sold,

A Bay Stone Horse known by the Name of OROLANA; was got by Goliah.  He won in 1753 the 50 l at Stoxley; the [5]0 l at Stockton, the Stakes at Bishop-Auckland, Newcastle, and Doncaster.  Enquire at Capheaton, in Northumberland, where there is likewise to be sold, two very good HUNTERS. / [This will be no more advertised]

 

To be Sold,

A Grey STONE HORSE, about fifteen Hands, young, strong, and well made, fit for Country Service.  Enquire at Goswick, nigh Berwick.

            This will be but once more advertised.

 

From Saturday March 15. to Saturday March 22. 1755.                        No 829.

To be Sold,

At Mr David Place’s of Clints, near Richmond in Yorkshire,

A Chesnut Horse, called HONEST JOHN, rising seven Years old, whose Pedigree and Performance may be had of the said Mr Place.

 

THE Noted Horse, REGULUS, will Cover Mares this Season, at Mr Hutchinson’s in Great-Smeaton, near Northallerton, Yorkshire, at Five Guineas a Mare, and 2 s 6 d the Servant; the money to be paid when the Mares are cover’d, or before taken away.  Regulus’s Pedigree and Performances are so well known, that it is thought needless to repeat them.

   N B Regulus is the Sire of Cato, Trajan, Sir Charles Sedley’s Royal, Mr Martindale’s Mare Sappho, and the four Year old Colt, which won at Doncaster last Year, and many other winning Horses, too tedious here to mention. / Good Grass for Mares.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Keeper, at Mr Richardson’s in Yarm, Yorkshire,

THE High-bred Running Horse OLD TRAVELLER.

   N B The Five Shillings to be paid at the Stable Door.  Good Grass and hay for mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At One Guinea a Mare and Half a Crown the Servant, at Elemore, near Durham,

TRIM; he was got by Regulus, and out of Coughing Polly; he is entirely sound, without Blemish, and very lucky to Foals.  Good Grass may be had for Mares at a reasonable Price.

 

To Cover this Season,

At Mr John Mudd’s, at the Old Salutation in Leming-lane, near Bedale, in Yorkshire,

WHITENOSE, a Son of the Godolphin Arabian, out of a full Sister to Blaze, at Ten Guineas a mare, and Five Shillings the Servant, And

            At the same Place,

   OROONOKO, got by Crab, out of Slamerkin, and own Brother to Bustard, and Othello alias Black and all Black, at Five Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings the Servant.

   For both Horses the Money to be paid at Covering the Mares.

   Great Care is taken of good Grass for the Mares.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Thomas Tilley’s, at West-Grange, near Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and Two Shillings the Servant,

A Beautiful Chesnut Horse, known by the Name of STEADY.  He is full fourteen Hands three Inches high, free from all Blemishes; he is own Brother to Milkmaid and Full Moon; he was got by Spot; his Dam by Fox; his Grandam by Cupid; his Great Grandam by Bustard; his Great, Great Grandam by mackerel; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Willoughby’s Barb; and his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandam was a Filley, stole by the rebellious Soldiers from Bolton-Castle, Lord Scroop’s.  Steady’s Dam was bred by Mr Robinson of Easby, and was full Sister to the famous Horse Look-about-you.  Good Grass for Mares.  The Two Shillings to be paid at the Stable Door.

 

From Saturday March 22. to Saturday March 29. 1755.                        No 830.

Will COVER this Season, at Wetherby, in Yorkshire,

YOUNG TRAVELLER, the Property of Mr William Cotesworth, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He was got by Old Traveller, a Son of Croft’s Partner; his Dam, by Bartlet’s Childers, out of Durham’s Grey mare that won at Hambleton, when Twenty-four started; she was got by a Son of the Bald Galloway.

   Traveller won at Stockton, at four Years old, when fifteen started, two of them Royal Mars; at five he won the Gold Cup at West-Chester, 50 l at Durham, the King’s Plate at Leith, 50 l at Morpeth, and the Subscription Plate at Newmarket; being 123 l at six, the King’s Plates at Lewes, Canterbury, and Newmarket.  He is fifteen hands one Inch high, is healthful, and free from all Blemishes.  his Foals few or none can exceed in Strength and Beauty.

            Good Grass for Mares, and great Care shall be taken.

 

To COVER this Season,

At Barrockside, five Miles from Carlisle in the Road to Penrith, at One Guinea a mare, and half a Crown to the Groom,

A Dark Chesnut Horse, called OLD ROCK; He is well marked, free from all Blemishes, fourteen hands three Inches high, and Master of any weight.  He was got by Forrester, Sire of Gustavus; his Dam by Slipby, which is full Brother to the Dam of Lord Portmore’s Crab; and out of Menyl, which is the Dam of Trunion.  He was four years old last Grass, and no more; and tho’ he goes as well upon his Legs as any Horse in England, yet he was never trained for running, being kept oon Purpose to breed on; and is fit to breed Horses for any use, being suited with proper Mares.

Also, to Cover this Season, at the same Place, at Ten Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Groom,

   A Grey Horse, called YOUNG STERLING, full fifteen hands high, and Master of twelve Stone, got by Old Sterling; his Dam by Partner, and out of Bandy’s Grandam; Young Sterling’s Dam was also the Dam of Matchim, which won the five Years old Subscription at York, and Fifty Pounds at Morpeth in 1753, fifty Pounds for six Years Olds and a Free Plate of One Hundred Guineas at York, and Ninety Pounds at Lincoln in 1754, which are all the Times he started; and she was Sister to the Dam of Dormouse, which was last Year leaped at Thirty Guineas.

   Young Sterling is as fine a Horse as any in England, and was four Years old last Grass and no more.

   These are true Pedigrees, as witness my Hand, / John Holme.

     N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

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To LEAP this Season,

At Scorton, near Richmond, in Yorkshire, at Five Guineas and half a Crown each mare,

THE noted Horse BLAZE, who is the Sire of the following, viz Mr Nelson’s Black legs, who, when

Year old, won at Malton, York, Litchfield, and New-Market.--

Mr Nelson’s Grey legs, who, when five Years old, won at Li

and when six Years old, won at Derby, Chesterfield, Litchfield

Stockport.--Mr Robinson’s Sampson, who, when five Years old,

at Malton, Hambleten [sic], and the King’s Plate at Litchfield;

Year old, he won at Winchester, Salisbury, Canterbury, Lewes

Newmarket.--Mr Witty’s Grenadier, who, when five Years old

at Malton, and Hambleton; and when six Year old, at Nottingham

and the King’s Plate at Newmarket in April.--Mr Si

Blazella, that won at Hull and Chesterfield.--Mr Elsley’s Whitt

that, the last Summer, won the Four-year Olds plates at Be

Durham and Hambleton.--Mr Norris’s Harmless, that won at

and Litchfield.--Mr Bethel’s Horse, Thompson, that won at L

rough.--Mr Hardy’s Roguery, that won at Chesterfield.  And a

many more winning Horses besides what are mentioned here.  Bl

also full Brother to the Dam of Lord Portmore’s Whitenose.

            Also at the same Place,

The famous well shaped Chesnut Horse call’d JOSEPH ANDREWS, fifteen hands and an Inch high, fit to

eighteen Stone Weight a Hunting, bred by Leonard Hartley, Esq;

Richmond in Yorkshire, at one guinea, and half a Crown each mare

“He was got by Roundhead, who was out of Roxana and the D of

vonshire’s Childers.  Joseph’s Dam was got by Hipp, bred by Ch

Palham, Esq; and got by the old Bay Barb; his Grandam, by Mr Har

blind Horse; his Great Grandam was old Flying Whig, bred by L

Godolphin; she was got by the Woodstock Arabian; her dam, by

Victor’s Barb, who got the old Bald Galloway; and her Grandam,

old Grey Whynot.” / Leonard Hartley

*** In 1748 he won the Five-year Old Plate at Lincoln; in 1749, won the Six-year Old Plate at Epsom, the King’s Plate at York and the

King’s Plate at Lincoln.

   N B Mares are taken into Grass at Mrs Bentley’s, at the Black

in Scorton, where both the above Horses will be kept.  And the Money for both Horses, to be paid when the Mares are served up.

 

From Saturday March 29. to Saturday April 5. 1755.                        No 831.

To LEAP this Season, (or to be Sold)

At half a Guinea a mare, at Little-Thorp, in the parish of Easington, and County of Durham,

A Beautiful, well-built, proportionable, strong, Chesnut HORSE, full 15 Hands high, belonging to Mr Nicholas Paxton, of Little-Thorp aforesaid.  Whoever will favour him with their Mares, or intend to buy him, by applying to the said Nicholas Paxton, shall meet with the greatest Civility and good Usage.

 

To COVER,

At [...]eland in Northumberland, seven Miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, at One Guinea a Mare,

THE famous Brown Horse, called BELSAY SLOE. He was bred by Sir Wm Middleton, and got by Leeds’s celebrated Old Sloe, Sire of Mr Settlington’s Sir, Mr Ann’s Mare that won at Doncaster, Mr Duncomb’s Mare that won the great Match at York in 1752, Mr Reed’s famous Grandison, Sir Peter Lister’s Colt that won the great Sweepstakes at the same Place the Day after, Lord Rockingham’s Colt that beat Mr Haydon’s Mare in October last at Newmarket for 300 Guineas, and Mr Hunt’s Colt Farmer that won at Bedal last Season, besides many others.  Belsay Sloe’s Dam was full Sister to Squirrel, Thwack’em and Camilla.

   For Justness of Shape, Action, and Strength, he challenges all the Horses in England; and it is to be remarked that these Articles seldom all meet in the high-bred Horse.

   N B He has a Forfeit paid to him at May-day, 1754, when matched for 100 l and came to start for the four Year old Plate at Newcastle that Season; but having got mares, by leaping over a very high Wall when three Years old, he became so ungovernable, that it was in vain to attempt to shew him in the high Form he would otherwise have appeared in.  He will be at Newcastle on Saturdays, and at Morpeth on Wednesdays, during the Season.

 

From Saturday April 5. to Saturday April 12. 1755.                        No 832.

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Henry Horner’s in Middleham, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Chesnut HORSE, bred by his late Grace the Duke of Bolton; his Grace’s Mares were covered by him for four Years by past, but he is now the Property of the abovesaid Mr Henry Horner: He is near 15 Hands high, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by Sweepstakes, his Dam by Bay Bolton, his Grandam by Barstow, his Great Grandam by Old Spot, his Great Great Grandam by Spanker, his Great Great Great Grandam by Hfautboy, his Great Great Great Great Grandam by Busler.  This is a true Pedigee, as witness my Hand, / Peter Hammond.

   N B Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them on reasonable Terms.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr James Bradley’s at the Forth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

THE famous well bred Chesnut Horse RED CAP, now the Property of Mr Thomas Thwaits.  Red Cap was bred by the Duke of Devonshire, is full 15 Hands high, Master of any Weight, goes very well upon his Legs, and is allowed by Judges to be as fine a Horse as any in England; was got by Lath, full Brother to Meredith’s famous Cade, being both out of Roxana, and the Godolphin Arabian.  Red Cap’s Dam was full Sister to Flessom and Steady; she was a Grey Mare, which in October 1734, beat, in a great Match at New-Market, the Duke of Bolton’s Merry Andrew; she was got by Childers; his Grand Dam was the famous Cabage [sic] Arse Mare, bred by the Duke of Rutland, and got by Grey Grantham, Son of the Brownlow Turk; his Great Grandam by the Duke of Rutland’s Pigot Turk, and out of a famous Mare called Betty Persevill.

   Red Cap, at Winchester in 1750, was second for the King’s Hundred Guineas, beat Mr Grevill’s Noble, and run the Earl of Portmore’s Crab very near; and in the same Year won the Fifty Pounds, Weight for Age, at Northampton, beating six others; and in April 1751, won the Fifty Pounds, Weight for Age, at New-market, beating the Earl of Portmore’s Beau, and two others; after which he got a Strain in his Sinews, but is now very healthful and in fine Order.

            Good Grass for mares, and proper Care will be taken.

 

From Saturday April 12. to Saturday April 19. 1755.                        No 833.

 

entries at Bishop Auckland (no pedigrees

 

To be Sold,

At Witton-Castle, near Bishop-Auckland, in the County of Durham,

A Beautiful, well-shaped, gray, stoned HORSE, bred by the late Mr Michael Dobinton, deceas’d.  He goes well, has good Actions, cover’d Mares the last Year, and is now rising five Years old.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr John Bell’s, at Shotton, nigh Raby, at Half a Guinea a Mare,

THE Beautiful Chesnut Horse called HONEST JOHN, full 15 Hands high, goes well upon his Legs, free from all Blemishes, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by Forester; his Dam by Crab, out of the same Mare as Mr Tilly’s Milkmaid and Steady, and Sir Richard Hilton’s Full-moon.

   N B At five Year old he won the Fifty Pounds at Malton and Durham, and is now no more than rising seven.

 

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, near fifteen Hands high, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates, likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and Newmarket, will serve Mares this Season at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and Two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwold, Yorkshire.

            Good Grass for mares.

   N B Tartar was bred by Edward Leeds, and got by Mr Croft’s Partner: His Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam by [sic] Witty’s Milk-Maid; and she was got by Sir William Blacket’s Snail, out of a Mare called the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen, of Workington,

     This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / Edward Leeds.

 

From Saturday April 19. to Saturday April 26. 1755.                        No 834.

To Leap this Season,

At Marley-hill, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

A Beautiful Chesnut HORSE, full 14 Hands three Inches high, strong, well mark’d, sound, and free from Blemishes.  He is allowed by Judges to be as fine a Horse as any that has been shewn in this Country, walks, trots, and gallops as fair as any Horse.

   He was bred by George Bowes, Esq; out of the Dam of his Horse called Cato, that won five King’s Plate last Year; his Majesty’s Purse of 100 Guineas at Newcastle; and 100 Guineas at York for five Years old the Year before that, and was got by Round-head.

   N B Good Grass for mares and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday April 26. to Saturday May 3. 1755.                        No 835.

To LEAP this Season,

At Belsay, in Northumberland, now in the Possession of Robert Donkin, at One Guinea each mare, and 1 s to the Servant, to be paid at the Stable Door.

THE Brown Horse SURLY, formerly in the Occupation of the late Mr William Watson of Stamfordham.  He was bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart. and got by a Son of old Bay Bolton; Surly’s Dam was got by Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grandam was Molly in the Moss, and got by Old Snake; his Great Grandam by Acaster’s Turk; his Great, Great Grandam, by a Son of Hautboy, and out of a Mare got by Brimmer.

   Surly will be at Mr Thompson’s in Morpeth each Wednesday, and at Mr Bradley’s at Newcastle, each Saturday during the Season.  Good Grass will be provided for mares, and proper Care taken.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Mr Walton’s in Staindrop, at one Guinea a Mare,

A Beautiful and Strong CHESNUT HORSE, five Years old, fifteen Hands high, goes well upon his Legs, and Master of fifteen Stone Weight a Fox Chace.  He was got by Forester; his Dam by Crab; out of the same Mare as Mr Tilley’s Milkmaid and Steady, and Sir Richard Hilton’s Full-moon.

   N B The above Horse, is clear of all Blemishes.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Keeper, in the Possession of Mr William Winn, at Middleton-Tyas, near Richmond, in Yorkshire,

A Beautiful Strong Bay Horse, called YOUNG CADE, full fifteen Hands high, well mark’d, free from all Blemishes, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by the famous Cade; his Dam by Old Partner; his Grandam by Makeless; which Mare was the Grandam of Mr Vane’s Little Partner, which is the Dam of Mr Meredith’s Bandy; his Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / John Crofts.

   N B Young Cade is full Brother to Mr Fenwick’s matchem, and his Dam is the Dam of Torrismond, Joy, Drowsey, and Madam, and full Sister to the Dam of Moletto and Dormouse.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

   The Money is to be paid at the Stable Door, or when the Mares are taken from Grass.

 

From Saturday May 3. to Saturday May 10. 1755.                        No 836.

To COVER,

At Mr Rayne’s, at Helmington-Row, in the County of Durham,

THE Beautiful, Strong, High-bred Horse CRAZY, at One Guinea and One Shilling; the Money to be paid at Covering of the Mares, or at the taking them away.

            Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday May 10. to Saturday May 17. 1755.                        No 837.

MR WILSON’s CHESNUT ARABIAN will Cover this Season, at Mr Dun’s, at Oran, in Leaming-Lane, one Mile from Catterick, and four from Bedale and Richmond in Yorkshire, at Five Guineas a Mare, and Five Shillings to the Servant.  And at the same Place, his BAY ARABIAN will Cover, at Two Guineas a mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant; the Money for both Horses to be paid at the Time of Covering, or when the Mares are taken away.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care will be taken.

 

From Saturday May 17. to Saturday May 24. 1755.                        No 838.

At Easby, near Richmond, in Yorkshire,

THE famous Horse OLD CADE, will cover Mares this ensuing Season at Ten Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He is very healthful, and in fine Order.  Good Grass for Mares, with proper Care.  The Money to be paid at the Covering of the Mares, or at the taking them away.

Also will cover the ensuing Season, at Mr Robert Wilkinson’s, at the Roya [sic] Oak in Leeming-Lane, near Bedale, Yorkshire, at One Guinea a Mare,

   A Chesnut Horse called SLOUGH, now rising eight Years old: He is of a fine Size, Shape, and Strength, well mark’d, and goes as well on his Legs as any Horse in England.  he was got by the Easby Cade, and out of the famous Mare called the Little Hartley Mare: She was the Dam of the Earl Gower’s Tortoise, Blank, Sloe, Janus, Trimmer, and Shakespear: She was got by the Bartlet Childers, full Brother to his Grace the Duke of Devonshire’s Flying Childers; her Dam, by the Woodstock Arabian, Sire to Spider and Points; her Grandam, by the St Victor Barb, Sire to the Bald Galloway.

            The above is a true Pedigree, as Witness my Hand, / Thomas Meridith.

   The famous Horse called BANDY, will cover Mares at the Place abovementioned, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He is free from all natural Blemishes, and a Horse of fine Size and Shape as any in England, and now rising eight Years old.  When five Years old, he won the Subscription at Newmarket (in October 1752) of 260 Guineas: in April following the Five-year Olds Plate at Newmarket, the Great Subscription at York, the King’s Plates at Nottingham, Lincoln, and Newmarket: The May following he beat Lord Strange’s Sportsman, a match over Newmarket Course for Five Hundred Guineas a Side.  He was got by the Easby Cade, and out of the Hon. Mr Vane’s Mare called Little Partner: She was got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Grandam, by Greyhound; his Great Grandam, by makeless; his Great Great Grandam, by Brimmer; his Great Great Great Grandam, by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Great Grandam, by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.

   The above pedigree and Performances are true, as Witness my Hand, / Thomas Meridith.

   N B Both the above-mentioned Horses are very healthful, and in fine Order.  The Money to be paid at the Covering of the Mares, or at the aking [sic] of them away.  Good Grass for Mares, with proper Care.

 

From Saturday May 31. to Saturday June 7. 1755.                        No 840.

At WYLAM, in Nrlhumertand [sic],

THE Bay Horse, CUMBERLAND (late William Fenwick, Esqr’s now the Property of Mr John Slater) will cover Mares this Season, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Groom.

   He was bred by Mr Thornbrough of Layburn, and got by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill’s Scarbrough Colt, his Dam by Gander, his Grandam by the Blind Horse, Brother to Grantham, his Great Grandam by Mr Pullen’s Chesnut Arabian, and out of a Spanker Mare.  Cumberland’s Performances are so well known, it is needless to mention them.

   N B He will be at Mr Parker’s in Newcastle on Saturdays, and at Hexham on Tuesdays, during the Season.  Grass for Mares.

 

To COVER, this Season,

At Mr Thomas Pickering’s at Crook, near Bishop-Auckland, at One Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Servant,

A Chesnut Horse, called RED ROBIN.  At five Years old he won 50 l at Wakefield, and at Bishop-Auckland; when six, he won 50 l at Nottingham.  He was got by Forester; her [sic] Dam by Partner; his Grandam by Woodcock (which Mare was the Dam of Mr Lambton’s Miss Doe); his Great Grandam by my Bay Barb, (which Mares was the Grandam of Mr Martindale’s Sterling); his Great Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandam by a Son of Dodsworth, out of a Burton Barb Mare.

   To Cover at the same Place, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and Sixpence to the Servant, a Chesnut Colt rising five Years old, fourteen Hands three Inches.  He was got by Forester; his Dam by Bloody-buttock; his Grandam by Greyhound, (which Mare was Grandam to Mr Meredith’s Bandy); his Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great, Great, Great, Great, Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.  These are true Pedigrees, as witness my Hand, / John Croft.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them, on reasonable Terms.

 

From Saturday June 7. to Saturday June 14. 1755.                        No 841.

To LEAP this Season,

At Main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, at one Guinea a Mare, and one Shilling to the Servant,

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Horse, belonging to Mr Nicholas Walton, of Farnacres, full fifteen Hands high, strong, well mark’d, and goes well upon his Legs; he is clear of all Blemishes, very healthful, and rising nine Years old.  He will be at Hexham every Monday and Tuesday, during the Season.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday June 21. to Saturday June 28. 1755.                        No 843.

To LEAP this Season,

At Bolam White house, nigh Belsay Castle, at one Guinea and a half a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

THE famous Horse SQUIRREL, late belonging to Sir William Middleton, Bart. now in the Possession of Mr Marmaduke Forster, of Bolam White-house.  As to Squirrel’s Pedigree and Performance, they are so well known by the Gentlemen of the Bridle, that its needless to insert it.

   N B Squirrel will be at Durham on Saturday the 5th of April, and on Sturday [sic] the 19th of April, and the rest of the Season at Bolam-White-house.

   Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday June 28. to Saturday July 5. 1755.                        No 844.

To COVER this Season,

At Mr George Carr’s at Cockley, near Hexham, in Northumberland, at One Guinea a mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Brown Bay Horse, called MAGNIFICOE, rising seven Years old, clear of all natural Blemishes, goes well on his Legs, thorough Master of 12 Stone, and run with the famous Dutchess last October Meeting at New-Market for the King’s Plate, and was expected by the best Judges to run very hard; but was broke down in running the second Heat.  He was bred by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill; was got by Regulus; his dam by Young Belgrade; his Grandam by Ascough’s Blackatopp; his Great Grandam by Robinson’s Colt, Son of Rockwood; his Great, Great Grandam by Hautboy, and was own Sister to Wyndham and Crutches.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand / William I’Anson.

   Apply to the above Mr I’Anson, at Leyburn, who is empowe’d to dispose of all the abovesaid Stud.

   N B The Shilling to be paid at the Stable Door.  Good Grass and Hay for Mares, and proper Care taken of them on reasonable Terms.

 

Notice is hereby given to all Gentlemen Breeders,

THAT Mr Prance’s Grey MOUNTAIN BARB will cover Mares this Season at Mr Richard Gamble’s, near Sedbury, within three Miles of Richmond in Yorkshire, at Three Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He is allowed (by the best Judges) to be as strong and fine a Horse as ever came out of that Country.

   The Money to be paid at the Time of Covering, or when the Mares are taken away.  The authentick certificate of his being a real Mountain Barb is depositied in the Hands of Mr Gamble.

 

From Saturday July 5. to Saturday July 11. 1755.                        No 845.

To be sold to the best Bidder,

On Friday the 18th of July inst. at West-Auckland, in the County of Durham,

ALL the STUD of the late Sir Robert Eden, Bart. and the Hunters, Saddle Horses and Draught Horses; and also the  ... Keyloes, Sheep, and Lambs.  And to be let immediately, the House and gardens, together with Stables, Coach-Houses, Dog-Kennels, and other Conveniences thereto belonging.  For further Particulars, enquire of Mr Martin Dunn, of West Auckland.

   N B Part of the above Stud consists of a Mare and two Fillies out of her; one got by Traveller and the other by Rib, which Mare is own Sister to Miss Western which won Hambleton Guineas in 1751.  The Sale will begin precisely at Ten’ Clock [sic].

 

From Saturday July 12. to Saturday July 19. 1755.                        No 846.

To COVER,

At Kenton, in Northumberland, near Newcastle upon Tyne, at Two Guineas a mare, and Half a Crown the Groom,

LOCUST.

HE was got by Crab; his Dam by Fox; his Grandam by Flying Childers; his Great Grandam by Makeless; his Great, Great Grandam by the Taffolet Barb.

 

From Saturday Oct. 18. to Saturday Oct. 25. 1755.                        No 859.

To be SOLD,

At Thomas Rickaby’s, at Alnwick, Northumberland,

THE Famous Bay Horse CHANCE, lately Sir William Middleton’s, Bart. whose Pedigree and great Performances are well known to most Gentlemen of the Bridle.  He is in perfect Health, and fine Condition.

   N B George Spearman, Esqr’s Chesnut Colt, which won the Sweepstake Match for 100 Guineas at Newcastle in the Race Week, and won the Fifty at Stockton, was got by Chance.

 

From Saturday Dec. 20. to Saturday Dec. 27. 1755.                        No 868.

Ad for the Newcastle Memorandum-book for 1756 including

“A Catalogue of all the Horse Races, or legal Prizes run for in the North, shewing the Success of each Horse that was enter’d in 1755.”

 

1756

 

From Saturday, January 31. to Saturday February 7. 1756.            No 875.

To COVER,

At Kenton in Northumberland, two Miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, at Three Guineas a Mare and Half a Crown the Groom,

LOCUST.

 

From Saturday, March 6. to Saturday, March 13. 1756.                        No 879.

MR Charles Wilson’s Chesnut ARABIAN will cover Mares the ensuing Season, at Oram near Leaming-Lane, where he cover’d last Season; ‘tis one Mile from Catterick, four from Richmond, and four from Bedall in Yorkshire, at Five Guineas a Mare and Five Shillings the Servant.  The Money to be paid at the Covering of the mares, or before they are taken away.

   The best of Grass for Mares, and good Care will be taken of them.

 

Will COVER this Season, at Wetherby, in Yorkshire,

YOUNG TRAVELLER, the Property of Mr William Cotesworth, at Three Guineas a mare, and Half a Crown the Servant.  He was got by Old Traveller, a Son of Croft’s Partner; his Dam, by Bartlet’s Childers, out of Durham’s Grey Mare that won at Hambleton, when twenty-four started; she was got by a  Son of the Bald Galloway.

   Traveller won at Stockton, at four years old, when fifteen started, two of them Royal mars; at five he wont he Gold Cup at West-Chester, 50 l at Durham, the King’s Plate at Leith, 50 l at Morpeth, and the Subscription-Plate at New-market, being 123 l at six, the King’s Plates at Lewes, Canterbury, and new-market.  He is fifteen hands one Inch high, is healthful, and free from all Blemishes.  His Foals few or none can exceed in Strength and Beauty.

            Good Grass for Mares, and great Care shall be taken.

 

THE noted Horse REGULUS will Cover Mares this Season, at Mr Hutchinson’s in Great-Smeaton, near Northallerton, Yorkshire, at Ten Guineas each Mare, and Five Shillings the Servant; the money to be paid when the Mares are covered, or before taken away.

   N B There will be good Grass for Mares, and great Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, March 13. to Saturday, March 20. 1756.                        No 880.

To be SOLD, at Woolsingham, near Pont-eland,

A Dark-bay STONED HORSE, above sixteen hands high, goes well on his Legs, and is clear of all Blemishes) rising six Years old, and marked with a Star on his Forehead: He was got by Orion, out of one of the finest Hunting Mares in this Country.  Enquire of John Bilton at Woolsington [sic] aforesaid.

 

From Saturday, March 20. to Saturday, March 27. 1756.                        No 881.

To LEAP this SEASOn,

At Mr Gabriel Dun’s in Morpeth,

Mr Peter Marshal’s Bright-bay Horse SNIP, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and a Shilling to the Keeper.

   He was got by Snip; his Dam by Mr Croft’s partner; his Grandam by the Hampton Court S[u]rr[o]n Colt; his Great Grandam was full Sister to Mr Honeywood’s two True Blues.  This is a true Pedigree, / William Middleton.

   He will be at Camboe on Thursday, and at Rothbury on Friday, each Week.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Lawrence Richardson’s, the Red Lion, Durham, at Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant,

THE high-bred ARABIAN from the Kingdom of Algiers, sent over by the Dey to Col. Deurel, Riding-master to the Prince of Wales, Swallow-street, London, allowed by the best Judges to be as fine a Horse as ever came over.  He is 14 Hands 3 Inches high, clear of all natural Blemishes, and no more than nine Years old.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At John Snowdon’s the New Fleece, Darlington, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Servant,

THE noted Horse called BLACK LEGS, the Property of Lawrence Richardson, Red-Lion, Durham.  Black Legs was bred by the Duke of Somerset: He was got by the Hampton-Court Childers, out of a Brood Mare of his Grace’s, which was called the Cullen Mare.  The Hampton-Court Childers was bred by his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and got by Childers; the Dam of the Hampton-Court Childers was called Dutchess; she was got by the Newcastle Turk; her Grandam was got by the Wastle Turk; her Great Grandam by the Darcy Black Legs; her Great, Great Grandam was called Old Royal.

   She was out of a Darcy Royal Mare, and the Darcy White Turk.

   Black Legs won the Hundred Guineas at New-market, four Fifties and the Town’s Plate at Salisbury.  Witness / Wm. Bingham.

   N B No Horse got more Foals the last Year in the Number of Mares.

 

To Cover this Season,

At Barrockside five Miles from Carlisle in the Road to Penrith, at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Groom,

A Dark Chesnut Horse called OLD ROCK, he is well mark’d free from all Blemishes, fourteen Hands three Inches, high, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by Forrester (Sire of Gustavus) his Dam by Slipby (which was own Brother to the Dam of Lord Portmore’s Crabb) and out of Menyl, which is the Dam of Trunnion.  He was five years old last Grass and no more.

   Also to Cover this Season, at the same Place at Ten Guineas a mare, and Five Shillings to the Groom.

   A Grey Horse called YOUNG STARLING, full fifteen Hands high, and Master of twelve Stone.  He was got by Old Starling; and out of Matchim’s Dam.

   Young Starling is as Fine a Horse as any in England, and was five years old last Grass and no more.  These are true Pedigrees as Witness my Hand, John Holme.

   *** Good Grass for Mares and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, March 27. to Saturday, April 3. 1756.                        No 881.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr Thomas Tilley’s, at West-Grainge near Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and Two Shillings the Servant,

THE Beautiful Chesnut Horse STEDE, full fourteen Hands three Inches high: He is free from all natural Blemishes. Stede was got by Spot; his Dam by Fox; his Grandam by Cupid; his Great Grandam by Buster; his Great Great Grandam by mackerel; his Great Great Great Grandam by Willoughby’s Barb; and his Great Great Great Great Grandam was a Filley stole by the rebellious Soldiers from Bolton Castle, Lord Scroop’s.  Stede is own Brother to Milkmaid and Full Moon, his Grandam was bred by Mr Robinson of Easby, and was full Sister to the famous Horse Look-about-ye.

   Good Grass for Mares; and the Two Shillings to be paid at the Stable Door.

 

From Saturday, April 3. to Saturday, April 10. 1756.                        No 883.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Henry Horner’s in Middleham, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Servant,

A Beautiful Chesnut Horse, call’d YOUNG SWEEP STAKES, bred by his Grace the Duke of Bolton; his Grace’s Mares were cover’d with him for four Years by past, but he is now the Property of the said Henry Horner: He is fifteen Hands high, and Master of any Weight; he was got by Sweep Stakes; his Dam by Bay Bolton; his Grandam by Basto; his Great Grandam by Old Spot; his Great Great Grandam by Spanker; his Great Great Great Grandam by Hautboy; his Great Great Great Great Grandam by Bustler.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, Peter Hammond.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Yarm in Yorkshire, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

THE famous Running-Horse called PUMPKIN, now in the Hands of John Blacker.  His Pedigree is as follows, under Lord Portmore’s own Hand, viz I do certify, a Grey stone Horse, call’d Pumpkin, which I sold to Benjamin Roger of Mickleham, in Surry, was got by Steady; his Dam by the late Sir William Morgan’s Cartouche; his Grandam by Darley’s Arabian, Sire of Devonshire and Bartlet’s Childers, out of the dam of Bay Bolton and Lamprey.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Attendance.

[NOTE: a slightly different ad, with same information, earlier in the year]

 

From Saturday, April 10. to Saturday, April 17. 1756.                        No 884.

This is to give Notice,

THAT the famous strong Chesnut Horse TARTAR, (late his Grace the Duke of Ancaster’s) that won several Fifty Pound Plates: Likewise the King’s Plates at Litchfield, Guildford, and Newmarket, will serve mares this Season, at Two Guineas a Leap and Trial, and Two Shillings the Man, at Mr Anthony Smith’s, at Oulston, near Easingwold, Yorkshire. / Good Grass for Mares.

   Tartar was bred by Edward Leedes, Esq; and got by Mr Croft’s Partner; his Dam was Meliora, got by Fox; his Grandam was Witty’s Milk-Maid; she was got by Sir William Blacket’s Snail, out of a Mare call’d the Shields Galloway, bred by Mr Curwen, of Workington.

   This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, / Edward Leedes.

 

To Cover MARES this Season,

At Mr Peverell’s, In n-keeper, in Chester-le-street, in the County of Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

THE famous well-bred Chesnut Horse RED CAP, the Property of Mr Thomas Thwaits.  He was bred by the Duke of Devonshire, and is full fifteen Hands high, goes very well upon his Legs, and allowed by Judges to be as fine a Horse as any in England: He was got by Lath, full Brother to Mr Meredith’s famous Cade; his Dam was full Sister to Fleece’em and Steady; she was a grey mare, which, in October 1734, beat, in a great match at Newmarket, the Duke of Bolton’s Merry Andrew; she was got by Childers; her Grandam was the famous Cabbage Arse mare, sometimes called Miss Belvoir, bred by the Duke of Rutland, and got by Grey Grantham, Son of the Brownlow Turk; her Great Grandam by the Duke of Rutland’s Pigot Turk, out of a famous Mare called Betty Persevil.  Red Cap, at Winchester in 1750, was second for the King’s Hundred Guineas, beating Mr Grevill’s Noble, and run the Earl of Portmore’s Crab very hard; and in the same Year, won the Fifty Pounds, Weight for Age, at Northampton, beating six others there: Also he won the Fifty Pounds, Weight for Age, at Ludlow, Salop, beating six others: And in the following April 1751, he won the Fifty Pounds, Weight for Age, at Newmarket, beating the Earl of Portmore’s Beau, and two others; after which he got a Strain in his Sinews, but is now very healthful and in fine Order.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care will be taken.

 

To COVER this SEASON,

At John Wightman’s the Red-Lyon in Askrigg, Yorkshire, at One Guinea and One Shilling,

A Beautiful Chesnut Horse, call’d BOLTON MOGUL, bred by the Duke of Bolton, rising eight years old, goes well on his Legs, well mark’d and free from natural Blemishes: He was got by Mogul; his Dam by the famous Starenburgh Turk; his Grandam by Almanzor, Sire to the noted Mary Grey; his Great Grandam by Pullein’s Chesnut Arabian; his Great Great Grandam by Rockwood; his Great Great Great Grandam by Bustler.

   I do certify the above Chesnut Horse’s Pedigree to be genuine / Peter Hammond

   Mogul was the Sire of Sir William Middleton’s Horse Whistle Jacket, who at four Years old, 1753, won 50 l at Stockon [sic], and 50 l at Morpeth; at five Years old, 1754, the King’s Plate at Newcastle; the great Subscription at York; the King’s Plate at Edinburgh; and 50 l at Morpeth: When six Years old, 1755, the King’s Plates at Nottingham, York, and Lincoln.  Mogul was likewise the Sire to Mr Hutton’s Mare Stately, that won the Subscription and King’s Plate at Hambleotn; the 500 Guineas Subscription at York last Year; all within ten days, and was never beat.  He was also own Brother to Mr Rogers’s famous Babram, being both got by the Godolphin Arabian, and out of the large Hartley Mare.

   This Arabian was the Sire of old Cade, Lath, Dismal, Dormouse, Regulus, Blank, Slug, Janus, and White Nose, who was the Sire of that excellent Mare Dutchess, whose Performances are well known, having won upwards of 1000 Guineas in Prizes.

            Good Grass, with proper Care.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Mr George Ayre’s, in Sedgfield, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling the Keeper.

A Compleat-fashioned Grey HORSE, fifteen Hands high, Master of any Weight, is very healthful, free from Blemishes, deals well, and very promising to beget Hunters and the best Chapman Horses. His Pedigree is as follows:
   He was got by Teazer, Son of Old Starling; his Dam by a Son of the Devonshire Childers; and was out of Roxana, the Dam of Old Cade; his Grandam by Counsellor, full Sister to Thunderbolt; his Great Grandam by Snake: Counsellor’s Dam was got by Makeless.  Bred by me / Sim. Scroope.

   N B He will be shewn at Durham the 31st inst. and at the markets of Stockton, Darlington, and Bishop-Auckland once in the Beginning of the Season.  Good Grass for Mares, and particular Care taken.

 

From Saturday, April 17. to Saturday, April 24. 1756.                        No 885.

To COVER this Season,

At Mr Ralph Walton’s at Staindrop at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

A Beautiful Chesnut HORSE, fifteen Hands high, six Years old, Master of sixteen Stone a Hunting, and clear of Blemishes.  He was got by Forrester; his Dam by old Crab; his Grandam by Fox, which Mare was Sister to Mr Bathurst’s famous Look-about-You; his Great Grandam by Cupid; his Great, Great Grandam by Bustler; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Mackarel; his Great, Great, Great, Great Grandam by Willoughby’s Barb.

   Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday, April 24. to Saturday, May 1. 1756.                        No 886.

            NEWMARKET RACES.

   April 21.  Yesterday the Earl of Sandwich’s Snip [sic] beat his Hoyal [sic] Highness the Duke’s Mask with the greatest Ease.

   We are assured there was not less than a Hundred Thousand Pounds depending on Snip [sic] and Mask.

   In the Contest for the King’s Plate, the Fate of the famous Jason was determined; the Odds between Whistle jacket and him were five to one at starting.  The first Heat they waited for a Trial of Speed, in which Whistle Jacket prevailed; and and [sic] the second they ran for Stoutness, where Jason was totally defeated.

   On Monday Trajan met Match’em for the Whip; they ran with the greatest Resolution, till the Friends of Match’em trembled for their Favourite, and the more, as they expected Trajan’s Affairs would have been settled on the Flat; but there the Son of Regulus prevailed so much, that Three to One were laid on him; yet, in the last Mile, his old Phthisic returned, he was seized with the Rising of the Lights, and suffered the Whip to pass the Trent; where if our Speculation is good, it will remain long enough before they will be made to part with it.

   Mr Vernon’s Skim beat Mr Barry’s Favourite.

   Lord Gower won the Three hundred Guineas Sweepstakes.

   Sweepstakes beat Spectator very easy.

   Lord Chedworth beat Sir J Moore very easy.

   Lord Gower’s Ginger paid Forfeit to Lord Oxfords Babraham Colt.

 

To COVER this Season,

At Mr William Winn’s, at Middleton-Tyas, near Richmond, Yorkshire, at Two Guineas a Mare, and Half a Crown the Groom,

YOUNG CADE, fifteen Hands high and upwards, well mark’d, free from all Blemishes, goes well upon his Legs, and Master of any Weight.  He was got by Old Cade; his Dam by Old Partner; his Grandam by Makeless, which Mare was the Grandam of Mr Vane’s Little Partner, which is the Dam of Mr Meredith’s Bandy; his Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great, Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb Mare.  This is a true Pedegree [sic], as witness my Hand / John Crofts.

   N B Young Cade is full Brother to Mr Fenwick’s Matchem, and his Dam is the Dam of Torrismond, Toy, Drowsey, and Madam, and full Sister to the Dam of Moletta and Dormouse.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken.

   The Money to be paid at the Stable Door, or when the Mares are taken from Grass.

 

To COVER,

At Mr Rayne’s, at Helmington-Row, in the County of Durham,

THE beautiful, strong, high-bred Horse CRAZY, at One Guinea and One Shilling.

            Good Grass for Mares.

 

From Saturday, May 1. to Saturday, May 8. 1756.                        No 887.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Alnwick in Northumberland, at Half a Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Keeper,

THE famous Bay Horse, CHANCE (lately Sir William Middleton’s, Bart) whose Performances are well known to most Gentlemen of the Bridle.

   George Spearman, Esqr’s Chesnut Horse Cyrus, that won the Sweepstake Match for One Hundred Guineas, on Tuesday in Newcatle Race Week, and run against Sir Henry Gray’s Horse Fox, for the Fifty, on the Friday, was got by Chance: He will be at Wooller every Tuesday.

 

From Saturday, May 15. to Saturday, June 22. 1756.                        No 889.

To COVER this Season,

At Berwick and Belford, at Twelve Shillings and Sixpence a mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

A Beautiful Grey Horse called HAWKE.  He is full 15 Hands high, and very strong, rising seven Years old: He was got by Bumper; his Dam by Fox-hunter; his Grandam by Brimmer, out of a high-bred Mare of Mr Matchwel.s

   Hawke’s very handsome, of a fine Mould, and Silver Dapple grey, free of all Blemishes.

 

From Saturday, May 29. to Saturday, June 5. 1756.                        No 891.

At WYLAM, in Northumberland,

THE Bay Horse, CUMBERLAND (late William Fenwick, Esqr’s, now the Property of Mr John Slater) will cover Mares this Season, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Groom.

   He was bred by Mr Thornbrough of Leyburn, and got by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill’s Scarborough Colt, his Dam by Gander; his Grandam by the Blind Horse, Brother to Grantham, his Great Grandam by Mr Pullen’s Chesnut Arabian, and out of a Spanker Mare.  Cumberland’s Performances are so well known, it is needless to mention them.

   He will be at Mr Parker’s, in Newcastle on Saturdays, and at Hexham on Tuesdays, during the Season.  Grass for Mares.

 

To be Sold by AUCTION,

During the Race Week at Newcastle upon Tyne, which begins on Monday the [...]st Day of June inst.

THE High-bred STUD of the late Sir RICHARD HYLTON, Bart. deceas’d, consisting of several Horses, now in Training, and several Colts, Fillies, and Brood Mares.

   For further Particulars, enquire of Mr Lawrence Richardson, at the Red Lion, Durham, Mr William Parker, or Mr James Bradley, at Newcastle aforesaid. / And to be sold by Treaty,

   A genteel landau, and a fashionable Four-wheel Post-Chaise, exceeding neat, and almost new.  Enquire at Hylton Castle.

 

To be Sold,

THE STUD of the late Sir RICHARD HYLTON, Bart. deceased, consisting of the Horses, &c following:

No 1. A Grey Horse called COMET, got by Old Cade; 2. A Brown Horse called FULL-MOON, now rising seven Years old, got by Phantom; 3. A Chesnut Mare, now rising six, got by Regulus; 4. A Chesnut Horse rising Six, got by Forester; 5. a Chesnut Horse, rising Five, got by Forester; 6. A Brown Colt, rising Four, got by a Son of the Godolphin Arabian; 7. A Bay Colt, rising Four, also got by a Son of the Godolphin Arabian; 8. A Grey Colt, rising Three, got by Old Cade; 9 A Chesnut Colt, rising Three, got by a Son of Sweepstakes; 10. A Bay Filley, rising Two, got by Old Cade; 11. A Chesnut Colt, one Year old, got by Old Cade; 12. A Bay Colt, one Year old, got by Whitenose.

BROOD MARES: 13. A Mare got by Slip-by, and Dam of the Whitenose Colt (12) nine Year old; 14. A Grey Mare, got by Spinner, her Dam by Mr Croft’s Egyptian, now with foal to Locust; 15. A fine Bay Mare, got by Snip, rising Four, and out of the Spinner Mare, now in Foal by Old Cade.

   The Horses No 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, were lately physicked, are very healthy and in fine order for running, and are to be seen together with the Brown Colt No 6, Bay Colt 7, the Whitenose Colt and Brood Mares No 12 and 13, at Mr William Crowther’s at Richmond, Yorkshire; and the Grey Colt No 8, Chesnut Colt 9, Bay Filly 10, Chesnut Colt 11, with the two Brood Mares no 14 and 15, at Chester Deanry.

   *** For further Particulars, enquire of Mr Shephard at Fatfield Staiths, near Chester-le-street; Mr William Parker, at Newcastle; Mr Lawrence Richardson, at the Red Lyon, Durham; or of the said William Crowther, at Richmond.

 

From Saturday, June 12. to Saturday, June 19. 1756.                        No 893.

To Cover this Season,

At Mr George Carr’s, at Corbridge near Hexham, in Northumberland, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling the Servant,

A Brown Bay Horse, called MAGNIFICOE, clear of all natural Blemishes, goes well on his Legs, thorough Master of twelve Stone, and run with the famous Dutchess at October Meeting 1754, at New-Market for the King’s Plate, and was expected by the best judges to run very hard; but was broke down in running the second Heat.  He was bred by Sir Marmaduke Wyvill; was got by Regulus; his Dam by young Belgrade; his Grandam by Ascough’s Blackatopp; his Great Grandam by Robinson’s Colt, Son of Rockwood; his Great Great Grandam by hautboy, and was own Sister to Wyndham and Crutches.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand / William Janson.

   The Shilling to be paid at the Stable Door. Good Grass and Hay for Mares, and proper Care taken of them on reasonable Terms.

 

From Saturday, June 19. to Saturday, June 26. 1756.                        No 894.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant, at Mr William Bailey’s, at Bowes in Yorkshire, nigh Barnardcastle,

A Beautiful strong Grey Colt, called YOUNG STARLING, free from all natural Blemishes, and Master of any Weight: He was got by Old Starling; his Dam by Old Partner (which Mare was full Sister to the Dam of Bandy) his Grandam by Old Greyhound; his Great Grandam by Mackless; his Great Great Grandam by Brimmer; his Great Great Great Grandam by Place’s White Turk; his Great Great Great Great Grandam by Dodsworth, out of a Layton Barb-mare.  This is a true Pedigree, as witness my Hand, John Crofts.

            Good Grass for Mares and proper Care taken of them.

   Starling was very successful in getting Foals last Year.

 

To LEAP this SEASON,

At Marley-hill, in the County of Durham, at Fifteen Shillings a Mare, and One Shilling to the Keeper,

A Beautiful Chesnut HORSE, full 14 Hands three Inches high, strong, well mark’d, sound, and free from Blemishes.

   He is allow’d by Judges to be as fine a Horse as any that has been shewn in this Country, walks, trots, and gallops as fair as any Horse.

   He was bred by George Bowes, Esq; out of the Dam of the two noted Horses Cato and Romulus, and got by Round Head.

   Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, June 26. to Saturday, July 3. 1756.                        No 894.

To LEAP this SEASON,

At One Guinea and a Half a Mare, and Half a Crown the Servant; the Money to be paid at serving, or when taken away,

THE Famous Horse SQUIRREL, late belonging to Sir William Middleton, Bart. now in the Possession of Mr Marmaduke Forster of Bolam White-House: As to his Pedigree and Performances, they are so well known that ‘tis needless to insert them.

   Good Grass for Mares and proper Care.

 

From Saturday, July 3. to Saturday, July 10. 1756.                        No 895.

To COVER this Season,

At Whittingham in Northumberland, now in the Possession of Mr Robert Donkin, at One Guinea each Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

THE Brown Horse SURLY, formerly in the Occupation of the late Mr William Watson of Stamfordham.  He was bred by Sir William Middleton, Bart. and got by a Son of Old Bay Bolton.  Surly’s Dam was got by Bartlet’s Childers, which was full Brother to Flying Childers; his Grandam was Molly in the Moss, and got by Old Snake; his Great Grandam by Acaster’s Turk; his Great, Great Grandam by a Son of Hautboy, and out of a Mare got by Brimmer.

   Surly will be at Alnwick each Saturday, and at Wooller each Thursday during the Season.  Good Grass will be provided for Mares, and proper Care taken.

 

To LEAP this Season,

At Elemore-Hall, near Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant,

TRIM, eight Years old, quite sound, and free from Blemishes.  He was got by Regulus, and out of Coughing Polly: He is very lucky in getting Foals, which are extremely strong, and seem likely for either the Turf of the Field.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care taken of them.

 

From Saturday, July 10. to Saturday, July 17. 1756.                        No 896.

To LEAP this Season,

At Swinburn Castle, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant, the Money to be paid at the Stable Door, or at taking away the Mare,

THE Bright Bay Horse ACCHILES, bred by William Carr of Etal, Esq; rising seven Years old, full 15 Hands high, Master of 16 Stone, goes well on his Legs, and free from all natural Blemishes.  He was got by the Duke of Bolton’s Little John; his Dam by Mogul; his Grandam by Sweepstakes; his Great Grandam by Bay Bolton; his Great Great Grandam by Curwen’s Bay Barb; his Great Great Great Grandam by Old Spot, and his Great Great Great Great Grandam by the Lowther white-leg’s Barb.

            This is a true Pedigree, / William Carr.

   Achilles won the Fifty Pounds at Carlisle when four Years old.

   Mogul was the Sire of Sir William Middleton’s Whistle jacket; likewise the Sire of Mr Hutton’s Mare Stately, that won the Subscription and King’s Plate at Hamilton, and the 500 Guineas Subscription at York last Year, all within ten Days, and was never beat.

   Achilles will be at Swinburn Castle on the Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, and at Cheesharne Grange on the Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the Season.  Good Grass for Mares, and proper Care.

 

From Saturday, July 31. to Saturday, Aug. 7. 1756.                        No 899.

To LEAP this Season,

At Main Team, one Mile from Newcastle, at One Guinea a Mare, and One Shilling to the Servant,

YOUNG GOLIAH, a beautiful Chesnut Horse, belonging to Mr Nicholas Walton, of Farnacres, full fifteen Hands high, strong, well mark’d, and goes well upon his Legs; he is clear of all Blemishes, and very healthful.  He will be at Hexham every Monday and Tuesday during the Season.  Good Grass for Mares.

 

To LEAP this SEASON.

At Ryton, in the County of Durham, at One Guinea a Mare, and Half a Crown to the Servant.

A Beautiful, spotted BARB HORSE.  The Owner of the Horse will give five Guineas for each Foal that is spotted like the Horse.  There are three good Farms to be let immediately.  Enquire of John Humble, Esq; at Ryton or Newcastle.

 

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1758

 

From Saturday March 25. to Saturday April 1. 1758.                        No 984.

 

To COVER this SEASON,

At Kenton, in Northumberland, two Miles from Newcastle upon Tyne, at Two Guneas [sic] each Mare, and Half a Crown to the Groom,

A Black Horse, called SWEEPER, full 15 Hands and an Inch high and Master of 18 Stone.  He was got by Sloe, a Son of Crab, out of a Daughter of Flying Childers, &c his Dam by Mogul, Son of the Godolphin Arabian; his Grandam by Old Partner; his Great Grandam by Pulleine’s Arabian; she was the Grandam of the Bolton Sterling; his Great, Great Grandam by Rockwood; his Great, Great, Great Grandam by Bustler, Son of the Helmsley Turk.

   SWEEPER dislocated his Fetlock Joint last Year at Huntingdon, when three Matches were upon him.

 

 

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