DIAMOND, br. by Highflyer, dam by Matchem; grandam Barbara, by Snap, great grandam Miss Vernon, by Cade, sister to the Widdrington mare, by Partner. After a brilliant career (his memorable match over the B. C. at Newmarket, against Hambletonian will not soon be forgotten, though unsuccessful in the result), Diamond was sent to France in the spring of 1818, where he died; he was foaled in 1792.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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