OSCAR. A dark hrown colt, foaled, 1795, bred by E. Turner, Esq. was got by Saltram (a son of Eclipse); dam, by Highflyer; grandam, by King Herod; great grandam, Miss Middleton, by Regulus; great great grandam, Camilla, by a son of Bay BoltonóBartlett's ChildersóHoueywood's Arabianódam of the two True Blues. He afterwards became a stallion, and covered at Walthamstow, near London, at six guineas; he was sold by Messrs. Tattersall, at the hammer, for three hundred and ten guineas, and exported to America. Oscar was beat five times: he was a good bottomed horse, and remarkable not only for the admirable symmetry of his parts, great muscular powers, and swifcness, but for the peculiar sweetness of his temper.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835
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