WALTON, a bay horse (brother to W.'s Ditto), foaled in 1799, bred by Sir Hedworth Williamson, was got by Sir Peter Teazle (a son of Highflyer) out of Arethusa, by Dungannon ; grandam (St. George and Fancy's dam) by Prophet; great grandam Virago (Saltram's dam) by Snap; great great grandam by Regulus (that renowned son of the Godolphin Arabian, who won eight king's plates in one year, and was never beat) great great great grandam (own sister to Black-and-allBlack) by Crab; great great great great grandam Miss Slamerkin by Honywood's Young True Blue ; great great great great great grandam by Lord Oxford's Dun Arabian, out of a D'Arcy black-legged royal mare.—This valuable horse ran in public twenty-seven times, and proved a winner in eighteen cases; among his prizes we note eight king's plates; six of these were obtained in 1804. Walton died December 1, 1825, at Underly, of inflammation in the bowels; he was twenty-six years old.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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