DONOVAN, THE EPSOM DEEBY WINNER.
The extended pedigree of Donovan which is given below shows him to descend from a great winning family on both sides. Oalopin, hi.s sire, won the Derby himself. He is by Voltigeur's greatest son, Vedette, from Flying Duchess, by the Plying Dutchman, &o that he *s a descendant of the heroes of the celebrated match at York, and is full of the Blacklock blood, which prejudiced old Dr. Shorthouse used to denounce so bitterly.
The following is a list of winners of the Derby for the past twelve years :—: — Yr. O\vn°r. Winner. Sire. 1877 Lord Falmouth Silvio Blair Athol 1878 MrW.^.Crawi'rcl Sefton Speculum 1879 Mr Acton Sir Bevys Favonius 1880 I >. ot W'sUninst'r Bend Or Doncaster 1881 Mr P. Lorillard Iroquois Lcammgt'n 1882 D.ofW'stminsfr Shotover Hermit 1883 Sir F. Johnstons St. Blaise Hermit Mr J. HammoncTSt. Gatien Rotherhill 1884 or Rover Sir J.Willoughb3'" Harvester Sterling 1885 Lord Habtiners * Melton M. Kildare 1886 1"). of W'stminst'r ' 'rmonde Bend Or 1887 Mr Abine;ton M.Hampton Hampton 1888 D. ot Portland Ayrshire Hampton A dead heat— stakes divided.
Voltaire 'Klacklock iPhantom mare 3 Voltigeur Mar. Lynn Mulatto Leda Miss i-iidgway Birdc'tch'r Sir Hercules Guiccioli 'P. o d i N. Darrell Inheritor Nell Sultan iCobweb f 0 ,The Flying Dutchamn B.Mddlton Ba.rbelle [Sandbeek Darioletta I— i Meropo IVoltaire Blackloclc Phantom mare Daughter of Juniper Sorcerer mare > O o ft o O I I I" " I Lord of the Isles T'wchstone Camel Banter Fair Ellen Pantaloon Rebecca o o 'ii Miss Ann Lt. Known Muley Lucerta vo' Si Bay Missy Bay Middleton I Cam ill a b Slockwell The Baron I Bh'dcatcher Echidna I [Pocahont's G-loncoc Marpess U 5 a si o o ' Go-aheacl H'mph y dinker Cervantes maro Melbourne Mwerina Touchstone Emma
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DONOVAN, THE EPSOM DEEBY WINNER., Te Aroha News, Volume VII, Issue 376, 12 June 1889
DONOVAN, THE EPSOM DEEBY WINNER. Te Aroha News, Volume VII, Issue 376, 12 June 1889
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