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Billy Clegg

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Billy Clegg
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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Paul Ell

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Hickory Bill</td></tr>

Dam: Bivarita

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Billy Sunday</td></tr>

Gender: Stallion
Foaled: 1932
Country: United States
Color: Bay
Breeder: Bernard Adams
Owner: Guy M. Troutman
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Horse (Equus ferus caballus)


A Quarter Horses stallion, Billy Clegg was a sire during the early years of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).

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Life

Billy Clegg was registered as number 427 with the AQHA. His stud book entry gives his information as a bay stallion foaled in 1932, bred by Bernard Adams of Alfred, Texas and his owner at registration as Guy M. Troutman of Tucumcari, New Mexico.[1] His sire was Paul El by Hickory Bill by Peter McCue and his dam was Bivarita by Billy Sunday.[1][2]

During his stud career, Billy Clegg sired two AQHA Race Register of Merit earners – Billy Big Enuf and Dust Storm.[3] Nine of his daughters went on to produce Register of Merit earners.[3] He sired on AQHA Champion, Billie B Fisher, and several Superior Performce horses, including Chickasha Mike.[4] Twenty-nine of his daughters produced point earning show horses or racers.[4]

Billy Clegg was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[5]

Pedigree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dan Tucker
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peter McCue
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nora M (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hickory Bill
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hero (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lucretia M
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bird
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paul Ell
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
McCoy Billy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sykes' Rondo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grasshopper
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Baby Ruth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anthony
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May Mangum
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belle Nellie
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Billy Clegg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prince Plenty (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Horace H (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hindoo Queen (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Billy Sunday
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peter McCue
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carrie Nation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Little Easter (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bivarita
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sam Bass
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rattler
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Desha Martin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
mare by Rattler
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 AQHA Official Stud Book and Registry Combined Books 1–5 p. 92
  2. Billy Clegg Pedigree at All Breed Pedigree retrieved on June 30, 2007
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wagoner Quarter Racing Digest p. 108-109
  4. 4.0 4.1 Wagoner Quarter Horse Reference: 1974 Edition p. 58
  5. American Quarter Horse Association "AQHA Hall of Fame"


References

  • American Quarter Horse Association (1961). Official Stud Book and Registry Combined Books 1-2-3-4-5. Amarillo, TX: American Quarter Horse Association. 
  • Wagoner, Dan (1974). Quarter Horse Reference 1974 Edition. Grapevine, TX: Equine Research. 
  • Wagoner, Dan (1976). Quarter Racing Digest: 1940 to 1976. Grapevine, TX: Equine Research. 

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