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Billy Clegg

<tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Honors</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame</td></tr><tr style="font-size:80%; font-weight:lighter; text-align:center; color:#555;"><td colspan="2">Horse infobox last updated on: January 10, 2008.</td></tr>
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
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

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



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]


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


  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"


  • 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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