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Florizel was a Thoroughbred racehorse.

Sire Herod
Dam Cygnet mare
Grandsire Tartar
Damsire Cygnet
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1768
Country Great Britain
Color Bay
Record 23: 16-?-?
Florizel is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Cygnet mare by Herod. He was born around 1768 in Great Britain.
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 26, 2007

Florizel was a good sire, producing 175 winners who won a total of 75,901 pounds. Offspring included Eager (winner of the 1791 Derby), Tartar (St. Leger), Ninety-Three (St. Leger), Brilliant, Diomed (winner of the Derby and a great sire in the US, producing Sir Archy), Ulysses, Moustrap, and Admiral. Important daughters included Leveret (dam of Lilliput), Fancy (dam of Rattle), Lucy (dam of Skylark), and the dam of Clifden.


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