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Hampton (horse)

Hampton
Sire Lord Clifden
Dam Lady Langden
Grandsire Newminster
Damsire Kettledrum
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1872
Country Great Britain
Color Bay
Breeder Lord Norreys
Owner 1) Lord Norreys
2) James Nightengall
3) Francis Egerton
Trainer 1) not found
2) Mr. Harvey
3) Robert Peck
Record 33: 19-?-?
Earnings £not found
Summary
Hampton is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Lady Langden by Lord Clifden. He was born around 1872 in Great Britain, and was bred by Lord Norreys.
Major wins
South-Western Stakes (1874)
Great Metropolitan Stakes (1875)
Northumberland Plate (1877)
Goodwood Cup (1877)
Doncaster Cup (1877)
Kelso Gold Cup (1877)
Caledonian Centenary Cup (1877)
Queen's Plate (1877)
Epsom Gold Cup (1878)
Awards
Leading sire in Great Britain and Ireland (1887)
Leading broodmare sire in Great Britain & Ireland (1900)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on June 5, 2010

Hampton (1872-1897) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and Champion sire. Bred by Lord Norreys, he was sired by 1863 St. Leger Stakes winner, Lord Clifden. His dam was Lady Langden whose sire, Kettledrum, won the 1861 Epsom Derby. [1]

A good stayer, Hampton won races from a sprint distance all the way to those at more than two and a half miles.

At stud, Hampton proved a highly successful sire, earning Champion sire honors in 1887 and Champion broodmare sire honors in 1900. Among his successful runners were four winners of British Classic Races: [2]

  • Ayrshire - 1888 Epsom Derby

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