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Hyperion (18 April 1930 – 9 December 1960) was a British bred Thoroughbred, a dual classic winner and an outstanding sire. Owned by Edward Stanley, 17th Earl of Derby, Hyperion won £29,509 during his career - a considerable sum at the time. His victories included the Epsom Derby and St. Leger Stakes. He was the most successful British-bred sire of the 20th century and six times champion sire of Great Britain between 1940 and 1954.[1]

Hyperion April 1930 – 9 December was a British bred Thoroughbred, a dual classic winner and an outstanding sire. Owned by Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby, Hyperion won during his career - a considerable sum at the time.

Bois Roussel (1935–1955) French-bred Thoroughbred champion racehorse & leading broodmare sire. He won the 1938 Epsom Derby on his 2nd race appearance. He was named for Haras du Bois-Roussel, the farm in Alençon where he was foaled. His breeder Leon Volterra acquired his sire, Vatout, & his dam as part of his purchase of Haras du Bois Roussel from American, Jefferson Davis Cohn. According to Thoroughbred Heritage, his dam, Plucky Liege, was one of the most important broodmares of the 20th…

Bois Plucky Liege By Spearmint. Won The Epsom Derby In Second Lifetime Start. Leading Broodmare Sire In England And Ireland In 1959 and This Is The Family Of Gallant Man.

Cameronian(1928)(Colt)Pharos- Una Cameron By Gainsborough. 4x4x5x5 To St Simon, 4x5x5 To Hampton, 5x5x5 To Galopin. 9 Starts 5 Wins 3 Thirds. Won 1931 Epsom Derby(Eng), 2000 Guineas(Eng), St James's Palace S(Eng), Champion S(Eng), 3rd Coronation Cup(Eng). Died In 1955.

Una Cameron By Gainsborough. To St Simon,

Donovan(1886)Galopin- Mowerina By Scottish Chief. 4x4 To Voltaire, 4x5 To Birdcatcher, Bay Middleton & Touchstone. 21 Starts 18 Wins 2 Seconds. $275.000 Est. At The Time A World Record For Earnings. Won Epsom Derby(Eng), St. Leger(Eng), Middle Park S(Eng).

Thoroughbred Heritage web site with portraits of famous thoroughbreds.

Bois Roussel (FR) 1935-1955 Br.h. (Vatout (FR)-Plucky Liege (GB) by Spearmint (GB) Winner of the 1938 Derby

Bois Roussel (FR) 1935 (Vatout-Plucky Liege), winner of the 1938 Epsom Derby and sire of Delville Wood, 5 times Champion Sire of Australia

Persimmon(1893)St Simon- Perdita By Hampton. 4x5 To Melbourne & Voltigeur, 5x5 To Voltaire. 9 Starts 7 Wins 1 Second 1 Thirds. $174,203. Won Epsom Derby(Eng), St Leger (Eng), Ascot Gold Cup(Eng)Twice. Eng Champion Sire 4 Times. England Champion Broodmare Sire Four Times. Died In 1908.

Simon- Perdita II By Hampton. 9 Starts 7 Wins 1 Second 1 Third. Champion Sire In England In Champion Broodmare Sire In France In Won Epsom Derby, St. Leger, Eclipse Stakes, Etc. In 1896 Defeating St. Frusquin And Bay Ronald In The Epsom Derby.

FAIRWAY (GB) Br c 1925, Phalaris - Scapa Flow. 15 starts, 12 wins, 1 placing. The brilliant colt of the then Lord Derby, he started hot favourite for the 1928 Epsom Derby but he became highly agitated by the crowds and failed to fire, finishing ninth. Winner 1927 Coventry Stakes, 1928 St Leger etc. Retired after injury at five, he was a successful sire topping the Sires Lists four times and passed away In late 1946.

FAIRWAY (GB) Br c 1925, Phalaris - Scapa Flow. 15 starts, 12 wins, 1 placing. The brilliant colt of the then Lord Derby, he started hot favourite for the 1928 Epsom Derby but he became highly agitated by the crowds and failed to fire, finishing ninth. Winner 1927 Coventry Stakes, 1928 St Leger etc. Retired after injury at five, he was a successful sire topping the Sires Lists four times and passed away In late 1946.

DONCASTER ch h. 1870 note white spot rib area, by Stockwell x Marygold (Rajah Sahib ancestor )

Doncaster UK 1870 (Stockwell-Marigold), winner of the 1873 Epsom Derby. Sire of Bend Or and grandsire of the unbeaten Ormonde.

Hail To Reason Thoroughbred

Pharos (UK) 1920 (Phalaris-Scapa Flow) Champion UK sire Sire of Cameronian (UK) 1928 (Pharos-Una Cameron), winner of the 1931 Epsom Derby.

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