Spark (horse)

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Spark
Sire Honeycomb Punch[1]
Dam Miss Colville
Sex Stallion[1]
Country England
Owner Frederick, Prince of Wales,
Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore,
Hon. Samuel Ogle[2]
Record unknown
Earnings unknown

Spark was part of the first pair English-bred Thoroughbred horses imported to the Province of Maryland in 1747 by Provincial Governor of Maryland, Samuel Ogle. Spark was given to Ogle by Lord Baltimore during Ogle's trip to England in 1740.[1] Spark had previously been given to Lord Baltimore by Frederick, Prince of Wales.[2]

The importation Queen Mab and Spark established the Belair Stud legacy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Deubler, Cindy (May 2002). "Belair Museums stand in path of "Progress"". Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred: 22–27. 
  2. ^ a b Edgar, Lady Matilda Ridout (1912). A colonial governor in Maryland: Horatio Sharpe and his times, 1753-1773. London: Longmans, Green and Co. p. 295. ISBN 978-1-153-36690-8. 
  3. ^ Baltz, Shirley Vlasak (1984). A Chronicle of Belair. Bowie, Maryland: Bowie Heritage Committee. pp. pages 14–19. LCCN 85165028.