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Morton's Quagga
Lord Morton's Quagga, by Jacques Laurent Agasse (Courtesy of the Royal College of Surgeons).

A list of animals named Douglas, or with a particular Douglas connection:

 

Cloverdale Douglas (stallion)
Coraville Douglas (bull)
Douglas' toad
General Douglas (stallion)
Lord Douglas (bull)
Lord Morton's Mare
Lyonston Douglas (bull)
Sedalia Douglas (stallion)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[Bordeaux, ex-Nebuchadnezzar] gr c 1774 (King Herod - Sister to Gog, by Cygnet). Sire Line Herod. Family 5. Bred in Lincolnshire by Thomas Douglas of Grantham, who also bred the St Leger winner Serina (b f 1778 Goldfinder) and the Oaks winners Tetotum (b f 1777 Matchem) and Trifle (br f 1782 Justice), Bourdeaux was a full brother to Florizel and half brother to Flimnap* (b c 1765 South). Race winner, Czar, a chestnut foaled in 1779, was also bred by him out of Bordeaux's dam.

 

Jimmy Douglas bought a record breaking lamb

 

Charles Mackinnon Douglas (2 Oct 1865 - 3 Feb 1924) was Liberal MP and a leading Shetland Pony breeder and exhibitor

 

Christopher Douglas-Pulleyne was a Cocker spaniel breeder

 

James Douglas, who died 10 Feb 1878, was a noted Shorthorn cattle breeder

 

Charlie Douglas, MBE, (1929-2009) revelled in the title "King of the Gypsies". He was shrewd in horse dealing and breeding as well as fighting many bareknuckle battles in Romany boxing tournaments – where he excelled. His reputation as a breeder became international as he often traded horses as far afield as Canada and Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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