In 1041 Hardicanute
sent his housecarls over all the kingdom to collect the tribute which he had imposed.
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Grand Cross March Past Jojo Borealis Hypericum Northern Dancer Fairy Bridge Sadler's Wells (b 1981) Request (b 1997) Rainbow Quest Highbrow Bred by Side Hill Stud in England ASK b h 23-3-2003
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Grand Cross Charlottesville Meld Sovereign Path Country House Rainbow Quest River Dancer Spectrum (b 1992) Highland Gift (b 1993) Generous Scots Lass Bred by Ballymacoll Stud Farm Ltd in Ireland.
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Grand Cross Arbar Pretty Lady Venture Marilla Nearctic Natalma Admiral's Voyage Petitioner Sir Gaylord Little Hut Tourangeau Bruyere Northern Dancer Fairy Bridge Sadler's Wells (b 1981) Blue Symphony (b 2000) Darshaan Blue Duster Bred by Ronchalon Racing UK Ltd in England.
He also won the 1964 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on Pourparler, trained by Prendergast, for whom he also enjoyed major successes on Khalkis, Prominer, Hardicanute
, Linacre and Patto among others.
On his final appearance of the season, Leonardo tried to make all in the Timeform Gold Cup at Doncaster, but was caught near the line by hot favourite Hardicanute
, trained by Paddy P rendergast and ridden by Bill Williamson.
Darshaan's sire was out of a mare by Hardicanute
, giving him the closest Irish connection, but he was himself British-bred, from a Boussac mare with a largely French background.