AKA Abdallah I. Bred by John Tredwell. Deep, rich bay with black points, marked by a small star in the forehead and the off ankle white. He stood 15.3 hands tall. Foaled 1823, Died 1852. More information on Abdallah: http://matineeclub.tripod.com/BBytes/Abdallah.html Abdallah was foaled in 1823, Salisbury Place, Queens County, Long Island, NY. He was trained at four years old, and was considered the fastest young horse of his day. In the spring of 1840, he was sold to John W. Hunt, of Lexington, Ky., but on account of the great value of his stock he was brought back the next year at a high price, and died 1852-3. He is the best and most fashionable link in connecting the flyers of the present day with Old Messenger. Abdallah was a son of the Thoroughbred, Mambrino (a son of the famed Thoroughbred Messenger), out of the mealy chestnut mare, Amazzonia, whose pedigree was given as by Dove (by Saratoga) out of Fagdown (by Messenger). Pedigree in Wallaces American Stud-Book , vI, p929, gives dam sire as Imported Messenger.