19-11-4-3 Breeder: The Hon. Richard Vernon Owner: Sir Charles Bunbury, 5th Bt. Diomed fell lame in the final race and was retired to stand at Uppark, then Barton before being exported. He became one of the foundation sires of the American turf. For more information see: http://www.bloodlines.net/TB/Bios/Diomed.htm target=_top>*Diomed and http://www.tbheritage.com/Portraits/Diomed.html Diomed died the property of Colonel Hoomes in April of 1808, aged 31 years, and was buried beside Maria Slamerkin in a spot overlooking the Appomattox River.