Breeder: John Harper. Owner: Nantura Stud (John Harper), KY. 16-13-2-0, $11,200. 1871: Won Monmouth Cup, Saratoga Cup 1872: Won Monmouth Cup; 2nd Saratoga Cup. Leading Sire in America in 1891. Standing a towering 17 hands, he was named for his long legs and not for the noted poet. Said to have a 26-foot stride. One of the great racehorses of his day. Died 11/5/1893.