JOHN O'GAUNT Bred by Jessica Cavendish Bentinck, UK. Owned by Sir John Thursby, UK. 7-1-2-0 Won: Hurstbourne S. 2nd: 2,000 Guineas S., Derby S. Stood I'Anson Blink Bonny Stud, Malton until in 1919 Blink Bonny Stud was dispersed and John o' Gaunt was sent to the historic Sheffield Lane Paddocks for a year, before its demolition, and then he was placed at the Meddler Stud near Newmarket. On January 7th, 1924, although in perfect health, "and for a veteran, extraordinarily vigorous," he was ordered destroyed by Sir George Thursby. His death "decreed because so few breeders were sending mares to him." He was twenty-three years old.