Champion [Graham's] b c 1707 (Harpham Arabian - Mare, by Hautboy). Family 53. Bred by Sir Matthew Peirson of Lowthorpe, near Scarborough, Yorkshire, and purchased by Mr Graham, he was half-brother to Aleppo (b c 1711 Darley Arabian) and Almanzor (ch c 1713 Darley Arabian). In August of 1713 he won easy the 100 guineas Gold Cup at York, beating Mr Carr's Smallhopes, Lord Lonsdale's Algier, the Hon John Noel's Matt, HM Queen Anne's Mustard and five others in two four-mile heats. He won several other Plates and Prizes. In the stud he got the 3rd dam of King Herod (b c 1758 Tartar) and Protector (br c 1770 Matchem). Another of his daughters was the dam of the Bolton Goliah (b c 1730 Fox).