Pre registry red leopard Appaloosa. Starbuck Leopard is not AKA the Kid. Records indicate he was a red leopard, not black. Maud Hinds who painted his portrait, attached, stated he had red spots, as did Lorne Knisley who eventually owned the portrait.
... Starbuck Leopard and The Kid were believed to be one and the same horse (as stated by the breeders of The Kid)