Owned by Mr. Obaldeston of Hunmanby. Bred by Mr Osbaldeston of Hunmanby he was later purchased by Lord Portmore. Spinner got the very successful Sportley (b f 1740) who won Fifties at Peterborough, Newmarket, Warwick, Leicester, Huntingdon and Hounslow, along with the Town Plates at Chester and Newmarket. She also won a 50 guineas match at Newmarket against Lord Portmore's Moorcock (gr c 1740 Hutton's Blacklegs). Spinner also sired the dam of Mr Preston's noted runner Hero [ex-Slape] (gr c 1753 Cade).