Sire Line Beningbrough. Family 2-t. Bred by Mr Moss he was imported by R. D. Sheppard of Jefferson County, Virginia. Later owned by Honorable Henry Clay, he died the property of his son John M. Clay of Ashland, near Lexington, Kentucky. Yorkshire* was 27 years old at the time of his death in 1859. He is probably better known for daughters than his sons. The former include Hymenia (b f 1851) the dam of the leading sire Virgil (b c 1864 Vandal), Balloon (b f 1852) the third dam of The Manager (ch c 1909 Voter*) and Bay Leaf (b f 1853) the third dam of Bramble (b c 1875 Bonnie Scotland*).