|Birth: ||1679, Turkey|
Thoroughbred War Horse and Race Horse. Originally captured from a turkish officer by Captain Robert Byerley in 1686 during the battle of Buda in Hungary.Brought back to Ireland where he was used as a race horse. Only victory came in the spring of 1690 at the Down Royal in Northen Ireland. Later that year Byerley Turk was once again used as a war horse during the battle of the Boyne in Jul 1690 between King James and King William. He returned to England where he fathered two colts named Basto and Jigg.
Body lost or destroyed
Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Sep 01, 2013
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