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Sunny Side of the Street

Sunny Side of the Street

A “hidden” sire-line story has emerged in two hemispheres bracketed by one daughter (Winx) and one son (Street Boss). They serve to remind us of how much influence the late Street Cry has exerted on the international breeding scene. 

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

We looked at the eight stallions in the entire Harlan sire line as well as Storm Cat and Storm Bird and discovered that except for Storm Cat and one descendant of Harlan’s Holiday, this tribe rubs elbows very closely phenotypically.

Quiet End to an Era

Quiet End to an Era

Passing almost unnoticed in early October was the death of Quiet American, one of the most intriguingly successful, yet somewhat overlooked, members of a tribe whose physical attributes have revolutionized racing and breeding in North America. 

Men at Work Down Under

Men at Work Down Under

The actual Southern Hemisphere racing season is just heating up Down Under so I decided to look for any differences in the Thoroughbreds produced there as opposed to those we are used to in the Northern Hemisphere.

Excessively Alike

Excessively Alike

If you’re a pedigree geek and been wondering what it is about Uncle Mo that has made him such a sire sensation with his first crop to race, you might scrunch your nose over his "page."

Pedigree Analysis: Ben's Cat

Pedigree Analysis: Ben's Cat

Sired by half brothers and out of full sisters, Ah Day and Ben's Cat share three of their four grandparents, and the differences between them may have a lot to do with that quarter they don't share.

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