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Pedigree Analysis: Pompoes

Pedigree Analysis: Pompoes

Group III-placed at 3 in France and stakes-placed at 4 in the United States, Pompoes went on to become a successful broodmare and a reminder that class can emerge from unlikely places.

Daddy Does Best

Daddy Does Best

Scat Daddy is on quite a roll in Chile, having sired seven Chilean group winners (including two group I winners) since the beginning of 2014.

The Swaps Connection

The Swaps Connection

Just more than 60 years ago a trim California-bred with unorthodox connections came East to shock the racing establishment by scoring an upset win in the 1955 Kentucky Derby.

A Case for Full Siblings

A Case for Full Siblings

Common sense would indicate that full siblings to a good horse have a better chance of being good runners themselves than half siblings, all other factors being equal and the respective sires being of roughly equal merit.

Vein of Gold

Vein of Gold

Among this year's classic prospects, the list with Mr. Prospector inbreeding includes California Chrome, Noble Moon, In Trouble, Rise Up, Vinceremos, and Ring Weekend.

Kettle Corn is on a Sweet Ride

Kettle Corn is on a Sweet Ride

MAHUBAH'S CORNER
Kettle Corn isn't likely to be mistaken for a great horse, but on his day, he can be dangerous, as he proved July 27 when defeating Paynter in the San Diego Handicap (gr. II).

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