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Persistence Pays Off Perfectly

Persistence Pays Off Perfectly

On Nov. 4, Charles Fipke's persistence paid off as his homebred 4-year-old filly Perfect Shirl gave the Canadian prospector a paydirt of a different kind: a win in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.

Inside Pedigrees: Drosselmeyer

Inside Pedigrees: Drosselmeyer

Drosselmeyer continues the trend of recent classic winners being sired by horses known for speed from mares with a pronounced aptitude for stamina.

Inside Pedigrees: Super Breeding

Inside Pedigrees: Super Breeding

Super Saver replete with seven lines of La Troienne. Maria's Mon, sire of Super Saver has a double of La Troienne including Busanda via faultless Buckpasser. Supercharger, dam of Super Saver, has five lines of La Troienne.

Pedigree Profile: Franny Freud

Pedigree Profile: Franny Freud

INSIDE PEDIGREES
Les Brinsfield takes a look inside the pedigree the New York-bred Franny Freud, winner of the April 7 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II).

Line On Linebreeding

INSIDE PEDIGREES, by Les Brinsfield
The concept reduces genetic variance and increases odds of predictability.

Power of La Troienne

Power of La Troienne

INSIDE PEDIGREES, by Les Brinsfield
La Troienne is the best mare in American pedigrees since going into production.

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