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Daddy's More Than Home

Daddy's More Than Home

For all the jaw dropping that surrounded the success of Scat Daddy's offspring at the Royal Ascot meet came a bit of head scratching about how this could have been predicted.

Unbridled Redux

Unbridled Redux

That Always Dreaming came home on top in the Derby might not have surprised handicappers. However, the result underscored the importance of this rapidly emerging branch of a line which is often misidentified as that of Fappiano, sire of Unbridled.

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."

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