Monthly Archives: February 2011

Buckpasser, Fourth Generation

Last week 1966 Horse of the Year Buckpasser was discussed. This week we will examine Buckpasser as a name in more current pedigrees, specifically in the fourth generation of all weanlings, yearlings, or two-year-olds sold at public auction in North … Continue reading

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“The Bland-Horse” Strikes Again

On page 582 of the most recent issue of The Blood-Horse (February 26) the author attempts to convince us that the best racemares do NOT make the best broodmares. One of the ways he attempts to do so is by … Continue reading

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Buckpasser, 1966

I resume with Charles Hatton’s description of 1966 Horse of the Year Buckpasser from the 1967 American Racing Manual. —————————————————————————————— Buckpasser was infinitely the most horse seen during the season of 1966. He swept all before him with fine, dust-spurning … Continue reading

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Hail to Reason, Fourth Generation

Last week Hail to Reason the racehorse was discussed. This week we will examine Hail to Reason as a name in more current pedigrees, specifically in the fourth generation of all weanlings, yearlings, or two-year-olds sold at public auction in … Continue reading

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Hail to Reason, 1960

I resume with Charles Hatton’s description of 1960 champion two-year-old Hail to Reason from the 1961 American Racing Manual. ——————————————————————————————- Hail to Reason will be remembered along with Dice, Thingumabob, Inchcape and other sensational two-year-olds, as one of those who … Continue reading

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