Monthly Archives: December 2011

Warrior Lass Female Line

Riva Ridge was by First Landing out of Iberia, by Heliopolis out of War East, by Easton out of Warrior Lass, by Man o’ War. The female family of Warrior Lass is the subject of today’s post. Listed below are … Continue reading

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Riva Ridge, 1973

Charles Hatton on two-time champion Riva Ridge from the 1974 American Racing Manual. ———————————————————–Meadow Stable’s popular Riva Ridge, the ’71 juvenile champion and ’72 Derby and Belmont hero, furthered his eminence at four when he was awrded the bay leaves … Continue reading

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Iltis Female Line

Having recently posted on Intentionally, My Dear Girl, and In Reality, an examination of the Iltis female line is a logical next step. Iltis was the dam of My Dear Girl, and Intentionally and My Dear Girl combined to produce … Continue reading

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In Reality, 1968

Charles Hatton on In Reality from the 1969 American Racing Manual. ————————————————————————– Mrs. Frances Genter’s homebred In Reality had the misfortune to be foaled in the same crop as Dr. Fager and Damascus, but also had the class to make … Continue reading

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My Dear Girl, 1959

Charles Hatton on 1959 champion two-year-old filly My Dear Girl from the 1960 American Racing Manual. ———————————————————————————- The two-year-old fillies are an infallibly interesting age and sex division. In this they frequently differ radically from the three-year-olds and handicappers, whose … Continue reading

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Intentionally, 1961

Charles Hatton on champion sprinter Intentionally from the 1962 American Racing Manual. ————————————————————————————— Intentionally is one of the most interesting subjects with whom we have to deal in this edition of the American Racing Manual. Not only for his brilliance … Continue reading

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Flower Bowl, Rasmussen Factor

I have been working my way through the female family of Boudoir II/Flower Bowl: Gallant Bloom, Majestic Prince, Bowl of Flowers, and Graustark (and his son Key to the Mint, from a completely different female family). Today I have some … Continue reading

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