Monthly Archives: March 2012

Distorted Humor, Forty Niner, Unbridled

Last time out I presented some statistics on foals by A.P. Indy himself versus foals of Storm Cat himself among sales foals of 2003-2007. The former was considerably better than the latter. Another sire from that time period with very … Continue reading

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Northern Dancer Male Line (all others)

Last time out I presented some statistics on the Storm Cat male line from sales foals of 2003-2007. I promised that the next edition would deal with the remainder of the Northern Dancer male line. I deliberately omitted the 140 … Continue reading

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Storm Cat Male Line

As most readers know, I am not overly enamored with the Storm Cat male line. The last time I examined it statistically was with sales foals of 1998-2002. That group yielded a Price Index of 1.28 and a PPI (result) … Continue reading

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Nodouble, 1970

Charles Hatton on 1970 champion handicap horse Nodouble from the 1971 American Racing Manual. ———————————————————— Nodouble stamped himself indubitably as a horse of class in 1969, when it appeared that he was surpassed only by the younger three-year-old Arts and … Continue reading

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Nodouble, 1969

Charles Hatton on 1969 champion handicap horse Nodouble from the 1970 American Racing Manual. ———————————————————– Broad and not insupportable claims were staked out for Nodouble as the cleverest handicapper of 1969. His record sparkles with victories in the prestigious Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Daughters of Bimelech in the Female Line

I needed another name to go along with Man o’ War and Sir Gallahad III. I decided on Bimelech. Why Bimelech???? Because Bimelech is a son of La Troienne of course (and the only son of LT of any significance … Continue reading

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Daughters of Sir Gallahad III in the Female Line

Man o’ War was a foal of 1917. Sir Gallahad III was a foal of 1920. In terms of their stud careers, they were very nearly contemporaries. Sir Gallahad III (henceforth to be abbreviated SGIII) was North American leading broodmare … Continue reading

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