Monthly Archives: August 2012

There’s No Crying in Baseball

I had seen bits and pieces of the movie “A League of Their Own” before. But yesterday I managed to catch the whole movie from start to finish (in between four races at Saratoga and a little golf as well). … Continue reading

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Incest Is Best?????????-Foals of 2003

The following is a continuation of my original post Incest Is Best??????? In that post I listed all weanlings, yearlings, and two-year-olds sold at public auction in North America in 2005 who were closely inbred. This post does the same … Continue reading

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Quick Touch Female Family

Last week 1958 champion two-year-old filly champion Quill was featured through the lens of Charles Hatton. This week the topic of discussion is the female family of Quick Touch, dam of Quill. Listed below are the eight stakes winners among … Continue reading

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Quill, 1958

Charles Hatton on 1958 champion two-year-old filly Quill from the 1959 American Racing Manual. ——————————————————————————————- One could not blame sophisticated racing men if they thought it obvious, but in introducing Idun, champion two-year-old filly of 1957, as the subject of … Continue reading

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Frankel and Big Brown Patterns

Frankel is back in the news, having remained undefeated in 12 starts on Wednesday in the Sussex S. (G1) at Goodwood. A few weeks ago I commented about his pedigree in Questions About Frankel, as well as the pedigree of … Continue reading

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