Monthly Archives: September 2012

Frankel and Big Brown Patterns–2007

Frankel is scheduled for a workout this morning at Newmarket that will simulate race conditions. See Bloodstock Journal for details if interested. 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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Incest Is Best?????????–Foals of 2007

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. A second post did the … Continue reading

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Thoroughbred Times

Thoroughbred Times ceased publication (went out of business) as of last Friday. I heard the news on Monday of this week, I think. Have been too busy mining data all week to comment until now. As you probably know, I … Continue reading

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Close Inbreeding–Rasmussen Factor–Sales Foals of 1999-2002

So far in this continuing series on close inbreeding I have concentrated on duplications to sires only. The Rasmussen Factor (inbreeding to female ancestors;¬†see previous post) also contains some foals with close inbreeding. Last week I examined sales foals of … Continue reading

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Close Inbreeding–Rasmussen Factor–Sales Foals of 2003-2007

So far in this continuing series on close inbreeding I have concentrated on duplications to sires only. The Rasmussen Factor (inbreeding to female ancestors; see previous post) also contains some foals with close inbreeding. Listed below are the seven stakes … Continue reading

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Frankel and Big Brown Patterns–2003

I just read this morning that Frankel is supposed to race next in the ten-furlong Champion Stakes (G1) at Ascot on October 20, which will almost definitely be the final race of his career. No surprise at all. Not exactly … Continue reading

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