Monthly Archives: July 2015

Edward P. Evans and Virginia

In my last post I demonstrated that Virginia-breds were more expensive and posted better results than Kentucky-breds (both from a sample of sales foals of 2008-2111). One reaction I had to that was, “Yeah, but now that Evans is dead, … Continue reading

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Bragging Rights–Results

Listed below are the results for the various locales. APPPSW stands for average Performance Points per stakes winner, a measure of the quality of stakes winners involved (the average being 677). Discussion resumes after the chart below. Locale Bred   … Continue reading

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Bragging Rights–Prices

As I stated in my last post, I decided to categorize the sales foals of 2008-2111 by the locales in which they were foaled and ascertain the prices and results for each group. I specified a minimum of 400 foals … Continue reading

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Another Pedigree Quiz

Four of the equine Eclipse Award winners of 2014 were NOT bred in Kentucky, which is somewhat unusual. California Chrome (Horse of the Year and champion three-year-old) was bred in California. Dayaatthespa (champion turf female) was bred in New York. … Continue reading

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