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The Bull Lea Quartet (Storm Cat, Alydar, Nijinsky II, and Roberto)

Two posts ago I remarked: “So the four principal sources of Bull Lea in modern pedigrees are Storm Cat, Nijinsky II, Roberto, and Alydar. And there are other sources as well. “With those four sources, I feel pretty certain that … Continue reading

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The Seven Corners Conundrum

There is no particular reason you should be familiar with the sire Seven Corners (1956 by Roman–Miss Traffic, by Boxthorn). Seven Corners was a decent racehorse, with a record of 71-10-16-11 for earnings of $79,679. He placed in eight stakes … Continue reading

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Seattle Slew, Danzig, Blushing Groom

I have been trying to come up with a snappy introduction to today’s topic. Unsuccessfully. So let me just state that I find the broodmare sire of the broodmare sire (P6 in the fourth generation) a fascinating position in pedigrees. … Continue reading

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Sires of Second Dams (Seeking the Gold)

As promised. here are some statistics on sires of second dams among sales foals of 2008-2111, starting with prices. The ten sires listed are the most popular ones (the ones who showed up most often). Sire         … Continue reading

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