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By a Safety in Overtime

“I’ve always maintained that inbreeding should be practiced only through superior performing animals in an effort to filter out negative recessives. That’s why, despite a lack of evidence, I’ve half-heartedly clung to the notion that stakes-winning broodmares bearing the Rasmussen … Continue reading

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Rasmussen Factor–Reines-de-Course

“The Reines-de-Course (“Queens of the Turf”) series was created by Ellen Parker in 1991 as a guide to influential female Thoroughbred families that could be utilized to improve the breed.  Now, some twenty years after its inception, the number of mares given … Continue reading

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