By Scot T. Gillies
A few changes at the top make the 2010 leading trainers lists an interesting study. Eric Mitchell's cover story introduces MarketWatch's exclusive--and exhaustive--statistical charts of the nation's top 200 trainers and subcharts identifying leaders by category.
Racing fans know Bold Irish as ancestress of Ruffian, but breeders associate her name as the matriarch of such stallions as Icecapade and Buckfinder, Fusaichi Pegasus and Pine Bluff, Coronado's Quest and Private Terms. Avalyn Hunter's ongoing Sire-Producing Families series highlights Bold Irish in the March issue.
And while you've already received a special Broodmare of the Year report pulled from the pages of this month's issue, we present to you the official mare profiles of 2010's top producers.
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