The Five-Cross Files

Female families… patterns of inbreeding… sire line nicks… what really influences the strength of a Thoroughbred pedigree? How do conformation and class factor in? The Five-Cross Files explores bloodlines old and new, analyzes Thoroughbred pedigrees, tests breeding tools, and simplifies the science (and art) of successful Thoroughbred breeding.

May 2008 - Posts

Belmont Brown?

Everyone's asking "Will Big Brown win the Triple Crown?" So I won't! Instead, let's assume he does win it all -- and try to figure out what his stud fee will be.... Read More

Fitz Fits

Seattle Fitz (ARG) has stunned the 2-year-old market in 2008. Why didn't I get in on the action?... Read More

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