The Five-Cross Files posts tagged "Sires"

Kingmambo Is "C/S" Dosage Influence

Part of the legacy of the great racemare and producer Miesque, who died six days ago, is her top son Kingmambo. Tom Hall analyzes the miler son of Mr. Prospector, who is a member of the most recent Chef-de-Race class designated by Dosage chief Steven A. Roman, Ph.D.... Read More

Nodouble Becomes New Dosage Chef-de-Race

Six stallions were declared Dosage "chefs-de-race" this fall. I thought it would be fun to provide a short profile of each of the sires, concentrating on what type of influence they add to a pedigree. Blood-Horse's most knowledgeable pedigree historian, Tom Hall, guest-posts about NODOUBLE in this first installment.... Read More

Brownie Gets Big Book

Three-year-old champion racehorse Big Brown starts his stud service the same way he began his career at the track -- with feats worthy of headlines. He's booked to some of the best Thoroughbred broodmares in America.... Read More

Yonaguska Should Shine in Louisiana

The weekend's news that Yonaguska has been relocated to Louisiana at first seems like a bit of a demotion for the son of Cherokee Run. A closer look reveals that it might be the best thing that could happen for him.... Read More

6 Noteworthy Third-Crop Sires

The third-crop season can be a make-or-break year for stallions, who have to prove that they can get consistently good progeny even when mare quality and quantity tend to drop off. Six of the entering sires of 2003 deserve some attention for not only holding steady, but actually improving over their 2007 progeny results.... Read More

Hard Spun Wins With Breeders

Hard Spun wins a few titles in the breeding shed. I also see some similarities between the son of Danzig and other Thoroughbred sires Point Given and ... Big Brown ???... Read More

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