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.

Thoroughbred Racehorse Retirement

Fewer off-the-track fillies are in demand as broodmare prospects in this down economy, and they join the thousands of retired Thoroughbred geldings that need new homes every year. How will the industry fund retirement for all of them?... Read More

Mating Choices -- Bayakoa

Multimillionaire Argentine filly Bayakoa didn't reproduce herself in the breeding shed -- but one generation later her daughters are making a go of it.... Read More

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