Poll Question: Stallion Pedigrees
Written by Ian Tapp | Jun 15, 2010 |
Of the following older U.S.-based horses, who has the best stallion's pedigree? Cast your vote and explain your choice in the comments below.
Battle Plan is a son of Empire Maker (TrueNicks,SRO) and Champion 2-Year-Old Filly Flanders, making Battle Plan a half brother to Champion 3-Year-Old Filly Surfside. View the TrueNicks report for Battle Plan.
Blame is by Arch (TrueNicks,SRO), and his immediate female family includes top sires Sadler's Wells, Fairy King, Nureyev, Numerous, and Jade Robbery, as well as top recent performers Archipenko and Corinthian (TrueNicks,SRO). View the TrueNicks report for Blame.
Gio Ponti, by Tale of the Cat (TrueNicks,SRO), is a half brother to stakes winner and grade I-placed Bon Jovi Girl. He traces from a strong Argentine family which includes group I winner Salt Spring (Gio Ponti's second dam) and grade I winner Mongoose. View the TrueNicks report for Gio Ponti.
Quality Road is a son of Elusive Quality (TrueNicks,SRO)
and the Strawberry Road mare Kobla, herself a full sister to Champion 3-Year-Old Filly and Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) winner Ajina. View the TrueNicks report for Quality Road.
Warrior's Reward is by hot sire Medaglia d'Oro (TrueNicks,SRO), out of the Seeking the Gold mare For All You Do. This is the family of English Champion 2-Year-Old Filly Forest Flower and grade I winner High Yield. View the TrueNicks report for Warrior's Reward.