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Not Enough Data? How the Key Ancestors Report Gives a Breeder an Answer

Friday, May 09, 2014 5:00 PM

As a consultant, there is a tendency to feel that you should have a ready answer for most inquiries. There are times, however, when the correct answer is "I don't know." We were reminded of this when presented with a query regarding the mare Cameron's Buddy. The 10-year-old mare is by Frisk Me Now, a multiple graded stakes winner of $1.7 million, but the sire... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | May 09, 2014 | 2 Comments

Reader Q&A - Can You Explain the Significance of the TrueNicks Variant?

Thursday, February 04, 2010 8:00 AM

Fred asks: I just ordered two broodmare analysis reports and I was most pleased. While I understand the significance of BSI II (Broodmare Sire Improvement Index) I am unclear as to the significance of the True Nicks Variant. Could you please explain? Byron's response: Thanks for the email and we appreciate ordering the broodmare analysis report. I'm glad you... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Feb 04, 2010 | 1 Comment