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European Third-Crop Sires: A Solid Bunch

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:30 PM

While breeding produces more than its share of upsets, a look at the leading European third-season sires has a reassuringly predictable quality about it, the pecking order being very close to what most knowledgeable judges would have predicted on the basis of performance, pedigree, and opportunity. The leader by cumulative earnings, New Approach ( TrueNicks ... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | Apr 15, 2014 | 7 Comments

European Sire Round-Up: Galileo Still on Top

Friday, February 07, 2014 5:00 PM

For 13 straight years, from 1992 to 2004, the title of leading sire in England and Ireland fell to Sadler's Wells. The next three years saw another great stallion, Danehill, rule the roost. Sadler's Wells' son Galileo ( TrueNicks ) took the title in 2008, followed by Danehill's son Danehill Dancer ( TrueNicks ) the following year. Since then, however, it's been... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | Feb 07, 2014 | 10 Comments

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