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Miss Steele: a Case for a Clever Inbreeding

Monday, May 12, 2014 11:31 AM

Among the questions that we are most frequently asked with regard to suggest matings is "what about the inbreeding to....?" or "is inbreeding to x a good thing?" Unfortunately, as a generalized question, there is no simple straightforward answer, and so our reply usually starts with a "Well, it depends...." While this might appear to be equivocating, it is not... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | May 12, 2014 | 6 Comments

Chasing a Mate for The Fugue

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:30 PM

In its relatively short life as a premier race, the Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I) has an envious roll call of winners, with the likes of Sadler's Wells, Suave Dancer, Dr. Devious, Swain, Giant's Causeway ( TrueNicks ), New Approach ( TrueNicks ), Sea The Stars, High Chaparral (IRE) ( TrueNicks ), and So You Think (NZ) ( TrueNicks ) all victorious at Leopardstown... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Oct 08, 2013 | 17 Comments

Inbreeding Coefficients, Pedigree Statistics Added to TrueNicks Reports

Saturday, September 28, 2013 1:45 PM

At TrueNicks we are continually trying to improve the data in our reports in order to help you make a more informed and intelligent decision in your breeding and selection efforts. In that regard, in response to feedback we received from our customers, earlier this year we launched the TrueNicks Key Ancestors Report , a report that considers the entire pedigree... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Sep 28, 2013 | 5 Comments