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Reader Challenge: Belmont Mystery

Thursday, July 08, 2010 8:00 AM

Reader challenge: The pedigree of this racehorse (pictured at Belmont Park) features inbreeding to a runner-up in both the Manhattan Handicap and Jockey Club Gold Cup. This racehorse's sire also appears in the pedigree of a recent gr. I winner at Belmont. Your challenge is to answer the following questions in the comments section below: 1. Who is this racehorse... Read More...

Written by Ian Tapp | Jul 08, 2010 | 13 Comments

Reader Challenge: Pedigree ID

Thursday, July 01, 2010 5:30 PM

Reader challenge: Identify the following four horses represented by their 3-cross pedigrees. What do they have in common? Leave your guess in the comments section below. Good luck! We will hold all comments until Monday, July 5, at 11:00am EDT. UPDATE: Congrats to everyone who correctly identified Macho Uno ( TrueNicks , SRO ), Twice Over , Triple Bend , and... Read More...

Written by Ian Tapp | Jul 01, 2010 | 33 Comments

Kentucky Derby Contenders Seen Through TrueNicks

Thursday, May 01, 2008 12:05 PM

With the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands mere days away, we thought it was worth giving TrueNicks a tryout on the leading contenders. TrueNicks came through its Derby Trial with flying colors. Of the top 24 contenders at time of writing, nine (37.5%) were A++ ; 17 (71%) were A or above; 21 (87.5%) were B+ or higher. Of the remaining three, two are D ;... Read More...

Written by admin | May 01, 2008 | 0 Comments