Pedigree Elements

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Danzig Line Domination in Europe

The sterling efforts of Pivotal, and of Sadler’s Wells sons Galileo and Montjeu – who come to the fore as the distance increase – not withstanding, European racing often appears to be dominated by the... Read More

Starting Early

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve already had the first U.S. juvenile stakes of the new season. Winner of the colt’s division of the Copper Top was Verny. His sire, Gold Case (by Forty Niner), was 3-for... Read More

Brother Also Rises

While Ghostzapper ( TrueNicks , SRO ) was represented by his first grade I winner when Stately Victor upset the Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), his older half-brother City Zip ( TrueNicks , SRO ) , continued... Read More

A Roar From Turkey

The rush to judgement that we mentioned last time with regard to Ghostzapper ( TrueNicks , SRO ), along with the current economic climate has led to opportunities for some countries to purchase stallions... Read More

Victor Victorious

Although he was relatively sparingly-raced – 11 starts in four seasons – and carefully-managed, both form book and speed-figures suggest that Ghostzapper ( TrueNicks , SRO ) is worthy of a place alongside... Read More

He Ain't Heavy...

While his brother Giant's Causeway ( TrueNicks , SRO ) has been ruling the roost – he was Leading Sire of 2009, and currently leads the table again this year – Freud ( TrueNicks , SRO ) has quietly been... Read More

More Of A Good Thing

In our last post we noted that the three sophomore grade I winners last weekend all had some form of Storm Cat and Blushing Groom on their pedigree pages. Storm Cat and Blushing Groom are also found in... Read More

A Grade I Combination

Sidney’s Candy took the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and is by young sire sensation, Candy Ride (ARG) ( TrueNicks , SRO ). He follows Evita Argentina and Capt. Candyman Can as the third grade I winner by... Read More

More From Meydan

One nick that has a 100% strike-rate is that of Yankee Victor with mares by Woodman, which has produced stakes winner Timely Reflection, and Kinsale King (TrueNicks A++) , who took the Golden Shaheen ... Read More

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