Pedigrees and Breeding

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Conference Features Top Pedigree Pundits

The two-day 2011 Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics & Performance Conference , to be held at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Ky., September 7-8, kicks off one week from today, and several well... Read More

Nicking Theory Featured in NY Times

Jim Squires wrote an interesting article that appeared in The New York Times over the weekend. Commenting on the newly-in-foal Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, " Breeders Chasing the Superhorse " references... Read More

Derby Threat: Uncle Mo

by Ian Tapp Few could mount a serious case that Uncle Mo was not one of the most talented 2-year-olds American racing has seen in quite a while. He was impressive at six furlongs, brilliant at a mile,... Read More

Derby Threat: Dialed In

by Ian Tapp Dialed In ’s story begins in late April, 20 years ago, when a gelding named Dinard was the 1991 Kentucky Derby favorite. The son of Strawberry Road had just worn down Best Pal to win the Santa... Read More

Derby Threat: Tapizar

by Ian Tapp When Tapizar won last weekend's Sham Stakes (gr. III, video ) in easy, front-running style, he became the newest graded stakes winner to emerge from the successful breeding program developed... Read More

Derby Threat: The Factor

by Ian Tapp On November 28, 2010, the Bob Baffert-trained The Factor went postward as one of the most hyped two-year-old maidens of the year. Sent off at 3/5, the gray War Front ( TrueNicks , SRO ) colt... Read More

Derby Threat: Astrology

by Ian Tapp When the Kentucky Derby is on your mind, how could you not be fascinated by an A.P. Indy ( TrueNicks , SRO ) colt with the flashy name of Astrology ? Winner of the one-mile Iroquois Stakes... Read More

Congrats on the Freshman Title?

Congrats, photo by Louise Reinagel With the impressive victory of his daughter Turbulent Descent in the Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I), Congrats ( TrueNicks , SRO ) may well have sewn up the 2010 freshman... Read More

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