Pedigrees and Breeding

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Poll Question: Mine That Bird on Turf?

2009 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird has been entered in the July 4th Firecracker Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs. The race is one mile on the turf . While Mine That Bird is not certain... Read More

Pedigree Time Machine: 1966 Mother Goose

The 54th Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) will be run tomorrow at Belmont, featuring Biofuel , Ailalea , Devil May Care , Connie and Michael , and Katy Now . Perhaps these fillies will one day become successful... Read More

Poll Question: Zenyatta's Mate

For Zenyatta 's eventual first year in the breeding shed, which of these high-profile, proven Kentucky stallions would you select? Explain your choice in the comments section below. Healthy debates are... Read More

Pedigree Time Machine: Special

Since it looks like Blame has edged Quality Road and Battle Plan in our Stallion Pedigree Poll , let's take a look back at Special, Blame's influential third dam. Special (Forli - Thong, by Nantallah)... Read More

Poll Question: Stallion Pedigrees

Of the following older U.S.-based horses, who has the best stallion's pedigree? Cast your vote and explain your choice in the comments below. Battle Plan is a son of Empire Maker ( TrueNicks , SRO ) and... Read More

The Influence of Alydar

At the TrueNicks office in Lexington, Ian Tapp and Scot Gillies recently raised some interesting questions about the pedigree and rating of a sister to the very talented Brother Derek ( TrueNicks , SRO... Read More

Dubawi, the Heir Apparent?

The loss of the brilliant Dubai Millennium to grass sickness after just one year at stud was mitigated somewhat when his son Dubawi (IRE) ( TrueNicks , SRO ) turned out to be an outstanding performer.... Read More

Super Saver a Tribute to His Late Sire

It was clear at the time that the death of Maria’s Mon – at the early age of 14 – was a severe loss to the industry, and subsequent events have only emphasized that fact. Champion of what turned out to... Read More

Dosage & Nicking Report Now Online

A new TrueNicks report is now available for free download. In Practical Use of Dosage & Nicking in Thoroughbred Breeding , we ask pedigree experts Dr. Steve Roman (creator of the Dosage Index) and Alan... Read More

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