Readers' Questions

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Interpreting a Nick Rating

Recently, one of our readers submitted an excellent question about interpreting the TrueNicks Enhanced report. Byron Rogers and Alan Porter, the co-developers of TrueNicks and partners in Pedigree Consultants... Read More

Poll: Hopeful 2YOs

Freaky juvenile colts Boys At Tosconova ( TrueNicks ), Stay Thirsty ( TrueNicks ), and Wine Police ( TrueNicks ) will square off in Monday's Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga. These talented maiden winners... Read More

Reader Challenge: Mystery Mare

A world record priced yearling at auction, the mare depicted above traces in tail female to several champion sires and exceptional racers, including a winner of two grade I events that will be run this... Read More

Poll: The Bluest of Bluebloods

Interesting question... Which of these royally-bred and yet-to-be-raced Thoroughbreds has the most impressive pedigree? Explain your choice in the comments section below. Which pedigree is bluest blueblood... Read More

Poll: Pivotal or Redoute's Choice?

Imagine that we had the opportunity to import a top international sire to the U.S. – consider Pivotal and Redoute's Choice , champion sires in Europe and Australia, respectively. Linked below are the Stallion... Read More

Reader Challenge: Pedigree ID

Reader challenge: Identify the following four horses represented by their 3-cross pedigrees. Note that Broodmare Sire x is the same horse in all pedigrees, as is Sire y . It may be useful to consult the... Read More

Reader's Question: Zenyatta & Rachel

On 27 Jul 2010 8:46 PM, John writes: "Why does Rachel Alexandra get an A++, while Zenyatta gets just an A+? Am I missing something?" Ian's response: Hi John, Thanks for your question. TrueNicks is a sire... Read More

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