pedigrees presents Bloodlines: Developing the Derby Winner’s Family

Although the first California-bred to win the Kentucky Derby since Decidedly in 1962, California Chrome comes from a branch of a major Kentucky female family that migrated from the Bluegrass to New York and Maryland before being transplanted across the country to the Golden State. Part of the reason the best racehorse from this branch […]

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Bloodlines: Gotham Winner of ‘Noble’ Birth

Certainly the most dramatic race of the weekend was the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct, where a trio of promising colts finished heads apart. The winner and still unbeaten in five starts was Samraat, a dead game and quite appealing competitor for Leonard Riggio’s My Meadowview Farm, which bred the colt in New York. […]

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Bloodlines: Winners Keep Coming for Tapit

The Gainesway Farm stallion Tapit is one of the best stallions in the world, and he didn’t need a lot more good news after the positive performance of his son Tapiture in winning the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on President’s Day.  But the handsome gray had a pair of important winners over […]

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TOBA to Hold Pedigree & Conformation Clinic Oct. 7-8

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) will hold a Thoroughbred Pedigree and Conformation Clinic Monday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 8 in Lexington, Ky.  The clinic, sponsored by Blood-Horse Publications, will feature conformation presentations and live evaluations as well as pedigree discussions that will include nicking, dosage, outcrossing and inbreeding. Clinic speakers will include […]

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