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Bloodlines: On Sire Lists And Stallion Earnings

“I don’t need to know nothing ’bout no stinking stallion stats” is the too-frequent response of horse folk to comments about statistics attempting to evaluate stallion performance. There are, however, a serious cadre of breeders and racing fans, even handicappers, who do appreciate the insights that can be derived from stallion stats, and racing has […]

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Bloodlines: Discovering Class In Unexpected Places

There are a number of ways to evaluate stallions in addition to the general sire list, which ranks stallions by gross progeny earnings. The leader on that list, once again, is the great gray ghost of Gainesway Farm, Tapit. A beautiful horse who has grown nearly white with age, the son of Pulpit is fertile, […]

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Quality Road Edges Super Saver in Tight Freshman Sire Race

Lane’s End Farm stallion Quality Road emerged as the leading freshman sire of 2014, narrowly edging WinStar Farm’s Super Saver, according to statistics published at Bloodhorse.com that include earnings in the Northern Hemisphere outside of Japan and Hong Kong. Lookin At Lucky, who stands Coolmore’s Ashford Stud, was a close third. Quality Road, a son […]

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