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Special being the dam of Nureyev?  Or the Special that was an Australian G1 winner?

It the first you can find plenty of Fairy Bridge/Nureyev crosses as above Dundeel being one of them.
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Originally posted by Majestic Majestic wrote:

Can someone give me an idea re doubling, tripling up on Special. Unfortunately, War is not an option with my partner in the HC mare.

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if you have a HC mare then you don't want to go to another sadlers wells stallion. You may as well try Testa Rossa-apparently those that saw him at stallion parade on this forum reported he looked like a youngster.

To get the cross of Special then any thing with Fairy Bridge which includes Perugino Sadlers and Fairy King. But you also get it via Nureyev, so any stallion with Zabeel, Stravinsky etc will give you a cross. 

For what it is worth my suggestion would be Hallowed Crown. Showed good qualities as a racehorse;has stree6t cry which I feel will work well with HC; has danehill which works well with sadlers and is from the female family of Zabeel (ie his dam Lady Giselle is great granddam of Hallowed) and HC and Zabeel works very well and it gives you a doubling of Special.
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Originally posted by furious furious wrote:

Would of been nice if Meurice hadn't of died to see if he would of crossed with mares with Rubiton or Euclase in the pedigree.  Breeding back to Ruby.<div id="UMS_TOOLTIP" style=": ; cursor: pointer; : 2147483647; : transparent; top: -100000px; left: -100000px;">


Agree 100%. He was a highly spruiked horse with freakish ability. I am thinking along the same lines and tempted to send a Rubiton mare to Ready For Victory to duplicate Ruby. She is one of the most influential mares of more a colonial line. I think Stewart Ramsey’s breeding formula is based on something like we are discussing. He’s been very successful
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Does anyone have a list of these influential broodmares? Of care to make one up :)
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Try Googling Blue Hen mares.
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Originally posted by linghi11 linghi11 wrote:

Does anyone have a list of these influential broodmares? Of care to make one up :)

Im no expert but I'll throw up a few
Four Carat
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Thong seems to be going well in our conditions.
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Colin Hayes always looked for Aurora
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Some of the best Luskin Star's had double cross to Aurora
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How on earth do they justify that price ?

I have the book, It was given to me for nothing.

It is like reading a kindergarten book. 


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Originally posted by djebel djebel wrote:

How on earth do they justify that price ?

I have the book, It was given to me for nothing.

It is like reading a kindergarten book. 


Thoroughbred stuff has a wedding-like mark up for everything!
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From what I hear, the genetics study is finding that outcrossing thoroughbreds is more successful than inbreeding them, so one must have to find some very particular lines for it to work well.
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linghi often the outcrossing is really finding the lines like Bletchingly and Danzig which don't cross till Lady Susan (GB) 1893.  So no close inbreeding but there is no doubt that those two - from the same female line liked each other very much.
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The thoroughbred broodmare book

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Publisher:Derby, KS : Matter of Record, ©2003.
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If you can get a copy of this its worth a read , he discusses the pedigree paterns in detail of top Broodmares that have produced multiple G1 winners in various regions of the world . 
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Agree on the Clive Harper book. I have it and it's strength is it gives all the points that are common with the mare's successful offspring allowing you to form your own conclusions even if you don't agree with author.
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Its not overly verbose as some of the breeding books can be and very easy to follow his explanations with the pedigrees laid out beside his ideas . 

Its the only one of the Harper books I have but would love a copy of his last book . Patterns of patterns I think its called . 
 Have you read it Breeder  and if so is it worth chasing a copy ? 
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Yes i have read it Mr Prosoector ( I think have all of Clive's books) It is of the same quality as the others so well worth getting if you can find a copy.
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Fake News!

Get a broodmare cross her with a basic well known cross i.e. Lonhro x Danehill etc, etc and hope for the best.

It's a DNA lottery.
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