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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.german-racing.com/gr-wAssets/docs/verbandsdokumente/Rules-of-Breeding-2014.pdf&ved=0ahUKEwjsqsT0pdXKAhVKLyYKHeESBIwQFgglMAE&usg=AFQjCNG...
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    That was an hour well spent. Enjoyed that....

    That was an hour well spent. Enjoyed that.
    Thanks for sharing.
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    He's only ever had 70 runners over fences, from...

    He's only ever had 70 runners over fences, from over 2400 foals on the ground. Hardly tons. Of those, the majority were fairly mediocre. Jack the Giant is about the only one I can think of that made...
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    Amazing recovery

    Amazing recovery by both horse and jockey. Killultagh Vic looks homefree come to the last, he blunders spectacularly, gets passed by two other runners, but somehow horse and jock get back on their...
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    Golden Marvel started his career in France, where...

    Golden Marvel started his career in France, where he raced on the flat. He was imported to the US at the end of his 3yo season. He raced on the flat in the US during his 4yo year, making little...
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    Btw, some of the top NH stallions cover huge...

    Btw, some of the top NH stallions cover huge books of mares, well into the 200-300 range. They can cover later into the season because the offspring won't race till they are 4yos, so a summer foal is...
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    While that is certainly true in the US, in...

    While that is certainly true in the US, in Ireland, France and to a lesser extent England the jumpers are often purpose bred.
    Up until the economic crisis of 8 years ago, there were as many NH bred...
  8. Top ten most expensive stallions in the world for 2016

    Article and analysis here... https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/worlds-10-most-expensive-stallions-2016

    Here's just the list...

    1. GALILEO
    1998 b Sadler’s Wells - Urban Sea (Miswaki)...
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    The best rider in the world doesn't ride...

    The best rider in the world doesn't ride Showjumping like a hunter round.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix4vvEtxHmI

    That is beautiful sympathetic riding. You can be upright, but still...
  10. There's two TC winners in there. Plus Mo'W...

    There's two TC winners in there.

    Plus Mo'W kinda predates the TC. While technically Sir Barton won a TC the year before Mo'W raced, that allocade was awarded to him retrospectively years later,...
  11. Omaha crossed the Atlantic too, only losing the...

    Omaha crossed the Atlantic too, only losing the Ascot Gold Cup by a nose hair. A fair achievement in any era. Always he never quite gets the love he should get.

    I think it's a bit unfair to...
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    Unless it's an "Allowance Optional Claiming"...

    Unless it's an "Allowance Optional Claiming" race, then all horses are in for a a tag and can be claimed.
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    Jesus, no. That makes me so sad. I was so...

    Jesus, no.

    That makes me so sad. I was so looking forward to him coming back. I wanted him to be the Kelso of the new century.

    God, this is a tough sport to follow sometimes.
  14. Horses in other countries are using US...

    Horses in other countries are using US bloodlines. US based stallions also shuttle to the Southern Hemisphere. So they are not using bleeder free bloodlines.

    as to 2nd question, most horses bleed...
  15. You need to qualify the statement that he won...

    You need to qualify the statement that he won over fences.
    He had a less than stellar career on the flat and over fences. His only win over the sticks in 13 attempts was a Maiden Claiming race. His...
  16. Somewhere between 90-95% of all horses that race...

    Somewhere between 90-95% of all horses that race in North America race on Lasix every time they race.
  17. Remembering Red Cadeaux The 2011 Melbourne...

    Remembering Red Cadeaux

    The 2011 Melbourne Cup, where he got pipped by a nosehair by the French horse Dunaden, a cracking race.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5lFmGMakgw

    Winning the 2012...
  18. Sadly, the old warrior Red Cadeaux had to be...

    Sadly, the old warrior Red Cadeaux had to be euthanised today after complications set in in his recovery from his injury in the Melbourne Cup.
    He will be buried at Flemington racecourse.
    ...
  19. Master Imp is arguably the best, or at least top...

    Master Imp is arguably the best, or at least top 5, eventing sires of the last 20 years. He never competed in any sport, as he was bred solely to be a stallion replacement for his successful sire,...
  20. Both Cape Cross and Dubawi were G1 winning...

    Both Cape Cross and Dubawi were G1 winning Milers. Dubawi was also 3rd in the Derby, and given he was from the last and only crop of his famous sire, Dubai Millenium, he was rushed off the stud at...
  21. Frankel and Noble Mission. While the latter was...

    Frankel and Noble Mission. While the latter was no Frankel, he was a 3 time G1 winner.



    Galileo, All Too beautiful and Black Sam Ballamy, all full siblings.
    If you add in half siblings you...
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    No, the last couple of Olympics, the team medals...

    No, the last couple of Olympics, the team medals were decided with the first round of showjumping, and the top 20 odd riders went on to jump one more round for individual medals.
    Sounded like what...
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    Seems fairly straighfoward to me. Day 1...

    Seems fairly straighfoward to me.

    Day 1 Dressage
    Day 2 XC
    Day 3 Showjumping to decide individual medals
    Then another round of SJing to decide team medals.

    What's not clear is if the faults...
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    Wow. That is sad news indeed. Way too young. One...

    Wow. That is sad news indeed. Way too young.
    One of the best jockeys of all time without a doubt. Gave some fantastic rides on some magnificent horses.

    On Grundy v Bustino in the King George.......
  25. If you get a chance to flip through the pictures...

    If you get a chance to flip through the pictures on the Living Legends site, there's some nice ones.
    Here's a lovely pic of Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup winner Might and Power with a young...
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