So I was looking up some horses on Equibase and noticed they had a line called "Highest E" and then a number after it..Is this something similar to a Byer number? One of my horses had a 108 after it and another one of mine had a 109. Are these relatively decent numbers?
Yes at certain parts of their careers. They are both geldings and ran for long periods of time. One was 9 at retirement, the other 7. They finished up in lower level claimers. One had 50 starts, the other 56. I kind of like researching stuff, and pedigrees etc...Kind of geekie I know, but what can I say!
Not geeky at all. Just love to know what you can about your guys! (I do the same...LOL) And yes, that's a nice speed rating!
And if you look up Volos, he sold for $260k at Saratoga as a yearling, and was trained early in his career by Steve Asmussen. (You can click on each Equibase race and find the chart for it there. Click on 'results', then the chart following the mentioned race.) Bred by Robert Clay who owns Three Chimneys Farm. Can't beat that for class.
But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson