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Pedigree Gurus, here's another one

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  • Pedigree Gurus, here's another one

    My 7 year old Apt to Win. He is tattoed, but never raced. It has always intrigued me as to why he was culled. He has some very upright pasterns, a hard to find fast button, and a combative attitude on occasion, although that's mellowed.

    Here's his pedigree, anyone knowing anything about horses with these bloodlines, please comment.

    http://www.pedigreequery.com/apt+to+win2
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    Bump up

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    • #3
      He's very nicely bred. Some classic Claiborne breeding on both sides. Thong is outstanding to see in a pedigree, as is Weekend Surprise. Alluvial was the dam of Slew O' Gold and Coastal. Strong dam-lines on both sides. Aptitude stood for $25K that year, although he's dropped down to $7,500 now.

      There could be any number of reasons why he never ran. Could be slower than a fat man, couldn't hold up physically, mentally not into the idea of it.....who knows. I'm sure they gave him a shot though, considering his pedigree.

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      • #4
        My BO owned his half-brother for a few months, a 2004 gelding by Cryptoclearance named Courageous Roy. Here are some photos. None are great, but it will give you an idea what your horse's half brother looks like. I believe my BO got him from a dealer, he wasn't very successful on the track.


        Courageous Roy

        Roy 2

        Roy 3

        Roy 4

        Roy 5

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        • #5
          Courageous Roy- $36,803 including a win isn't too shabby, considering most never even make a nickel.

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          • #6
            True, I guess it wasn't a bad career. He was no Pay Attention, though. Of course...I'm slightly biased.

            Starda01: Do you have a pic of your guy?

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              Yes, he's my baby! Here's a video, it's someone else riding but I think it shows him well.
              http://m.youtube.com/index?client=mv...&v=SrJlygliRLI

              And here's some photos.

              http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=73853&id=597869289

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                #8
                Couldn't seem to get all the photos links in the above post.


                http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...4&id=597869289

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