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Signor Federico Tesio is one of the greatest Thoroughbred breeders in the history of the turf. Considered by many as a genius when it comes to breeding Thoroughbred horses, Tesio not only ran his breeding operation but was also the trainer of his exceptional stable. He and his wife Lydia established Dormello Stud in Novara on the banks of Lake

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Hyperion

The seventeenth Lord Derby was one of the most successful Thoroughbred breeders in history. His love for the sport began early in his life, taking an active role in his father’s racing and breeding operation. There have been many exceptional horses stemming from the Earl’s breeding program such as Phalaris, Swynford, Chaucer, Fairway, Watling Street, Canterbury Pilgrim, Alycidon, Coronach, Sansovino,

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The Tetrarch

As they say in television “And now for something completely different”. While still a pure Thoroughbred, The Tetrarch became one of the most memorable horses to be ever bred. His coat colour elicited derogatory comments upon his first race course appearance at Newmarket, April 17, 1913. His grey coat was speckled black and white with small hints of lime green

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Phalaris

Every sport in the world can point to one individual that became so successful by doing it differently than others before him, they change the face of the sport and the way in which to be successful in the sport they are part of. Babe Ruth with is prodigious home run hitting prowess changed the way baseball was played. Bobby

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Teddy

Bred in France in 1913 at Haras du Jardy Stud, Teddy was by Ajax – Rondeau by Bay Ronald. His breeder was Edmond Blanc, perhaps the most esteemed French breeder to this point in time. Ajax was by English Triple Crown winner Flying Fox. Ajax himself was a great race horse as he won the French Derby and the Grand

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