Lyphard

Lyphard was bred in 1969 by Mrs. J.O.Burgwin. Lyphard was by Northern Dancer – Goofed by Court Martial and was a very close resemblance to his sire. He was picked out of the Newmarket yearling sales and subsequently trained by the renowned French trainer Alec Head. The purchase price was fifteen thousand guineas. This sale was at the end of

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Vice Regent

The first crop of Northern Dancer foals, born in 1966, were highly anticipated, especially by his fans in Canada, and made it to the track in 1968. E.P. Taylor’s Windfields Farm yearling sales the year before featured the Taylor bred Northern Dancers and many were purchased by eager owners and trainers. One that was not bought however was a beautiful

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Nijinsky

Northern Dancer’s first crop of foals were exciting, containing ten stakes winners from only twenty-one foals. His second crop would establish him as an emerging sire of worldwide significance. Northern Dancer was bred to champion Flaming Page, a daughter of Windfields stallion Bull Page, in his first year at stud but the mare was a good full hand taller. Northern

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Sadler’s Wells

Sadler’s Wells, the name in Thoroughbred annuls says it all. Continuing in the tradition of his sire, the now legendary Northern Dancer, Sadler’s Wells has more than any other of the great sires, defined excellence and raised the bar as the standard by which sires are evaluated. Never in the history of Thoroughbred breeding has one sire been so utmost

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Northern Dancer

In the summer of 1958 Edward Plunket Taylor was at the Saratoga yearling sales with a fresh load of cash to spend. Taylor’s well bred dark bay four year old horse Nearctic had just won the Michigan Mile. Thus he was in the mood to spend some money. Taylor was always looking for good broodmare prospects at the big yearling

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