Son-In-Law – Last Of The Stayers

The first two centuries of recorded Thoroughbred breeding emphasised endurance over sheer speed. The gradual change to shorter distances in racing, with increased purses to aim for, eventually made stallions of staying ability obsolete in the breeding world. One of the last true sources for staying blood came from a brown foal of 1911. His name was Son-In-Law, a name

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Sir Ivor – Explosive Speed

Lester Piggott was one the greatest jockeys in turf history. His natural horsemanship combined with his uncanny ability to understand his mount, as well as his mental toughness gave him a clear advantage over ordinary riders. Piggott rode some of the greatest horses of his time such as Nijinsky, Petite Etoile, The Minstrel, Crepello, Never Say Die, Dahlia, Alleged, Ardross,

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