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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Mumtaz Mahal

Mumtaz Mahal was bred in 1921 by Lady Sykes of Sledgmere. Mumtaz Mahal is by The Tetrarch – Lady Josephine by Sundridge. She was brilliantly fast, and had a powerful build in keeping with her sire, and also much of his colouring since “Mumty”, as she was known to the staff who handled her, had some of the blotchy spots of white

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Selene

Chaucer has gone down as one of the most important broodmare sires in history. The son of the legendary St. Simon and the immortal mare Canterbury Pilgrim was a good but not great race horse. Although he was not a big horse, Chaucer made his mark at stud through his daughters. Perhaps the most accomplished daughter of Chaucer as a

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Canterbury Pilgrim

The influential broodmare Canterbury Pilgrim, bred in 1893 by the Duchess of Montrose from the mare Pilgrimage by The Palmer, was purchased by the 16th Lord Derby as a yearling. The sire of Canterbury Pilgrim was Tristan, a high class somewhat eccentric horse that was very difficult to handle due to his volatile unpredictability. Tristan was an out and out

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Lexington & Whalebone

Lexington Foaled March 17, 1850, Lexington was a bay horse by Boston – Alice Carneal by Sarpedon. He was inbred to Sir Archy 3×4 and his direct male line leads to Herod, through Diomed. Lexington went on to become the leading sire in North America a record sixteen times. However not without some controversy, his popularity with American breeders meant

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