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post #1 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Off the track thoroughbred pedigree

Everyone that has been following me knows that I have a yearling that I'm raising. Well, I came across a thoroughbred the other day that had pretty much been abandoned. I have another 2 years before I could ride the little one so I figured why not take this TB. He needs some work and doesn't look like much now but I think he has potential to be something beautiful one day. I looked up his tattoo and was surprised at what I found. What do you guys think about this pedigree?

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post #2 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 05:26 PM
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Pretty cool! I think it would be fun to have a project horse for the time being. As long as you have the money, time and space for the horse, why not go for it! :)

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I dont keep up with TBs anymore but i do recognize almost every horse in the almost dead last of that horses lineage.. fifth row back? I am familiar with a few of them on the 4th row too but thats it really.. sorry- probably of no help, lol.

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post #4 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 06:30 PM
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Too bad that's a gelding. He has some VERY close Bold Ruler, and everybody LOVES Storm Cat!

Can we see a picture of him?

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post #5 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by greentree View Post
Too bad that's a gelding. He has some VERY close Bold Ruler, and everybody LOVES Storm Cat!

Can we see a picture of him?

I know! I'm pretty impressed with his lineage. Its sad to think that he was just given up like that. He just wasn't fast enough. Heres a pic. He's about 17 hands. Very underweight but thats nothing a little tlc can't fix

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post #6 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 09:01 PM
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Forest Wildcat is my OTTB's sire. Your horse is my horse's nephew.

Bloodlines are pretty good. Some big names, but they are pretty common now adays.
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post #7 of 11 Old 05-26-2013, 09:26 PM
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Awwww, he's adorable!

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post #8 of 11 Old 05-28-2013, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by greentree View Post
and everybody LOVES Storm Cat!

Not everybody. Storm Cat was beyond nuts.
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You just have to see your don't have to like it.
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post #9 of 11 Old 05-28-2013, 10:05 PM
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Wow that is some close Bold Ruler! Very cool stuff.

I agree with MyBoyPuck - I'm not a huge fan of Storm Cat, although it depends on the horse. I've seen a lot of crooked, nasty SCs, but some nice ones as well. Your boy looks very kind :)
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post #10 of 11 Old 05-29-2013, 02:09 PM
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Nice looking boy. Ditto to the above - not personally a fan of Storm Cat.
But I DO like the In Reality in through Glitterman (also the trace to Bold Ruler).
Love me some In Reality horses - good heads and good sport horses with good work ethics.
I am personally digging his dam line a lot more than his sire line. Regardless he is a good looking gelding and should make a fine project horse :-D
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