Originally Posted by Wheatermay
Cool info to add about this palomino. My friend called the previous owner to get her pedigree. She bought this horse for $200 (b/c in a huff the previous owner got mad she kept getting out of the fence and wouldnt let itself be caught.... almost backed out until she saw my friend with the horse, and ended up selling her)....
So she finds out her father is Duty Officer, who is a great great (might be one or two more greats here) grandchild of Man O' War! That's awesome!
That's actually not uncommon. My mare goes directly back to Man O' War, as did my mother's old horse. It happens when lots of babies are produced.