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22 Feb
Chunking through Timeform to do justice to #TheByerleyTurk & his mares. This is no coincidence - with few exceptions, their direct line descendants are responsible for the Who's Who of racehorses, their influence is greater than Darley Arabian or Godolphin.
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21 Feb
#TheByeleryTurk 's influence on TB racing is often overlooked due to global investment in Darley/Godolphin studs Many truly great horses owe their success to their dam's mitochondria, or to physical development of their sire's line, due to superior mtDNA from their dam See below
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20 Feb
@RichardHoiles A: Common link?
All Too Hard
Best Mate
Black Caviar
Bustino
Champ
Coneygree
Don Cossack
FootstepsintheSand
Frankel
Little Polveir
Long Run
Lord Gyllene
One for Arthur
Royal Athlete
Santini
Shannon Bridge
Snow Fairy
Top Notch Tonto
War of Attrition
West Tip
Yeats
B: Common link?
Arkle
Ballabriggs
Bridget
Corbiere
Crisp
Flying Bolt
Frankel Light
Hallo Dandy
HedgeHunter
Kicking King
L'Escargot
Master Tommytucker
Mon Mome
Monty's Pass
Mr Frisk
Night Nurse
Party Politics
Rhyme n Reason
Sizing John
C: Common link?
Arkle
Cyrname
Eclipse
Goshen
Imperial Commander
Kauto Star
NumberSixValverde
Party Politics
Shannon Bridge
Silver Birch
Winx
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