Ducimus is a son of champion sire Snitzel, a stallion that is working with a wide variety of broodmare sire lines. Mares from the RED RANSOM line are appealing, with Snitzel’s Gr 1 winner TRAPEZE ARTIST being out of a DOMESDAY mare, ESTIJAAB out of a CHARGE FORWARD mare and Gr 2 winner CHANCE BYE […]


Trapeze Artist is a product of a highly successful sire line, his first five tail male ancestors all being champion progenitors. He is a son of Snitzel, who is working with a variety of broodmare sire lines, his versatility undoubtedly adding to his outstanding success. There is no reason, based on his pedigree patterns, why […]


The pedigree patterns of success shown by the best progeny of Adelaide’s sire Galileo are very helpful in predicting how Adelaide may work as a sire. Mares carrying ROBERTO have worked beautifully with Galileo, producing twelve Group winners – five Group 1 winners – including four-time Group 1 winner Igugu and three-time Group 1 winner […]


Tights, damsire of So You Think, is by Nijinsky II. He is a key member of the very influential TORPENHOW family. Other family members such as REDOUTE’S CHOICE, AL MAHER, THE MINSTREL, HURRICANE SKY, XAAR, UMATILLA, MASTERCLASS, NEW REGENT, EL GRAN SENOR, TRY MY BEST (sire of LAST TYCOON), SPINNING WORLD and GIELGUD in mares […]


Pierro has a diverse pedigree, carrying multiple representatives of several important families. A review of his stakes winners to-date reveals some marked preferences. Free of DANEHILL, Pierro is an obvious choice for mares from this prolific sire line. In particular, Pierro has worked beautifully with daughters of REDOUTE’S CHOICE, producing seven of his 16 stakes […]


Justify’s pedigree is beautifully balanced and carries a combination of strong line breeding and pattern clusters. Justify has three repetitions of Mr Prospector / Nijinsky II crosses. These clusters add genetic weight to a mating. Further contributions of this nick can be accessed via mares carrying sires or damsires such as HUSSON, TALE OF THE […]


Neorealism (Jpn) is a Group 1 winning son of Neo Universe, in turn a son of the highly influential Sunday Silence. Neo Universe is from the same tail female family as SHAMARDAL and STREET CRY, who both stood in Australia and have many daughters here to create a desirable line breeding pattern with Neorealism. Neo […]


Mendelssohn’s pedigree carries several elements which should work beautifully with many lines available to him in Australasia. Mendelssohn’s sire Scat Daddy is inbred to Mr Prospector 4 x 2 through daughters. Introducing sons of Mr Prospector in mares’ pedigrees is a proven pattern for Scat Daddy, who has produced five Gr 1 winners (including No […]


Fastnet Rock has shown a great affinity with the THONG family, principally via SADLER’S WELLS, his brother FAIRY KING and three-quarter brother NUREYEV. These three are present in the dam’s pedigrees of 16 of his 36 Group 1 winners (45%). Overall, 36 of his 94 Group winners (38%) possess this line through their dams, including […]


Saxon Warrior is a son of “the Super Sire of Japan’, Deep Impact, in turn a son of the equally influential Sunday Silence. Deep Impact has worked very well with STORM CAT, with seven of his Gr 1 winners being out of Storm Cat mares. This line can be found in Australasia via influences such […]