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Nearctic. Champion son of Nearco bred by E.P. Taylor. Sire of the great Northern Dancer along with many other quality colts and fillies who have continued the tradition of the legacy. Icecapade is another of his sons who has had a significant influence on the thoroughbred breed.

Nearctic. Champion son of Nearco bred by E.P. Taylor. Sire of the great Northern Dancer along with many other quality colts and fillies who have continued the tradition of the legacy. Icecapade is another of his sons who has had a significant influence on the thoroughbred breed.

Nearco, great-great grand sire. (January 24, 1935 – June 27, 1957) was an Italian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse described by Thoroughbred Heritage as "one of the greatest racehorses of the Twentieth Century" and "one of the most important sires of the century." He was not only unbeaten, winning 14 races at distances from 5 furlongs (1,000m) to 1 mile 7 furlongs (3,000m), but also was the patriarch of the most dominant sire line in Thoroughbred history.

Nearco, great-great grand sire. (January 24, 1935 – June 27, 1957) was an Italian-bred Thoroughbred racehorse described by Thoroughbred Heritage as "one of the greatest racehorses of the Twentieth Century" and "one of the most important sires of the century." He was not only unbeaten, winning 14 races at distances from 5 furlongs (1,000m) to 1 mile 7 furlongs (3,000m), but also was the patriarch of the most dominant sire line in Thoroughbred history.

Doncaster (1870–January 1892) was an English Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was the winner of the 1873 Epsom Derby and the sire of the great stallion Bend Or.  This horse sold for 14,000 pounds in 1876!!

Doncaster (1870–January 1892) was an English Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. He was the winner of the 1873 Epsom Derby and the sire of the great stallion Bend Or. This horse sold for 14,000 pounds in 1876!!

NATIVE DANCER as a mature stallion  - his daughter NATALMA was the dam of NORTHERN DANCER  and a son who looks like daddy - DARN THAT ALARM.

NATIVE DANCER as a mature stallion - his daughter NATALMA was the dam of NORTHERN DANCER and a son who looks like daddy - DARN THAT ALARM.

Seattle Slew in 1977 was undefeated through his Triple crown campaign. He won all 3 races easily.By the end of his career, he won 14 out of 17 races, and earned 1,208,726 dollars.

Seattle Slew in 1977 was undefeated through his Triple crown campaign. He won all 3 races easily.By the end of his career, he won 14 out of 17 races, and earned 1,208,726 dollars.

Scientists at University College Dublin (UCD) have traced the origin of the ‘speed gene’ in Thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago.

Scientists at University College Dublin (UCD) have traced the origin of the ‘speed gene’ in Thoroughbred racehorses back to a single British mare that lived in the United Kingdom around 300 years ago.

Native Dancer. Winner of 21 of 22 races, his only loss was a close 2nd in the Kentucky Derby. Nicknamed "The Grey Ghost", he became a successful sire through his daughter Natalma, who produced Northern Dancer, and his son Raise A Native who founded a successful sire line.

Native Dancer. Winner of 21 of 22 races, his only loss was a close 2nd in the Kentucky Derby. Nicknamed "The Grey Ghost", he became a successful sire through his daughter Natalma, who produced Northern Dancer, and his son Raise A Native who founded a successful sire line.

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