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grandsire

sire of an animal's dam or sire.
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Because the average number of steers per sire or grandsire was small, sampling effects may have led to these effects being overestimated (Girgnola et al.
He speaks as though this old grandsire was extant in the late 1870s so would have known the physical presence of Teddy Kem in the early years of the 19th century, but that's some 20-30 years after he was supposedly dead.
Pulpit's nerves are also a concern, since he tends to get rattled before a race, a characteristic he may have inherited from grandsire Seattle Slew.
Pulpit is also paternal grandsire of two other runners - He's Had Enough, a son of Tapit whose half-brother Kindergarten Kid goes for the Breeders' Cup Turf, and Dynamic Sky, a son of Sky Mesa.
In addition to Alysheba, his grandsire Alydar (the '78 runner-up) fathered Strike the Gold (the '91 winner); and three great grandsires fathered Derby winners - Raise a Native had Majestic Prince ('69), Hail to Reason had Proud Clarion ('67), and Tom Fool had Tim Tam ('58).
The fact Cape Blanco is a half-brother to Mr Commons, a dual Grade 2 winner on the US turf, coupled with the presence of Secretariat in the pedigree as the grandsire of Laurel Delight's sire Presidium, probably also helped endear him to US breeders.
He was by Staplers Jo, College Causeway's maternal grandsire.
The next question is whether he can make any kind of impact in Europe, somewhere his sire Pulpit and grandsire A.
THE influence of Barathea was evident on both sides of the Channel yesterday when the late Rathbarry stallion featured as the sire of Don Bosco, who was successful in the Prix Gontaut-Biron at Deauville, and maternal grandsire of Hunter's Light, winner of the Rose Of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock.
Pivotal Cheveley Park Stud flagbearer featured as the sire of Saturday's Steventon Stakes winner Poet as well as the paternal grandsire of Gracia Directa (by Kyllachy; Summer Stakes on Friday) and Body And Soul (by Captain Rio; Weatherbys Super Sprint).
Five years on, and while still to prove that he is the calibre of his grandsire Highest Honor, there is enough going on within Stormy River's first two crops to think that his place on the Etreham roster remains good news.
vvDanehilld ancing THE Superlative Stakes proved a good result for Coolmore stalwart Danehill Dancer, who was grandsire of the winner Olympic Glory and sire of the fast-finishing runner-up Birdman.