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Name: Floyd Oliver
Date registered: August 2, 2013
URL: http://broodmaresinc.com

Biography

Matriarchs of the Turf is a Highly successful and coveted book written by Floyd Oliver. A renowned breeding adviser and contributing author of insightful articles appearing in the BloodHorse. Big Brown and the Domino Factor Floyd Oliver digs into the similarities between Kentucky Derby favorite Big Brown and Domino. The Breeding Behind Domino Floyd Oliver explores the breeding behind Domino, the “Black Whirlwind.”

Latest posts

  1. Tonalist — July 16, 2014
  2. Australia — July 16, 2014
  3. Taghrooda — July 16, 2014
  4. Occupy & Occupation — April 30, 2014
  5. Miss Gunning — April 30, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. 1 What are Cluster Mares? — 1 comment
  2. Tonalist — 1 comment
  3. Marcel Boussac + The Aga Khan + Queen Elizabeth II = Estimate — 1 comment
  4. 5 Diadem — 1 comment
  5. 4 Chelandry — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Jul 16

Tonalist

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Saturday saw another Triple Crown dream come to an end as the popular colt California Chrome failed to show his usual verve and went down to defeat as have so many other hopefuls over the last 36 years. All of the post race drama took the spotlight off the winning horse Tonalist, a horse which …

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Jul 16

Australia

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When Australia cantered to victory in the Irish Derby he began to look more and more like the eventual successor to his sire Galileo. That is a lofty peak to scale seeing that standing in his way is another son of Galileo the undefeated Frankel. Since they both have the same sire the determining factor …

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Jul 16

Taghrooda

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Taghrooda is an important horse for out continuing inquiry into how to concentrate classic speed in the racehorse for a number of reasons. The first is the fact that she is the first classic winner from the first crop of Sea the Stars the multiple classic winning half brother to the world’s leading sire Galileo. …

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Apr 30

Occupy & Occupation

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Welcome back dear readers to Broodmares Inc. where we are dedicated to searching for better ways to breed the classic racehorse. Our last essay was on Heroic the great Australian racehorse from the early 1920’s. Today we’ll take another venture back into racing’s past to the early 1940’s to examine the full brothers Occupy and …

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Apr 30

Miss Gunning

Secretariat

When Secretariat won the 1973 Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths in record time he was catapulted into immortality. There is another horse which raced 120 years ago who ran a race just as incredible as that run by Secretariat in the 1973 Belmont Stakes. The horse is Carbine and the race was the 1890 renewal …

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Apr 30

California Chrome

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  Saturday the 8th of March witnessed the running of the San Felipe Stakes which was won very impressively by a California Bred appropriately named California Chrome. Before we take up California Chrome and why a rather obscure California stallion such as Lucky Pulpit sires a Kentucky Derby contender I’d like to present to you …

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Feb 27

Red Reveur & Global View

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Welcome back dear readers. Recently some interesting races have been run the winners of which should be brought to your attention. By now you know that I’m an adherent to the theory that stallions can be used to reinforce their own female line thereby concentrating classic speed the result of which can be a classic …

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Feb 27

Midnight Hawk – Hidden Classic Speed!

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 The Kentucky Derby is May 3rd.2014, a little over 64 days away. Now is the time when most racing enthusiasts begin to calculate which horse may be standing in the winners circle bedecked with the blanket of roses. As you can see from the title of this essay I’ve already made my choice based on …

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Feb 27

Heroic

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In the book Great Thoroughbred Sires of the World Bill Whittaker calls Heroic the greatest all-around Australian bred Thoroughbred. That is a great accolade to place on Heroic making him an interesting subject for discussion. Whittaker goes on to say “This handsome, prepotent son of Valais won 21 races from 5 furlongs to two miles …

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Dec 04

The first 5 essays on this site should be read in the following order:

The first 5 essays on this site should be read in the following order: 1  What are Cluster Mares? 2  Solving the Puzzle 3  Concentrating Classic Speed 4  Chelandry 5  Diadem

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