Roger Lyons crunches figs and spits out Top 40 dam lines

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  1. THE TEN LEADING BOBINSKY BROODMARE BRANCHES 1979

    1—s or 1-x Allez France – Buckpasser – Private Account

    13—c Seattle Slew – Mr. Prospector
    9—f Bet Twice — Bull Lea — Forego — Slew o Gold
    8—c John Henry – Golden Fleece — Ruffian
    4—rn Life’s Magic — Whisk Broom I — Idun
    23—b Affirmed — Criminal Type — Discovery — Chief’s Crown
    21—a Broad Brush – Exceller — In Reality
    9—c Nasrullah — Alydar — Risen Star — Shergar
    9—e Snow Chief — Corrida — Pay The Butler
    14—c Pretty Polly — Brigadier Gerard — Nearctic

  2. Great article Sid!

    It was interesting to note that the dam line influence extended for several generations. Most notable examples:

    Striking-Baby League-La Troienne-Helene de Troie

    Best In Show-Stolen Hour-Late Date

    Rough Shod-Dalmary-Simons Shoes

    Bourtari-Escutcheon-Affection

    Lea Lark-Colosseum-Arena

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