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Belmont Stakes 2016
What a finish in this year's Belmont. Creator beat Destin by a whisker at the wire with Lani finishing third. All 3 were descendants of Northern Dancer.

Creator - great great great grandson x2 through Nijinsky & Northfields
Destin - great great grandson th...

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141st Preakness Stakes
Exaggerator hands Nyquist his first career defeat winning the black-eyed susans (and the Preakness). The sloppy track may have helped but it was game efforts by each of the top three. Cherry Wine nosed out Nyquist for second. The entire field were descendan...

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Run for the Roses 2016 - The 142nd running of The Kentucky Derby
Let's start by saying all 20 horses entered were descendants of Northern Dancer. The winner was the undefeated favorite Nyquist with Exaggerator second and Gun Runner third.

1) Nyquist - great great great grandson x4 through Dixieland Band/Storm Bird
2) E...

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2000 Guineas 2016
The first leg of Britain's Triple Crown is in the books. This year's 2000 Guineas was won by 14-1 shot Galileo Gold, Massaat was second and Ribchester third. Of course, all 3 are descendants of The Dancer.

1) Galileo Gold (GB) - great great grandson x2 thr...

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Not everybody can be a winner - The Legend of Zippy Chippy
He is a grandson of Northern Dancer. No, he didn't win the Dubai World Cup or the Kentucky Derby, in fact he raced 100 times and won 0. He had to be banned from Finger Lakes Racetrack because of too many starts where he wouldn't leave the gate (he did seem ...

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Dubai World Cup 2016
The world's richest horse race is in the books for 2016. California Chrome took the Dubai World Cup going away to become the all-time leading US money maker at $12.5M. Mubtaahij was second and Hoppertunity was third. All 3 were descendants of Northern Dance...

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Hong Kong Cup 2015
The 25M HK$ 2015 Hong Kong Cup is in the books. It was the Japanese bred longshot A Shin Hikari going wire to wire to defeat the game filly Nuovo Record, Blazing Speed was third. All 3 were descendants of Northern Dancer.

1) A Shin Hikari (JPN) great great...

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Japan Cup 2015
The 575,000,000 Yen ($5M) Japan Cup 2015 is in the books. It was the filly Shonan Pandora nosing out Last Impact with favorite Lovely Day third. All three were Japanese bred and all three were descendants of Northern Dancer.

1) Shonan Pandora - great great...

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Melbourne Cup 2015
History was made today at Flemington in Australia as Prince of Penzance (NZ) won the $3.6M Melbourne Cup ridden by Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Classic. French bred Max Dynamite was second and Criterion was third. All three were descen...

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Breeders Cup 2015 The Classic
Well, American Pharoah didn't disappoint winning the $5M Classic going away. It capped off a brilliant career as a runner winning the first Triple Crown since 1978 and then the Classic. They are calling it a grand slam as it's the first time that combinatio...
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