just as long as no one actually told him what to do, just as long as they’d let him do it his way -Joe Hall stud groom
Native Dancer distaff –
****referencing Ken McLean (Bloodstock expert) came from a branch that was undistinguished until the mating producing a mare names La Grisette (Roi Herode from the grand-dam by Amphion). The significant speed factor upon Amphion, sire of Sundridge from Sierra (copy, Sierra’s full brother Sainfoin) & thus maternal strength pitched. Roi Herode – the successful sire whose champion son The Tetrarch sired many stakes winners including Tetratema and English champion 2YO filly Mumtaz Mahal, grand-dam Nasrullah.
The Study – genetics linked
*She is not bred for racehorse yet she is entirely blood thoroughbred. Her sire, a chestnut thoroughbred by the name of Sportivo – a 5×6 Native Dancer & 5×5 Nasrullah. Her dam (Lambada) a sire-line Tourbillon (Byerley Turk ) from a Relic **(Godolphin Arabian) dam distaff and descendant producing multiple & superior polo performing individuals. Lambada’s greatest – Dolfina Cuartetara.
Bred, owned, and played by world no.1 polo player Adolf Cambioso she has won multiple awards and her genetics duly cloned to equal performing individuals.
Dolfina Cuarteara came to mind when studying Native Dancer’s action, the way of will, his winning determination; to her own dynamic, determined verve familiarity.
She really is something else…
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“I would say that the best mare I have ever seen is Dolfina Cuartetera. She has everything I like about a horse.” – Nina Clarkin
But that’s EXACTLY why EVERYTHING MATTERS… EVERY MOMENT…