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Mr. Prospector photo courtesy Horse Collaborative publications.

Denny Emerson opines on Mr. Prospector genes

BY DENNY EMERSON — If you believe that learning about sport horse pedigrees means anything, but you have no idea how to begin, here’s a good place to start. Of all the fairly recent thoroughbred stallions which have had a major impact on creating the modern breed, if you are going to study just one, study this one: Mr Prospector. Love him for his speed, or vilify him for his perceived tendency toward crooked legs and unsoundness, the reality is that Mr. Prospector is a huge influence on the modern thoroughbred. He was by Raise A Native x Gold Digger, […]