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grandsire

Bell-ringing a well-established method used in change-ringing
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These twenty nobles I leave to Hubert, who has this day drawn as brave a bow as his grandsire did at Hastings.
Samples of DNA from 361 steers, 39 sires, and 17 grandsires were prepared from blood according to standard protocols, and the DNA concentration was adjusted to 20 ng/[micro]l.
In addition to Alysheba, his grandsire Alydar (the '78 runner-up) fathered Strike the Gold (the '91 winner); and three great grandsires fathered Derby winners - Raise a Native had Majestic Prince ('69), Hail to Reason had Proud Clarion ('67), and Tom Fool had Tim Tam ('58).
Perhaps his turn of early foot owes something to Raggabone's grandsires Daleys Gold and Greenpark Fox, both sprint specialists, although Raggabone's open wins over 480, 620 and 685m showed her liking for longer trips.
Before we look at the achievements of Danehill and Zafonic, a word about grandsires.
It was a magnificent result for Nick Savva, who has at last won the Derby with a home-bred, and while the winner's Australian grandsires reflect changes in the breeding scene since the kennel's early triumphs, his pedigree contains the traditional Westmead lines productive of his father Sonic Flight and great grand-sire Mustang Jack.
The August 1996 dog has fairly close Irish connections, being inbred 3 x 3 to Shelbourne's former 750 yards record holder Waverly Supreme, progenitor of his grandsires Malawi and Chariot Supreme.
Both of his grandsires, and all four of his great-grandsires, have got top weight-for-age performers at a mile and a half.
Winning times, race distances and venues are shown in the winners' form lines, while their pedigree details provide access to the big picture of breeding statistics relating to their sires, dams and maternal grandsires.
They are then tabulated in three separate categories according to their sires, dams and maternal grandsires.