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bloodline

[′bləd‚līne]
(biology)
A line of direct ancestors, especially in a pedigree.
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During the two-years under review, Dunhill Star from the Norther dancer bloodline was represented by his best progeny to date-Big Bravo, who had demonstrated an ability to become a high class runner amassing worth in prizes.
If you focus solely on a specific color you'd better also devote serious time to researching the bloodlines.
Through the isolation this act imposed on the American Thoroughbred, racehorse breeders were forced to breed back to the American bloodlines more than they would have normally.
Both have received awards from the London Hall of Fame and they are also working on writing a graphic novel based on Pure Bloodlines, which is being illustrated by Gerald, and are in the process of finding a publisher.
The sale will see buyers have the chance to buy some of the very best French, Dutch and UK Limousin bloodlines.
There will now be an acute, growing and highly rewarded demand for stakes-winning broodmares who can provide an outcross to the aforementioned concentration of stallion bloodline.
Red Squirrel bloodlines have been studied on Anglesey
Only well-known facts about Herman Goering, such as his role as commander of the Luftwaffe, are mentioned in Bloodlines.
But the notion that a horse must have classic bloodlines to win the Kentucky Derby has taken a beating in recent years, as sons of lightly regarded Our Emblem (War Emblem), Distorted Humor (Funny Cide) and Elusive Quality (Smarty Jones) won the race in 2002, '03 and '04.
Here, they realized, color not bloodlines could make one a lord.
Latin Americans refer to themselves in Spanish as la raza, but of course Latinos are not a race at all, and are more divided by class than they could ever be united by mythical bloodlines.
The beautiful 23-year-old actress, who takes her first starring role in new two-part drama Bloodlines, spent the first four years of her life at Faslane Naval Base on the Clyde, where her father was stationed.