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Good on Brian Cowley for adding his selection into the collaborative “virtual yearling stable“.

Come on all of you, look at the catalogues and see what we can combine to get a team of interestingly or cunningly bred yearlings for our “2015 stable”.

Brian’s selection is from the APG Sale Lot 181.

He says

If anyone is interested in buying me a yearling for my birthday, Lot 181 at the APG sales in Melbourne would do nicely, thank you. By Rocknroll Hanover out of Sugarland, this brown colt has the blood of the mighty sire Western Hanover on both sides of his pedigree. Western Hanover, which is the colt’s paternal great-grandsire, has Wendy Sue Hanover as his third dam. Wendy Sue Hanover is also the great grand-dam of the colt’s mum, Sugarland, which is by Christian Cullen out of the American-bred Lindsay Leigh (Artsplace – Wendy Jo Hanover). Wendy Jo Hanover, by Big Towner, is a half-sister to world champion Walt Hanover ($2,541,647) and a full sister to USTA 1983 Two-year-old Pacer of the Year Walton Hanover ($802,741). That’s a family tree with a robust trunk and powerful limbs to swing from. The colt is the first foal of his dam.


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