REF­ER­ENCES

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Lowe, Bruce. 1895. Breed­ing Horses by the Fig­ure Sys­tem (edited by Wil­liam Al­li­son). London, The Field and Queen (H. Cox), Ltd. 263 pp. with nu­mer­ous il­lus­tra­tions.

The Amer­i­can Thor­ough­bred Breed­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion. 1935. Tab­u­lated Pedi­grees of Thor­ough­bred Horses. Lex­ing­ton, by the As­so­ci­a­tion, in nu­mer­ous vol­umes with con­tin­u­ing up­dates. 1935 is the date of pub­li­ca­tion for Vol. I, a du­pli­cate of the so-called “Pol­ish Ta­bles” pub­lished by the So­ci­ety for Pro­mot­ing Horse Breed­ing in Poland. Th­ese were fur­ther ex­panded by Capt. Kaz­imierz Bobin­ski and Count Ste­fan Zamoyski in Fam­ily Ta­bles of Race­horses (1953), which ex­panded the Lowe tab­u­la­tions from Bri­tain to Thor­ough­breds world­wide. Sup­ple­men­tary vol­umes con­tinue to be pub­lished (for ex­am­ple, in 1990 by the So­ciété d’En­cour­age­ment pour l’Amélio­ra­tion des Races de Che­vaux in France, Toru Shi­rai, ed.).

Sev­eral web­sites give re­li­able in­for­ma­tion on Thor­ough­breds. Be sure to see Anne Peters’ ex­cel­lent ar­ti­cles at www. tb­her­itage.com. Pho­tos can be down­loaded for study from Wikipedia and from www.sporthorse-data. com. Pedi­gree in­for­ma­tion can be gleaned from the wiki-style web­site www. all­breed­pedi­gree.com (oc­ca­sion­ally in­ac­cu­rate so use with cau­tion). Jockey Club mem­ber­ship per­mits on­line ac­cess to of­fi­cial­lyc­er­ti­fied pedi­grees at www. reg­istry.jock­ey­club.com.

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