OPTIMAL Mating: Maclean’s Music – Frond, by Yes It’s True

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OPTIMAL Mating: Maclean’s Music – Frond, by Yes It’s True

maclean's music

Maclean’s Music (Distorted Humor – Forest Music, by Unbridled’s Song)

 

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OPTIMAL Mating Analysis

Horses bred on OPTIMAL Matings have proven to possess more potential to become superior racehorses. In fact, most will break their maiden in the first two starts. Combined with a good physical, good vetting and a price that falls within a budget, OPTIMAL Matings help to focus on buying or breeding better racehorses.

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4 Sire Families (9F, 8H, 3B & 9H) & 5 Running Families (1N, 4M, 3B, A1 & 1S)

Good Combination of Female Families

Good Outcross Percentage

Good Linebreeding Balance

Good Grandsire / Granddam Linebreeding Percentages

Good Gender Linebreeding Balance

Key Linebreedings

  • 4,6,5×6 Mr. Prospector – through sons Forty Niner, Fappiano, Gone West & Woodman
  • 5×6 Northern Dancer – gender balanced through son Danzig & daughter Northern Sea
  • 6×6 Nearctic – through sons Northern Dancer & Icecapade
  • 6×6 Hail To Reason – Through sons Mr. Leader & Halo

Similar Breedings

  • Exact Positions of Nearctic Linebreeding
    • Grade 1 Stakes Winner
      • Complexity (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Grade 3 Stakes Winners
      • Fromafar (Trippi o/o Yes It’s True mare)
      • Armando (What A Winner o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Listed Stakes Winners
      • Sweet Victory (Blame o/o Came Home mare)
      • Dirty (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
      • Southern Beauty (Calibrachoa o/o Yes It’s True mare)
      • Ain’t Got Time (Roman Ruler o/o Yes It’s True mare)
  • Exact Positions of Hail To Reason Linebreeding
    • Listed Stakes Winners
      • Liam’s Lucky Charm (Khozan o/o Stormy Atlantic mare)
      • Out of Sorts (Dramedy o/o Tale of the Cat mare)
  • Maclean’s Music over Yes It’s True
    • Grade 1 Stakes Winner
      • Complexity (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Listed Stakes Winner
      • Dirty (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
  • Forty Niner over Yes It’s True
    • Grade 1 Stakes Winner
      • Complexity (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Grade 3 Stakes Winner
      • Fromafar (Trippi o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Listed Stakes Winner
      • Dirty (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
  • Unbridled’s Song over Is It True
    • Grade 1 Stakes Winner
      • Complexity (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
    • Listed Stakes Winners
      • Dirty (Maclean’s Music o/o Yes It’s True mare)
      • Theladyistrue (Fiber Sonde o/o Is It True mare)
  • Distorted Humor over More Than Ready
    • Grade 3 Stakes Winner
      • Machen (Distorted Humor o/o More Than Ready mare)
    • Listed Stakes Winner
      • Sandy’s Surprise (Drosselmeyer o/o More Than Ready mare)

Whether you are new to the game, experiencing more losses than wins or just looking for a new approach, I am confident that I can help you breed or buy a better racehorse. To find out more about OPTIMAL Matings and how they can help your program, please subscribe to my Blog/News page HERE to receive future information on complimentary mating recommendations, sales short lists, stakes winner pedigree analysis, news on personal client success and any other random thoughts or ideas that I may have. Also, receive a complimentary copy of my report “Blind Luck or Designed Luck? – How A Kentucky Derby Winner Was Bred” sent directly to your inbox.

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