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Hip 39 - CHESTNUT FILLY (LA)
Chestnut Filly Foaled April 3, 2021
(COMMISSIONER x UNION SILK by UNION RAGS)
Ken Carson, Retired General Manager of Valor Farms, is one of the Thoroughbred industry’s foremost pedigree authorities. Highlander Training Center is proud to offer Carson’s notes & analysis on each of the yearlings in our consignment. We hope you find this information of benefit when evaluating these Highlander-consigned yearlings.
Ken Carson Pedigree Analysis:
Chestnut filly by Commissioner x UNION SILK, by Union Rags Family 23-B
*This is one of the best families in the Stud Book
*Six runners from this Family 23-B have won the Kentucky Derby: Zev, Tim Tam, Lil E. Tee, I’ll Have Another, Affirmed (Triple Crown), and the filly Winning Colors
*This filly is bred in a similar fashion to Con Lima (A Texas-Bred Horse of the Year, earner of over $884,000, and multiple Grade III winner that also placed 2nd in the Grade I Belmont Oaks Invitational). Both this filly and Con Lima are by Commissioner, and both of their first dams go back to Northern Dancer in their male lines (this filly through Dixieland Band and Con Lima through Storm Cat).
*Other notable members from this great family include Horses of the Years Ghostzapper, Dance Smartly, and Dedicate; Champion fillies and mares Beholder and Chris Evert (both FillyTriple Crown winners), Kentucky Oaks winner Gal In A Ruckus, BC Sprint, and millionaire Big Drama, British Idiom (millionaire and BC Juv Fillies), Chief’s Crown (2 YO Champion Colt, French Oaks winner Confidential Lady (GB), Dubai Cup winner Country Grammer, Breeders Cup Mile winner Expert Eye (GB), and Filly Triple Crown winner Chris Evert