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I'm sorry, and it mught have been explained before, but what is the Rasmussen Factor?
When an Female Has progeny On both the Sire side and The Dam side, I use 6 generations not 5 like Rasmussen
also I'll use the Sire side and or the female side 5 generation looking for a rf. Also it increases the same Female families
positions within 5 generations and I think that helps a horse.
Leon Rasmussen, a staunch advocate for what became known as the "Rasmussen Factor" i.e. a principle relating to breeding back to superior females through different individuals within the first 5 generations..
Justify Had the RF in his pedigree His Grandsire Johanesburg 2nd Dam Yarn2f and his 2nd Dam Sire Pulpit's
Dam Preach2f are full Sisters (RF)From The Mare Narrate bred to Mr Prospector,.
It didn't hurt for Mr P to have 2 more daughters within 5 generations . I have not run into that since.
4 daughres by Mr P...also Narrate passes The X factor from Princequillo in this case thru Pulpit in a PP.
thats another bonus.
good explanation of RF. Another "hypothetical" theory / system, like every other system of course but something useful to "consider" jst like 10+ other factors a good capper will employ.
Don't tell the Australian Horseman thats its a Hypothetical Theory , And a percentage of North American followers
I know the Guy from not werk, the other out fit that uses a AA etc for nicks Porter Knocks it and others.
Same for LH , There Is no Scientific evidence, for it either doesn't mean there won't be. The Earth Is flat
My God! Will anyone from this field finish the race?
LOL. A weak Pedigree field , remember what they do on the track performance trumps their pedigree.
they will finish 12 f , worse field might be 8 Bc Sprinters trying 12f , most would finish 12f.
There is some decent Performers that suggest they can get 12f. and some have decent splits. imo
smartyslew said...Don't tell the Australian Horseman thats its a Hypothetical Theory
You mean like those who knew about Lonhro, all that New Zealand / Aussie in his sire side pedigree, 11 time G1 winner and Australian Horse of the Year? And SIRED by another Austalian Horse of the Year (Octagonal, the Big O)...... and Big O's sire Zabeel, sire of 3 Melbourne Cup winners?
No, I don't tell them anything, they are way ahead of the curve from what I've seen.
Yet, Gronkowski went off at 8th longest odds in a 10-horse field in his Belmont here, despite that pedigree and after having won everything there is to win at Newmarket, Newbury, Kempton, Newcastle.
BMS was Lookin at Lucky.
It helps to keep a virtual stable at well known non-U.S. racing publication, for horses that Equibase and DRF don't allow you to do. The cappers from over the pond are pretty savvy, I have learned a lot from them