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English citations of three-quarter sister
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- 1889 — "The Opening of the Racing Season", The Saturday Review, Vol. 67, No. 1745, 6 April 1889:
- To speak accurately, Semolina might rather be called a three-quarter sister of Donovan's and something more, as she was out of the same dam by a son of the same sire, while the Pocahontas blood in her own dam was repeated in that of her sire's dam.
- 1980 — Wynne Davies, Welsh Ponies and Cobs, J. A. Allen (1980), page 142:
- It is quite a coincidence that in 1947, Eryri Gwyndaf was our stud stallion, Criban Rally was put in foal to him and sold to the Whitehall Stud so the resulting foal, a very lovely mare, Whitehall Shonet was three-quarter sister to Criban Leading Lady.
- 2005 — Rommy Faversham, Great Breeders and Their Methods: Samuel Riddle, Walter Jeffords and the Dynasty of Man o' War, The Russell Meerdink Company, Ltd. (2005), ISBN 9780929346779, page 147:
- American Flag's three-quarter sister Flaming Swords produced Count Fleet's foil, Blue Swords, a talented but unlucky colt.
- 2005 — Ken McLean, Designing Speed in the Racehorse, The Russell Meerdink Company, Ltd. (2005), ISBN 9780929346809, page 177:
- As well, he is linebred to that great little mare Selene, dam of Hyperion, Pharamond II, Sickle (the latter being the grandsire of Polynesian) and Hyperion's three-quarter sister All Moonshine who produced Mossborough.
- 2010 — Helen Thomas, Life with Rosie: The Highs and Lows of Raising a Racehorse, Pier 9 (2010), ISBN 9781742662930, unnumbered page:
- The pick of them is Red For Lou (third to Divine Madonna in the elite Group One Myer Classic), while the other three-quarter sister is a four-time winner, Testalux.
- 2010 — Gai Waterhouse, Gai In My Own Words, Slattery Media Group (2010), ISBN 9780980744736, page 244:
- He has a three-quarter sister in blood to Crossbow and I will be training the youngster.