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    Member Yearling richard1955 will become famous soon enough
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    russian bloodlines

    The dam ( First Dance) of one of our horses (Quick Work who raced in europe) had a foal (filly) exported
    to russia. Is there any info available about russian trotting ?

    Richard DuCHARME

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    doesn't ANYBODY know ANYTHING about harness racing in RUSSIA ?

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    Yes I do know a little about harness racing in Russia. But I can't find any info about Quick Work or First Dance. What breed are they?

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    Tip on the names, and you will get further information. You can change the language, if you tip right on top the english flag.
    http://www.sukuposti.net/hevonen/hae/jalkelaiset/958250

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    Hi
    Thanks to the work of John Peck, Professor Ron Groves and the wizardry of Classicfamilies.net , you will find First Dance and her descendents and their respective records here:

    http://www.classicfamilies.net/Horse...rseID=10050118

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    Sorry for answering almost a year later I assume you mean Flower Dance? She had 8 foals in Russia, 3 by Alyi Mak, 2 by Mix Hanover, 2 by Reprise and 1 by Speedy Miles.

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    Yes, FLOWER DANCE was the first foal out of First Dance. I am not familiar with any of these Russian Sires ? I am curious if any of her foals had any influence on Russian Racing ?

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    She had one son, Fag, who was quite decent. He sired Farfor who earned quite a bit of money in the late 80s and he is also the damsire of Pikur, the 2001 Russian Derby winner. Pikur's pedigree is found at http://www.sophiapedigrees.com/search/1342228/standard/

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    Thank you for the interesting info. I don't know ANYTHING about the russian bloodlines. What adds EXTRA interest to the Flower Dance story is that ( and I don't remember all the details ?) But while Dad was racing Quick Work (mid 70's) @ Yonkers one night (FFA) when a delegation from RUSSIA ( their UN embassy in NYC) came to look at Quick Work, with the interest (intent) to buy him. Which is WHY my questions ?

    We weren't interested in selling. First, we didn't "need" the $$$. Second, they couldn't offer enough anyway. But it does raise interesting questions ? about both HOW Flower Dance got EXPORTED ? Who "officially" bought her ? ans HOW did they export her during the Cold War ? I would assume in those days she would have gone by ship ?

    R DuCHARME

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