The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
LINKAGE
(b.c. 1979, Hoist the Flag -- Unity Hall x Cyane )
Classic participant in: 1982

Notes: Sire of 10 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stBlue Grass S.
1stBlack Gold H.
1stLecomte H.
2ndPREAKNESS STAKES
2ndLouisiana Derby
3rdMonmouth H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
BIOb.c., 1986 LINKAGE -- Resume x ReviewerSapling S., Bashford Manor S., Aristides Breeders' Cup H.
CAN'T BE DENIEDb.c., 1991 LINKAGE -- Flickering Star x CHOMPIONDancing Count S.
FREEDOM FLAGch.c., 1985 LINKAGE -- My Nanny x QuackMankato S.
JUMP WITH JOYb.f., 1985 LINKAGE -- Leaping Lucy x Restless NativeCelosia S.
LEARN BY HEARTb.c., 1985 LINKAGE -- Dame Armour x IRON RULERMidwest Sprint H., Isi Newborn Memorial H. (twice), Miami S., Gasparilla Breeders' Cup S.
MERCY MEb.f., 1995 LINKAGE -- Mercy Flite x North FlightTippett S., Hildene S., Brookmeade S.
ORANGE SUNSHINEb.c., 1985 LINKAGE -- Unreality x IN REALITYGallant Man S., Miami Lakes S., Ben Franklin S., Long Branch S.
RAGING LADYb.f., 1985 LINKAGE -- Lady From Hell x Bravest RomanInaugural S., Birmingham H.
ROYAL LINKAGEbr.f., 1990 LINKAGE -- Leaping Lucy x Restless NativeColleen S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ARTIC SONbr.g., 1993 Son Of Briartic -- Link Bracelet x LINKAGEBritish Columbia Classic H. (three times), Hong Kong Jockey Club H. (three times), British Columbia Premier's H., S. W. Randall Plate H. (twice), Victoria Day H.
BACK DATEDc., 1991 PRIVATE TERMS -- Chain Dance x LINKAGEJohn J. Shumaker S.
BEDROOM BLUESb.f., 1991 CURE THE BLUES -- Bedroom Window x LINKAGELikely Exchange S., Appalachain S.
BOG HUNTERch.c., 1999 Hunting Hard -- United Bog x LINKAGEAffirmed S., Inaugural S., Foundation Plan H., Florida Thoroughbred Charities S.
CAT'S CRADLEch.f., 1992 FLYING PASTER -- Tangled x LINKAGECalifornia Thoroughbred Breeders' Association S., Acorn S., Fantasy S., La Habra S., California Breeders' Champion S., California Cup Distaff H., Fifty Six Ina Row H.
COWBOY'S PRIDEbr.f., 1993 Fool The Experts -- Successive x LINKAGEGo For The Gold Futurity
DINNER AT ARLENE'Sch.f., 2002 Forestry -- Connecting Link x LINKAGEBoeing H., Hastings Park H.
DIOCLEZIANOc., 2005 Barkerville -- Essie's Maid x LINKAGEIn Italy: Pr WWF Emirates Airline
DIONISIAbr.f., 2003 TEJANO RUN -- Essie's Maid x LINKAGEIn Italy: Premio Vittorio Crespi, Premio Repubbliche Marinare-Trofeo Tattersall, Premio Coolmore, Primio Mario Incisa Della Rocchetta
FAGER'S ISLANDbr.c., 1999 Storm Boot -- Link to Erin x LINKAGEJapan Racing Association S.
FILHA LINDA (ARG)b.f., 2000 Romanov (IRE) -- Vail Link x LINKAGEIn Brazil: GP Marciano De Aguiar Moreira
GROOMSTICK STOCK'Sbr.g., 1996 Groomstick -- Broken Bonds x LINKAGEComet S., Western Borders H., Spend A Buck H., Reach For More H.
HURRY UP (BRZ)b.f., 2002 Roi Normand -- Vail Link x LINKAGEIn Brazil: Grand Premio Oswaldo Aranha
KEW GREENbr.c., 1998 BROCCO -- Jump With Joy x LINKAGEIn England: Churhill S.
LINK RIVERch.f., 1990 GONE WEST -- Connecting Link x LINKAGEJohn A. Morris H.
LINK TO JIMMYb.c., 1996 The Name's Jimmy -- Link To Erin x LINKAGECarterista H.
LINKS OF GLORY (BRZ)b.c., 1995 Nugget Point (IRE) -- Links of Steel x LINKAGEIn Brazil: Gp Presidente Da Republica
MASTER LINKbr.f., 2006 Dance Master -- Broken Bonds x LINKAGELouisiana Champions Day Lassie S., Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint S.
MONA DE MOMMAb.f., 2006 Speightstown -- Society Gal x LINKAGELas Flores H., Humana Distaff S.
MOON INVICTUS (VEN)b.f., 2003 Fast As a Cat -- Penny Run x LINKAGEIn Venezuela: Pr Lanzarina, Copa Uniproca, Pr Edgar Ganteaume, Pr Ciudad De Caracas, Clasico Andres Bello, Clasico Asamblea Nacional, Clasico Senegal, Copa Rafael Rodriguez Navarro, Clasico Eduardo Larrazabal Eduardo, Clasico Jose Luis Fernandez, Copa Guia Hipica, Premio Julian Abdala
MYSTIC DANCEf., 1990 Nepal -- Chain Dance x LINKAGESham Say S.
OSCAR MAGICch.c., 1994 Recognized -- Linkage Love x LINKAGEBossier City H., Cradle of Jockeys Invitational S.
OUT FOR A SPINgr.g., 2001 Distorted Humor -- Long Drive Home x LINKAGELightning Jet H.
PUCHAS QUE SOY (CHI)ch.g., 1995 Pindare -- Phage Ahead x LINKAGEIn Chile: Pr Carlos Bello Silva, Carabineros de Chile
ROMMERPAZ (VEN)b.c., 1996 Northern Smartee -- Via Rome x LINKAGEIN Venezuela: Pr Cria Nacional, Copa Rafael Rodriguez Navarro
ROYAL DESCENTbr.f., 2003 Bishop Northcraft -- By Descent x LINKAGEPearl Necklace S.
SAILOR KNOTbr.g., 2001 Helmsman -- Royal Linkage x LINKAGEPeace Bridge Cup S.
TAUKEbr.c., 1998 Bengal Bay -- Talk and Talk x LINKAGEHorsemen's Park Breeders' Derby, Stevens S., Nebraska Breeders' Sophomore S., Van Berg Derby
TY MANb.g., 1996 Nickel Slot -- Talk and Talk x LINKAGEState Fair Futurity, Blue Grass S., Fonner Park Special S., Amadevil H., Journal Star S., Columbus Breeders H., Ogataul H., President's Cup H.
WASHINGTON COLORgr.c., 1994 Black Tie Affair (IRE) -- Jump With Joy x LINKAGEIn Japan: Crystal Cup, Negishi S. (twice), Garnet S.
WIANNOb.f., 1991 Waquoit -- Link Bracelet x LINKAGEBristol H.


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