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tags: Eight Belles, horseracing, music, Storm, The Saddle Club, streaming video This streaming video has been vastly improved since the first time I viewed it. This is a tribute to the gallant thoroughbred filly, Eight Belles, who died this past Saturday after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby. This is a collection of candid images…

tags: researchblogging.org, champion racehorses, thoroughbred, genetic correlation, heritability, Equus caballus, nature versus nurture Seattle Slew (1974-2002), the only undefeated horse to win the Triple Crown (1977). I have been thinking about a paper that was published last week, that analyzed the effects of “nature versus nurture” on the development of a champion racehorse. In short,…