Half-sisters are both adding black type to the pedigree AT $32,000, Family At War was the second-highest priced yearling filly sold that year by Explodent
when auctioned in Florida in 1989.
he babbled of a baseball-playing son of his, and, at every explodent
, spat into my neck, and every now and then wiped his glasses on my sheet-wrap, or interrupted his tremulous scissor work to produce faded newspaper clippings, and so inattentive was I that it came as a shock to realize as he pointed to an easeled photograph among the ancient gray lotions, that the mustached young ball player had been dead for the last thirty years.
Flanders' dam Family At War, a daughter of Explodent
, died last year after producing 14 foals - 13 of whom have run, for nine winners.
AND FOR Family At War The Explodent
mare is the granddam of Saturday's smart Newbury maiden winner Laahooj, by Azamour out of 1998 Lowther Stakes third Flanders, and Family One, a two-year-old Dubai Destination colt out of Listed winner Ascot Family who made it two out of two in France on Tuesday with a four-length success at Longchamp.
Chief Bearhart has sired two Group 1 winners from his base at the JBBA Shizunai Stallion Station in Japan, while Amelia Bearhart's other Grade 1 winner, the Explodent
colt Explosive Red, sired Peruvian champion La Mistica.
GRADE 2 winner Medallist was represented by his first foal in unorthodox fashion when the Explodent
mare Waterland produced a bay colt at Keeneland in the early hours of Sunday morning, preceding the next-to-last session of the January Horses Of All Ages Sale.
His sire Exbourne, by Explodent
, is chiefly remembered east of the Atlantic for running second to Nashwan in the 1989 2,000 Guineas, but Americans recall his victory in the Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Handicap, along with a pair of Grade 2 contests.
In addition to Kelso, du Pont bred more than 40 stakes winners, including King's Bishop, Explodent
, Manlove, Believe The Queen and Dixie Flag.