THE THIN GREY LINE

THE DESCENT OF THE GREY GENE IN THE THOROUGHBRED RACEHORSE


                                                       HELMSLEY TURK
                                                             | gr
                  --------------------------------------------  
                  |                                          |
                  |                                   Old Morocco Mare
                  |                                          | gr
                  |                    -----------------------
                  |                    |                     |
          DARCY'S WHITE TURK = Darcy's Grey Royal     Charming Jenny
                    gr       |           gr                  | gr
                  ----------------------                     |
                  |                    |                     |
               HAUTBOY     =    Darcy's Pet Mare      Betty Percival
                    gr     |             gr                  | gr
                           -------------                     |
                                       |                     |
                                  Old Wen Mare        Paget Turk mare = GREY GRANTHAM
                                       | gr                    gr     |         gr
                                       |                     ----------
                                       |                     |
                                ALCOCK'S ARABIAN        Miss Belvoir
                                       | gr                  | gr 1716
                                       |                     |
                                       |                     |
                                      CRAB        =     Childers mare
                                       | gr 1722  |            gr
                                       |          ------------
                                       |                     |
                                      mare                Blossom
                                       | gr 1750             | gr
                                       |                     |
                                       |                     |
                                  Regulus mare             CYGNET
                                       | gr                  | gr 1751
                                       |                     |
                                       |                     |
                                    Virago                  mare
                                       | gr 1764             | gr 1761
                                       |                     |
                                       |                     |
                                   Speranza       =      BOURDEAUX
                                         gr 1778  |            gr 1774
                                                  |
                                                  |
                                                 Bab
                                                  | gr 1787
                                                  |
                                                  |
                                         Sir Peter Teazle mare
                                                  | gr 1797
                                                  |
                                                  |
                                               Spinster
                                                  | gr 1805
                                                  |
                                                  |
                                             MASTER ROBERT
                                                  | gr 1811
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                                                  |                                                     |
                                                DRONE                                                  RUST
                                                  | gr 1823                                             | gr 1830
                                                  |                                                     |
                                                  |                                                     |
                                                 Whim                                              Colleen Dhas
                                                  | gr 1832                                             | gr 1842
                                                  |                                                     |
                                                  |                                                     |
                                             CHANTICLEER                                            Irish Belle
                                                  | gr 1843                                             | gr 1859
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                  |                                                               |                     |
            Ellen the Fair                                                     Souvenir            Oxford Mixture
                  | gr 1855                                                       | gr 1856             | gr 1870
                  |                                                               |                     |
                  |                                                               |                     |
             Little Nell                                                     STRATHCONAN           PEPPER AND SALT
                  | gr 1869                                                       | gr 1863             | gr 1882
                  |                                             -------------------                     |
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
             Sally Brass                                   Gem of Gems        Mrs Allen              Mostaza
                  | gr 1877                                     | gr 1873         | gr 1878             | gr 1895
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
            Sounding Brass                                  LE SANCY          Louvetonne            PIPPERMINT
                  | gr 1891                                     | gr 1884         | gr 1885             | gr 1899
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
             Ave Russell                                  LE SAMARITAIN        Loberia              PAPANATAS
                  | gr 1912                                     | gr 1895         | gr 1891             | gr 1911
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
                  |                                             |                 |                     |
              RAMONEUR                                     ROI HERODE         La Fronde              Pamplina
                    gr 1924                                     | gr 1904         | gr 1899             | gr 1927
                                         ------------------------                 |                     |
                                         |                      |                 |                     |
                                   THE TETRARCH            La Grisette         ECLAIR                 TONTO
                                         | gr 1911              | gr 1915         | gr 1906               gr 1938
                                         |                      |                 |
                                         |                      |                 |
                                   Queen Herodias           La Chica           Filibus
                                         | gr 1916              | gr 1930         | gr 1915
                                         |                      |                 |
                                         |                      |                 |
                                  Princess Herodias           Miyako          FILIBUSTERO
                                         | gr 1920              | gr 1935           gr 1937
                                         |                      |
                                         |                      |
                                      BAYTOWN                 Geisha
                                         | gr 1925              | gr 1943
                                         |                      |
                                         |                      |
                                        Kong               NATIVE DANCER
                                         | gr 1933                gr 1950
                                         |
                                         |
                                  GREY SOVEREIGN
                                           gr 1948

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