Thoroughbred Reference Library

Aga Khan Studs
Includes sections for stallions, history, the studs in Ireland (standing Daylami, Kalanisi and Sinndar) and France (standing Kahyasi and Sendawar), nominations and news. Clicking on the horses produces pedigrees, photos and female family information. [Aga Khan Studs]

Arion Pedigrees
Pedigrees for New Zealand, Australian and imported horses back to 1940. Pedigrees for other horses are also provided. [Arion Pedigrees Ltd.]

Argentine Thoroughbred Gallery
Informacion sobre el Caballo de Carrera en la Argentina. Includes Champions of Yesterday, Champions of Today, Race Winners, Track Records, Leading Sires, Leading Broodmare Sires, Art Gallery. Bilingual. [Haras El Paraiso]

Australian Stud Book
Official Australian Stud Book Records. Includes Pedigrees, Stallions Standing, Thoroughbred Breeding Statistics, Group or Principal Race Winners by Club, Imported Mares, Dual Hemisphere Serving Stallions and much more. [Australian Jockey Club and Victoria Racing Club]

Blue Hen Mares
List of Blue Hen Mares. Includes 6-cross pedigrees, Starts, Earnings, Foals, Stakes Winners and other Notable Offspring. [Equine Info]

Distaff Portrait Gallery
A collection of rare portraits by eminent photographers W. A. Rouch and Clarence Hailey. Includes Book Law, Canyon, Cinna, Cinq-A-Sept, Electra, Jest, Mumtaz Mahal, Pretty Polly, Rosedrop, Sceptre, Teresina, Toboggan and more. [Les Brinsfield]

Eastern European Turf History
Historical lists of winners of major eastern and central European races, including pedigrees and portraits of some notable winners. [Miodrag Milovanovic]

Eclipse On-Line
Weatherbys' internet service has up-to-date information on breeding, racing and the sales, including some free reports. [Weatherbys Group Limited]

European Pattern Winners
Historic results for Great Britain, Ireland and France. Includes winners of Group 1, 2 and 3 races from 1995 to the present. [Caroline and John L.]

Equine Info
Your gateway to horses and everything horse related. Includes sections on Basic Horsemanship, Breeds, Events, Classifieds, Racing and Bloodlines, and much more. [The Flying Rose Ranch]

Fair Grounds Racing Hall of Fame
Honoring those have influenced the track and sport in unique and profound ways. Features Black Gold, Lecomte, Lexington (including a rare photograph), Pan Zareta, Tippity Witchet, Whirlaway and Yorktown, and many others. [Fair Grounds Race Course]

Foundation Matriarchs of the Turf
Promoting the corrected pedigrees of the early imported Thoroughbred mares as well as providing hypotheses for some mares whose parentage is unknown. [Christine A. Matthes]

International Museum of the Horse
The largest and most comprehensive equestrian museum in the world. It is dedicated to telling the intriguing story of the horse and his relationship with man. [Kentucky Horse Park]

Japan Bloodstock
Includes a Racing Calendar which lists graded races and results, pedigree research providing country and color, family tables showing graded winners, summary of graded wins for selected horses, and a printable pedigree page. [Japan Bloodstock Ltd.]

Keeneland Library
A research/reference library on Thoroughbred racing, breeding, and related subjects. Includes history, milestones, and photo gallery. [Keeneland]

Maryland Racing Art
Maryland racing... the past and the present in pictures. The paintings depict scenes from the rich history of thoroughbred racing in Maryland. Includes portraits of *Selima and *Othello. Prints for sale. [William Wilson Studio]

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Their mission is to interpret the history and convey the excitement of Thoroughbred racing in America to the broadest possible audience. [Daily Racing Form]

National Sporting Library
A Research Center for Horse and Field Sports. Includes What's New, About the NSL, Book Sale, Collections, Donor Information, etc. [National Sporting Library]

Australian website presents Stakes Results with Stakes sires; Leading Sires, Broodmare Sires, Two-Year old Sires lists; Results of Australia and New Zealand Yearling Sales with sire analyses; Stud Directory. [2000 Bloodstock Computer Services Pty. Ltd.]

Pedigree Online Thoroughbred Database
Free online pedigrees for nearly a million horses. Other services provide, for a fee, Progeny Query, Hypothetical Mating, Female Family, Dosage Calculator, and more. Formerly the Del Mar Pedigree Query. [Miles Michelson]

The Pedigree Post
Insight and comments on Thoroughbred pedigrees and breeding from around the world. [Les Brinsfield]

Rare White Thoroughbreds et. als.
History and developement of white thoroughbreds with photographs and pedigrees, including other rare colours such as palomino and buckskin, and a section on the fastest times among grey/roan and white thoroughbreds. [Jorge Martinez]

A guide to influential female Thoroughbred families that could be utilized to improve the breed. Over 400 mares are designated as Reines-de-Course. Includes Bloodlines, Family Numbers, The Good Grey Blood, Patterns, Reine List, Family List, etc. [Ellen Parker]

RSA Pictorial Database
Historic Thoroughbreds in Photo and Art. View slideshows or one at a time. [Rancho San Antonio]

Second Running
Dedicated to keeping the magic of horse racing history alive - the great ones and not-so-greats. Both contributed so much to the growth of the sport. Includes history of racing, photo sections on Citation, Secretariat, Seabiscuit, War Admiral and Phar Lap. [Second Running]

The Best of the British
Watch Britain's latest Group One race videos. Race video courtesy of Bet attheraces. [The British Horseracing Board]

Thema Turfe Magazine
A fortnightly publication dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing. Includes Editorial, Weekly Results, Brazilian Stakes Results, PSI Origins, Statistics and more. Bilingual. [Thema Turfe Magazine]

The Thoroughbred Racehorse
The Champion Sires in Great Britain from 1721 and in Great Britain and Ireland from 1850, showing their male-line descent; discussion of confused historic pedigrees, identification of foundation horses, family table of owners of foundation horses. [James R. Hardiman]

Thoroughbred Bloodlines
Profiles and portraits of historic English and American horses, family tables, sire lines and race results. [EJ Ross, CA Matthes, JR Hardiman, AJ Byles]

Thoroughbred Champions
Championing the horse and the sport. Includes Gallery of Greats, Research Library, Stakes Results, Racing Round Table, Virtual Racecards, Racing Desktops, an invaluable Archives, and many more features. [Victoria Keith, Kathleen Jones and Barbara Livingston]

Thoroughbred Gallery
An alphabetized index of links to internet sites displaying the images of the progenitors of today's thoroughbred racehorses and sport horses. [Midnight Hour Graphics]

Thoroughbred Heritage
Focuses on the history and individuals contributing to the grand tapestry of the modern Thoroughbred's pedigree. Includes Historic Sires, Historic Dams, Portraits, Turf Hallmarks, Breeders, Genetic Markers and Bibliography. [Anne Peters and Patricia Erigero]

Thoroughbred Racing History
A series of articles as related in the American Turf Register and Sport Digest. Includes Historical Look at the Origin of Thoroughbred Racing in England and France, Early American Racing, and a serial featuring the Match between Boston and Fashion. [Track Tout Online]

Thoroughbred Village
The online horse racing community of Australia and New Zealand. Featuring news, awards, stud farms, stallions and interactive racing and breeding forums. [Thoroughbred Village]
Information on thoroughbred racing in Spain. Toda la informaci
ón sobre les carreras de caballos en España y el mundo. Programas, resultados, árboles genealógicos, historiales de caballos y jockeys. []

Unofficial Thoroughbred Hall of Fame
Information on over 500 noteworthy thoroughbred racehorses. Includes Hall of Fame members, Horses of the Year, American Classic winners, Breeders' Cup winners, Travers Stakes winners, and biographies of selected horses. [Lynn K. Joris]

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Home of one of the nation's finest collection of British sporting art from the Paul Mellon Collection; includes a bookstore. [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts]



If you would like to have your website included in the Thoroughbred Reference Library please contact Les Brinsfield. Sites that provide unique information, or present information in a unique way, about the thoroughbred racehorse are welcome.