Guide to Pedigree Black Type
Throughout this site you will notice horse's names are bolded of in CAPs in the Breeding section. This is black-type, and represents their show or racing record. It translates as the following:
- Normal type - this shows a horse that is unshown or placed.
- NORMAL UPPER CASE - this horse has won a class.
- Bold lower case - this horse has placed in a Championship.
- BOLD UPPER CASE - this is a show champion.
Arabs will include additional abbreviations such as + or /. These are given by the Arabian Horse Association to denote points earned in showing classes. Khemosabi ++++// denoted that he has earnt the Legion of Master and Legion of Excellence. More information can be found on the AHA website.
- Normal type - placed or unraced.
- NORMAL UPPER CASE - winner of a race.
- Bold lower case - placed 2nd or 3rd at Group level.
- BOLD UPPER CASE - Group/Listed/Grade race winner.
- Italic text - when text is in italics (in bold or uppercase) this means they were run over fences.
This follows the standards used by Tattersalls in their sale catalogues.