The Right Coast

September 07, 2005
 
Racehorses
By Mike Rappaport

Tyler Cowan reports: "Virtually all 500,000 of the world’s thoroughbred racehorses are descended from 28 ancestors, born in the 18th and 19th centuries, according to a new genetic study. And up to 95% of male thoroughbreds can be traced back to just one stallion."