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SIRE. A title of honor given to kings or emperors in speaking or writing to them.

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They were equal or superior to lambs sired by the other breeds in growth, fat depth, and loin muscle area.
In the six years since the BCMS was founded to record all births and movements of British cattle, just under three million, nine hundred thousand (3,900,000) calves have been sired by Limousin bulls - over 1.
Harlan's Holiday sired 26 two-year-old winners and five stakes winners last year, headed by unbeaten Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Shanghai Bobby.
The other was Pensive ('44), who sired Ponder ('49), who in turn sired Needles ('56).
Dark Angel sired 60 winners - the most of any second-season sire - while Authorized's first crop improved for turning three and he churned out an impressive 57 winners.
Champion two-year-old Try My Best (75, Northern Dancer) sired top sprinter Last Tycoon and the Queen Anne Stakes winner Waajib, the sires of Marju and Royal Applause respectively, before his sale by Coolmore to Japan.
He and fellow entrant Vic Venturi were one of three consecutive Becher Chase winners sired by Old Vic from 2007 to 2009, underlining what a dab hand the stallion is at producing winners over the National fences.