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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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Stamina has been a noted quality among bitches in the dam line, which runs back to Rion Rinnce (1977), whose sire Time Up Please was one of only two dual Irish St Leger winners, a feat he accomplished in 1971/1972.
The dam line is an offshoot of The Other Merry family, from which sprang some of the successful Barefoot-prefixed dogs of the early 1990s, but this branch has been quiet of late.
Asked how the sire achieves the feat, she suggests: "He's from a very good sire line and his dam line traces back to Selene, the dam of Hyperion.
THE strong suit of Clonkeen Theo's dam line is stamina, and in the Springbok final Jason Foster's charge added jumping ability to the family forte to win the pounds 5,000 novice hurdlers' championship in really good style.