pedigree is outstanding. His sire is the leading steeplechase sire
in the US., Northern Baby. Northern Baby's get have earned
over fourteen and a half million dollars. These include Champion Steeplechasers:
Warm Spell, winner of the Breeders Cup Grand National; and Highland
Bud, winner of the Breeders Cup Steeplechase. His dam, Good
Thinking, combines the bloodlines of Bold Ruler through
the Preakness winner, Raja Baba and leading European sire,
Ribot. Good Thinking is a winner in Ireland and is the dam
of Thinking Twice, a Steeplechase winner in both Ireland and
England. Many of Toasty's bloodlines were represented in the U.S.
Equestrian Team's short list of 1996 Olympic Three Day Event prospects.