Mary Ormsby Feature Writer
Norman’s bloodlines flow from a who’s who of thoroughbred horse-racing royalty.
Nearctic, Northern Dancer, Nijinsky.
Magnificent champions, magnificent sires. Canadian stallions whose coveted mojo has souped up and controlled the world’s thoroughbred gene pool with speed and daring for 50 years — and counting.
So how does the son of Canadian Queen’s Plate winner Alydeed, progeny who raced hopefully under the birth name Alydeed’s Leader, wind up as Norman the one-eyed jumping horse?