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In law and in cultural anthropology, affinity, as distinguished from consanguinity, is kinship by marriage. It is the relation which each party to a marriage bears to the kindred of the other. In English, affinity is usually signified by adding "-in-law" to the degree of kinship.

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Sire Dark Ronald
Grandsire Bay Ronald
Dam Mother-in-Law
Damsire Matchmaker
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1911
Country Great Britain
Colour Brown
Breeder Sir Abe Bailey
Owner Sir Abe Bailey
Record 18: 8-1-1
Earnings £5,546
Major wins
Goodwood Cup (1914)
Jockey Club Cup (1914, 1915)
Cesarewitch Handicap (1915)
Leading sire in Great Britain & Ireland (1924, 1930)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on July 26, 2007

Son-in-Law (April 22, 1911- May 15, 1941) was an British Thoroughbred racehorse and an influential sire, especially for sport horses.

The National Horseracing Museum says that Son-in-Law is "probably the best and most distinguished stayer this country has ever known." [1]

Described as "one of the principal influences for stamina in the modern thoroughbred" in Ulbrich's Peerage of Racehorses, Son-in-Law is seen in the pedigree of many of the top 100 show jumpers, particularly those of Holstein heritage.

In 1924 and 1930 Son-in-Law was the leading sire in Great Britain & Ireland. His progeny includes:


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