Herman Brown assistant on Kadyrov, Meydan, and Iranian

Nicolas Iguacel is Dubai-based South African trainer Herman Brown’s assistant. Brown trains Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov’s runners in the winter and most recently took the controversial owner’s Mourilyan to Australia for the Melbourne Cup, where he was third. Nicolas looks after the five Kadyrov runners for Brown and travels with them to Britain and trainer Gary Moore’s yard … Continue reading Herman Brown assistant on Kadyrov, Meydan, and Iranian

Argentine Derby winner sale confirmed to Ramzan Kadyrov

Ramzan Kadyrov, the president of Chechnya, has purchased the 2009 Argentine Derby winner, Storm Chispazo. Mr. Kadyrov’s Dubai-based trainer, South African Herman Brown, went to Argentina to inspect the horse, Brown’s assistant, Nicolas Iguacel, said. Nicolas is currently in Dubai with the five international horses that Mr. Kadyrov owns — Bronze Cannon, Mourilyan, Racecar Rhapsody, Bankable, … Continue reading Argentine Derby winner sale confirmed to Ramzan Kadyrov

Have you seen Frank Mitchell’s take on epigenetics? Do!

Frank Mitchell is a journalist-turned-blogger, and I’m going to take some credit for the transformation because I suggested he blog after his departure this year from a regular gig at Daily Racing Form (he still does the occasional article). I can’t take any credit for Frank’s transformation from a proper paper writer — he’s a PhD., you know? … Continue reading Have you seen Frank Mitchell’s take on epigenetics? Do!