Our Emblem colt Sal Grosso wins first leg of Rio triple today

(The following notes are from Diego Mitagstein of Turf Diario, on the first leg of Rio’s triple crown for colts. The photo of Sal Grosso by Davi Oliveira.) Sal Grosso, bred and owned by Goncalo Torrealba’s Stud TNT, conquered the Group 1 Grande Premio Estado do Río de Janeiro – Haras das Estrelas (G1) Sunday, the first leg of Gavea’s triple crown for … Continue reading Our Emblem colt Sal Grosso wins first leg of Rio triple today

Dolly Max strikes for Sadler’s Wells sire Crimson Tide in Rio

(The following notes are from Diego Mitagstein of Turf Diario, on the first leg of Rio’s triple crown for fillies. The photo of Dolly Max courtesy of Gersons Martin.) Dolly Max was invincible in the Gran Premio Henrique Possolo – Haras das Estrelas (G1) over the metric  mile on turf at Hipódromo da Gavea, in Rio de … Continue reading Dolly Max strikes for Sadler’s Wells sire Crimson Tide in Rio

Tom Thornbury candidly about South America, Jack Werk

Before I left for California on Sunday, I’d been thinking of Tom Thornbury, the respected and well-liked associate director of sales at Keeneland because Tom had been asked to select the yearlings for the Copa aBullrich sale in Argentina in May — somewhat of a minefield to navigate because in Argentina the select sale concept is in its … Continue reading Tom Thornbury candidly about South America, Jack Werk

Undefeated Caracortado’s Storm Cat sire now in Indiana

Caracortado, the undefeated winner of the Grade 2 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita today, is by the Storm Cat sire Cat Dreams, now listed as standing at stud at Still Creek Farms in Brookville, Indiana, for $1,500 live foal for owner Triple ‘R’ Thoroughbred Syndicate. The horse began his career in California at … Continue reading Undefeated Caracortado’s Storm Cat sire now in Indiana