Gloria de Campeao’s pedigree is success for many from SA

If you read the post below this one, you’ll find background on Stefan Friborg, the owner of Gloria de Campeao. One of Mr. Friborg’s early advisors, Renato Gameiro, mentioned in that post, is responsible for picking Gloria from the produce of Haras Santarem, the Brazilian stud farm of Sylvio Bertoli. Santarem also stands the Argentine-bred Impression, a son … Continue reading Gloria de Campeao’s pedigree is success for many from SA

Old post on Stefan Friborg, Gloria’s owner, gets hit hard

It’s not common for an old post to get “hit” hard, but that’s exactly what’s happened to a post I wrote about Stefan Friborg last year. Mr. Friborg, a Swede, owns Dubai World Cup winner Gloria de Campeao with his Brazilian wife, Dalva de Oliveira. Not much else has been written about the international businessman and horse … Continue reading Old post on Stefan Friborg, Gloria’s owner, gets hit hard

Becket looks to have an easy job in the Indian St. Leger

(The following report was filed by Major Srinivas Nargolkar, former Keeper of the Indian Stud Book, from India.) In the absence of Jacqueline who has already been retired, the Indian Turf Invitation Cup winner Becket should not have too many problems lifting the last Indian classic of the year Sunday, March 28. He has only four opponents; … Continue reading Becket looks to have an easy job in the Indian St. Leger

Triple Crown season is time for song and dance speculators

There’s an entire cottage industry in the breeding business for relatives of Triple Crown hopefuls. This is the time of year that speculators can get premium prices for dams or half-sisters or half-sisters to the dams of Triple Crown contenders and filly classic hopefuls, when Derby and Oaks fever attacks the senses with the ferocity … Continue reading Triple Crown season is time for song and dance speculators