The light switch goes on for pedigree researcher Roger Lyons

If you know or have read pedigree researcher and blogger Roger Lyons, you’ll already know how intelligent and painstakingly detailed he is. If you don’t know him, take my word for it: he’s one smart mudgafudga. I’ve known Roger for years, and his history in the business dates from the Stone Ages, from his work with pedigree guru Bill … Continue reading The light switch goes on for pedigree researcher Roger Lyons

Racing journo Paul Haigh hasn’t got hang of Twitter, yet!

Racing journalist Paul Haigh was writing about the international races in Hong Kong last month for the Hong Kong Jockey Club website but a few months before had experimented with Twitter perhaps in anticipation of Hong Kong’s tech-savvy populace and ample population; at any rate, his “experiment” with Twitter was not successful, although he is following … Continue reading Racing journo Paul Haigh hasn’t got hang of Twitter, yet!

Shamardal, Dubawi giving the Maktoums Euro sire power

Dubawi was reviewed in this space (via a post by Victor Sheahan in his blog Montjeu.com) before he ascended to the top of the British/Irish sire tables by earnings (click here to read), and Shamardal’s exploits as the leading European first-crop sire of 2009 also have been documented here. But after this weekend, it’s safe to say that … Continue reading Shamardal, Dubawi giving the Maktoums Euro sire power

Brilliant Singapore sprinter Rocket Man is defeated again

Green Birdie defeats Rocket Man in Sprint Click here to view the videos from Kranji for May 16. The Group 1 KrisFlyer International Sprint, won by Green Birdie,  is race 9, and the Group 1 Singapore International Airlines Cup, won by Lizard’s Desire, is race 10. Both Green Birdie and Lizard’s Desire are Danzig-line horses inbred on … Continue reading Brilliant Singapore sprinter Rocket Man is defeated again