Who’s Aaron Shorter? He’s an owner-breeder-trainer from Sullivan, Indiana, based at present at Prairie Meadows racetrack with a four-head string owned mostly by him and his father. “I have one outside horse,” he said. As far as I’ve known Aaron, he’s almost had terrific luck on several occasions, but just, freakishly, missed, by that much. … Continue reading Freakish stories for Aaron Shorter? Maybesomaybenot?
Giant’s Causeway was his sire Storm Cat’s best racetrack performer, and he quickly became the best son of Storm Cat at stud, too. Now, he is turning into a sire of sires himself at a very early age (13) with his first few prominent sons at stud and is emulating his illustrious sire in this … Continue reading First Samurai joins Shamardal and Footstepsinthesand
Click here to view each of the Japanese Graded races (JRA) for 2010. As an added benefit, you will also have access to photos of the 2009 race winners. The chart of each race is provided as well. Continue reading Videos: All Japanese Graded races can be viewed here
[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/yKSSPtd33_8&hl=en_US&fs=1] Click here for pedigree. [Lisa’s Booby Trap was scratched today from the CCA Oaks–SF 7/24/10 at 12:30PM] Continue reading How special is Lisa’s Booby Trap? Special enough for him
The recent Grade 2 Virginia Derby winner Paddy O’Prado is making a name for himself as a stallion prospect with each graded stakes win on turf—and there are three such races now. Oxymoronic? Yes. Ordinarily, US graded turf stakes wins wouldn’t make a commercial stallion prospect, but a precedent with close ties to Paddy exists in … Continue reading Paddy O’Prado making a name as a valuable sire prospect
[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/7MnNj_OdxaE&hl=en_US&fs=1] Continue reading The video: The return of Overdose at Bratislava yesterday
The Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale session that just ended started slowly today under cloudy skies and rain but brightened considerably this afternoon, at least for some. It did for Greg and Beth Burchell’s Crossroads Sales Agency about an hour and a half ago when Hip 118, a Jazil colt from Spanish Cat, by Hennessy, conceived on a $12,500 stud … Continue reading Fasig-Tipton sale good for Crossroads agency, @Stu108