Double whammy: Razeen, Placerville died last week in India

(This report was filed from India by Major Srinivas Nargolkar, the former Keeper of the Indian Stud Book.) PUNE–India’s two foremost stallions, Usha Stud’s Northern Dancer horse Razeen and Poonawalla Farms’ Placerville, a son of Mr. Prospector, died within a week of each other recently. Razeen, who was 24 at the time of his death, was … Continue reading Double whammy: Razeen, Placerville died last week in India

Bloodstock links, on the chance you missed them elsewhere

These are links to some interesting bloodstock articles, blogs, posts, aggregators or information sites. International Daily Best of Twitter Blogs Daily eMatings Breeding News Northern Afleet underrated by Elaine Belval Tapit by Frank Mitchell Silvano profile by John Berry Graustark’s hard edge by Roger Lyons Line of David by Frank Mitchell Running Rough Shod by Frances … Continue reading Bloodstock links, on the chance you missed them elsewhere

2yo Atomic debuts a winner in stakes for Darley’s Commands

Darley’s stallions worldwide have been clicking on all cylinders lately and the latest to fire off a potential star is the Danehill horse Commands, who stands at its facility in Australia alongside its Octagonal horse Lonhro. The latter had the impressive debut winner Lohengrin six days ago, and today Commands was represented by 2-year-old Atomic, … Continue reading 2yo Atomic debuts a winner in stakes for Darley’s Commands

Moonlight Romance wins Indian Derby; R. Hughes second

(This report was filed from India by Major Srinivas Nargolkar, the former Keeper of the Indian Stud Book.) MUMBAI–The filly Moonlight Romance (China Visit – Wandering Star by Razeen) gallantly held off all challengers to win the McDowell Signature Indian Derby, Gr.1, at Mahalakshmi today and in doing so provided her owners—Mr. Rakesh Wadhwan and his … Continue reading Moonlight Romance wins Indian Derby; R. Hughes second