Thoroughbred Times’s high-quality publications; baseball

The Thoroughbred Times (and before that, The Thoroughbred Record) has been a favorite of mine for years (and one for which I’ve occasionally written as far back as maybe 20 years). Mark Simon still edits it, Z’s excellent photos continue to grace  it, and John Sparkman, one of the best pedigree writers around (and now … Continue reading Thoroughbred Times’s high-quality publications; baseball

Bloodstock links, blogs, posts, people you may have missed

Desert Party brief by Frank Mitchell The politics of pedigree by Roger Lyons Stallion profile: Thorn Park by John Berry from Thoroughbred Internet Secretariat, 1973 from David Dink’s blog, Boojum’s Bonanza (via Charles Hatton) Secretariat,1972 from David Dink’s blog, Boojum’s Bonanza (via Charles Hatton) New KY stallions for 2011 by Frank Mitchell Unstable Life blog  by … Continue reading Bloodstock links, blogs, posts, people you may have missed

Emma Berry’s photographs of Frankel at Newmarket today

As Uncle Mo, our undefeated 3-year-old star, prepares for his season debut and a tilt at the classics, England’s equally gifted and hyped Frankel readies for the Guineas across the pond. Writer Emma Berry, camera in hand and ubiquitous on the Newmarket Heath, took these photos this morning at 7:30 AM on Warren Hill.  Henry … Continue reading Emma Berry’s photographs of Frankel at Newmarket today