First-crop Sunday Silence horse Hat Trick has 4 winners

Japanese-bred first-crop sire Hat Trick, a Group 1-winning miler in Japan and Hong Kong by Sunday Silence, stands at Walmac (and in the Southern Hemisphere at Haras El Mallin in Argentina) and is a curiosity for many reasons. Never commercially popular, Hat Trick nevertheless is by the exported Kentucky Derby winner who created a dynasty in … Continue reading First-crop Sunday Silence horse Hat Trick has 4 winners

Video: Treasure Beach leads 1-2 for Galileo in Irish Derby

Trainer Aidan O’Brien trained the 1-2-3 in the Group 1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby for Coolmore, but the farm’s flagship sire, Galileo, had the first two home in winner Treasure Beach and runner-up Seville.  Galileo is in the midst of a memorable classic season with four individual Guineas winners, headed by the undefeated Frankel. … Continue reading Video: Treasure Beach leads 1-2 for Galileo in Irish Derby

Afleet Alex is the sire of President’s Cup winner Korol

Gainesway sire Afleet Alex is the sire of Korol, this year’s winner of the President of the Russian Federation Stakes, or the President’s Cup as it’s known in shorthand. The race is the most prestigious in Russia, and this year it was contested at the Kazan International Equestrian Complex on Friday night (June 24) instead … Continue reading Afleet Alex is the sire of President’s Cup winner Korol

Giant’s Causeway sire Morning Raider’s G1 winner Amani

The Giant’s Causeway sire Morning Raider, based at Oussama Aboughazaleh’s Haras Sumaya in Chile, is the sire of the undefeated 2-year-old Chilean filly Amani—now six for six and the standout for her age and sex . On June 18 at Hipodromo Chile, Amani, a homebred for Haras Sumaya, won the Group 1 Tanteo de Potrancas on … Continue reading Giant’s Causeway sire Morning Raider’s G1 winner Amani