Excerpted from NAT mag’s “Do Bleeders Breed Bleeders?”

The topic of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) and its treatment through race-day medication (furosemide) has lit a fire under the industry of late, with The Jockey Club and The Breeders’ Cup, Ltd., taking well-publicized stances to eliminate the practice. To date, however, there is only a 2004 South African scientific study that’s pertinent to the … Continue reading Excerpted from NAT mag’s “Do Bleeders Breed Bleeders?”

South African sire title battle: Jet Master versus Captain Al

Jet Master has led the South African general sire list the last four seasons. He is again vying for the championship, with weeks remaining, against rival Captain Al. Both are homegrown sires. The following discussion on the two sires is taking place at AfricanBettingClan.com. Click here to read the latest entry from Captain Al’s connections … Continue reading South African sire title battle: Jet Master versus Captain Al

Big day for Roberto line as Blue Bunting wins Irish Oaks

The Roberto sire line enjoyed a globally successful classics haul Sunday with Dynaformer’s daughter Blue Bunting first in the Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh (see video below), Philanthropist’s Pender Harbour winner of the Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Eirie (see vid below), Major Impact’s Pronto Pronto the hero of the Kingfisher Derby Bangalore … Continue reading Big day for Roberto line as Blue Bunting wins Irish Oaks

Pronto Pronto annexes the Kingfisher Derby Bangalore

By Major Srinivas Nargolkar (Retd.) Written for IndiaRace.com and published here with permission The postponed running of the Kingfisher Derby Bangalore, Gr.1, took place Sunday afternoon in pleasant weather and good going and the Colts’ Championship, Gr.1, winner Pronto Pronto (Major Impact – Sandslash) became the 16th winner of that race to add the Derby laurels. He spared … Continue reading Pronto Pronto annexes the Kingfisher Derby Bangalore