Compile ‘official’ US sire lists by domestic earnings only

re several posts below this on sire list discrepancies The Blood-Horse editorial director Eric Mitchell explained his publication’s stance on compiling sire lists in a column recently (a link to it is available in the post below this one). The magazine uses NH earnings worldwide (or from as many countries as The Jockey Club Information … Continue reading Compile ‘official’ US sire lists by domestic earnings only

More on sire lists and the Scat Daddy vs Hard Spun issue

For more on the controversial sire lists published annually in US publications, see below. In yesterday’s issue of Thoroughbred Times TODAY, I wrote the following column calling for “official” sire lists from The Jockey Club. Click here to read it. The Blood-Horse editor, Eric Mitchell, addressed the same issue yesterday from the vantage point of … Continue reading More on sire lists and the Scat Daddy vs Hard Spun issue

Scat Daddy versus Hard Spun for the freshman sire title

Sid Fernando via ENicks More at Thoroughbred Times TODAY tonight (Wed edition) Horse Race: Scat Daddy vs Hard Spun storify.com The race between Ashford’s Scat Daddy and Darley’s Hard Spun for champion freshman sire went down to the last day of 2011 and a thousand (or so) dollars. Below are some conversations about the race, real time … Continue reading Scat Daddy versus Hard Spun for the freshman sire title