Originally posted on bloodstock in the bluegrass:
Hansen (2008 gr c by Tapit x Stormy Sunday, Sir Cat) Ashford $12,500 This stallion prospect for 2013 is part of Coolmore’s ongoing plan to conquer American racing and breeding. As linchpin of that effort, the breeding conglomerate has acquired each of the last four juvenile champions: Lookin… Continue reading

Using the Hong Kong model in a kinder, gentler way

Wherever you sit on the Lasix debate, it’s important to realize that bleeders haven’t materialized overnight and are not a figment of one side’s imagination; also, that Lasix (furosemide) has been shown to help control EIPH (Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage)—though the level of effectiveness is debatable and its presence is controversial. James Gagliano, president of the … Continue reading Using the Hong Kong model in a kinder, gentler way

Originally posted on ThoroEdge Equine Performance:
Mine that Bird and Canonero II are commonly recognized as the biggest upsets in modern Derby history, with post time odds only surpassed by the 91-1 Doneraile, winner of the 1913 edition of this American classic. Bird went off at 51-1 and Canonero II wasn’t even deemed fit to… Continue reading

Blogger returns in a new vehicle as others succumb to Twitter noise

It’s been three years since I ranked some of my favorite blogs/bloggers of 2009 in a January 2010 post. I was reminded of how infrequently many of them post nowadays when I saw today the re-emergence of one of them in a Tumblr vehicle, Exacta-Mundo. Stroll through the “Blogroll” to the right and click through … Continue reading Blogger returns in a new vehicle as others succumb to Twitter noise

Originally posted on bloodstock in the bluegrass:
In a bit of Twitter-ing exuberance, KTA/KTOB posted the following: In fairness to the organization, they were probably being more playful rather than practical in choosing to make that comment. However, let’s set the record straight. Oxbow and Paynter are by the same stallion, Adena Springs star Awesome… Continue reading

Originally posted on inkmarksofsu:
  Day 2 of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale Su-Ann Khaw ‏@inkmarksofsu Ola tweethearts! All set up and looking forward to Day 2 of the@CapeTSales kicking off at 5:30pm pic.twitter.com/3lHEURT4 SAF Champ Igugu wine at @CapeTSales pic.twitter.com/GJmaHFY6 Interesting pedigree on Lot 121 All For One (Captain Al ex Blue Swift) fam of Might and Power, Beauty… Continue reading