Final Turn

Class Dismissed - By Richard Zwirn

While Avalyn Hunter takes a rather hopeful view on whether high-class racemares make the best producers in her piece “From Fame to Foals” (The Blood-Horse of Feb. 12, page 390 ), sad to say, I am a bit more skeptical.... Read More

Support the TCA - By Erin Crady

As the new executive director of Thoroughbred Charities of America, I have witnessed over the past year the direct effect that TCA’s grants have on the charities we support. ... Read More

International Relations - By Wendy Christ

Industry newbie, limited budget, I stretched to land a broodmare at the Keeneland November mixed sale in 2001. A maiden mare light on paper—luck would be required to make her offspring commercially appealing. Who knew that first foal would mark my introduction to racing abroad?... Read More

Quiet Passing - By Richard R. Gross

Sure enough, Real Quiet’s early performance was underwhelming; he did not break his maiden until his seventh race as a 2-year-old. Real Quiet finally hit the big time with a win over Artax in the Hollywood Futurity (gr. I), scoring the highest Beyer Speed Figure of any 2-year-old going on to win the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).... Read More

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