Maiden Watch

Monitoring the progress of prominent freshman Thoroughbred sires

Victory in the Congo

Two wins for Congaree, as Wild Conga and Congar Light both score. Saturday's entries are highlighted by Missunitednations in the Busanda Stakes.... Read More

The Colonel Will Conga to Channingstown

Result for Itlee (Pleasantly Perfect); entries for Col. Wease (Birdstone), Wild Conga (Congaree), and Channingstown (Speightstown). Plus, Peruvian winner Al Khali (Medaglia d'Oro) is a new worker to the blog.... Read More

Stakes for a New Year

At Gulfstream, Jazzandthemagician (Birdstone) takes on 7 in the Spectacular Bid. While at Aqueduct, Pitched Perfectly (Pleasantly Perfect) and Haynesfield (Speightstown) compete for the Count Fleet. ... Read More

A Bird, a Cat, and a King

Results for Nancy's Voyage (Medaglia d'Oro), Alexabella (Congaree), and My Little Sister (Saarland). Entries for Ivory Bill (Birdstone), Bajan Kitty (Speightstown), and Gifts for a King (Saarland).... Read More

Resplendently Back in Action

Resplendently (Birdstone), who impressed everyone first-time out with a fast closing third, returns to take on 8 at a mile at Santa Anita. Also, recapping the week's results - highlighted by Peace Town's (Peace Rules) victory in the Maryland Juvenile Championship Stakes.... Read More

Happy Holidays

I am going to be out of town for the holidays, so there will be no Maiden Watch updates for the next week. So, I thought I would leave you with some questions to ponder and comment about. ... Read More

La Equivocada is the Right One

La Equivocada (Smarty Jones) wins the grade III Alsito Roig Stakes in Puerto Rico to become the first stakes winner for her sire. Also, an impressive maiden score for Pitched Perfectly (Pleasantly Perfect).... Read More

Mine That Bird Takes a Sovereign

Mine That Bird (Birdstone) takes home a Sovereign as Canada's champion 2-year-old male for 2008. Entries are highlighted by graded stakes tries for Pamona Ball (Pleasantly Perfect) and La Equivocada (Smarty Jones).... Read More

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