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May 2009 - Posts

Curlin's Full Brother and His Nurse Mare...Her Name is Suzie

A video published May 8 of Curlin's full brother sparked a lot of comments because the foal is seen romping in a paddock with a black and white paint mare that is obviously not his mother, Sherriff's Deputy (who is seen at the beginning of the video). Yes, the foal is being raised on a nurse mare. ... Read More

Smart Strike is a Rising Broodmare Sire

Since 2003 The Blood-Horse MarketWatch has published an annual analysis of the top 400 broodmare sires by their Average Earnings Indexes (AEI). This year's study, which is featured in the April issue, includes Smart Strike for the first time because his daughters' progeny met the minimum criteria of five North American runners in 2008 and lifetime earnings of at least $5 million. Smart Strike, the... Read More

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