Readers Comment On Readers' Horses -- Plus New Poll

Before we begin, I wanted to let you know that we've got a new poll up and running:  Time to Buy a Broodmare?  The Thoroughbred breeding industry is in flux -- please take 30 seconds to have your vote counted.


And now, back to our regularly-scheduled event.  With the long weekend coming up, I thought I'd shake up the "Broodmarathon" format a bit and put up several readers' horses for discussion. 

Please share your ideas -- these readers have asked for constructive feedback.

dray33 has three mares and would like to hear your comments and suggestions.
  1. Brushed Bayou (pedigree, photo) is in foal to Unbridled's Song (SRO). This stakes-winning mare was in the money 11 times from 15 starts for earnings of $189,457.  This will be her first foal.
  2. Thoroughbred horse photo broodmare StariaStaria (pedigree, photo) is in foal to Rahy (SRO) -- and dray33 hopes for a filly!
  3. Perfectly Natural (pedigree, photo) is a newly-retired mare.  Nine times in the money from 12 starts yielded just shy of $100,000 in career earnings.

catnip lane has two weanling fillies in Keeneland's November sale.
  1. Hip #1537 (catalog page) is a granddaughter of Gay Sonnet and is by a son of Distorted Humor (SRO), giving the filly a 5 x 2 Rasmussen Factor to that family 9-f blue hen mare.
  2. Hip #1560 (catalog page) is out of a stakes-producing mare and is from the first crop of Flower Alley (SRO).

Kelly is ready to retire her first racehorse and is considering her future prospects as a broodmare.
  • Luknluv (pedigree) is a five-time winner and was in the money 20 times from 28 starts, for a $57,383 lifetime bankroll.

When you post a comment, please specify which horse you're referring to.  Feel free to discuss the pedigree, the catalog page, breeding ideas, or whatever strikes your fancy.

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