Big Races

The Five-Cross Files posts tagged "Big Races"

Stallion-Making Stakes Races

Do you watch for the Breeders' Cup Classic winner to go on to a successful stallion career? The Travers, maybe? Or is it one of the juvenile races that "makes" a stallion for you?... Read More

Jonesing for the Roses

Larry Jones has two standout colts vying for a spot in the 2009 Kentucky Derby. Friesan Fire and Old Fashioned are worthy favorites -- and this just might be the year for Jones to take the big prize.... Read More

Anak Nakal Puts It All Together

Anak Nakal's Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) win gives me the opportunity to tie together such disparate topics as inbreeding to Dr. Fager... the re-emergence of a branch of female family #1... Quiet American as a broodmare sire... and Djebel (FR) blood in the modern Thoroughbred.... Read More

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