The Five-Cross Files posts tagged "Polls"

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

This Is a 'Dam Good!' Story

If you like reading about great Thoroughbred broodmares, take the phone off the hook, cancel your dinner plans, make yourself comfortable, and take a look at this.... Read More

All in the Attitude

Readers weighed in on the idea that a Thoroughbred's temperament is a measure of his potential talent. Here's a look at the poll results.... Read More

Belmont Brown?

Everyone's asking "Will Big Brown win the Triple Crown?" So I won't! Instead, let's assume he does win it all -- and try to figure out what his stud fee will be.... Read More

Readers are Breeders

More than half of the readers of this blog are breeders. See the results of last week's poll on horse ownership, and take the new poll about racing 2-year-olds.... Read More

State of the Market: Mixed Bag

In a recent poll, readers responded to the question “Do you anticipate fewer mares bred in 2008 due to the market downturn?” By a small majority, the answer was “No.” Read the full poll results, and take part in this week's poll on horse ownership.... Read More

Poll Update: Catalog Choices.

Let's follow up on a recent poll that asked how you, the readers, look at a page in the sales catalog. Most catalog pages are written to make the horse look good, with emphasis on the sire line and on black type winners in the female family. But those aren't necessarily what catches our eye when we crack open the catalog...... Read More

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