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The Next Generation Set to Emerge in Australasia

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:00 AM

The battle for the leading freshman sire crown in Australia and New Zealand for 2014-15 may well come down to Fastnet Rock vs. the rest. Fastnet Rock While there is plenty of interest among the current freshman crop, there is no doubt that one of the more intriguing developments to watch will be the progress of the first contingent of sons of Fastnet Rock ( TrueNicks... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Aug 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Unbridled's Legacy: North American Second-Crop Sires

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:00 PM

It hasn't taken long for the second-season sires of 2014 to make their presence felt, and already four of them have been represented grade I winners. The leader among horses who began their careers in the U.S. is Kingmambo's much-traveled son Thewayyouare ( TrueNicks ), who now stands in Ireland. He has 16 winners from 37 runners, and had a big earnings boost... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Champion Sires of 2013: Blips or Trends?

Thursday, January 09, 2014 11:00 AM

Given that the common perception of U.S. commercial breeding would be that the most prized performer is one that is at its best between seven and nine furlongs on dirt, it might be considered something of a paradox that the title of 2013 leading sire came down to a hard-fought battle between a champion turf horse and a champion sprinter. The lead could have changed... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | Jan 09, 2014 | 4 Comments