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Reader Q&A - Derby Contender Nicks?

Friday, March 05, 2010 10:20 AM

Michelle asks: Where can I find the TrueNicks ratings for horses that are running in the prep races leading up to the Kentucky Derby? Byron's response: Thanks for taking the time to send us this email. Judging by your question we should probably make a better effort at getting the TrueNicks ratings integrated and displayed on The Blood-Horse web site (www.bloodhorse... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Mar 05, 2010 | 1 Comment

What's the Difference?

Sunday, January 10, 2010 12:30 PM

Russell asks : Why are the ratings found in the Stallion Affinity Report not the same as the ratings obtained by running an individual mating? As an example, Storm Cat over Yonaguska gets a TrueNicks rating of A+ according to the sample affinity report shown for Storm Cat. I ran my Yonaguska mare, Bella Cherokee, with Frost Giant using the TrueNicks link on the... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter 1 | Jan 10, 2010 | 2 Comments

Reader Q&A: Can TrueNicks Be Used in Thoroughbred Handicapping?

Saturday, December 06, 2008 11:09 PM

Question from Tony: I realize that TrueNicks is primarily a tool for breeders but does your group envision developing any tools for handicappers as way to measure the potential of lightly raced horses? Byron's reply : Tony, thanks for the email. The short answer is "yes," the long answer is that it is going to take time to develop and certainly be rigorously... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Dec 06, 2008 | 6 Comments

Reader Q&A: Can TrueNicks help the regional stallion?

Monday, September 08, 2008 9:20 AM

Question: I have a stallion named Basketball Court (by Doneraile Court out of Stage Bulletin, by Rare Performer), a stakes winner with a record of 6 wins, 3 places, and 2 shows from 20 starts. How could I best get him out to the breeding public? Could TrueNicks help a smaller stallion? Byron's answer: Thanks for your email. TrueNicks can certainly form part of... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Sep 08, 2008 | 3 Comments