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Reshuffling the Leaders of the Pack

Thursday, March 19, 2015 11:45 AM

We've mentioned on more than one occasion that it's next to impossible to accurately appraise young stallions until they've at least had a couple of crops at the races. That said, the progress of those with their early crops at the races is always interesting, and a look at this year's current leading freshmen reveals quite a reshuffle from the order at the end... Read More...

Written by Byron Rogers | Mar 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Triassic, Dam of So You Think, Bred to Azamour

Thursday, October 03, 2013 4:00 PM

Last year I interviewed American-born New Zealander Cecile Smith, breeder of Australian champion So You Think (NZ) ( TrueNicks ) and owner of his now 23-year-old dam, Triassic ( read blog ). At that time, Cecile was in the process of selecting a stallion for Triassic's 2012 mating, and she ultimately decided on top Waikato Stud stallion Savabeel (AUS) ( TrueNicks... Read More...

Written by Ian Tapp | Oct 03, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Leading South African Sires

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 11:00 PM

Although we see relatively few runners from South Africa in the U.S. or Europe, the performances of horses from that country in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) meet and in major preps at Meydan have left no doubt that South Africa can produce world-class runners. South African stallion masters have gathered an intriguing and eclectic group of sires, as can be seen... Read More...

Written by Alan Porter | Oct 02, 2013 | 0 Comments