Emerging Nicks

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Northerns Are Fleet

We happened to be studying a Saint Ballado mare the other day for a client, and noticed that to date, the only two graded stakes winners out of mares by that stallion are Saint Afleet (TrueNicks A ), who... Read More

More Connections

More Than Ready ( TrueNicks , SRO ) notched up a pair of weekend stakes winners with Vote Early (TrueNicks A++ ) taking the Weekend Delight Stakes at Turfway Park, and Miss Challenge (TrueNicks A+) winning... Read More

High Chaparral Beginning to Rumble

The third of a triumvirate of young classic winning sons of Sadler's Wells -- following Montjeu (IRE) and Galileo (IRE) -- High Chaparral (IRE) is beginning to make significant progress. His first crop... Read More

Something Happening Here?

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Parallel Series

We've frequently mentioned, in this and other columns, varieties of what we call "Parallel Patterns." There are variations, but a general description would be where a sire and a mare or broodmare sire... Read More

Luck — Or Opportunity?

We had yet another example of the imporatance of considering opportunity when creating nick ratings with the August 1 victory of Luck Money in the Majestic Light Stakes at Saratoga. Irish-bred Luck Money... Read More

Prospecting Success

It is not often that we have a posting on this site with a history lesson included but it seems in order after the 2-year-old filly African Skies (TrueNicks A ) impressively won the Princess Margaret Stakes... Read More

Texas Twosome

In a strange instance of synchonicity a pair of stakes at Lone Star Park, Texas, on the same day were taken by horses whose pedigrees - and close inbreeding - are virtual reverses. The first of these was... Read More

Interesting Point

The French Colonial Stakes, run over nine furlongs on turf at Belmont Park July 10, resulted in a first stakes win for Willsboro Point, a son of Point Given ( TrueNicks , SRO ) out of the Red Ransom mare... Read More

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