Recent Winners

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Frankel Ready for Guineas

Following his sensational trial in the seven-furlong Greenham Stakes (gr. III, click for video ) on April 16, last season's European champion 2-year-old Frankel looks ready for Saturday's English 2,000... Read More

A Roberto Line Weekend in Derby Preps

This weekend it was the Roberto line's turn to dominate the Derby trials. The $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby (gr. I) went to Archarcharch who held off the on-rushing Nehro by a neck. Archarcharch is by Arch... Read More

On the Road, Up the Alley

Recent weekends have been good ones for U.S. second season sires, as it saw two of that group represented by their first grade I winner, and another by his first U.S. graded winner. In 2005, the Wood Memorial... Read More

Dubai World Cup: Japanese National Pride

Japan may still be reeling from the consequences of the epic natural disaster that hit that country, but the result of the Dubai World Cup (gr. I, video below), the world’s richest race, gave considerable... Read More

Tapp's Travels: Black Caviar

As our TrueNicks tour continues, Byron and I traveled north out of the Waikato region to Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand. Here we visited Russell Warwick at Westbury Stud and Shannon Taylor at... Read More

Passion Flowers

Considering we’re some way up the road to the Triple Crown, a surprising proportion of this weekend’s graded stakes activity was for older mares. Among that group, none were more impressive than Hilda... Read More

Albert Keeps Showdown Line Alive

The weekend of March 12-13 was a good one for some emerging sires in Australia and New Zealand. Magic Albert comes from a branch of the Nearco sire line that has been a purely Australian one for several... Read More

Derby Dream Still Alive

Owner Mike Repole has doubtless been dreaming of the Kentucky Derby ever since Uncle Mo crossed the finishing line to capture the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I). Happily, after the weekend the dream is... Read More

A.P. Indy Sophomore Sires Shine

Last weekend Danzig line first season sires War Front ( TrueNicks , SRO ) and Pomeroy ( TrueNicks , SRO ) were writing the headlines. This weeked it was three-year-olds from the first crop of sons of A... Read More

Danzig Line's One-Two Punch

The weekend’s classic trials saw Danzig line stallions War Front ( TrueNicks , SRO ) and Pomeroy ( TrueNicks , SRO ) consolidate their positions at the top of the Second Season Sire tables. The Fountain... Read More

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