Recent Winners

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Paint It Black

On the international scene, the performance of last week was that put up by Black Caviar in the Lightning Stakes (gr. I, video below). The Australian filly was officially rated the best sprinter in the... Read More

Factor for Stamina?

We know that The Factor is fast. In his maiden win he set a Santa Anita six furlong track-record of 1:06.98 – admittedly over a strip that was then playing like a paved highway – and he returned last weekend... Read More

Macho Too Mucho in Risen Star

We were always great fans of Holy Bull ( TrueNicks , SRO ). For a start, we're suckers for greys, and secondly, he represents that last hope for the continuation of the “other” branch of the Himyar line... Read More

Indian Charlie's Double Cross

While we are awaiting the return to action of Indian Charlie ( TrueNicks , SRO )’s Two-Year-Old Champion Uncle Mo, the son of In Excess gave notice that he could be doubly represented in the Kentucky Derby... Read More

Street Cry Colt Takes UAE Guineas

Another sire who had a good week on the international scene was Street Cry (IRE) ( TrueNicks , SRO ). His U.S.-bred three-year-old colt Splash Point captured the U.A.E. 2000 Guineas (gr. III, video below... Read More

Things Coming Up Roses for Thorn

Young New Zealand sire Thorn Park is a stallon who is quietly moving up the ranks, and he enjoyed a good weekend with Centennial Park winning the Cleanvent Expressway Stakes (gr. II) at Rosehill, Australia... Read More

Oak Monster Unleashed in Donn

Leading Sire of 2009 and 2010, Giant's Causeway ( TrueNicks , SRO ) doesn’t look like he is going away anytime soon. He’s running second on the list right now, and his trio of 2011 stakes winners include... Read More

Oh, Baby, It's a Wild World

For all his merits as a sire – and he crossed successfully over as wide a range of broodmare sires as you could ask for – Wild Again was generally a disappointment as a sire of sires (although Wild Rush... Read More

Zazu Just Can't Wait to Be Queen

Z fans didn't have to wait long for another Z-named, Jerry-and-Ann-Moss-owned filly to win a grade I race in California. Zazu, a striking gray filly by Tapit ( TrueNicks , SRO ), came from last to out... Read More

Mineshaft Revival Continues

Mineshaft ( TrueNicks , SRO )’s first two years with runners didn’t go exactly the way supporters of the Horse of the Year might have hoped. However, the following year, 2009, he began a revival that gained... Read More

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