Sires

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Fast Starting Freshmen

It's early—make that very early—to starting reviewing the progress of the 2012 freshman sires , but remarkably at least 40 of them have already been represented by a winner. The surprise leader is Magna... Read More

Crossing the Channel

With two major stakes winners in the space of 10 days, champion turf horse English Channel ( TrueNicks , SRO ) has zoomed up the second season sire charts. First Strait of Dover took the near $1,000,000... Read More

E Dubai Still Flying Under the Radar

A couple of recent observations drew our attention to E Dubai ( TrueNicks , SRO ), who we've noted before as a very good value-for-money sire. One was the upset victory last weekend of the progressive... Read More

Chichicastenango's Never Bend Affinity

A few weeks ago, when looking at the emerging French second year sire Turtle Bowl , we noted that he conformed to something of a recent trend in France, the appearance of a number of good sires with relatively... Read More

Flower Alley Trending Upward

With over 580,000 TrueNicks reports generated so far in 2012, it's always interesting to look at what the numbers are telling us. Logically, the number of TrueNicks reports per stallion fluctuates according... Read More

Two Good Weekends for Broken Vow

In his first crop, sired at a relatively modest fee of $10,000, Broken Vow ( TrueNicks , SRO ) came up with a very promising colt in Private Vow. Winner of the Futurity Stakes (gr. II) and Kentucky Jockey... Read More

Proud Citizen Back in the Headlines

Proud Citizen Photo: Airdrie I well recall in the summer of 2002, taking what was then the short drive to Belmont Park, to take a look at Proud Citizen ( TrueNicks , SRO ) on behalf of a friend who was... Read More

Saint Ballado Sire Line: So Near, So Far

Saint Ballado, 1989-2002 There was a moment when the Hail to Reason line through Halo threatened to establish itself as the “third force” in U.S. breeding (behind the inevitable Mr. Prospector and Northern... Read More

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