The Times, They Are a Changin’ . . . in Japan!

When you consider the quality of US-bred stallions, not to mention the European-bred stallions, that have been imported for stud duty in Japan over the last 20 years, stallions such as Afleet, Blushing John, Captain Steve, Coronado’s Quest, End Sweep, Ferdinand, French Deputy, Forty Niner, Hawkster, Hector Protector, Housebuster, Mining, Mogambo, Ogygian, Polish Navy, Star … Continue reading The Times, They Are a Changin’ . . . in Japan!

Mea Culpa

Yes, we make mistakes, too. We own up to them and try to correct them as quickly as possible. On the blog on Kitalpha, I mistakenly wrote that the Goffs summer sale was defunct and that Mr. Lewis Rankin worked for Flaxman Holdings, the Niarchos breeding/racing arm. Mr. Rankin corrected me by email: “The old … Continue reading Mea Culpa

10 NEW QUALITY CHEFS NAMED, INCLUDING CHEROKEE RUN, PULPIT, & UNBRIDLED’S SONG!

Werk Thoroughbred Consultants announced 10 new quality chefs today. Quality chefs are included in the total dosage points of a pedigree and used in calculating the Werk Quality Rating. However, they have no effect on the calculation of the Roman Dosage D.I. and C.D calculations. (Click here to view the list of Quality chefs and … Continue reading 10 NEW QUALITY CHEFS NAMED, INCLUDING CHEROKEE RUN, PULPIT, & UNBRIDLED’S SONG!

COOLMORE STALLIONS MAKING THE GRADE (1) IN THREE COUNTRIES!

Let’s hope the results of the Keeneland January sale, which kicks off today, look more like the 2009 Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale on the Gold Coast in Australia than the recently concluded OBS mixed sale in Florida. The select sessions (first four days) at Magic Millions (which is still going on) were down … Continue reading COOLMORE STALLIONS MAKING THE GRADE (1) IN THREE COUNTRIES!