By Jack Werk My apologies for not posting on here for a while, but as many of you know, I took a trip Down Under to Oz – that’s Australia, mate! – and I was on the road for most of the trip, without internet access. But what a trip it was! If you haven’t … Continue reading My Dinner with Nasser
G’Day mate! I’m off to Australia this afternoon as the guest of my Australian business partner Andrew Reichard. Andrew is publisher of Bluebloods, the Southern Hemisphere’s counterpart to the Thoroughbred Times and The Blood-Horse, and his website www.stallions.com/au is the most popular thoroughbred website in Australia. This is my first visit to Sydney since the … Continue reading Hit the Road, Jack!
Hope springs eternal in the stallion game! One of my favorite pastimes this time of year is to follow the “newbies” – the first-crop sires. Last month I did a blog on Wildcat Heir, who leads all first-crop sires with 9 winners (click here to read that post). Perhaps surprising to some, Darley Stud’s Offlee … Continue reading An Offlee Wild Story!
Well, after several blog posts on Dynaformer (Is the G1 Epsom Oaks the Next Stop on the Dynaformer Express? and Dynaformer Scores Trifecta at Belmont! and Dynaformer – The underrated Overachiever!) earlier this year, I said I was done writing about him for the rest of the year. Well, as my father also told me, … Continue reading Another Dynaformer Weekend!
It was announced yesterday that Rahy, “the little train that could,” has been pensioned. Without much fanfare, Rahy entered stud at Three Chimneys Farm in 1991 for $15,000. At 15.1 hands and a turf specialist, Rahy had much to overcome in Kentucky’s commercial environment. Yet, over the years Rahy has proven himself very good sire … Continue reading Rahy – Pensioned but going stronger than ever!