Euro freshman sires

By Sid Fernando Dutch Art, Dark Angel, and Red Clubs lead a contentious group of freshman sires in the principal European nations of Great Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, and Italy with, respectively, 11, 10, and 10 winners through Tuesday, June 28. Click here to see the European leading sires list, courtesy of Alan Mosley at … Continue reading Euro freshman sires

Dreaming at Ascot

By Elaine Belval I had the privilege of working for Juddmonte Farms for several years and for that reason I am hesitant to write about Juddmonte stallions (bias, you know?). But, Tuesday, at Royal Ascot, was clearly Juddmonte’s day. First, Juddmonte’s outstanding three-year-old colt Frankel won the G1 St. James’s Palace S. Finishing an impressive … Continue reading Dreaming at Ascot

Tiznow’s versatility key

By Elaine Belval Tiznow was a gutsy performer, and it’s a hard individual who doesn’t admire this racehorse. Two Breeders’ Cup Classics, and the Santa Anita Handicap dominate his resume. In fact, in a 15-race career, he was off the board only once. And Tiznow has three full siblings that were almost as tough as … Continue reading Tiznow’s versatility key