Top Daddy

By Frances J. Karon It’s been more than three years since Scat Daddy (Johannesburg) died, unexpectedly and at the far-too-young age of 11, in December of 2015, but, as we were reminded only this weekend, he continues to be greatly missed. That will likely be the story for a long, long time. Never mind his accomplishments … Continue reading Top Daddy

Spinning an Oaks tale

By Frances J. Karon With her victory in the G1 Ashland S. at Keeneland on Saturday, Commonwealth Stable’s Virginia-bred Out for a Spin became the 68th black-type winner, and 10th at Grade/Group 1 level, for her sire Hard Spun (by Danzig), who stands at Darley for $40,000. She’s the seventh stakes winner (non-restricted or better) … Continue reading Spinning an Oaks tale