Seeking Perfection

By Frances J. Karon For three years, Seeking the Soul has been a persistent, consistent reminder of what an excellent servant Perfect Soul has been to WTC client Charles “Chuck” Fipke, a man of faith in his stallions, including — or perhaps, especially — Perfect Soul. Perfect Soul, by Sadler’s Wells out of Ball Chairman … Continue reading Seeking Perfection

Empire Maker comes full circle

By Frances J. Karon On February 2nd, I tweeted this observation: “…Japanese-bred Power Gal, who won the Martha Washington at Oaklawn today, is by Empire Maker out of a mare by High Yield, whose broodmare sire was Forty Niner. Those genes traveled a long way to produce a black-type winner in Arkansas.” The product of an international … Continue reading Empire Maker comes full circle

And what a sweet ride it is

By Frances J. Karon Candy Ride has two significant, Kentucky-based G1-winning sons — Gun Runner and Mastery — with first foals arriving in 2019. Or three significant sons, even, if you consider that Unified was a G1-placed multiple GSW. So you can imagine that the farms that stand these young stallions — Three Chimneys (Gun … Continue reading And what a sweet ride it is

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