By WTC Staff Three new $5,000 stallions for 2021 in Florida have caught our eyes: Mr. Money at Journeyman, and Seeking the Soul and Win Win Win at Ocala Stud. Each brings a big race record to the table and though none of them are by big-time sires, they are grandsons of them — good … Continue reading Staff Picks Florida: Mr. Money, Seeking the Soul, and Win Win Win
By Elaine Belval When Bright Thought won the 1 1/2 mile, G2 San Luis Rey S. in 2:22.72 on March 16th, he achieved a remarkable feat: he toppled the long-standing world record of 2:22 4/5 set by Hawkster in the 1989 G1 Oak Tree Invitational H. “He broke running, and I was going to go … Continue reading World record up Hat Trick’s sleeve
One of my favorite stallions since he retired to stud in 1990 is the “old man” at Three Chimneys in Midway, Ky., Dynaformer, now 24. He stands for $150,000 live foal because he’s a consistent sire of quality SWs who appeals to breeders in North America and Europe. Often underrated over the years, the old … Continue reading Dynaformer – The Underrated Overachiever!
This weekend a filly sired by a Japanese-bred horse won the G1 New Zealand Oaks. Last year, a filly sired by a Japanese-bred horse won the English 1000 Guineas. It says here that this trend will continue because the internationalization of racing – something I’ve been discussing for a while on this blog! – has … Continue reading HAT TRICK – THE WALMAC SLEEPER!