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Storm Cat "has indeed been cloned," said Chris Young of Overbrook Farm
Bloodlines: What Will Be The Legacy Of Storm Cat Clone?

When I read the nearly off-hand comment that Storm Cat had been cloned last week in a Vanity Fair article profiling Crestview Genetics, I felt that electric sensation that the future was already here. Or perhaps, the past was actually the future. Then, rationalizing, my reaction was that someone had misspoken, had meant that a […]

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Wilma the semi-feral pig has been adopted by a group of polo ponies in Hawaii
Oink, Oink: Group Of Polo Ponies Adopt Semi-Feral Pig

A group of polo ponies in Hawaii has acquired a somewhat unusual herdmate. According to a report from ABC22 Dayton, workers at the Hawaii Polo Club in Mokuleia, Hawaii have noticed that an orphaned semi-feral pig has begun following a group of their horses. Wilma, as she has been christened by workers at the polo […]

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Great British Racing International To Partner With Polo Events

Great British Racing International (GBRI) has extended its efforts to bring overseas investment to the British racing and breeding industries with today’s announcement of a partnership with British Polo Day. British Polo Day – presented by Land Rover – is a global network of exclusive, invite-only polo events, creating a platform to showcase and champion […]

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Cloned Thoroughbred Wins Polo Championship

Show Me, a clone of Thoroughbred polo mare Sage, made history last weekend when she won a championship match of the Argentine National Open under Adolfo Cambiaso. The pair scored two goals together to take the win, seemingly silencing critics who have alleged that clones do not perform as well at their vocations as originals. […]

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Jambalaya takes a leisurely stroll
Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Jambalaya

This past Sunday in Lexington, Ky., the inaugural Lexington Catholic Cup was played at the expansive polo fields of the Kentucky Horse Park. The sun was shining, two local teams were vying for bragging rights – Wickliffe Veterinary Pharmacy and Augustus Hill – and as one would expect, there were former racehorses all over the […]

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Suzy galloping a then-2-year-old Lucy in Aiken, South Carolina
Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: High Cature (a.k.a. “Lucy”)

Usually if a Thoroughbred travels around the world, it’s as a high caliber racehorse competing on the sport’s biggest stages. It’s not often that a smallish plain-looking ex-racehorse who was running at the $4,500 claiming level at Charles Town ever gets to tour the globe. A little filly named Lucy earned that ticket, though, and […]

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Segways: Putting Polo Ponies Out of Work?

According to a report by The Independent, a British entrepreneur is hoping to provide people with a less expensive alternative to the four-legged version of polo: Segway polo. Nick Magliocchetti aims to have his country’s first Segway polo players rolling by this fall, bringing Britain up to speed with ten other countries with Segway polo teams. […]

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Polo player Ignacio Figueras: ‘It’s like playing golf in an earthquake’

Like horse racing, polo has long been known as the sport of kings. Polo has been played for over 2,000 years. In the past it has drawn royalty, the rich, and the famous. In the 1920s and 30s, a match could draw a crowd of 30,000. Now, Ignacio Figueras is trying to reignite a passion […]

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