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Stallion Spotlight: Claiborne Farm’s Walker Hancock And Bernie Sams On First Samurai

Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they finalize their mating decisions for the 2020 breeding season. In this edition, Claiborne Farm president Walker Hancock and stallion seasons and bloodstock manager Bernie Sams discuss First Samurai, the sire of Grade 1 winners Lea, Justin Phillip, and Executiveprivilege. First […]

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Bloodlines: Nadal Poised To Extend His Branch Of Arch Sire Line

Is Arch (by Kris S.) trying to construct his own male line, bridging time and space and fashion? The effort of Grade 1 Arkansas Derby winner Nadal (by the Arch stallion Blame) suggests that this is not out of the realm of possibility, although Arch, one of the supremely solid sires of the breed, left […]

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Stallion Spotlight: Claiborne Farm’s Walker Hancock and Bernie Sams On Algorithms

Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they finalize their mating decisions for the 2020 breeding season. In this edition, Claiborne Farm president Walker Hancock and stallion seasons and bloodstock manager Bernie Sams discuss Algorithms, the sire of Grade 1 winner Math Wizard. Algorithms B. h., 2009, […]

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Stallion Spotlight: Walker Hancock And Bernie Sams Of Claiborne Farm On Lea

Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they finalize their mating decisions for the 2020 breeding season. This time around, Claiborne Farm president Walker Hancock and stallion seasons and bloodstock manager Bernie Sams talk about Lea, a dual-surface star whose first foals are 3-year-olds of 2020. Lea […]

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Data Link Pensioned From Stud Duty At Claiborne Farm

Grade 1 winner Data Link has been pensioned from stud duty at Claiborne Farm, and he will continue to reside at the Paris, Ky., operation for the rest of his life as a retiree. Bernie Sams of Claiborne Farm confirmed that the decision to pension 11-year-old son of War Front came at the end of […]

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Mastery Arriba A Claiborne Farm, Se Inicia Como Semental En 2018

El invicto Mastery, ganador selectivo Grado 1, hizo su muy esperado arribo a Claiborne Farm el 12 de Junio. El tresañero ha sido definitivamente retirado de las pistas y se iniciará como semental en el legendario establecimiento de cría a partir de 2018, de acuerdo a la información suministrada por Bernie Sams, representante del haras. […]

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Undefeated Mastery Officially Retired To Claiborne Farm

Undefeated Grade 1 winner Mastery made his much anticipated arrival at Claiborne Farm June 12. He has officially been retired from racing and will begin stud duty at the stallion farm in 2018, according to representative Bernie Sams. The three-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG) was a perfect 4-for-4 in his racing career, including dominant […]

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Mastery Arrives At Claiborne Farm; Future Of Racing Career Remains Undecided

Moments after displaying one of the most impressive performances by a 3-year-old in the 2017 G2 San Felipe Stakes, Mastery was sharply pulled up. The undefeated son of Candy Ride suffered a condylar fracture in his left front, and underwent surgery two days after the race. Claiborne Farm announced plans to stand the colt as […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Challenging Market For New Stallions On Lower Tier

In an earlier article, I assessed the top tier of entering stallions for 2017, which are led by Horse of the Year California Chrome (by Lucky Pulpit), Grade 1 winner Frosted (Tapit), Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist (Uncle Mo), and Preakness winner Exaggerator (Curlin). In a rational scheme or market, a breeder would expect an upper […]

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