sires

Bloodlines: Magnum Moon Heads To Derby An Undefeated Millionaire

Victory in the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby brought the winner, Magnum Moon, to the top of the tree among Kentucky Derby prospects by classic points with 150. The handsome bay is bred to be a classic colt, with the 1992 Kentucky Derby early favorite A.P. Indy being his male-line grandsire. In addition to winning the […]

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Bloodlines: The ‘Hardest-Working Classic Sire In America’

Over the past 50 years, American racing has become increasingly more compartmentalized, with “turf horses” and “classic horses” and “2-year-old speed horses,” as if horses do not transcend categories. And the most intense emphasis has come to be placed on the small cohort of classic horses, especially classic colts, because those have the potential to […]

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Bloodlines: Take Charge Indy Comes Into His Own

March 24 was a smashing day for the A.P. Indy tribe, and it was most exceptional for the A.P. Indy son Take Charge Indy, a winner of the Grade 1 Florida Derby during his racing career who went to stud at WinStar Farm in Kentucky but who is now standing in Korea. The Pulpit set […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Mastery, New At Claiborne For 2018

Our spotlight on new sires for 2018 shifts this week to a stallion whose promising, undefeated racing career was cut far too short by injury. With four victories from four starts, including three graded stakes wins along the Road to the Kentucky Derby, it could be argued Mastery would’ve been the favorite on the first […]

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Bloodlines: Sons Of Medaglia d’Oro Loom Large For The Classics

Coming up with the victors in both the Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct and the G2 San Felipe at Santa Anita, Medaglia d’Oro (by El Prado) had his most impressive showing to date as a sire of classic colts. Already a star as a sire of champion fillies, Medaglia d’Oro has gotten colts who […]

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First Mare In Foal To Fountain Of Youth Winner Wildcat Red

A mare has been pronounced in foal to multiple graded stakes winner Wildcat Red, who is standing his first season at Buck Pond Farm for $7,500 live foal, stands and nurses. Pronounced in foal is Maccabee Farm’s 6-year-old winning Lemon Drop Kid mare Opie, a Maryland-bred from the family of multiple graded stakes winner Miss […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Astern, A New Darley Stallion

As we continue to highlight the new sires of 2018, our attention turns to a record-setting son of Medaglia d’Oro who raced in Australia. Astern not only won his debut as a 2-year-old at Randwick but followed it up with a Group 2 victory in the Silver Slipper Stakes at Rosehill. The colt went on to […]

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First Mare Confirmed In Foal To Spendthrift Farm’s Gormley

Spendthrift Farm reports that first-year stallion Gormley has had his first mare confirmed in foal. Gormley covered the multiple stakes-placed Forestry mare Canopy Lane among his initial group of mares bred, and she has been pronounced in foal. Campaigned by Jerry and Ann Moss, Gormley, by Malibu Moon, captured the FrontRunner S. (G1) in dominating […]

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Bloodlines: War Front’s Future As A Sire Of Sires?

The next step in the evolution of a stallion’s reputation, from becoming a leading freshman sire to a leading sire, is to become a leading sire of stallions. Each step in a stallion’s rise to prominence is challenging, the barriers to success increase in difficulty, and the outcome is not easily evaluated till years have […]

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Bloodlines: San Vicente Winner Kanthaka Enhances Spotlight On Jimmy Creed

One of the surprise successes of the 2017 sales season for 2-year-olds in training was the depth of quality and athletic ability found among the first-crop juveniles by the Distorted Humor stallion Jimmy Creed. In 2017, Jimmy Creed was an inexpensive stallion standing at Spendthrift Farm in Kentucky. He had been a nice racehorse, had […]

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