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Fornatale: Another way to qualify for the NHC
via Peter Thomas Fornatale DRF Blog
Tue, Dec 01, 2015 4:17 AM, Read at the source >
mohaymen and classic dreams for leading sires
via Bloodstock in the Bluegrass
As the racing season winds toward winter, serious classic watchers are ever aware of the late-maturing colts who may progress to become the stars of their second season. One of the sires who is a consistent source of later-maturing juveniles is A.P. Indy's son Bernardini. A horse who did not come [...]
Tue, Dec 01, 2015 4:10 AM, Read at the source >
Want to contribute to #GivingTuesday without spending a cent? Download the re-designed ResQWalk app and hit the pavement. First launched in 2014, ResQWalk capitalizes on increased awareness of animal welfare and the popularity of fitness wearables, combining the two with corporate sponsorship to make steps count towards donations to the animal [...]
Tue, Dec 01, 2015 1:59 AM, Read at the source >
Free Late Pick 4 Selections 12/1/15
via Thoroughbred Racing Dudes
Finger Lakes Ticket Race 6: 3,2,1,6 Race 7: 1,6,3 Race 8: 1,4 Race 9: 5,2,1,6 Ticket Cost: $48 (.50 cent) Hawthorne Ticket Race 5: 2,5,4,8 Race 6: 4,2,6,7 Race 7: 1 Race 8: 2,4,7,10 Ticket Cost: $32 (.50 cent) Mahoning Valley Ticket Race 6: 8,10,2,5 Race 7: 11,5,4,2 Race 8: 7,3,6,9 Race 9: 6 Ticket Cost: $32 (.50 cent) Parx Ticket Race 5: 6,2,7,8 Race 6: 5,2,4,1 Race 7: 4,5,6,3 Race 8: [...]
Tue, Dec 01, 2015 1:00 AM, Read at the source >
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Mon, Nov 30, 2015 11:58 PM, Read at the source >
So Long Until Next Year
via Thoroughbred Ancestry
Woodbine Racetrack held their final card of racing for the 2015 season. One hundred and thirty-three days of quality racing which began in April and concluded with yesterday's fine fourteen race card. It was a day of racing that epitomizes the beauty of this grand sport. Full competitive fields that [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 2:26 PM, Read at the source >
Stud fees are going up next year, especially at the top end of the bloodstock market. The increases are going to make profitability for Thoroughbred breeders that much more challenging. The Paulick Report looked at the 45 North American stallions that stood for live foal fees of $20,000 or higher in [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 10:49 AM, Read at the source >
Can You Spot The Problems?
via View from the Grandstand
The following comes from the Atlantic City Race Course Facebook page. I thank Tim Cramer for his permission to reprint his comments on this blog. Yes, his comments are about thoroughbred racing, in particular in New Jersey, but if you read his comments, you will see common [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 10:23 AM, Read at the source >
In Dave Briggs' piece on TRC today, Seven reasons Woodbine might have a bright future were examined, through an interview with WEG's head honcho Jim Lawson.Almost three years ago now Woodbine and racing in Ontario was given an ultimatum: Bring in more customers, or else. From the Chair who was [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 7:33 AM, Read at the source >
Fornatale: Contest clique clicking on all cylinders
via Peter Thomas Fornatale DRF Blog
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 7:22 AM, Read at the source >
via Thoroughblog
Gabriele Di Paolo ‏@noahurstats 13m13 minutes ago@jensblog what a way to end the WO 2015 Meet. 6 1st Pick winners, Pick5, Early Pick4, and more. All the best Jen and can't wait for April…MELMICH, with a pair of 102 Beyer Speed Figures this year, was one of the most [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 6:47 AM, Read at the source >
After 25 starts thus far this year, Champion Wiggle It Jiggleit completes his three year old season in tonight's $300,000 Hap Hansen Progress Stakes at Dover Downs (10th race). So far with a record of 25-21-3-0 and $2,031,995 earnings it seems apparent to me that Wiggle It Jiggleit is [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 3:31 AM, Read at the source >
Racing Dudes Three Stars of the Week
via Thoroughbred Racing Dudes
1. Tonalist 2. Effinex 3. Dortmund [...]
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 1:00 AM, Read at the source >
Horse of the Year in Canada?
via View from the Grandstand
Last year undefeated JK She'salady was voted Horse of the Year in Canada with 45% of the vote. The winner of the Shes A Great Lady, Three Diamonds and Eternal Camnation, all held in Ontario, stood out from the pack, and she certainly met all the qualifications for the award, [...]
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 11:13 AM, Read at the source >
via Thoroughblog
THOROUGHBLOG wishes all grooms, exercise riders, hotwalkers and horsepeople save travels to where ever you are going this winter – happy and healthy time of for you and yours and the horses – a comment from a reader yesterday —hey JM,just wanted to say thank you for this past season's [...]
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 4:09 AM, Read at the source >