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Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:48 pm
by Sparrow Castle
Treve wrote:
BaroqueAgain1 wrote:His hind legs look really straight in that side shot. :?
Maybe he'll make someone a flashy saddle horse, but I would be surprised if he's a successful racehorse. I hope I'm wrong, because I have a soft spot for Clyde (Get Stormy). ;)
The stance and angle of the photo makes them look worse than they are. But as it were an article on Bloodhorse implied that the person who bought him was likely just a collector and wasn't sure if he'd race him or just keep him as a nice flashy hunter for his daughter.
This is the DRF article about his sale. I thought it was interesting, especially how they keep the tail white...wish they'd name the shampoo.

All-white yearling Blizzard Condition hammers for $21,000
Since 2002, the North American auction market has seen just eight registered white Thoroughbreds go through the ring during the yearling season. The number of eventual Kentucky Derby winners offered in the same span of time is seven.

The newest member of the exclusive club of white auction graduates was Blizzard Condition, a completely unmarked Get Stormy colt who sold to Becky Thomas as agent for David Hutson for $21,000 on Monday at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.

“He wanted him because he’s obviously a collector’s item,” Thomas said after signing the ticket. “I’m not clear what he’s going to do with him, perhaps race him, then have him for his daughter for a hunter.”
http://www.drf.com/news/all-white-yearl ... mers-21000

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:17 pm
by Sparrow Castle
LT‏ @Lion_Tamer_Nz
Shes done it again..windsor parks mare the opera house has produced another white foal.by mongolian khan
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Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:42 am
by Flanders
Sparrow Castle wrote:LT‏ @Lion_Tamer_Nz
Shes done it again..windsor parks mare the opera house has produced another white foal.by mongolian khan
I think that is 4 white foals in a row for her. It would be great if she could get a top class runner because she isn't bred for color and she has been going to G1 winning stallions.

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:49 am
by Treve
Flanders wrote:
Sparrow Castle wrote:LT‏ @Lion_Tamer_Nz
Shes done it again..windsor parks mare the opera house has produced another white foal.by mongolian khan
I think that is 4 white foals in a row for her. It would be great if she could get a top class runner because she isn't bred for color and she has been going to G1 winning stallions.
Wonder who she will go to this season.

ETA: I'm curious by the way, is it easy for Aussie mares to go to studs in NZ and Kiwi mares to go to studs in Australia? Or do their quarantine restrictions for the rest of the world apply to one another?

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:09 pm
by Sunline
Flanders wrote:
Sparrow Castle wrote:LT‏ @Lion_Tamer_Nz
Shes done it again..windsor parks mare the opera house has produced another white foal.by mongolian khan
I think that is 4 white foals in a row for her. It would be great if she could get a top class runner because she isn't bred for color and she has been going to G1 winning stallions.
Here is all her foals she has had so far

2012:Habour Bridge-Bay filly by Big Brown
2013:unnamed Chestnut Colt by Pluck-I havent found anything about this foal except that he was sent to NZ in 2013 with his dam.
2014:Casta Diva-White Filly by High Chaparral(racing in Japan)
2015:unnamed white Colt by Shamexpress(was brought by China Horse Club will race in Australia)
2016:unnamed White Filly by Charm Spirt
2017:The Mongolian Khan Filly she has just had

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:58 pm
by Starine
Godolphin's loudly marked Talismanic will be running in next weekend's BC Turf. ;)

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Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:48 pm
by Treve
Starine wrote:Godolphin's loudly marked Talismanic will be running in next weekend's BC Turf. ;)

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He has a belly spot but I can never remember on which side. First caught my eye in last year's Arc paddock.

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:17 am
by lurkey mclurker
Shironii (JPN), full brother to Buchiko (JPN), got his third win today at Kyoto going 1800m on the dirt. :mrgreen:
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via Twitter

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:24 am
by Jumron
lurkey mclurker wrote:Shironii (JPN), full brother to Buchiko (JPN), got his third win today at Kyoto going 1800m on the dirt. :mrgreen:
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via Twitter
I saw that race on the Kyoto feed...wonderful come from behind victory with this guy. I don't have his pp's...have they tried him in Group stakes company yet?

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:53 am
by tachyon
Jumron wrote:
lurkey mclurker wrote:Shironii (JPN), full brother to Buchiko (JPN), got his third win today at Kyoto going 1800m on the dirt. :mrgreen:
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via Twitter
I saw that race on the Kyoto feed...wonderful come from behind victory with this guy. I don't have his pp's...have they tried him in Group stakes company yet?
Not yet.
And here below is his pp's

http://umanity.jp/en/racedata/db/horse_ ... 2014105947

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:58 am
by Treve
Alright Shiro-kun!

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:16 am
by tachyon
-- replay of Kyoto 8R 1800m dirt allowance Nov 19th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t006QW2qiS4

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:00 pm
by Delamont
tachyon wrote:-- replay of Kyoto 8R 1800m dirt allowance Nov 19th
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t006QW2qiS4
And he went wide the whole way.

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:48 am
by Sparrow Castle
Courtesy of Mel Mae on Twitter. She's in Australia and I think working at Newgate.

Newgate‏ @NewgateFarm
We're thinking this filly has a lot of questions❓ about life. #RaisingRacehorses #ItsPossible #SolvingWorldProblems
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Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:00 pm
by Starine
Check out @pakapakakobo’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/pakapakakobo/status ... 16224?s=09

Who is this?

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:45 pm
by lurkey mclurker
That's a colt, AFAIK he isn't named yet. Out of Madre Bonita in 2017, sired by Tosen Homareboshi. :mrgreen: I think there are pics of him earlier in this thread, if not he will be in the Foals of 2017 thread for sure.

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:28 am
by Starine
lurkey mclurker wrote:That's a colt, AFAIK he isn't named yet. Out of Madre Bonita in 2017, sired by Tosen Homareboshi. :mrgreen: I think there are pics of him earlier in this thread, if not he will be in the Foals of 2017 thread for sure.
Thanks; he did seem familiar ;)

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:15 am
by tachyon
Starine wrote:Check out @pakapakakobo’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/pakapakakobo/status ... 16224?s=09

Who is this?
His dam Madre Bonita(JPN)(by Jungle Pocket) is a 1/2 to Peer Gynt(JPN)(by Sunday Silence), multiple grade stakes winner & sire of multiple G2 winner Flamboyant(FR) who finished 2nd in the G2 San Gabriel at Santa Anita on Saturday.
His second dam Twinkle Bride(JPN)(by Lyphard) was the G1 Oka Sho runner-up.

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This colt could be very good, Starine. ;)

Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:39 pm
by lurkey mclurker
Interesting cross! Half to Hau Nani (JPN).
Jess Samy‏ @Frankel1313

Another stunning white thoroughbred in Japan.
Here's MAILLOT BLANC. #WhiteJersey #TourDeFrance

By world champion 2 year old, Royal Ascot/BC Cup winner JOHANNESBURG and out of the Kurufone mare YUKICHAN
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Re: horses with unique coloring/facial markings

Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:06 am
by Treve
lurkey mclurker wrote:Interesting cross! Half to Hau Nani (JPN).
Jess Samy‏ @Frankel1313

Another stunning white thoroughbred in Japan.
Here's MAILLOT BLANC. #WhiteJersey #TourDeFrance

By world champion 2 year old, Royal Ascot/BC Cup winner JOHANNESBURG and out of the Kurufone mare YUKICHAN
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Solid looking fellow.