Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby middleground » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:49 am

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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Retrospectiv » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:53 pm

middleground wrote:Uncle Mo first with 253 mares bred:

http://jockeyclub.com/default.asp?secti ... es&area=16



Did I miss California Chrome somewhere on that list?
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby mariasmon » Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:01 pm

Retrospectiv wrote:
middleground wrote:Uncle Mo first with 253 mares bred:

http://jockeyclub.com/default.asp?secti ... es&area=16



Did I miss California Chrome somewhere on that list?


No. Don't think he bred any mares in 2016.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Life At Zen » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:58 pm

It always makes me a little sad to see some big names with less than 20 mares bred.

California Chrome only retired this year, so he wouldn't be on this list.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Retrospectiv » Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:53 am

mariasmon wrote:
Retrospectiv wrote:
middleground wrote:Uncle Mo first with 253 mares bred:

http://jockeyclub.com/default.asp?secti ... es&area=16



Did I miss California Chrome somewhere on that list?


No. Don't think he bred any mares in 2016.


LOL......thanks :D Long work week and didn't even look to see that it was for last year. Was thinking it was early for this year and probably a lot of reports not in yet........Durrrr :lol:
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Miss Woodford » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:02 pm

The Green Monkey with 2 mares bred, oof.

Is Giant's Causeway's book limited now? 48 mares seems awfully low for him.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby mariasmon » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:14 pm

Miss Woodford wrote:The Green Monkey with 2 mares bred, oof.

Is Giant's Causeway's book limited now? 48 mares seems awfully low for him.


I think the demand for him has decreased, but pretty sure he missed a significant portion of the 2016 season with physical issues. Will be interesting to see how many he bred this year.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Izvestia » Mon Sep 25, 2017 1:43 am

They breed the snot out of their stallions, and as it turns it impacts them physically, and probably mentally. Also sperm count decreases.
It's a shitty thing to do. He's sired some really nice racehorses, and he was an incredible racehorse.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Northport » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:18 am

I went on a tour at Ashford last month and they mentioned that he was only covering a maximum of one mare a day, while even Tale of the Cat was covering a maximum of 2 a day and youngins like Uncle Mo were covering 3 a day.

Giant's Causeway is younger than Tale of the Cat, but he is still 20 years old. I'd say it is more physical limitations than lack of interest that limits his book.
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Re: Jockey Club's 2016 Report of Mares Bred

Postby Summer Bird » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:54 pm

Giant’s Causeway is a really slow breeder as well. Ashford actually was telling breeders that were sending their mares to Giant’s Causeway, to send their mares to Pharoah instead because Giant’s Causeway only breeds once a day.
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