Photos/News about Broodmares

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Postby Sparrow Castle » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:48 pm

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Deep Discount. Relaunch/Supplier. 1993-2017. Nice mare, produced five stakes horses by our stallion Repriced, including Closeout.
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby lurkey mclurker » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:30 pm

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Sharing is caring! G2-pl #Shagah & her Deep Impact foal are enjoying life at Haras de Bouquetot alongside #Mizdirection & her Galileo foal


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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby starrydreamer » Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:10 pm

Memories of Silver died last week at the age of 24 - https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/223930/memories-of-silver-was-pure-gold-for-darby-dan-farm

She was one of my favorites, and the dam of another two of my favorites.
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Sparrow Castle » Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:03 pm

I'm sure there will be lots of articles about her. Very sad to see this.

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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Sparrow Castle » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:46 pm

Arrowfield Stud‏Verified account @ArrowfieldStud
Sad to announce our wonderful and much loved Alinghi died foaling.
A 4-time G1W, Alinghi had six foals inc. this 2016 filly by Deep Impact.
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Outstanding racehorse Alinghi has passed away at Arrowfield Stud, she was foaling down. In foal to Not A Single Doubt, foal lost as well.
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby lurkey mclurker » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:16 pm

Well that's a punch to the gut. :( Loved watching her race. :cry:
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Sparrow Castle » Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:34 am

On my bucket list...

Surely this is as close to paradise as it gets for horse lovers
In the summer of 1989, the Northern Horse Park opened in Hokkaido, Japan. Now, as it approaches its 30th year, those behind it continue to revere the horse and desire to share the joys of equestrian life with others.

At any given time, there are about 80 horses featuring 12 different breeds on Northern Horse Park. Ranging from retired racehorses to trick ponies, there is truly something for anyone who enjoys horses. The park was established by Katsumi Yoshida, of Northern Farm, and today his daughter, Akiko Yonemoto, is the director and marketing manager.

“The aim then was basically the same as now,” Yonemoto said. “At the time, my father felt that many Japanese didn’t know about horses, and he wanted a place where the culture of the horse was accessible to everyone.”

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Sharing the family treasure: Wind In Her Hair, dam of Deep Impact, is popular with visitors to Northern Horse Park. She is pictured there with Akiko Yonemoto, NHP director and daughter of its founder, Katsumi Yoshida. Photo: Amanda Duckworth
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One of the most popular horses for Bonding Time is a 26-year-old pensioned broodmare. Upon being told her name, most of the people wandering up to pet her while she grazes break into a smile. Although she was a G1 winner in her own right, Wind In Her Hair is best known as the dam of the legendary Deep Impact.

“Her son is very popular, so my father thought that Wind In Her Hair must also be very popular, so he decided to pension her here,” said Yonemoto. “Also, this is our family treasure, so we want to share her with the world.”

More: https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/surely-close-paradise-it-gets-horse-lovers/
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Starine » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:22 pm

World Approval aims to give dam rare double in BC Mile
http://www.drf.com/news/world-approval- ... le-bc-mile

Nice little write-up about the remarkable producer Win Approval.
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Flanders » Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:14 pm

Starine wrote:World Approval aims to give dam rare double in BC Mile
http://www.drf.com/news/world-approval- ... le-bc-mile

Nice little write-up about the remarkable producer Win Approval.

Very good.

I don't understand this paragraph though, maybe it is worded confusing. Because the way it reads to me, only one mare has produced 2 winners of Breeders Cup races and that isn't the case.
"There have been 305 Breeders’ Cup race winners since the event’s inception in 1984, and only one mare, Hasili, has produced more than one horse that won a Breeders’ Cup race – Hasili foaled Banks Hill, who won the Filly and Mare Turf in 2001, and Intercontinental, who won the same race in 2005."

Maybe they should have said "Only one mare has produced 2 winners of the same Breeders Cup Race. Hasili who produced two winners of the BC F/M Turf, Banks Hill(2001) and Intercontinental(2005). Because both Sweet Life and Primal Force produced 2 winners of Breeders Cup races, they just weren't the same race.
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Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Postby Sparrow Castle » Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:31 pm

Update on the female offspring of George Washington in this article (link in the Tweet). Beautiful Morning will be sold at this year's Tattersalls December Mares Sale.
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Beautiful Morning: gained a valuable Listed victory at Yarmouth this year
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The article sensitively handles the debacle at Monmouth but still miss Georgeous George.
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Our last glimpse of George Washington, battling the kickback in the Monmouth Park slop
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George Washington's only foal - the future Date With Destiny - as a yearling at Tattersalls with groom Anna Jordan
Edward Whitaker


And the picture below is a late addition to the article.
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Late entry to our George Washington gallery: the Lope De Vega colt ex Date With Destiny in the care of Mick Easterby http://bit.ly/2zlxovr
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