2018 foals

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Ridan_Remembered
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Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:42 pm

The temperatures in Kentucky horse country are expected to drop to 7 degrees tonight with highs tomorrow only in the teens. How are the adult horses and foals, if any are born during this frigid snap, protected? Are they still turned out?
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Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:05 pm

They have blankets for foals.
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Ridan_Remembered wrote:The temperatures in Kentucky horse country are expected to drop to 7 degrees tonight with highs tomorrow only in the teens. How are the adult horses and foals, if any are born during this frigid snap, protected? Are they still turned out?
The foals born this time of year usually arrive with plenty of hair. There are heat lamps in the stalls (if needed) and plenty of foal blankets. Unless the weather (or the footing) is awful a healthy foal will usually go outside for some time each day. It's healthier for both the mares and the foals to be able to move around.
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Ecurie des Monceaux in France welcomes the first foal of 2018.

Colt by Charm Spirit o/o Militante (Johannesburg). He is half to unbeaten classic hope filly Wind Chimes (Mastercraftsman).

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https://twitter.com/BozoHenri/status/948471104447897601
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Pretty heart-shaped star on that baby.
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Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:38 pm

Ahhhh fuzzy baby! Quite a pedigree on that one, too.
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Rockridge Stud, LLC announced their first foal is a filly by Honorable Dillon out of Princess Phoebe.
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Perfect first baby pic for the thread! Pity we don't have the heart-eyes smiley... :mrgreen:
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First foal for Speightster is a filly
http://www.winstarfarm.com/articles/fir ... ar+Farm%29
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Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:51 pm

Word on the Taylor Made Facebook site is that the due date for Chrome's first foal at their farm is tomorrow, Jan. 6, but the farm managers think it will be a few more days yet. Lots of people coast to coast and all the way to Chile are eagerly awaiting the birth of his first foal.
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How good are the odds for a chestnut with a blaze and a stocking or two? ;)
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BaroqueAgain1 wrote:How good are the odds for a chestnut with a blaze and a stocking or two? ;)
That would be a lot of fun. There will be joyous comments in both English and Spanish in certain corners of Facebook and Twitter, :lol:
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serenassong wrote:First foal for Speightster is a filly
http://www.winstarfarm.com/articles/fir ... ar+Farm%29
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Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:49 pm

Dat filly haz da cutenezz. :mrgreen:
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Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:52 pm

Oh my goodness. That filly is adorable. She about defines cuteness. :D
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LOL she's a little firecracker.
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Our little Speightster filly thinks @keenelandsales is great fun, although she'd prefer if we'd let her do what she wants. #alittlebitsassy
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This colt born in Florida is the first foal I've seen reported from American Pharoah's second crop.

Haras Los Samanes‏ @Haraslossamanes
Buenos dias Samaneros!!!! Nos llega la primera AMERICAN PHAROAH del 2018 en @Haraslossamanes Ocala , Florida una belleza esta carablanca!!! Su madre Carriage Trade por Storm Cat @noelkp2010
Translated from Spanish by Bing
Good morning Samaneros! The first AMERICAN PHAROAH of 2018 comes in Ocala, Florida @Haraslossamanes this white-faced beauty! His mother Carriage Trade by Storm Cat @noelkp2010
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Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:30 am

First foal by the champion Maurice(JPN) is a filly!!

She is o/o Admire Temba(JPN)[Kurofune(JPN) x Admire Groove(JPN)(champion by Sunday Silence)]
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at Northen Farm, Jan 10th 2018
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Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:23 pm

Very pretty. Right now she really looks like her grandsire, but I wonder if she will end up greying out like her mom?
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BaroqueAgain1 wrote:Very pretty. Right now she really looks like her grandsire, but I wonder if she will end up greying out like her mom?
Definitely grey. She's classically hyper-pigmented :)
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