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by Northport
Mon Apr 06, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: New Conformation Photos
Replies: 2701
Views: 484652

Re: New Conformation Photos

I think the Tapitgold picture's weirdness is a mix of: 1. they have blurred the entire background 2. they have also done something else that makes him "sharper" (most studs will slightly blur the background but they still look natural) 3. he's a white-gray and the shine is bouncing off his more whi...
by Northport
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2019 Stallion Fees
Replies: 110
Views: 26858

Re: 2019 Stallion Fees

I don't understand how Duke of Marmalade and Henrythenavigator didn't get to keep their posts at Coolmore, but Requinto does... unless literally no one is even interested in buying him to stand him in South Africa or Russia. Going through old threads. Requinto was sold to Allevamento il Grifone in ...
by Northport
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Black Thoroughbreds
Replies: 214
Views: 77948

Re: Black Thoroughbreds

Here's Glajou (Network x Toscane, by Shaanmer). He's registered, you guessed it, bay. What is the point of these coat cuts again? http://www.middlehamparkracing.net/ugc-1/stable/horse/327/3111_original.jpg http://www.middlehamparkracing.net/ugc-1/stable/horse/327/3112_original.jpg http://www.middle...
by Northport
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2020 Names
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: 2020 Names

B Wayne Hughes and the Mosses are competing for who can give worse names to foals of top mares and right now they're both winning.
by Northport
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Secretariat at 50...
Replies: 37
Views: 652

Re: Secretariat at 50...

Oh, give it a rest with the theatrics of how disappointed Secretariat would have been about this thread :roll: . It's one of the only times a thread on here has gone off topic in a polite way, and it's actually an interesting conversation. No one is forgetting Secretariat, but people are indeed allo...
by Northport
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Foals of 2020
Replies: 553
Views: 45314

Re: Foals of 2020

While I understand that fans or people in general can be crazy and I understand the desire for privacy, you can't sign up for something like Foal Patrol and then get mad or "give up" on FP when you are naturally asked for updates from FP and fans. I mean, they can. They absolutely can. And they did...
by Northport
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Stallion News
Replies: 5412
Views: 994256

Re: Stallion News

I saw a video from his birthday last year where his groom or the stallion manager at Coolmore said they were minding him and he only covers around 100 mares a year... I guess the "around" is the key word. I guess if he is still up for it and Coolmore needs him to cover 70% of their mares, then why n...
by Northport
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Dubai World Cup canceled
Replies: 12
Views: 496

Re: Dubai World Cup canceled

I wonder if Godolphin has already shipped their 100+ horses that winter in Dubai back to Newmarket. Though I guess any government regulations or restrictions in the UAE don’t apply to Sheikh Mohammed. Not that there is any racing happening in the UK either, but I can’t imagine exercising Thoroughbre...
by Northport
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Worth watching these again
Replies: 16
Views: 558

Re: Worth watching these again

Chautaugua was truly something else. When he was on the top of his game, it was so thrilling.

Mine That Bird's win in the Derby still gives me chills. How on earth Borel managed to find that split at the rail at the very end, just bonkers.
by Northport
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Munnings
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Munnings

I know Claiborne has a habit of overweight stallions and they don't exercise/ride/lunge them, but does Lane's End do anything to exercise their boys?
by Northport
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Foal bowling
Replies: 4
Views: 335

Re: Foal bowling

We need a little humor this weekend, but I was certainly relieved to see that all foals involved were safe! This is a perfect example to show someone when they ask, "How do horses hurt themselves so much?" He looks a little shocked, but certainly full of himself! https://twitter.com/i/status/124039...
by Northport
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Dubai World Cup canceled
Replies: 12
Views: 496

Re: Dubai World Cup canceled

They should have cancelled last week, but at least they made the right decision. Hopefully Sheikh Mo and Emirates Air make it as easy for horses to leave the UAE as they do to enter the country.
by Northport
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Foals of 2020
Replies: 553
Views: 45314

Re: Foals of 2020

Galileo X Abel Tasman colt born at Coolmore Ireland earlier this month. https://scontent.fybz2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/90470376_2885598084836559_7180646287631450112_o.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=9DwiNK90ZZAAX9sRCTS&_nc_ht=scontent.fybz2-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=3a990017a1886d244f552f0f...
by Northport
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2017 Names
Replies: 278
Views: 49947

Re: 2017 Names

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by Northport
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Stallion News
Replies: 5412
Views: 994256

Re: Stallion News

He grazes in slow motion and it's adorable.
by Northport
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Kentucky Derby and the Coronavirus
Replies: 190
Views: 10335

Re: Kentucky Derby and the Coronavirus

Looking into next year, do farms even bother retiring and standing the "top" sound 3 year olds of 2020? Or just give them another year to prove themselves and earn some more $$. I have to imagine that while the Coolmores and Darleys of the world are unscathed, there's plenty of lower-mid level breed...
by Northport
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2020 Grand National Cancelled
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Re: 2020 Grand National Cancelled

ITVRacing @itvracing The Grand National has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic Gutted but it’s the right choice. I understand why they wouldn’t run it without spectators. I really really really wonder what this means for Tiger Roll. His connections said that all being well, the horse wo...
by Northport
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: What Race Got You Into This?
Replies: 56
Views: 2384

Re: What Race Got You Into This?

As a kid I was a huge fan of the legends, Seabiscuit, Man O' War, Secretariat, Sunday Silence. I read tons and tons of racing books but was more a fan of the history than actual modern racing. I would say the turning point for me as a fan was the 2011 Sussex Stakes. Frankel vs. Canford Cliffs. I thi...
by Northport
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Name The Circuit Contest
Replies: 8
Views: 1116

Re: Name The Circuit Contest

Japan or Hong Kong
by Northport
Wed Mar 11, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The Saudi cup
Replies: 154
Views: 14636

Re: The Saudi cup

When I read about the possible use of these potentially heart-damaging drugs in other equine sports, I suddenly remembered the great jumper, Hickstead . The 15yo stallion dropped dead after completing a round of jumping in 2011 from an aortic rupture. Were these drugs being used by show jumpers in ...