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by Sparrow Castle
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Belmont Stakes
Replies: 86
Views: 5464

Re: 2019 Belmont Stakes

Horseplayers Should Support Special Pick Six With eight Grade 1 races offering more than $6.5 million in prize money on Saturday, there is no doubt that Belmont Park hosts the world’s most lucrative and prestigious racing this weekend. These highly competitive races will attract plenty of support t...
by Sparrow Castle
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Horse Followings
Topic: Hard Spun Foals
Replies: 1269
Views: 153666

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Happy Endings wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:29 pm
Here is the video replay of Overwhelming's win on May 24. https://network.theplaidhorse.com/watch ... -hills-tw2
Wow, thanks for that link! I had no idea the Fair Hill Races and other events were online.
by Sparrow Castle
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Across the pond
Replies: 555
Views: 69771

Re: Across the pond

3 for 3 with GSWs, 2 G1SWs. Her 4yo filly, My Sister Nat , a G3SW in France is currently training toward her US debut. Thanks for the update on My Sister Nat. I do really fancy that they have bred Starlet's Sister to different stallions; it seems she crosses well with just about everyone. There was...
by Sparrow Castle
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Belmont Stakes
Replies: 86
Views: 5464

Re: 2019 Belmont Stakes

From the WaPo by Stephen Whyno | AP, most positive article I've seen in a long time. If you can't access WaPo articles, it's on the AP and other media outlets picked it up https://www.apnews.com/538b5a4d889e4e22b472174b7fcc8582 Belmont features one of the safest racing surfaces in US The home of the...
by Sparrow Castle
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Random News about Breeding and Breeders
Replies: 82
Views: 13055

Re: Random News about Breeding and Breeders

More to hope for on the horizon. New Bolton Developing Biological Passports, With Help From Pennsylvania Breeders It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie: Rows of vials in a laboratory freezer, each containing detailed biological maps of what's going on inside the bodies of dozens of...
by Sparrow Castle
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Not sure where this belongs, but this makes me happy. Now, we'll see how the sale goes. Adjustments In Expectations, Protocol Guide Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita 2-Year-Old Sale Breeze Show It's no hyperbole to say there was much more riding on Monday's Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita 2-Year-Olds In Training Sa...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Thank you, Mr. Walden. Letter to the Editor: Ben Walden WHEN A NOBLE CAUSE COMPETES WITH HARSH REALITY How important was Sid Fernando’s TDN article of last Friday on the subject of Lasix? Let’s be honest. In recent times, we have seen a variance of political correctness within our beloved industry, ...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Jun 03, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Further Safety And Welfare Reforms Added At Santa Anita, Upcoming Del Mar Meet Ten weeks after introducing significant reforms in California aimed at reducing racing fatalities and improving the safety and welfare of horses and riders, The Stronach Group is now requiring all entries at Santa Anita ...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019
Replies: 84
Views: 4881

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019

Labor Dept. crackdown rippling through backstretch operations When the Department of Labor announced in mid-May that the multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown had reached a settlement requiring him to pay $1.6 million in back wages and fines for labor-law violations, many racing observe...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

The Week in Review: So, What Would It Take to Appease Animal Rights Activists? On Monday, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein called for a moratorium on horse racing at Santa Anita, as well as the need for a “thorough investigation of practices and conditions” in the sport. The Democratic Senator from Ca...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Matings 2019
Replies: 238
Views: 25251

Re: Matings 2019

Oh, not a problem, Ruby Girl. I don't think they'd been posted. I'm a huge fan of Exceed and Excel and so happy he is making a name for himself as a broodmare sire! Got to meet him in Ireland and he is such a nice and friendly stallion. Here are the Stonestreet 2019 Matings,so they come up in a Sear...
by Sparrow Castle
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Racing in Japan
Replies: 542
Views: 68530

Re: Racing in Japan

Looked like:
Indy Champ
Aerolithe
Almond Eye
by Sparrow Castle
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Matings 2019
Replies: 238
Views: 25251

Re: Matings 2019

Can anyone tell me who Bounding (Stonestreet) is in foal to this year? She is a New Zealand sprint G1 winner and now the half sister to a Epsom Derby winner! Hmm, did these matings not get posted? According to this April 13 article... Strong support for Curlin and Good Magic from Stonestreet's star...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Rescue/Adoptions
Topic: Sales/Rescues
Replies: 411
Views: 110305

Re: Sales/Rescues

Ugh, such a shame but glad others stepped in. Distressing Cases Of Neglect Found At Prominent CA Sanctuary The California Equine Retirement Foundation (CERF), the second-ever OTTB retirement facility in the United States when founded in 1986 and once known as the gold standard for OTTB aftercare, ha...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Across the pond
Replies: 555
Views: 69771

Re: Across the pond

What a thriller! O'Brien's Anthony Van Dyck secures Classic glory for Heffernan ... Full result 1 Anthony Van Dyck 2 Madhmoon 3 Japan 4 Broome 5 Sir Dragonet 6 Circus Maximus 7 Humanitarian 8 Norway 9 Line Of Duty 10 Sovereign 11 Hiroshima 12 Bangkok 13 Telecaster https://www.racingpost.com/news/de...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: The rise of Sunday Silence
Replies: 804
Views: 184974

Re: The rise of Sunday Silence

Wow! It's a wonderful piece!! ''TDN Look: Easy Goer-Sunday Silence, 30 Years On'' -- video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWj98FBKU3I -- story by Bill Finley https://look.thoroughbreddailynews.com/30-years-ago-this-week-the-day-easy-goer-brought-out-his-best/ Oh, I heard this was coming and forgot...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Kentucky Derby : Do you agree with the stewards decision?
Replies: 151
Views: 7950

Re: Kentucky Derby : Do you agree with the stewards decision?

Does West have a son we can marry off to Feinstein? Then we can send them all off to Elba, and cut the phone lines. Feinstein does a fantastic job. For one thing, she is not beholden to lies and fear. It would be priceless to come back in a century and see how this era in American history is viewed...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Absolutely true, Somnambulist. All of this was predictable, and we painfully watched it unfold in real time. But it's popular to be divisive and fugly political now, so the bashers here don't surprise me much. I did a really quick search the other day to see if she's ever taken PETA money to justif...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 31, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

Absolutely true, Somnambulist. All of this was predictable, and we painfully watched it unfold in real time. But it's popular to be divisive and fugly political now, so the bashers here don't surprise me much.
by Sparrow Castle
Fri May 31, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Santa Anita 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 42725

Re: Santa Anita 2019

CHRB, Feinstein discuss federal oversight legislation in call California Senator Dianne Feinstein and members of her staff held a conference call with California Horse Racing Board chairman Chuck Winner and executive director Rick Baedeker on Friday to discuss a variety of subjects related to horse...