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by middleground
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale
Replies: 178
Views: 3549

Re: 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale

509, a colt by War Front out of Tiffany's Honor, who is a half to great broodmare Better Than Honor, was our first 7-figure sale today. Went for $1,100,000. I got a good look at him on TVG as they showed him being led outside the sales pavilion, toward the camera and then a good side view as he wal...
by middleground
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale
Replies: 178
Views: 3549

Re: 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale

55k for a full sister to Paynter (Hip 513).
by middleground
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mendelssohn
Replies: 351
Views: 23368

Re: Mendelssohn

I really, really like what O'Brien is doing with him. Fingers crossed everything will go well! Same. I'm never going to be in a position to second guess AOB. I hope, however, that a successful plan doesn't include hustling him from the winners circle at the BC to a stallion barn. It would be hard t...
by middleground
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Two-year-olds
Replies: 127
Views: 9000

Re: 2018 Two-year-olds

Mind Control Holds Off Mucho to Win Hopeful Stakes https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/229369/mind-control-holds-off-mucho-to-win-hopeful-stakes Congrats to Mind Control but I'm more keen to see what runner-up Mucho can do down the road. Love his pedigree: Blame over Pulpit and Cox's R...
by middleground
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Woodward
Replies: 38
Views: 1258

Re: 2018 Woodward

I'm very happy to see this too! And totally agree with this tweet...doing the family proud. Tom Ryan @TomRyanKY 27m27 minutes ago How proud would Zenya Yoshida be tonight of his sons & grandsons. YOSHIDA 🇯🇵 flying the flag, breaking from the rail going 8 wide to win for fun. Surface doesn’t matter....
by middleground
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Woodward
Replies: 38
Views: 1258

Re: 2018 Woodward

Yoshida is from the family of Damascus, who was owned by a member of the Woodward family.
by middleground
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses
Replies: 4592
Views: 488945

Re: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses

Chocolate Kisses (Candy Ride x Brownie Points), a half-sister to MGSW Synchrony, finished 3rd in the P.G. Johnson Stakes at Saratoga. The winner, Dogtag (War Front/Diamond Necklace) is o/o a half sister to Shamardal. The 2nd dam is a full sister to Street Cry. Dang, that's a heck of a pedigree. Fur...
by middleground
Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Whitmore is super cool. Will have to rewatch, but it looked like City of Light got a brutal ride. He was just insanely wide the whole way around. I can't remember the last time a Ribot line horse won a Gr. 1 in the US---or anywhere, for that matter. Was it Pleasantly Perfect? not sure honestly but ...
by middleground
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Tessablue wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:25 pm
Whitmore is super cool.

Will have to rewatch, but it looked like City of Light got a brutal ride. He was just insanely wide the whole way around.
I can't remember the last time a Ribot line horse won a Gr. 1 in the US---or anywhere, for that matter. Was it Pleasantly Perfect?
by middleground
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Abel Tasman looked like a beast in the walking ring. I like the Chilean filly, Wow Cat, given the odds.
by middleground
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Saratoga 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1463

Re: Saratoga 2018

Nitrous (Tapit-Speeinthruthecity-City Zip) looked really sharp breaking his maiden in the 6th today. He went very fast early on and still pulled away at the end.
by middleground
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: G1 Belmont Derby $1,200,000 1 1/4 T
Replies: 12
Views: 1107

Re: G1 Belmont Derby $1,200,000 1 1/4 T

CB is a heck of a nice horse.
by middleground
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: G3 Dwyer Stakes 1 mile $300,000
Replies: 18
Views: 1202

Re: G3 Dwyer Stakes 1 mile $300,000

MySaladDays wrote:Firenze Fire is a pretty good value at 6-1.
Hope you bought a ticket!
by middleground
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: G3 Dwyer Stakes 1 mile $300,000
Replies: 18
Views: 1202

Re: G3 Dwyer Stakes 1 mile $300,000

The NYRA commentary is always so intelligent and interesting; I wish the big networks would mimic the format for their national broadcasts.
by middleground
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: McCraken
Replies: 13
Views: 2360

Re: McCraken

Third. Closed well enough into a slowish pace.
by middleground
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Saratoga Sale Catalogue
Replies: 8
Views: 867

Re: Saratoga Sale Catalogue

I'd like to get a look at the MDO-La Verdad filly (Hip 19) and the War Front half to Tepin (Hip 27).
by middleground
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mother Goose S. (G2) - 06/3018
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Mother Goose S. (G2) - 06/3018

Mo Smart, Gio Game, Coach Rocks: scratched.
by middleground
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Stallion News
Replies: 3763
Views: 548487

Re: Stallion News

Given Quality Road's stud fee was 25 000$ in 2014 then 35 000$ from 2015-2017, those people got a pretty good bang for their buck I'd say. We're still using him, even at $70,000. This streak of success is only the beginning, imo, as he's continuing to get better and better mares. I thought he was g...
by middleground
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: G1 Stephen Foster Saturday Night
Replies: 19
Views: 1726

Re: G1 Stephen Foster Saturday Night

I was impressed with Backyard Heaven last out, and am looking forward to seeing if he's the real thing.
by middleground
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Famous Rabbits
Replies: 19
Views: 1473

Re: Famous Rabbits

In the 1957 Belmont, John Nerud used Bold Nero to put paid to Bold Ruler for the benefit of Gallant Man.