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Re: Stallion News

Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:08 pm
by BaroqueAgain1
That's too bad; I thought he was a handsome horse, with a long career, whose A.P. Indy blood would be very good for a regional market.
I wonder if he has the temperament to find success in a 2nd job, while still staying intact. Just in case someone comes along with a cure for his 'never showed interest' issue? ;)

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:08 am
by Flanders
Sparrow Castle wrote:Claire Novak-Crosby@BH_CNovak
8m8 minutes ago
Retweeted kimmich
Per Diamond B Farm owner Glenn Brock, they could not get him to breed mares. He was checked by specialists but never showed interest. Has been retired to a friend's farm but I don't have any other info regarding a potential 2nd (not stud) career.

kimmich‏ @kdmallon
@BH_CNovak random, but do you have any info on Pants on Fire (the stallion, not the 3yo IRE filly). Retired, no covers... just gone?
He has 2 exports on file with the Jockey Club and only one return, doesn't that mean he is in another country?

I did some searching before I posted that but this is what I found(this was on Wikipedia, so idk but anyway it seems very strange):
"Pants On Fire did not breed any mares his first season, as he showed no interest in breeding. He was sent to Dubai for some time off, and will return when he begins to show interest in mares."

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:27 am
by Northport
Dubai seems like an expensive and far away place to send a horse 'for time off'. That Wikipedia bit (taken with a huge grain of salt) sounds like the horse is there for some punishment/conversion therapy :roll:

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:00 am
by oldgraymare
Trojan Nation going to Wyoming makes sense. Perhaps they will turn him out with a herd of mixed mares. QH, Sport Horse, etc and let nature take it's course. If he breeds find, it not fine. Maybe he's just shy :oops:

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:36 pm
by serenassong
Flanders wrote:
Sparrow Castle wrote:Claire Novak-Crosby@BH_CNovak
8m8 minutes ago
Retweeted kimmich
Per Diamond B Farm owner Glenn Brock, they could not get him to breed mares. He was checked by specialists but never showed interest. Has been retired to a friend's farm but I don't have any other info regarding a potential 2nd (not stud) career.

kimmich‏ @kdmallon
@BH_CNovak random, but do you have any info on Pants on Fire (the stallion, not the 3yo IRE filly). Retired, no covers... just gone?
He has 2 exports on file with the Jockey Club and only one return, doesn't that mean he is in another country?

I did some searching before I posted that but this is what I found(this was on Wikipedia, so idk but anyway it seems very strange):
"Pants On Fire did not breed any mares his first season, as he showed no interest in breeding. He was sent to Dubai for some time off, and will return when he begins to show interest in mares."
He's got 2 exports, one return- He did run in Japan- so im assuming that is the first export and return.
Perhaps they can straighten him out- there was some success with War Emblem in Japan- not sure about Dubai

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:19 pm
by lurkey mclurker
G @LongBallToNoOne
5h 5 hours ago

¥5,000,000 (USD$45k) first year stud fee for KITASAN BLACK
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Re: Stallion News

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:07 pm
by lurkey mclurker
charts via @LongBallToNoOne

Japan, leading sire
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Japan, leading first-year sire
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Japan, leading sire of 2-yr-olds
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Re: Stallion News

Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:46 am
by mariasmon
Looks like Henny Hughes went to the right place. Glad his stud career has found new life.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:23 am
by tachyon
mariasmon wrote:Looks like Henny Hughes went to the right place. Glad his stud career has found new life.
He is such a handsome guy. :D

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Re: Stallion News

Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:03 am
by Ridan_Remembered
Henny has such a lovely head with fine small ears and a soft eye.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:42 pm
by Izvestia
Love Henny Hughes! Is he bum high or is it that picture?

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:27 am
by mariasmon
Izvestia wrote:Love Henny Hughes! Is he bum high or is it that picture?
I always thought he looked butt-high in person.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:28 am
by tachyon
-- Broodmare Sire Ranking in Japan 2017

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http://www.jbis.jp/ranking/result/?rid= ... &x=52&y=19

Sunday Silence(USA) is now less dominant than he used to be in this category, as his daughters are getting old.
His record earnings as a broodmare sire was JPY 8,340,112,500 in 2011.


-- Broodmare Sire Ranking in Japan 2011
http://www.jbis.jp/ranking/result/?rid= ... &x=14&y=23

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:15 pm
by Treve
mariasmon wrote:
Izvestia wrote:Love Henny Hughes! Is he bum high or is it that picture?
I always thought he looked butt-high in person.
He is a bit butt high and a bit downhill but I think his swaying back makes it look worse than it is. If you take a straight line and draw it from the highest point of his withers horizontally, there's not that much of a difference.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:15 pm
by mariasmon
Treve wrote:
mariasmon wrote:
Izvestia wrote:Love Henny Hughes! Is he bum high or is it that picture?
I always thought he looked butt-high in person.
He is a bit butt high and a bit downhill but I think his swaying back makes it look worse than it is. If you take a straight line and draw it from the highest point of his withers horizontally, there's not that much of a difference.
Hennessy was the same way.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:40 pm
by Ridan_Remembered
tachyon wrote:-- Broodmare Sire Ranking in Japan 2017

Sunday Silence(USA) is now less dominant than he used to be in this category, as his daughters are getting old.
Considering that Sunday died in 2002 at 15 years old by the calendar (16 by TB official birthdays), and he only sired 11 crops of foals, the fact that he's still such a tremendous influence is stunning.

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:33 am
by tachyon
Ridan_Remembered wrote:
tachyon wrote:-- Broodmare Sire Ranking in Japan 2017

Sunday Silence(USA) is now less dominant than he used to be in this category, as his daughters are getting old.
Considering that Sunday died in 2002 at 15 years old by the calendar (16 by TB official birthdays), and he only sired 11 crops of foals, the fact that he's still such a tremendous influence is stunning.
I agree with you wholeheartedly!

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:01 pm
by bare it all
per DRF, Papa Clem sold to Turkey

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:27 pm
by Sparrow Castle
Power Broker relocating to Saudi Arabia
Grade 1 winner Power Broker has been exported to Saudi Arabia for the 2018 breeding season. The 8-year-old Pulpit horse previously resided at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farm, where he was advertised in 2017 for $3,500. His first foals are 3-year-olds of 2018.

Power Broker’s first crop featured 16 winners, with progeny earnings of $355,669.
http://www.drf.com/news/power-broker-re ... udi-arabia

Re: Stallion News

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:14 pm
by BaroqueAgain1
Long Island Sound has apparently been sold by Coolmore and will enter stud in Florida for 2018.
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... res-roster