2018 foals

2018 foals

Postby mariasmon » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:05 pm

I'm going to start on a sour note, by posting mares who already have a no foal report.

Above Heaven (o/o Lady Joanne)
Adopt Me (o/o Precious Kitten)

Bedazzle (dam of Street Sense)
Bsharpsonata
Buster's Ready

Casual Smile (GB) (GSW, o/o Casual Look)
Composure

Dame Dorothy

Game Face

Her Smile
Honest Pursuit (o/o Honest Lady)

Indy Five Hundred

Just Reward (dam of Persistently)

Little Bonnet (dam of Boys at Tosconova)

Miss Shop

Quiet Now (1/2 to Saint Liam, etc., dam of Lull)

Rutherienne

Visit (GB)

Zaftig
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby lurkey mclurker » Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:39 pm

But omgosh the countdown begins!!! :mrgreen:
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby starrydreamer » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:39 pm

More mares with no foal reports already in...

Bel Citron (was bred to Data Link)
Classy Touch (was bred to Mineshaft)
Database (was bred to Ironicus)
Don't Trick Her (was bred to Cairo Prince)
Doo Lang (was bred to War Front)
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby Sparrow Castle » Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:55 pm

Join the Foal Patrol! New Interactive Series Follows Pregnant Horses
On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame introduced Foal Patrol, an interactive web program that allows fans to get an up-close day-by-day look at the emotional journey of the foaling process at Thoroughbred horse farms.

Foal Patrol is a one-of-a-kind collection of live web cameras where people can view real-time streams of several in-foal (pregnant) mares during their pregnancy through the actual foaling. The live camera feeds will be available beginning Dec. 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST daily with extended hours as the expected foaling date approaches.

The live cameras can be accessed for free by visiting http://www.foalpatrol.com. The website is optimized for viewing across all media platforms, including tablets and smart phones.

The Museum's president, John Hendrickson spearheaded the effort to create Foal Patrol, and along with his wife Marylou Whitney will be financing much of the project.

“I am thrilled that Foal Patrol has become a reality. New fans, racing enthusiasts, and young people will have their own virtual stable at their fingertips,” Hendrickson said. “They will get to know these magnificent athletes up close and personal and be an integral part of their lives through foaling and far beyond."

Foal Patrol will debut with five mares: Sabbatical at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky. (in foal to stallion War Front with a due date of Jan. 28, 2018); Stopchargingmaria at Three Chimneys Farm in Versailles, Ky. (in foal to Pioneerof the Nile with a due date of Feb. 2, 2018); Centre Court at Shawnee Farm in Harrodsburg, Ky. (in foal to Medaglia d’Oro with a due date of Feb. 19, 2018); La Verdad at Edition Farm in Hyde Park, N.Y. (in foal to Tapit with a due date of March 15, 2018); and Memento d’Oro at Old Tavern Farm in Saratoga Springs (in foal to Bodemeister with a due date of March 31, 2018).

Three additional mares are scheduled to be added to the Foal Patrol roster in March 2018: Via Veneto at Double Diamond Farm in Ocala, Fla.; Bird Town at Gainesway Farm in Lexington, Ky.; and Arravale at Chanteclair Farm in Versailles, Ky.

More: https://www.americasbestracing.net/lifestyle/2017-join-the-foal-patrol-new-interactive-series-follows-pregnant-horses

Foal Cams: https://www.foalpatrol.com/
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby bare it all » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Well looks like I'll be staring at this for the next few months.

Currently looking at Centre Court in her stall. No one else is in. I absolutely LOVE that they put the routine, diet and some details about who you're looking at and who owns them, etc. Great stuff and this is the sort of thing we need in racing. Bring people in from the beginning.

...but I'm feeling terrible for whoever has to bring Centre Court her breakfast at 3AM. Holy hell.

Which now looking at it and thinking about it. Approx how much grain and hay does a broodmare need? 12-13lbs hay a day and 3-4lbs of feed?
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby mariasmon » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:35 pm

bare it all wrote:...but I'm feeling terrible for whoever has to bring Centre Court her breakfast at 3AM. Holy hell.


It's probably nightwatch, no?
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby Northport » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:13 pm

This time of year (at larger farms at least, I only have personal experience with Adena), there is always someone in the Broodmare Barn.
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby Retrospectiv » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:57 pm

All showing nothing for me, Off Air :(
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby Falinadin » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:21 am

I wonder what their protocol will be if something goes wrong. Of course I hope all involved stays safe, but things can happen. I assume they'd just turn off the cameras and update later?

I love watching Country Life Farms' live stream each year. I'm too cheap to pay for stablemates to watch Winstar's.
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Re: 2018 foals

Postby Flanders » Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:03 am

Falinadin wrote:I wonder what their protocol will be if something goes wrong. Of course I hope all involved stays safe, but things can happen. I assume they'd just turn off the cameras and update later?

I love watching Country Life Farms' live stream each year. I'm too cheap to pay for stablemates to watch Winstar's.

When I watched Mare Stare something went wrong the one time and they went and turned the camera off.
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