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by Sparrow Castle
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 164
Views: 3550

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

Here's one you can read, Som. Report: Justify Failed Drug Test Before Triple Crown The New York Times is reporting the 2018 Triple Crown winner Justify (Scat Daddy) failed a drug test April 7 after winning the GI Santa Anita Derby which should have kept him from starting in the GI Kentucky Derby. In...
by Sparrow Castle
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Matings 2019
Replies: 367
Views: 35955

Re: Matings 2019

Angry Ocean (1/2 to Princess Violet) --> Bolt d'Oro Bridal Memories (1/2 to Winter Memories, dam of Hawkish) --> Candy Ride Elusive Collection --> Nyquist Empress Maker (o/o Ticker Tape) --> Street Sense Funfair --> American Pharoah Gypsy's Warning (SAF) --> City of Light Harlan's Romance (SP, 1/2 ...
by Sparrow Castle
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: In Memoriam 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 31210

Re: In Memoriam 2019

Craig Bernick @Craig_Bernick 3h Chiropractor homebred G1 winner by Kitten’s Joy out of Eversmile. 2/25/12-9/4/19. He gave us a huge thrill at Del Mar and we all miss him at GHF, he was always the friendliest horse to go say hi to at the farm. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EDo66iQXkAIFh1W?format=jpg&na...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: The VENT Thread
Replies: 3764
Views: 378572

Re: The VENT Thread

[Ah, thanks, Som. Yeah, in my experience, medical practice has become very regimented and protocol driven. Our docs also have new requirements on documenting conversations with patients. I can't see when even the good ones have the time or even the permission to actually think. The totally don't ha...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The WAR HORSE Chronicles
Replies: 987
Views: 160922

Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

A good number of 10+ year olds have paid the price in 2019, and we'll have a list of names at the end of the year. And with that, my contributions to the War Horse Chronicles will likely conclude. WarBIscuit I know it's a lot of work to keep up with these warriors for so long, as well as the emotio...
by Sparrow Castle
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2019 Foals
Replies: 878
Views: 72799

Re: 2019 Foals

mariasmon wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:18 pm
This is a final cleanup of my list:
Once again, thanks for all the work you put into this. I really appreciate it!
by Sparrow Castle
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Sadler's Well
Replies: 26
Views: 1009

Re: Sadler's Well

I've seen the Coolmore cemetery at the stud farm in Ireland. I saw Danehill's grave and Montjeu, St. Nicholas Abbey, and George Washington there, among others. It's a gorgeous peaceful place. If I remember correctly, the stud manager told us they can bury the head, heart and hoof as well as cremated...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 8745

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2019

Go For Wand has been waiting for you, Randy. Vaya con Dios. From Facebook: Eddie Donnally 3 hrs Randy Romero at End of Life Randy Romero appears to be at the end of his life. A hospice patient for weeks, his pain is now controlled by morphine, and he is unable to tolerate the dialysis that has kept ...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Del Mar Summer 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2339

Re: Del Mar Summer 2019

New York takes a big step forward in funding aftercare for retired racehorses https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/new-york-takes-big-step-forward-funding-aftercare-retired-racehorses/ Thanks for that Sparrow, good to know. And I'm all for it, anything has to be better than dollars in additi...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Del Mar Summer 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2339

Re: Del Mar Summer 2019

117 horses have been claimed for $2,979,500 during the first six weeks Maybe the state of California can suggest some innovative way of recirculating the sales tax back into the industry (not necessarily driven by PETA) but horse welfare nonetheless. New York has no sales tax on claims, much easier...
by Sparrow Castle
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Matings 2019
Replies: 367
Views: 35955

Re: Matings 2019

Not sure if all of these New Zealand bred mares in the US are being bred but if someone can look up these three I would be grateful: Habibi (NZ) by Ekraar (was bred last year) - no 2019 foal by Ghostzapper; bred to Candy Ride for 2020 foal Peach Cove (NZ) by Buffalo Man - nothing in Breeders Cup no...
by Sparrow Castle
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: The VENT Thread
Replies: 3764
Views: 378572

Re: The VENT Thread

Yikes, ElPrado2, so sorry to hear about your health issues. I sure hope your treatments aren't too awful and they have a successful outcome! Having some health challenges too. Complicated stomach surgery in June didn't go so well. And then my heart stopped. I had no prior heart disease or major ris...
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: The VENT Thread
Replies: 3764
Views: 378572

Re: The VENT Thread

Yikes, ElPrado2, so sorry to hear about your health issues. I sure hope your treatments aren't too awful and they have a successful outcome! Having some health challenges too. Complicated stomach surgery in June didn't go so well. And then my heart stopped. I had no prior heart disease or major risk...
by Sparrow Castle
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Del Mar Pacific Classic
Replies: 9
Views: 670

Re: Del Mar Pacific Classic

What happened to Gift Box? I thought the reason Sadler ran him in the Foster was to prep for this. The latest from Sadler... This year’s GI Santa Anita H. winner Gift Box (Twirling Candy) has been temporarily sidelined with a “couple minor issues” since finishing fourth in the GII Stephen Foster H....
by Sparrow Castle
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Horse Followings
Topic: Frosted's Foals
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Frosted's Foals

I looked up the colt's JC registration status. The application is pending because the fee hasn't been paid yet. The Breeder is listed as Kathryn Nikkel, Old Dominion & Sanford Robertson. Distinguishable was an RNA ($175k) at the Keeneland 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale while in foal to Frosted. C...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Waiting for news on ...
Replies: 1597
Views: 278923

Re: Waiting for news on ...

GSW Divine Miss Grey was pulled up and vanned off in the De La Rose Stakes... David Grening @DRFGrening 2h Update on Divine Miss Grey , pulled up in the De La Rose. She has a fractured sesamoid in her left foreleg. The ligaments remain intact. She may or may not have surgery Monday, per trainer @Ga...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Matings 2019
Replies: 367
Views: 35955

Re: Matings 2019

Eblouissante --> Candy Ride They must be happy with her 2019 filly...looks like they named her Sweetened . And breeding Zenyatta to Candy Ride hopefully confirms the match. Summer Wind Farm @MoreSummerWind ·May 15 As promised.....more photos of Summer Wind’s 2019 foal crop: Eblouissante (Ebby) and ...
by Sparrow Castle
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2019 Fillies + Mares
Replies: 98
Views: 8731

Re: 2019 Fillies + Mares

Anyone know where Chasing Yesterday has been? I don't think she has worked since before the SA Oaks. She's back at Summer Wind taking a break. https://look.thoroughbreddailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Jane-Chasing-Yesterday-Tapit-Littleprincessemma-16-filly-1440x1132.jpg Jane Lyon and Chasi...
by Sparrow Castle
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2017 Names
Replies: 257
Views: 31656

Re: 2017 Names

Brady Wayne Lukas @bwaynelukas 53m53 minutes ago More Brady Wayne Lukas Retweeted Zayat Stables Post injury, my father moved around the country trying to rediscover his purpose. It remained unfound until he moved close to a family friend in Atoka, OK. Embraced by the church & community, he finally f...
by Sparrow Castle
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: In Memoriam 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 31210

Re: In Memoriam 2019

mariasmon wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:28 pm
WarBiscuit wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:24 pm
mariasmon wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:14 pm
Conquest Typhoon passed away Sunday at the CARMA facility.
What happened?

WarBiscuit
Whoops, thought I posted the link.

https://www.thoroughbredweek.com/latest ... -emotions/
Oh this is just heartbreaking. Life is so cruel sometimes.