Foals of 2016

carole
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 3:24 pm

Ioya Two wrote:How many days overdue is Z now? I figured she would've dropped it Tuesday night. :shock:
Last update was on April 5th on the blog. Nothing since but they said she is really close now
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:47 pm

I had a dream that she foaled early this morning. I tried to guess by the photos they provided (which is kinda hard) and I thought she wouldnt hold past yesterday.
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sweettalk
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:21 pm

since i already felt stupid earlier this season, i guess it won't hurt to do it again.

i'm getting kind of worried about the foal being too big and complications arising.
carole
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:18 pm

sweettalk wrote:since i already felt stupid earlier this season, i guess it won't hurt to do it again.

i'm getting kind of worried about the foal being too big and complications arising.
I'm worried too, but mostly that they're not saying anything because something might have gone wrong? But then again, she's America's darling so if anything happened, someone would definitely pick up on it and post it on Twitter.
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:34 pm

I highly doubt there's anything for anyone to worry about, mares gestation is very flexible, anywhere from 320 to 365 days
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Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:36 pm

And its not like she's a tiny mare with a big foal. :) Still, it's always nervous time for both humans and horses. Be glad when we get to see photos of the skinny wet little thing touching noses with Mom.
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Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:23 am

Mintano wrote:I highly doubt there's anything for anyone to worry about, mares gestation is very flexible, anywhere from 320 to 365 days
that part doesn't worry me. the potential size of the foal does. but a good point was raised in that she herself is pretty tankish. i'm a worrier but trust me, it isn't on purpose!
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Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:54 pm

colt(USA) - Awesome Again(CAN) x Heavenly Romance(JPN)(G1 winner, dam of Lani) by Sunday Silence(USA)
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Mikio Matsunaga (ex-jockey of Heavenly Romance, trainer of Lani) visited them recently in Kentucky and took this photo.
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Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:20 pm

Nice-looking colt.
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Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:39 pm

Starine wrote:Nice-looking colt.
I do hope that Koji Maeda will keep this colt in the US. :D

16yo Heavenly Romance looks still young and proud, by the way. ;)
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Sun Apr 10, 2016 9:55 am

Nice looking foal! Awesome Again is getting up there so hopefully he has one or two potential stars that are currently 2 y/os/yearlings/foals, and even better if it is one that is as well bred at the Heavenly Romance one :)

Maybe if Lani performs at least half-decently in the Derby or in North America in general, Awesome Again X Heavenly Romance will stay in the US. Wishful thinking, haha. Though I do think it is cool that a Japanese breeder sent a mare as nice as Heavenly Romance to the US to be bred.
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Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:31 am

Northport wrote:Nice looking foal! Awesome Again is getting up there so hopefully he has one or two potential stars that are currently 2 y/os/yearlings/foals, and even better if it is one that is as well bred at the Heavenly Romance one :)

Maybe if Lani performs at least half-decently in the Derby or in North America in general, Awesome Again X Heavenly Romance will stay in the US. Wishful thinking, haha. Though I do think it is cool that a Japanese breeder sent a mare as nice as Heavenly Romance to the US to be bred.
Lani and his siblings liked the dirt better despite the fact that Heavely Romance was a turf mare.
(and Heavely Romance's 4th foal Awardee(USA) is even by a turf sire Jungle Pocket! )
And his owner Koji Maeda raced Sunday Break(JPN) with Neil Drysdale in the US before.
So.... ;) I hope that this siblings will be trained by North American based trainers, too.
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Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:40 pm

I don't believe this has been posted yet. I did a search for Exotic Bloom and though there is a post from January saying she had a foal by Fed Biz, that definitely wasn't her.

filly by Tapit - Exotic Bloom (half to Stopchargingmaria)
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From Stonestreet's Facebook page.

It kind of looks like she is going to grey out, a shame because she is very very cute.
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Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:45 am

c. War Front x A Star Is Born (IRE) (2/2) - dam is full to Rip Van Winkle
c. Uncle Mo x Above Heaven (4/8) - 2nd dam is Lady Joanne
f. War Front x Aloof (IRE) (3/31)
c. War Front x Awesome Maria (1/30)
c. Take Charge Indy x Awesome Surprise (2/20) - dam is full to Wilko

f. Tapit x Believe You Can (3/17)
c. Graydar x Bird Town (3/26)
c. Distorted Humor x Bonnie Blue Flag (3/23)
f. War Front x Bracelet (IRE) (1/30)

c. Distorted Humor x Cambiocorsa (3/24)
c. Alpha x Chimichurri (3/30)
f. Macho Uno x Crisp (3/28)

c. Arch x Dark Sky (3/28) - dam is full to Nebraska Tornado
f. Distorted Humor x Divine Escapade (2/11) - 2nd dam is Madcap Escapade
f. Giant's Causeway x Dream of Summer (4/8) - full to Creative Cause, Destin
c. Animal Kingdom x Dreamtheimpossible (3/23) - 2nd dam is Spain

f. Mizzen Mast x Flute (3/22) - full to Filimbi

f. Malibu Moon x Goldena Podkove (3/29) - 2nd dam is Get Lucky

c. Declaration of War x Harmony Lodge (2/16)
c. Into Mischief x Honest Lady (3/20)

f. Maclean's Music x Lady Tak (3/31)
f. Tapit x Lahudood (GB) (3/18)
c. Curlin x Leave Me Alone (3/25)

c. Candy Ride x Magnificience (3/29)
f. War Front x Marvellous (IRE) (1/22)
f. Stormy Atlantic x Memorette (3/7)
f. Awesome Again x Miss Isella (3/31)

c. Take Charge Indy x Nany's Sweep (3/9)
c. Kitten's Joy x Nereid (3/31)
c. Cairo Prince x No Such Word (4/3)
f. Scat Daddy x Nonsuch Bay (1/26)

c. Verrazano x Opulence (2/19) - 2nd dam is Rags to Riches
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c. War Front x Informed Decision (3/9)

c. Street Sense x Please Sign In (3/18) - 3/4 to Cry and Catch Me, 1/2 to Certify

f. Tapit x Rainbow View (3/8)

f. Medaglia d'Oro x Sealy Hill (3/24)
c. Noble Mission x Shared Hope (4/10) - dam is 3/4 to Cash Run, 1/2 to Forestry
c. War Front x Shell House (IRE) (2/14) - dam is 1/2 to Diabolical
c. War Front x Stanwyck (3/28)
c. Will Take Charge x Summer Soiree (2/25)
f. Bernardini x Sutra (3/30)

f. Pioneerof the Nile x Tap of the Day (3/24) - dam is full to Tapit
c. War Front x Theyskens' Theory (4/7)
f. Bernardini x Twirl (IRE) (3/12) - dam is SW & 1/2 to Misty for Me
f. Empire Maker x Two Item Limit (3/20)

f. Tapit x Unbridled Elaine (4/8)

c. Tapit x Warbling (4/4)
c. War Front x Was (IRE) (1/30)
c. Candy Ride x Wasted Tears (3/21)
c. City Zip x Welcome Surprise (4/10) - dam is GSW, 1/2 to A.P Indy
f. Speightstown x Well Monied (3/31)
f. Sky Mesa x Well Related (4/10) - dam is full to Cara Rafaela
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Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:49 pm

Tom Ryan ‏@TomRyanKY
Holy Blitz picked a great afternoon to foal. A full brother to eclipse award winner Judy The Beauty @AtlasFarm. #SF
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Sparrow Castle
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Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:54 pm

Life At Zen wrote:
mariasmon wrote: f. Tapit x Winter Memories (1/26)
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Winter Memories and her new filly by Tapit! #makingnewmemories #foalfriday
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Sparrow Castle
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Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:50 pm

Stonestreet Farms at Stonestreet Farms.
Everyone loves ‪#‎FoalFriday‬, especially Winding Way's colt by Pioneer of the Nile! ‪#‎storkstreet‬
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Fri Apr 15, 2016 5:44 pm

I guess it's no surprise that Winter Memories' filly is already showing hints of her inevitable grey coat. :D ;)
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Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:05 pm

c. Bodemeister x Fact File - family of Empire Maker, Chester House, Honest Lady, etc

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