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Mylute
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Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:13 pm

Weatherly Farm is dispersing its AQHA and thoroughbred stock.

https://internethorseauctions.com/aucti ... ?aucid=347
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Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:10 pm

This article is a couple weeks old but I think it's cool because it discusses the history of Bashford Manor.

https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thor ... osing-day/
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Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:15 pm

Marylou Whitney, Queen of Saratoga, Dies At 93
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... dies-at-93
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Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:04 pm

I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:09 pm

Wonder how much the insurance cost on that flight?
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Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:41 pm

It’s dumb advertising to say “the only two living TC winners”... because the last winner before those two was born in ‘75.
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Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:38 am

Fair to say it has been a tough couple of weeks for Cambridge Stud owners Brendan and Jo Lindsay
https://www.racingnews.co.nz/blog/post/ ... ud-couple/

The Lindsay’s, their family and some close friends along with all of the staff at the Stud had gathered to welcome their newest stallion arrival, European Horse of the Year Roaring Lion, who would be standing for the first time in the Southern Hemisphere at the Cambridge operation.
“There we were, all looking fantastic in our uniforms and ready to welcome Roaring Lion to Cambridge Stud,” Brendan Lindsay said. “Thirty minutes later the horse was in serious trouble and we were battling to save his life after he suffered a colic attack. That scenario isn’t something that you can prepare for and what promised to be a really neat day nearly turned into a tragedy.”
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Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:07 am

Izvestia wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:41 pm
It’s dumb advertising to say “the only two living TC winners”... because the last winner before those two was born in ‘75.
LOL, no sillier than how they'd been advertising American Pharoah early on as the "only Grand Slam of racing winner in history". No mention that there was no Breeders Cup back in the 70s ..... :D
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Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:22 am

Mylute wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:33 pm
OK so, update on Stonewall's Pestige via neighbors on Facebook.

The owner, Richard, and his wife declared bankruptcy and the property was possessed. It has been sold. The new owners of the farm have spent the last week or two cleaning it out and regrouping.

The stallions aren't at the property anymore. The website is still up though. The stallions that remained at SP after half of them moved to "Oakton, Florida's newest farm" (?) are as follows: Kubbutznik, Shades of Night, Doneraille Court, Lord of Greatness, and Telling.

This property is cursed.
Lord of Greatness has been sold to West Virginia.
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Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:28 pm

Mylute wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:22 am
Mylute wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:33 pm
OK so, update on Stonewall's Pestige via neighbors on Facebook.

The owner, Richard, and his wife declared bankruptcy and the property was possessed. It has been sold. The new owners of the farm have spent the last week or two cleaning it out and regrouping.

The stallions aren't at the property anymore. The website is still up though. The stallions that remained at SP after half of them moved to "Oakton, Florida's newest farm" (?) are as follows: Kubbutznik, Shades of Night, Doneraille Court, Lord of Greatness, and Telling.

This property is cursed.
Lord of Greatness has been sold to West Virginia.
Think its the owners not the farm. I'm sure its not easy to run a Thoroughbred Farm but this isn't the first time they have had really bad money problems. I'm pretty sure this is the farm that got sued for adding Woodford to its name at one point when there was already another stallion farm in Florida named Woodford. It is definitely the same group that had a farm in Kentucky and stood MDO before selling him to Darley and had to sell Leroidesanimaux because of defaulting on loans. https://www.drf.com/news/stonewall-owne ... desanimaux
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