WinStar Acquires Always Dreaming Breeding Rights

WinStar Farm has acquired the breeding rights to Always Dreaming ( Bodemeister-Above Perfection, by In Excess Ire ) and will stand this year’s GI Kentucky Derby and GI Florida Derby hero upon completion of his racing career. ” We are excited to add another potentially breed-shaping stallion from the dominant Unbridled line, which has proven to be today’s preeminent classic sire line ,” said Elliott Walden, WinStar President& CEO.” Always Dreaming has all three things we look for: lookings, he was a $350,000 yearling; pedigree, he is out of a…

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Kentucky Downs: Opening 10 -race program attracts 199 entries – Horse Racing Nation

The Sean Spicer parody( @sean_spicier) has been BUSY, between the Boston protest, the Secret Service supposedly running out of money to protect Trump and of course, Afghanistan. Seems the longer Spicer is out of the press secretary role, the dumber the Left gets about the fact that this is a PARODY. Let the good times roll: Pretty obvious for anyone that they are able read English pic.twitter.com/ wDHFvy0BHy RTAG 2 TT– Sean Spicier (@ sean_spicier) August 19, 2017 RTAG 3 TT RTAG 4 TTGet this gal a mirror. Yup. Now…

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Off the beaten way in Barbados: readers’ tips

Dodging the cruise ships and resorts, our tipsters track down stunning strolls, quiet beaches, lots of local colouring and rum Winning tip: Nigel Benns aunts rum bar, St Andrews The west coast has plenty of swanky bars but you have to go to a local rum bar to get the authentic Barbados drinking experience. Nigel Benns Auntys Bar in the north-east was bought by the British boxer Nigel Benn for his exuberant elderly aunt Lucille. Photograph: tpalmen6 6 Arrange your own transport rather than going with a rum tour group…

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Texas Thoroughbreds Largely Spared

As heavy tropical downpours Tuesday continued to submerge parts of Houston, pushing rain totals in coastal Texas and Louisiana toward 50 inches, local and national equine entities banded together following the conclusion of Hurricane Harvey to help save horses imperiled by the rising, state-of-emergency floodwaters. There have been numerous news reports and dramatic internet photographs and videos of ponies being moved from flooded ranches, stables, and paddocks in the deluged region. But no firm number of equine rescues, traumata, or demises has yet been reported by any animal welfare agency,…

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Pioneerof the Nile Colt Takes Better Talk Now

BETTER TALK NOW S. , $100,000, SAR, 8-28,( C ), 3yo, 1mT, 1:33.69, fm. 1- #HIEROGLYPHICS, 118, c, 3, by Pioneerof the Nile 1st Dam: Double Lime, by Limehouse 2nd Dam: Kona Kat, by Mountain Cat 3rd Dam: Double Sunrise, by Slew o’ Gold ($ 70,000 Wlg’ 14 KEENOV; $450,000 2yo’ 16 OBSMAR ). O-Eclipse Thoroughbred Partner; B-Anthony Guida( KY ); T-Todd A. Pletcher; J-John R. Velazquez. $60,000. Lifetime Record: 8-3-3-0, $164,272. 2-Small Bear , 120, g, 3, Macho Uno-Stella Prima, by El Prado( Ire ). ($ 45,000 Ylg’ 15…

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