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  1. New Stallions 2018

    Derryn was certainly a serious race horse. Just a couple of slightly better rides or barrier draws and he would not be here. Raced against the best in Aussie
  2. Epsom Derby

    Are you saying I'm 6 years too late with my comment or Deep Impact is 6 years too late? If it is my comment then a quick look at his major successes shows that until the last couple of years most were in Japan or a few Japanese owned which travelled out of Japan for one race in Hong Kong or Dubai, for example. But if you mean DI is 6 years too late --yes he is 16 this year but that still gives him a few years. Despite the success of Sunday Silence and Northern Taste I do not think the rest of the racing world has really appreciated the strength of the Japanese breeding industry. A little bit like the German horses until recent years.
  3. Epsom Derby

    Depp Impact is really starting to shine on the world stage. Study of Man (by Deep Impact) won the French Derby ( Prix du Jockey Club) over night.
  4. New Stallions 2018

    Thanks for the correction Louise. I was obviously getting mixed up with one of the other stallions that shuttled down here which ended up in Turkey.
  5. New Stallions 2018

    The last thing I read about where Mastercraftsman was, he was in Turkey .
  6. New Stallions 2018

    The owners of Thunder Down Under have a suitable property to stand him at so what have they got to lose? If you look at the sale of Monaco Consul for about A$40k then TDU would not sell easily as a stallion in Australia and if he did, would not sell for much, based on MC's price. So as I say, they really have nothing to lose .
  7. New Stallions 2018

    War Decree looks like a worthy replacement. From the same very good female family as Postponed
  8. More Positive Attention for Racing

    The thing that surprises me about this issue is that NZF did not tell Sir Patrick it had to be authorised and just got on and authorised it. The guys running the Informant are experienced journos --you would think they would know of the requirement ( I would think a large percentage of Joe public would know of it since every billboard , advert in the newpapers, on radio, on TV has the note at the end of it). Also I think Sir Patrick did an advert last election (stand to be corrected on that) --what happened on that occasion ?
  9. If Messara really is The Messiah

    While I agree Woodbine that the changes you outline are good, having this wording in the Budget is making Peters ( and the industry by implication) look a bit stupid. "by virtue of its bloodlines, looks and racing potential” Who included the word "looks" in there ?
  10. This article by Byron Rogers ( an Aussie living in the US) about his on going development in the use of new computer technology for horse selection is worth a read https://www.performancegenetics.com/single-post/2018/03/05/AI-and-Racehorses-Teaching-a-computer-to-understand-a-good-cardio-in-thoroughbred-racehorses
  11. No fitzy, you have it wrong with regard Dan Myers. He has said publicly that he made a conscious decision a few years ago to sell all his young stock as weanlings after several years of not doing so well selling yearlings. It would appear this year has not been so good for him ( but not a lose) but he has done really well with that decision in the last couple of years.
  12. Book on great nz broodmares

    I should have noted above, Clive Harper based his selection on broodmare's of the year 1985 - 1997). His book was published 2003. So he included --Eight Carat . The Fantasy, Lavender , Sharon Jane, Pheroz Fancy, Malt, Hunza, Belle Cherie, Imitation, Decoy Girl.
  13. Book on great nz broodmares

    I wish you well with your writing. As a research tool get hold of Clive Harper's "The Thoroughbred Broodmare Book " He looked at great broodmares from the USA, NZ , UK and Australia and looked what the best progeny from each, had in common from a line breeding point of view.
  14. Almanzor

    This "turn of foot" we hear spoken about so much these days (there is no doubt Almanzor has a great finishing burst in him). How much has this to do with breeding or is it to do with the training methods used ? Or is it simply a bit of both ?
  15. Almanzor

    Have to agree with everyone else --well done Cambridge Stud !! Great race record : http://www.agakhanstuds.com/Horse/201300885/en Videos of other races : https://www.horseracingnation.com/horse/Almanzor_1 Can someone explain what it means when they say they have "purchased the SH breeding rights". How does this sort of deal work? Is this the standard shuttle arrangement or is it something extra , which I presume protects CS in some way?