Octagonal

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  1. Octagonal

    Seeking Location Mare by Brocco

    Yep looking through horses for sale & equestrian via Facebook, etc Thank you
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    Seeking Location Mare by Brocco

    Correct that is the mare in question
  3. This is a clutch - looking for a bay mare by Brocco, bred by Slade Farm. She would be 12 years old and foaled Nov 2005. Key piece is the branding; Left Shoulder - Slade Farm brand - Bar Through S Right Shoulder 42 over 5 She was given away as a hack a while ago so could be anywhere. I would assume she is currently in the SI with someone as a hack/show horse, in a paddock or a part of the family, kids horse. Any information appreciated, can forward my details on reply. Thanks.
  4. This is a clutch - looking for a bay mare by Brocco, bred by Slade Farm. She would be 12 years old and foaled Nov 2005. Key piece is the branding; Left Shoulder - Slade Farm brand - Bar Through S Right Shoulder 42 over 5 She was given away as a hack a while ago so could be anywhere. I would assume she is currently in the SI with someone as a hack/show horse, in a paddock or a part of the family, kids horse. Any information appreciated, can forward my details on reply. Thanks.
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    New Stallions for 2014

    Good comments Fitzy. I don't think Dundeels size matters, his turn of foot is the key, shown last Autumn but also he sat outside Atlantic Jewel & won. Stravinsky, Not a Single Doubt, & even Raise the Flag are small horses but leave good types. Value on Dundeel is one thing but as an owner where would you want him to stand here or Arrowfield, think that answers itself. Zabeelionaire is a good punt horse on a low intro fee, we need to protect the Zabeel line, & the Carnegie cross is proven here. Zed is kicking goals still. The Machiavellian line is proven - Shocking had a good sales series, Oz horses are known which is the key for Oz trainers syndicating their horses - Chivalry could be a nice horse which I think Mr Harvey has ownership in long term. Shaft is for sale - could be a good RTR, Karaka million stallion - well bred, good record, trade horses. Could be an opportunity for studs to look at Partnerships with a Vinery or Eliza - horses like Onemorenomore, Big Brown, Love Conquers All, even a Wanted would get great mare numbers here. These horses are all competing vs boom first season sires - the punt is how their progeny is performing in 2 yrs time.
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    New Stallions for 2014

    The word was Camelot was their stallion announcement, confirmation earlier in the week that he is standing at Coolmore in Australia. That will definitely put some heat on there mare numbers through the gate - 2 Coolmore stallions, & some nice horses who will probably get 50 mares each at a push. Windsor also heavy reliant on the Coolmore horses but I do love Poi Mour. Stallion super powers are now Waikato Stud, and Westbury will only strengthen. CD Nadeem flying & Alamosa developing with emerging horses coming through. Moving forward stallion ownership & Aust horses moving at realistic fees are where it's at. Waikato's strategy is reaping its rewards through years of stallion investment, and racing its mares. Options - Criterion, Green Moon, Sessions, Dissident, Eurozone, Shamus Award. Shamexpress will probably be picked up by an NZ stud due to O'Reilly factor. Possibly Bull Point. If El Roca wins either the Doncaster or All Aged he will be possibly be out of reach. Dundeal is a big loss.
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    South Island Race Dates

    Tim Mills from what I understand is the head of the programming community in the SI, and has majority of the clout. Generally CJC backyard or region has come first. Between the clubs down sth they have always tried to eliminate back to back meetings especially with the jockey travel/horse nom numbers which is an issue. Other problem is having to SI meetings on the same day i.e Ash trots & Oam gallops on a Sunday, kills off course turnover as opposed to a stand alone day or NI v SI meeting on the same day. You are correct Sherriff - dates signed off by TAB/NZRB.
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    Ambitious Champion

    Best seen since Sacred Falls in HB Guineas - as good as. Reminded me of the Big Quick who ran off on the corner at Te Rapa on his own accord and flown home to get beaten by I think Chennai. Given half a chance he could be better than Usainity & Survived which is a big call. Survived is very good. Zed is flying. Amazing how 2nd crop kick on, but shows too out of the large crop of his first foals there is probably quite a few sitting in the paddock because they can't afford to be raced. Good on the Grangewillam.
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    all aged stakes

    Will we have All Too Hard, More Joyous with also Black Caviar and Pierro in the same race?
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    Ocean Park Retired

    Power announced for CS.
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    Ocean Park Retired

    Will not be at Cambridge Stud - new stallion announcement soon - European horse.
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    Sydney Easter Sales

    Word is exepctations are 4 million but market dictates that Based on the purchases thus far makes the NZB premier sale look 3rd tier - big money spent. If there is any luck in sheik fahid/qatar or pearl bloddstock buying patinack or eliza their close relationship with Westbury via makfi hopefully we can get a couple of those stallions over here. The OZ stallions are proping up our sales already and it won't change.
  13. Stravinsky of the site as stallions standing, potential new stallion announcement next week
  14. Don't expect to see Stravinsky back as well - went back to Japan in Jan, possibly one way ticket based on the rumours. Interesting times at CS, they need Tavistock to kick off early, and based on the sales results for Keeper, they would have to review his fee- though he still churns out the winners in HK (watch keep-a-pin) and tyne cot obviously is a nice horse. He never really had a standout in Oz - outside of Miss Keepsake, Linky Dink who was a one hit and Sender? Zabeel, probably at the end of it now - the foal crop on the deck now most likely his last.