MITOCHONDRIA THE MAKING OF SHANGHAI BOBBY?

When Shanghai Bobby retired to stand at Ashford Stud, Versailles, Kentucky for the 2014 breeding season, the hope was that he would become a prolific source of speedy and precocious dirt horses. At the time, that hope appeared to be an entirely reasonable one, given that he was an undefeated

DRUNKARD’S WALK

A combination of sales, matings and sire anaylses has somewhat slowed our blogging output of late, but we have still been keeping a close eye on pedigree events around the world (much aided by the stakes digest in the Pedigree Analysis program). So we thought we’d spare a few moments

KING FOR A DAY – MAJOR MEYDAN PREPS FOR WORLD CUP MEET

One of the great classic sires of the era, the now retired Kingmambo, added another “classic” to his laurels when his son, Kinglet, took the UAE 2,000 Guineas (gr. III). Unlike some who have contested this race, Kinglet, who campaigned in England at two, doesn’t seem a likely candidate for the