A NON-INTERFERING RECEPTACLE

The dean of English bloodstock writers, Tony Morris, once described the great broodmare Mrs. Moss as a “non-interfering receptacle,” by which he meant that rather than imparting her own characteristics, she somehow allowed the best qualities of her mates to be expressed. Perhaps the ultimate example of such a mare

CHICHICASTENANGO AND NEVER BEND

A few weeks ago, when looking at the emerging French second year sire, Turtle Bowl, we noted that he conformed something  of a recent trend in France, the appearance of a number of good sires with relatively unfashionable pedigrees, other examples that come to mind including Linamix (by Mendez), Muhtathir