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OPTIMAL Mating Purchase: OBSMAR21 Hip 461 – American Freedom Colt

OBSMAR21 – Hip 461 – American Freedom / Divine Happiness, by Divine Park Clark Shepherd (Shepherd Equine Advisers), bloodstock agent for Highlander Training Center (Larry Hirsch), purchased this American Freedom colt at the 2021 OBS March Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale from the consignment of Pick View LLC for $260,000. The American Freedom  colt shared […]

summer front

OPTIMAL Maidens: Summer Front Firster Gets Geared-Down Win

CAMP HOPE (c, 2, Summer Front–Praising, by Pulpit) Camp Hope (Summer Front), overlooked at 10-1 for his debut, raced forwardly placed four-wide into the first turn as a pair of longshots slugged it out through moderate opening splits. Eagerly closing on the leaders on the far turn, the dark bay forged an advantage turning for home […]


Case Study: A Look At Upstart’s Quick Start

A Look At Upstart’s Quick Start Each year, a mad rush to breed to first-year stallions occurs. Some do it because they were outstanding racehorses; others do it because they have outstanding physical characteristics; still others do it because he may be descended from a sire-of-sires; and still others do it simply because. Upstart stands […]