alpha

Client Success: Alpha Filly Overcomes Erratic Stretch Run

CHARLOTTE WEBLEY (f, 3, Alpha – Girl Show, by Wild Rush) CHARLOTTE WEBLEY (f, 3, Alpha–Girl Show, by Wild Rush), bet down to 0.45-1 favoritism, quickley established control and was rated showing the way from the two path on a loosely contested advantage. She found herself on the lead by 2 lengths in setting a […]

ghostzapper

Client Success: Ghostzapper Filly Prevails Under Well-Timed Ride

PUCA PENNY (f, 4, Ghostzapper–Coppermine, by Unbridled’s Song) PUCA PENNY (f, 4, Ghostzapper–Coppermine, by Unbridled’s Song) entered into the gate as the even-odds favorite. She advanced inside into the far turn and remained along the clear rail into the stretch. The Ghostzapper filly angled to the outside and vied into the final furlong. She took […]

optimal mating

FTISPR20 Recap: OPTIMAL Mating Selections Prove Profitable

Sales Recap The two-day auction at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium produced numbers on par with last year’s record sale, emboldening the spirits of those involved in the business of buying and selling juvenile racing prospects. From 563 head cataloged, Fasig-Tipton reported 303 horses grossed $23,572,500, for an average $77,797 and a $40,000 median. […]

optimal mating short lists

OBSJUN20 Recap: Did the OPTIMAL Mating Short Lists Help?

Ocala Breeders’ Sales Spring Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale I love the process of analyzing pedigrees, inspecting horses, replaying breeze videos, evaluating vet exams, performing cardio scans and putting all that together to establish an acceptable range of value. The process for last week’s OBS Spring Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale was even more fulfilling because I […]