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Case Study: Bernardini’s Brilliance As Broodmare Sire

Case Study: Bernardini’s Excellence As Broodmare Sire Anyone who follows race results on a daily basis has likely taken notice of the rise of Bernardini as a must-have broodmare sire. I have always been a fan of the Darley stallion as a producer of good racehorses. But, in performing weanling and yearling sales analysis, I […]

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Spanish Kingdom Breaks Maiden On Turf At Fair Grounds

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that SPANISH KINGDOM (g, 3, Animal Kingdom–Ms. Vizcaya, by Successful Appeal) broke awkwardly and was off slow while spotting the leaders several lengths.  He was keen under restraint while three wide on the first turn then reserved off the pace. The gelding moved closer while three to four wide under […]

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Halama Breaks Maiden in Debut at Churchill Downs

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that HALAMA (f, 2, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) outslugged her two chief rivals in the market to open her account at first asking Saturday at Churchill. Drawn widest of the seven remaining runners after the scratch of would-be chalk Further Lane (Lea), the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton October acquisition landed in […]

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Street Sense Filly Breaks Maiden In Second Lifetime Start

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that COMPLETE SENSE (f, 2, Street Sense–Frivolity {GSP, $274,072}, by Corinthian), a distant sixth trying the turf in her career debut at Indiana Sept. 3, was given a 9-1 chance for her dirt bow. Pinched back at the start, she trained in seventh as Spanx Legacy (Animal Kingdom) led through […]

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Summer In Saratoga Inches Clear To Win At Keeneland

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that SUMMER IN SARATOGA (f, 3, Hard Spun–Love Theway Youare {GISW, $372,990}, by Arch), a $200,000 KEESEP yearling, made a pair of starts for Chad Brown this season, finishing fourth at Gulfstream Jan. 21 before improving by a spot at Monmouth June 8. Acquired by these connections for $165,000 out […]

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Bloodstock Agent Clark Shepherd Launches Shepherd Equine Advisers

Longtime thoroughbred bloodstock agent & sales adviser Clark Shepherd has launched Shepherd Equine Advisers, a new full-service Thoroughbred portfolio management company. From his time on the breeding side as a pedigree analyst to his most recent experience as partner in the consignment company Allied Bloodstock, Shepherd is venturing out on his own and into the […]