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Bringing Back Memories

Bringing Back Memories

MAHUBAH'S CORNER
No one will be forgetting Memories of Silver any time soon, because her daughter, Winter Memories, won some the same races at Saratoga as her dam.

Silver Max: A Monster on Turf

Silver Max: A Monster on Turf

PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
While the leading dirt runners of the 3-year-old division have fallen by the wayside, Silver Max steadily has been establishing dominance of the second-season runners on the turf.

Mucho Macho Man Honors Holy Bull

Mucho Macho Man Honors Holy Bull

PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
On the same weekend that Darley announced the retirement of Holy Bull from stud duty, his grandson Mucho Macho Man paid due tribute with a stunning victory in the Suburban Handicap.

The Factor is Back

The Factor is Back

PORTER ON PEDIGREES. War Front's blazingly fast son returns to form in the Malibu Stakes and becomes only the second 3-year-old male of 2011 to win two grade I stakes.

Mahubah's Corner: Star Guitar

Mahubah's Corner: Star Guitar

MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
The Guitar Hero video game franchise has been exceedingly popular...But it probably isn't half as popular in Louisiana as the state's own four-legged "guitar hero," Star Guitar.

Pedigree Analysis: Again and Again

Pedigree Analysis: Again and Again

However tempting it may be to follow the new hot sire, if a breeder believes in a certain mating or it has been proven to work on one occasion, why shouldn't it be tried again?

Gemologist Eyes Crown Jewels

Gemologist Eyes Crown Jewels

MAHUBAH'S CORNER
His stout pedigree and an affinity for the Churchill Downs main track set up Tiznow's grade II Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes winner Gemologist for consideration in the 2012 Kentucky Derby.

Americain International

Americain International

MAHUBAH'S CORNER
Ky-bred Americain is an Australian group I winner and French highweight. But, where will the Dynaformer sire line's great hope stand at stud?

Persistence Pays Off Perfectly

Persistence Pays Off Perfectly

On Nov. 4, Charles Fipke's persistence paid off as his homebred 4-year-old filly Perfect Shirl gave the Canadian prospector a paydirt of a different kind: a win in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.

Orfevre's Triple Crown Revives Family

Orfevre's Triple Crown Revives Family

PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Though his female family has been relatively quiet recently, Orfevre delivered some new life by becoming Japan's seventh Triple Crown winner.

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