New duties and continued growth have brought some changes in responsibility and ownership to three of the companies involving well known consultants Alan Porter and Byron Rogers, it was announced April 23.
Byron Rogers discusses potential stallions for multiple group I-winning filly The Fugue using statistics from the Key Ancestors report. read blog
Alan Porter analyzes potential stallions for champion mare Royal Delta using statistics from the Key Ancestors report. read blog
- By Ian Tapp
The gray son of Storm Cat and top racemare Stellar Jayne looks to find a place among New Mexico sires. read blog
A rundown of each Derby entrant with a focus on pedigree, including links to complimentary TrueNicks Enhanced Reports. read blog
Alan Porter reflects on Storm Cat's passing and his dominance in an era of dominant stallions. read blog
- By Alan Porter
Today brought the news of Black Caviar's retirement from racing. The big question now is which stallion will have the privilege of serving the great mare in her first season at stud? read blog
With the final round of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) preps underway, so begins the usual analysis of top contenders--Are they good enough?--Will they get the distance? read blog
With current earnings per starter of $36,400 compared to a 2013 stud fee of $2,000, the 13-year-old son of Tabasco Cat is starting to get some attention. read blog
Mating with Chrysanthemum carries a whopping 15.33% coefficient of relatedness. read blog
Ian Tapp and Alan Porter, the creator of the TrueNicks rating, discuss strategies and commercial considerations for using the new Key Ancestors Report. Up for discussion is Oregon Lady by Shamardal, in foal to Elusive Quality watch video
TrueNicks has announced the launch of the new Key Ancestors Report for broodmare owners.
TrueNicks is pleased to announce the new Key Ancestors Report, a breakthrough report that considers your mare's entire pedigree -- all male and female ancestors -- and identifies the key ancestors to seek out or avoid. More
TrueNicks has elected horseman and bloodstock manager Doug Cauthen to its board of directors. President of Doug Cauthen Bloodstock Services, Cauthen operates an independent bloodstock management company based in Lexington.
A winner on turf, dirt, and slop, Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Soldat has versatility on his side. Read Blog
Super Saver's half brother bursts on the scene with a big win at Tampa. A TrueNicks pedigree profile. Read Blog
Detractors will remind us that he's made just three career starts, but his talent is unquestionable. A TrueNicks pedigree profile. Read Blog
Mineshaft colt is a flashy two-for-two, but how far will his pedigree take him? A TrueNicks pedigree profile. Read Blog
TrueNicks has launched an enhanced nicking report that gives breeders, buyers, and stallion owners comprehensive data points to analyze the pedigrees of hypothetical matings and potential purchases.
Blood-Horse Publications announced that Ian Tapp has joined the company as sales and marketing manager for TrueNicks.
A Facebook-like Web site for Thoroughbreds has partnered with Equibase to track future racing careers through its Virtual Stable.
A free BloodHorse.com Webinar that exposes some myths about nicking will be held Aug. 6 at 2 p.m.
TrueNicks has introduced an important new tool in pedigree research - the Broodmare Analysis Report. Breeders and owners can now hypothetically cross a mare with up to 50 stallions and quickly identify the matings with the most potential.
For whatever Vertigineux lacked as a racehorse, she has more than made up for as a broodmare. The first three foals produced by the daughter of Kris S. have all become stakes winners, including Zenyatta.
Blood-Horse Publications has hired pedigree analyst Matt O'Neil as the new national sales manager for TrueNicks, a Thoroughbred pedigree statistics and research firm.
What is TrueNicks? A BloodHorse.com Webinar: Today at 2 p.m. EDT. Join pedigree experts Alan Porter and Byron Rogers for a FREE online introduction to the latest in pedigree analysis: TrueNicks.
Keeneland April Two-Year Olds in Training Sale 2008 Data Digest Preview Edition and Day 1 Results is a FREE download, presented by Spendthrift! It includes an in-depth analysis of the auction, plus Day 1 Results.
The OBS March 2-Year Olds in Training Sale 2008 Preview Edition Data Digest is a FREE download for all subscribers, presented by NATC! An in-depth preview of the upcoming auction.
Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings in the seventh day of the Keeneland January sale.
Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings and are entered in the fourth day of the Keeneland January sale.
Alan Porter discusses the short yearlings and carried foals that have the top-rated TrueNicks ratings and are entered in the second day of the Keeneland January sale.
Blood-Horse Publications has announced the launch of the "TrueNicks" sire-line affinity system, in conjunction with Pedigree Research, a pedigree consultancy firm headed by Alan Porter and Byron Rogers.
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