Headlines for Tuesday, February 12, 2013

  • 2012 Dubai Golden Shaheen winner Krypton Factor faces a full field in the Al Shindagha Sprint.

    Krypton Factor Heads Al Shindagha Sprint

    Fawzi Abdulla Nass' 2012 Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) winner Krypton Factor tops a full field of 14 entrants and three also-eligible contenders in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan.

  • Key Ancestors Report Strategies - Alan Porter

    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

  • Black Caviar
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    Black Caviar Makes First Start Since Ascot

    After nearly eight months since her nail-biting victory at Royal Ascot, Black Caviar makes her long-awaited return to racing on Feb. 16 at Flemington in a race named in her honor, the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (Aus-I).

  • Barbecue Eddie won the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 on January 10.

    Barbecue Eddie, Out of Bounds Set for Rematch

    The $200,000 Firebreak Stakes (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan features a rematch between Barbecue Eddie and Out of Bounds, the winner and runner-up, respectively, in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-II) last month.

  • Sadler's Wells

    Pedigree Analysis - Worldwide Wells

    by John P. Sparkman, <br /> When Galileo retired to stud at Coolmore in 2002, his sire Sadler's Wells was widely viewed as a disappointing sire of sires in Europe.

  • First Foal a Filly for Society's Chairman

    The winning Vindication mare Southern Oaks delivered the first foal for Ontario-based Society's Chairman on Feb. 2. A grade III-winning son of Not Impossible, Society's Chairman stands for $3,500 (Canadian dollars).