Keyword: Marju

  • Successful Irish Sire Marju Dies at Age 28

    Successful Irish stallion Marju, sire of five-time group I winner Soviet Song and Hong Kong Horses of the Year Viva Pataca and Indigenous among 68 stakes winners, has died at the age of 28, Derrinstown Stud announced Oct. 11. 

  • Ribbons running in the Prix Jean Romanet.
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    Ribbons Gives Dettori Group I Deauville Sweep

    Jockey Frankie Dettori swept both group I races on Deauville's Aug. 24 card when landing the Darley Prix Jean Romanet with impressive filly Ribbons after taking the Darley Prix Morny with The Wow Signal one race earlier.

  • Chinchon wins the Singapore Airlines International Cup.

    Chinchon Claims Singapore Airlines Cup

    French raider Chinchon took command with just over a furlong to go and rolled to an easy three-length victory in the $2.4 million Singapore Airlines International Cup (Sin-I) at Kranji Racecourse May 20.

  • United Nations winner Chinchon

    Chinchon Proof of Inbreeding's Effects

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />From a Sex Appeal family branch that has rarely hit in recent generations, United Nations (gr. IT) winner Chinchon was bred on a smart family inbreeding pattern.

  • Ramonti

    Successful Inbreeding to Siblings

    I have long been intrigued by the potential upgrading effects of inbreeding through brothers, sisters, three-parts brothers and sisters, and other close relatives.

  • Ramonti

    Successful Inbreeding to Siblings

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter <P>Alan Porter has been intrigued for a long time by the potential upgrading effects of inbreeding through brothers, sisters, three-parts brothers and sisters, and other close relatives. Naturally, the top international group I winners Ramonti and Good Ba Ba attracted his attention because they are two interesting examples of inbreeding via siblings.

  • Last Tycoon, Won '86 BC Mile, Dies at 23

    Internationally renowned stallion Last Tycoon, winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita in 1986 when he also was named Europe's champion sprinter, died on May 27 at Japan's Arrow Stud, where he had stood since 1998.

  • Flame of Tara, Dam of Champion Salsabil, Dead

    Flame of Tara, whose daughter Salsabil became the first filly to win the Irish Derby (Ire-I) in 90 years, was euthanized around Sept. 1 at Pat O'Kelly's Kilcarn Stud in Ireland.

  • Solid Start for Stravinsky Down Under

    As many of the first northern 2-year-olds by Stravinsky are in various stages of pre-schooling, his first southern generation made a significant impact on the New Zealand Premier Yearling Sale

  • Marju to Miss Southern Season Due to Illness

    On a weekend dominated by news of the tragic death of Zafonic, the shuttle list was also reduced by the illness of Marju. The Last Tycoon son's season at Collingrove in Victoria was cancelled on Sept. 6 as the 14 year-old battled travel sickness.