Keyword: Storm Cat

  • Secretariat

    It Takes Only One

    The hypothesis here is that there has never been a horse bred in North America that has achieved greater influence as a broodmare sire of line-founding stallions than the son of Bold Ruler (Nasrullah—Miss Disco, by Discovery).

  • Scat Daddy

    Daddy's More Than Home

    For all the jaw dropping that surrounded the success of Scat Daddy's offspring at the Royal Ascot meet came a bit of head scratching about how this could have been predicted.

  • Into Mischief

    Happy Holidays

    We looked at the eight stallions in the entire Harlan sire line as well as Storm Cat and Storm Bird and discovered that except for Storm Cat and one descendant of Harlan’s Holiday, this tribe rubs elbows very closely phenotypically.

  • Real Steel gets home in front of Euro Charline to win the Dubai Turf.

    Real Steel Takes Dubai Turf for Japan

    Real Steel made it two wins for Japan on the Dubai World Cup card March 26 when he ran down Very Special in the stretch and held off Euro Charline in the $6 million Dubai Turf Sponsored by DP World (UAE-I) at Meydan.

  • Storm Flag Flying

    Champion Storm Flag Flying Dies at 16

    Storm Flag Flying, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2002, died Jan. 22 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital from complications during foaling, according to Claiborne Farm bloodstock manager Bernie Sams.

  • Scat Daddy

    Pedigree Analysis: Scat Daddy

    Scat Daddy, a son of Johannesburg, and a great-grandson of Storm Cat, was represented by his seventh and eighth Northern Hemisphere 2-year-old stakes winners of 2015 in Surfside Tiara and Get Jets.

  • It's a Factum First Winner for Factum

    It's a Factum aced the second race at Hastings Racecourse Aug. 9, going gate to wire while becoming the first winner for young Florida stallion Factum, a half brother to prominent sire War Front.

  • Filly First Winner for Schramsberg

    Swift Thoroughbreds' first-time starter Hippie romped to a 4 3/4-length triumph July 12 at Hastings Racecourse, becoming the first winner for graded stakes winner and Canadian stallion Schramsberg.

  • Records Fall at Inglis Premier Yearling Sale

    Records in gross, average, and median were realized on day three of the Inglis premier yearling sale March 3 in Melbourne, with trading led by a pair of fillies each sold for the day's top price.

  • Leave the Light On

    Leave the Light On for Storm Cat

    Remsen winner Leave the Light On is one of many stakes winners to be inbred to Storm Cat, with both duplications within the first four generations.

  • Northern Dancer

    Kentucky Sire Lines for 2015

    There are 175 stallions, give or take, standing in Kentucky at a fee of $5,000 or more. The dominant sire lines are very evenly represented, with 53 from the Northern Dancer line and 52 from the Mr. Prospector line.

  • American Pharoah

    Pedigree Analysis: American Pharoah

    Although too early for objective conclusions, we can say subjectively with some confidence that Pioneerof the Nile is well on his way to an important career as a stallion.

  • Scat Daddy

    Daddy Does Best

    Scat Daddy is on quite a roll in Chile, having sired seven Chilean group winners (including two group I winners) since the beginning of 2014.

  • Tribal Rule Dies of Apparent Heart Attack

    California breeding sustained a big hit May 1 when Tribal Rule, the state's leading sire, died from an apparent heart attack while covering a mare at Ballena Vista Farm in Ramona, Calif.

  • Noble Tune

    Noble Tune to Stand in South Africa

    Multiple graded stakes winner Noble Tune, a half brother to grade II winner Honor Code, has been retired from racing and will launch his stud career later this year in South Africa when the Southern Hemisphere season begins.

  • Sahara Sky surges late to win the San Carlos Stakes.

    Sahara Sky Storms to Second San Carlos Win

    In an impressive display of gameness and power, Sahara Sky drove between horses in the stretch and struck for a repeat win in the $250,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) March 8 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Tapizar Sires First Foals

    Tapizar, winner of the 2012 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I), sired his first two reported foals when both a colt and filly were born on Jan. 6.

  • Lord Kanaloa and jockey Yasunari Iwata win the Sprinter Stakes at Nakayama, JPN.
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    Lord Kanaloa Repeats in Sprinters Stakes

    Champion sprinter Lord Kanaloa ran down pacesetter Hakusan Moon for a repeat victory in the Sprinters Stakes (Jpn-I), the first top-level race of Japan's fall season, Sept. 29 at Nakayama.

  • First Winner for Stallion Star Cat

    Star Cat celebrated his first winner when Purrpurrpurr posted a victory in her second start Aug. 23 in the fourth race, a maiden special weight at Indiana Downs.

  • Princess of Sylmar

    Princess of Sylmar is a Grade I Warrior

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Majestic Warrior has made impressive strides this season, second among second-crop sires by earnings, and leading with six individual stakes winners.

  • Close Hatches

    Close Hatches Makes First Defence

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Leading commercial sire Unbridled's Song is still looking for his true heir as a stallion, and he may have found it in First Defence.