Keyword: Storm Cat

  • Sahara Sky

    Sahara Sky Taps Pleasant Bicoastal Success

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Conceived in Kentucky, foaled in Florida, and trained in Southern California, Sahara Sky made another cross-country journey to secure his first grade I victory.

  • Lord Kanaloa wins the Yasuda Kinen in Japan.
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    Lord Kanaloa Shines at Mile in Yasuda Kinen

    The $2,311,000 Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-I), the spring's defining race for milers in Japan, was won by elite sprinter Lord Kanaloa, trying the distance for the first time in nearly 2 1/2 years at Tokyo racecourse.

  • More Than Ready Colt Tops All at Tattersalls

    Colts by Central Kentucky sires More Than Ready and Arch brought the top two prices on day one of the Tattersalls Craven breeze-up sale April 17 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket, both consigned by Friarstown Bloodstock.

  • Danehill

    Pedigree Analysis: American Roots

    by John P. Sparkman<br /> No contemporary stallion has exerted as overpowering an influence as a sire of sires as the late, great Danehill.

  • Lord Kanaloa wins the Takamatsunomiya Kinen.
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    Champ Lord Kanaloa Sets Chukyo Course Record

    Japan's reigning champion sprinter Lord Kanaloa uncoiled powerful strides on the uphill stretch at newly renovated Chukyo Racecourse and won the $2,195,000 Takamatsunomiya Kinen (Jpn-I) in course-record time March 24.

  • Seeking the Dia to Bridlewood Farm

    Seeking the Dia, Storm Cat's leading earner as a racehorse, will spend the upcoming 2013 breeding season at the Appleton Family's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla., where he will stand for $3,500.

  • Courageous Cat to Questroyal North

    Courageous Cat, a grade I winner and millionaire son of Storm Cat, will move to Questroyal North near Stillwater, N.Y., after spending his first season at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky.

  • Lady of Shamrock

    Lady of Shamrock Brings Luck to Scat Daddy

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Lady of Shamrock's four stakes wins in 2012 have helped her sire Scat Daddy lead the second-crop sire list, just as he led the freshman sire list in 2011.

  • Bodemeister

    Bloodlines Bode Well for Bodemeister

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />The style of victory of Empire Maker's son Bodemeister in the Arkansas Derby raised the possibility that his sire is not yet done with North America's premier classic.

  • Deluxe wins the Cardinal Handicap.

    Deluxe Takes Cardinal 'Cap for Red-Hot Mott

    Trainer Bill Mott put an exclamation point on his big Breeders' Cup weekend at Churchill Downs when the regally-bred Deluxe held on for a half-length victory in the $109,900 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov 6.

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    Future Prospect Scores for Freud

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Full brothers Freud and Giant's Causeway looked and performed quite differently. However, both are successful sires, as exemplified by Future Prospect's victory in the WinStar Ky Cup.

  • Courageous Cat outfights Caracortado to win the Shoemaker Mile.
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    Courageous Cat Claws Out Shoemaker Mile Win

    Even-money favorite Courageous Cat chalked up his first grade I stakes victory when he held off the closing Caracortado by a neck to win the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT) on a firm Hollywood Park turf course.

  • Bluegrass Cat

    Bluegrass Cat to Shuttle to Chile

    Bluegrass Cat, the second leading freshman sire of 2010 by progeny earnings and a top second-crop sire of 2011, will shuttle to Liliana Solari's Haras Don Alberto in Chile for the upcoming Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Schramsberg and Chris Landeros take the John B. Connally Turf Handicap.

    Schramsberg Bubbles to Top in John Connally

    Schramsberg, a son of Storm Cat out of the champion Serena's Song, registered his first graded stakes victory when in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Houston Race Park Jan. 29.

  • Through The Lens: Stars from the Sale

    There are some popular names in the bloodlines of a number of the yearlings being sold at the most recent Keeneland September Yearling sale. I have been fortunate to photograph a number of them over the years.

  • Lope de Vega, Makfi Put Spotlight on Sires

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Double French Classic winner Lope de Vega is by second-crop sire Shamardal, while group I winner Makfi is by second-crop sire Dubawi. Both sires are slugging it out to lead their crop.

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    Pedigree Profile: Franny Freud

    INSIDE PEDIGREES<BR/>Les Brinsfield takes a look inside the pedigree the New York-bred Franny Freud, winner of the April 7 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II).

  • Courageous Cat comes home strong in the Canadian Turf.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8802773%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Courageous Cat, Wasted Tears Win Gulf Stakes

    Courageous Cat, last seen finishing a close second to champion Goldikova in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), stalked the early pace before taking the lead in midstretch and then held off a challenge to win the Canadian Turf.

  • Amelia Bearhart with her 1996 filly.

    Top Broodmare Amelia Bearhart Dead

    Amelia Bearhart, who produced three stakes winners including two-time Canadian Horse of the Year Chief Bearhart, died Jan. 7 and was buried at the farm of her owner, Richard Maynard. She was 27.

  • American Lion is the latest Juvenile Stakes winner from the Tiznow/Storm Cat cross. &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D86471691%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    American Lion: Tiznow/Storm Cat Cross Roars

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br /> Most discussion of Tiznow as a sire of stakes winners focuses on how well his foals do when they've had some time to mature. When crossed with Storm Cat's precocious line, though, his juveniles are unbeatable.