Keyword: TrueNicks

  • Black Caviar's First Mating

    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?

  • Peppered Cat Punching Above His Weight

    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.

  • 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

  • TrueNicks Key Ancestors with Alan Porter

    TrueNicks' Ian Tapp sits down with Alan Porter, the creator of the TrueNicks rating, to discuss strategies and commercial considerations for using the new Key Ancestors Report. Up for discussion is Oregon Lady, a graded stakes-winning Shamardal mare who recently sold for $475,000 at Keeneland January in foal to Elusive Quality. Read the article here.

  • New Key Ancestors Report from TrueNicks

    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.

  • Doug Cauthen

    Cauthen Joins TrueNicks Board of Directors

    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.

  • Derby Threat: Soldat

    A winner on turf, dirt, and slop, Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Soldat has versatility on his side.

  • Derby Threat: Brethren

    Super Saver's half brother bursts on the scene with a big win at Tampa. A TrueNicks pedigree profile.

  • Uncle Mo

    Derby Threat: Uncle Mo

    Detractors will remind us that he's made just three career starts, but his talent is unquestionable. A TrueNicks pedigree profile.

  • Dialed In

    Derby Threat: Dialed In

    Mineshaft colt is a flashy two-for-two, but how far will his pedigree take him? A TrueNicks pedigree profile.

  • TrueNicks Offers New In-Depth Report

    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.

  • Vertigineux's first three foals have all been stakes winners, including Zenyatta who won the El Encino.

    BC Pedigree Profile: Zenyatta

    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.

  • O'Neil Hired as TrueNicks Sales Manager

    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? Watch Webinar Today

    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.

  • Data Digest Keeneland 2YOs in Training

    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.

  • Hip 276; filly, Exchange Rate  --  Disperse a Star by Disperal, worked an eighth in :9 4/5 on March 10.

    Data Digest: OBS March 2-Year Olds

    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.

  • TrueNicks for Keeneland's Day Seven

    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.

  • TrueNicks for Keeneland's Day Four

    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.

  • TrueNicks for Keeneland's Day Two

    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.

  • 'TrueNicks' System is Launched

    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.