Girls & Guys in Gold: Stonestreet’s Success with, well…everyone

Some of the most celebrated thoroughbreds (and biggest fan favorites) in recent years have all raced under the Stonestreet colors; though many of the fans seem to want to gravitate to the fillies and mares, Ms. Banke has experienced success with both sexes that has become a standard expectation whenever you see their name attached to a runner.

The “B” Word: Banned from Racing


Banned from racing.

While it is dumbed down to the easiest of terms, it’s a phrase that the industry struggles to implement as actions. Why it’s a problem, is confusing to me.

In the past couple of years, we as an industry have been rocked by many instances that would qualify as a gross misuse of power over the innocent, and it took massive public outcry to elicit a response from the powers at be.

Off the List (Ire): Expensive Dreams

Whenever you buy into a Thoroughbred, you always take the risk that your money will not be purchasing what you thought it would in terms of talent. However, no matter if you spent $2,000 or a million on your steed, the hope lives that you will be getting a champion.

Derby Trail Preview: Enticed

Enticed was foaled March 23rd, 2015 to the flashy mare It’s Tricky after her visit to Medaglia d’Oro. A Coolmore homebred, he carries the hopes of the international titan that they’ll be able to add the Kentucky Derby trophy to their office case this year. In the past, Coolmore has come to play with expensive and well-bred horses; how could Enticed be different? He’s the product of two of the farm’s best performers both on track and in the breeding shed.