Tag: The Stat


March 29, 2022 – Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Forward Pass: Life Before And After His Kentucky Derby Promotion Over Dancer’s Image Bloodstock editor Joe Nevills takes a look back at the life of Forward Pass – the first horse to be promoted to first in the Kentucky Derby following a post-race drug test – his stud career, and […]


November 4, 2021 – Breeders’ Cup Preview

Freshman Sire Race Prepares For Key Tilt At Del Mar, Presented By Breeders’ Cup A rundown of the freshman-sired entries on Friday’s juvenile-focused Breeders’ Cup card, and how they could influence the final standings for first-year stallions. Read more Ten Breeders’ Cup Hopefuls Entered In November Mixed Sales The Breeders’ […]

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The Stat: Leading Sires Of Breeders’ Cup Winners

The Breeders’ Cup is a complete test of a sire’s abilities at his vocation, offering championship-level races at practically every significant division of North American racing. Stallions can certainly forge their place in Breeders’ Cup lore by planting their flag in a certain racing surface or distance, but the ones […]


August 14, 2021 – Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearling Sale

Q&A: New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc. Executive Director Najja Thompson, Presented By McMahon Of Saratoga Thoroughbreds A conversation with the breed organization’s executive director about the present and future of the New York-bred program. Read more Chris Bernhard On Redesdale Syndicate manager Chris Bernhard on Redesdale, a resident of McMahon […]


June 21, 2021 – Fasig-Tipton Santa Anita Sale

The Undeniable Footprint Of Blue Hen Broodmare Leslie’s Lady On California Racing, Presented By Smiling Tiger Broodmare of the Year Leslie’s Lady never set foot in California, but the story of the state’s past two decades of racing can’t be told without her. A horse-by-horse analysis of each of her […]


April 26, 2021 – Kentucky Derby Preview / Keeneland April Sale

Analysis: Which Kentucky Derby Hopefuls Are Best Bred to Handle The Classic Distance? With no prior form at the Kentucky Derby’s 1 1/4-mile distance on which to base past performance , bloodstock editor Joe Nevills looks at the numbers behind the contenders’ pedigrees to determine which ones might have the […]