Old Friends News
Monday, May 06, 2013
Lovely article (see page 14-15) By Denise Steffanus. Talkin' Tinner's Way, too!
Our Retired Race Horses
| New York Horses
| Memorial Horses
Geri / Slew the Queen
At the last moment his luck turned.
Affirmed / Towering Success
One of the best sons of Triple Crown winner Affirmed
Private Terms / Intimate Girl
Grand Slam / Making Faces
Sabona / Pawlova
A Louisiana horse who made big news
Croco Rouge (IRE) / Saffron Crocus (GB)
Ferdinand / Heather Road
Bull Inthe Heather is the greatest son of Ferdinand.
Bayou Hebert / All Zip
Not all magnificent hearts beat in the chests of champions.
Pioneering / Cappucino
Half-brother to G1 winner Medaglia D'Oro
Grand Slam / Smooth and Classy
Clever Trick / Allemont
He gave so much to so many
Distorted Humor / Outsource
“His power is difficult to put eloquently into words, as he stretches for the wire and revels in his own otherworldly might.”
Mill Reef / Chalon
A European superstar
Pioneering / Stay With Bruce
Honored at the National Bluegrass Festival
Notebook / Romantic Summer
Strawberry Road / Daring Bidder
One of the best 3 Year Olds of 1991
Honour and Glory / Tapstress
Rahy / Golden Darling
When this Hollywood Gold Cup winner fell on hard times, a Nevada fair circuit horseman did the right thing.
Honor Grades / Itsoeasy
We feel honored to provide a home to this 2002 Kentucky Derby runner
Aristotle / Prospect Street
A charmer despite his hard early life. His damsire is Fortunate Prospect. His mother's damsire was Exceller
Smart Strike / Fabulous Find
Kris (GB) / Thakhayr (IRE)
This "grand old gelding" raced successfully to the age of 10
Future Storm / Twigazuri
His class shines. He's a multiple graded stakes winning grandson of Storm Cat
Gallapiat / Timeless Reason
Mr. Prospector / Jameela
Among the greats, Gulch is formidable.
Quiet American / Friendly Circle
She dug down, fought back and refused to lose.
Hussonet / Bo Bo's Sister
Charismatic / Cin Isa Luv
Son of the 1999 Derby and Preakness winner Charismatic
Montbrook / Extra Case
He scored a 3rd to Mineshaft in the 2003 Pimlico Special
Greinton / Hofuf
A stakes winner whose progeny excelled as hunter-jumpers and eventers
Foolish Pleasure / Kiri (GB)
An impressive record on the turf
Medieval Man / Leather Gallery
She ran 5 furlongs in a sizzling world record :54 4/5.
Kris S. / Souq
Multiple graded stakes winner on turf and dirt.
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I’m adorable, if I do say so myself.
Son of Briartic / Windsong Maria
Leading Washington bred who won at all distances
Conquistador Cielo / Regent’s Walk (CAN)
Rest in peace 1987-2013
Greensmith (GB) / Petinata (GB)
Shawklit Won / Pruners Missy
Sucha Pleasure / Sea I'm Lucky
Fusaichi Pegasus / Lilly Capote
Grade 2-placed son of 2000 Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus
Stonehearted / Judy's Tony
Damascus / Gonfalon
Greatest son of Damascus and leading broodmare sire
Lord At War (ARG) / Slew Me Down
Afternoon Deelites / Turquoise Gal
Played Seabiscuit in the Oscar-nominated movie
Kris S / My Turbulent Miss
Pleasantly Perfect / Thiscatsforcaryl
Regal Classic / Northern Sanction
Tinners Way / Yia Yia
Grandson of the legendary Secretariat
Our Emblem / In The Future
Wild Again / Rhythm of Life
The Biggest Upset in 134 Years of Belmont Stakes History
Line In The Sand / Miss Big Pie
Touch Gold / Aly's Adita
Down the middle of the track he burned like a wildfire.
Confide / Another Good Thing
Future Storm / Just Dance
Nureyev / Ring Beaune
Sizzling West Coast miler on the grass
Roberto / Outward Sunshine
Eclipse Award for 1988 Turf Champion
Smile / Bright Swan
The hardest of hard knockers
Encino / Dancing at Dawn
Easily won the $300,000 American Derby on the turf at Arlington Park in 1992
Sky Classic (CAN) / Alexandrina (CAN)
1999 Canadian Horse of the Year and Champion Male Turf Horse
Secretariat / Devon Diva
Secretariat's Last Foal
Tour d'Or / Tune In To The Cat
In the fall of 2008, he ran in a claiming race. It was supposed to be his last.
Unbridled's Son / Dixie Pearl
Volponi / Consider It Done
Son of the Breeders' Cup Classic winner Volponi
Gulch / So Glad
His homecoming was fueled by hundreds of fans.
Seattle Slew / Winter Sparkle
This son of Seattle Slew ran one of the fastest miles in history.
Kris S / La Chaposa (PER)
Ruhlmann / Panther Run
A game, durable horse with real heart
Personal Flag / Lucky Lady Susita
Aptitude / Designer Phone
Key Contender / Flannel Sheets
One thing’s no secret.
Dixie Brass / Redeye Rain
Thunder Puddles / Lyphette (FR)
The first New York-bred winner of the Travers Stakes since 1867
Alphabet Soup / Karon's Dream
Grade 3 winner for Bobby Frankel
Easy Goer / Willamae
A rivalry with Skip Away and breath-taking battles to the wire
Compliance / Listen Lady
Winners don't always finish first
Friday, May 18, 2012
Leave Seattle's road to Old Friends was anything but smooth.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Photo by Rick Capone
Lucy's Axe - Crackling Wind - Forever Casting |...
Friday, March 16, 2012
One of the truly great stallions in Florida's breeding history
Monday, August 01, 2011
Magic Dot raced only two times, never earning She foaled two winners
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Of his 70 starts, he finished in the money 50 percent of the time
Thursday, April 14, 2011
All that glitters may not be gold, but sometimes the real thing is unmistakable.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The Wicked North -1994 Eclipse Award for Older Male Horse
Thursday, January 06, 2011
Among the best racers of a great generation; sire of 1993 Derby winner Sea Hero
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Academy Award, a graded stakes-winning son of Secretariat
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
His prowess, and its range from 1 mile to classic distance, caught the eye of trainer Bobby Frankel.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
1991 Horse of the Year; winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic
Friday, February 19, 2010
Came in 4th to Winning Colors in the 1988 Kentucky Derby