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General/Questions / Re: January Stallion Spotlight II: Gilded Saint
« on: January 16, 2018, 04:27:51 pm »
Awesome spotlight! I love reading these.

I bred Spiritofstlouis back before I decided to cut down to a more specialized focus. I'd forgotten that he was by Gilded Saint! I sold him at auction for a mere $1,000 just to get rid of my hurdle-bred youngsters. I'm so glad to see that he lived up to that potential! It looks like he's only 1 win away from studhood himself. If he qualifies, he would be the 4th Ivy Creek homebred at stud.

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 13, 2018, 07:30:54 pm »
MY DEAREST DARLING
NCh. Bellagio (S) x Etta James (S) - GCh. Jazz It Up (G)
8.3h black filly

1/2 sister to Ch. Matriarch (MSW), At Last (SP)
Named after one of Etta James' songs

8 Colts | 9 Fillies | 1 Stillborn

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How'd You Do? / Re: 1/13
« on: January 13, 2018, 02:39:41 pm »
Mixed results here.


Wins:
Royal Wedding (4yo, Witness) in a NW2 Allowance
Maria Von Trapp (3yo, Von Lichtenstein) in a NW3 Allowance
Gigantic Clover (3yo, Ring of Fire) in a claiming race - she got claimed
Material Lawyer (3yo, Player) in a Starter Allowance
Wild Inferno (4yo, Foolhardy) in the Chelmsford Stakes (Gr. 2)

Places:
Treasure Hunt (4yo, Changeling) in a NW2 Allowance
Count Your Gold (5yo, Count Me In) in the San Gorgonio Handicap (Gr. 2)

Shows:
Aberdeen (3yo, Edinburgh) in a NW2 Allowance

Fourths:
Glowstick (3yo, Foolhardy) in a NW2 Allowance

Fifths:
Fleur Delacour (3yo, Worthy Victor) in an Allowance

Also Rans:
Polynesian Prince (3yo, In The Navy) 11th in a NW1 Allowance
Deep Ice (3yo, My Lucky Day) 7th in a maiden
Ka (5yo, Bellagio) 9th in an Allowance
Glossy Reason (3yo, Void) 6th in a claiming race - I snagged him hoping that if (a longshot) he were to get studified, his lines would be interesting. His only 1/2 sibling to race is a MSW
Dixie Triumph (3yo, V is for Victory) 7th in a maiden
Olympic Majorette (3yo, Drum Major) 9th in a NW1 Allowance
Voila (3yo, V is for Victory) 9th in the Craiglee Stakes (Gr. 2)

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Stallion Advertising / Re: Ivy Creek Stud Lineup - 2022
« on: January 13, 2018, 02:05:59 am »
Additionally, we've had a lot of bookings come in directly through the stallion pages. I have now updated all the bookings on this thread to reflect their current openings. Either method works (though the forum works best to reserve a booking for a mare who hasn't yet foaled/retired).

I'm so happy to see their books filling up!

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Stallion Advertising / Re: Ivy Creek Stud Lineup - 2022
« on: January 13, 2018, 01:54:43 am »
I've got her added! The earliest I had was April 2. Is that ok?

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Anything Goes / Re: Horse Racing Card Game
« on: January 13, 2018, 01:52:12 am »
I certainly don't claim any rights over my horses' names outside of FF. I'm sure there are tons of real horses out there that probably have some/similar names. I wouldn't mind.

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 11, 2018, 01:41:34 pm »
Haha - with your powers, Shanthi, I'd have been tempted to fix everyone's threads.  :P

Unfortunately, no good news to announce today:

Stillborn colt
NCh. Bear Witness x Ch. Hilton Flyin High - GCh. Worth My While (G)

8 Colts | 8 Fillies | 1 Stillborn

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How'd You Do? / Re: 1/10
« on: January 10, 2018, 11:38:39 pm »
Meh. A bunch were shipped last minute and were warned they would take "an energy hit". I'm hoping that hit was just bigger than I thought and hindered their performance!


Wins:
Watch Me Whirl (4yo, Witness) in an Allowance
Bold Victory (3yo, V is for Victory) in an Allowance

Places:
Gentle Giant (3yo, Giant's Causeway) in a NW2 Allowance
Canaanite (5yo, Player) in a claiming race - he got claimed

Shows:
Long Hot Summer (6yo, Gunningdownromance) in an Allowance
Tart River (3yo, Blue Ensign) in a claiming race - I love his pedigree, with Blue Ensign/Romeo on the sire line and Danzig on the damline, plus his dam set a couple speed records in her day
Lake Como (3yo, Bellagio) in the Mr. Prospector Handicap (Gr. 3)

Fourths:
March On (4yo, Strider) in a NW2 Allowance
At Last (4yo, Witness) in a NW3 Allowance
Angel of Darkness (5yo, I'm Your Angel) in an Allowance

Also Rans:
All Violet (3yo, All Jazzed Up) 11th in an Allowance
Early Morn (3yo, V is for Victory) 8th in a claiming race
Madd About You (5yo, Express Yourself) 8th in the Affectionately Handicap (Gr. 3)
Kerried Away (5yo, Take Me Away) 11th in the Honey Fox Handicap (Gr. 3)
Adios Amiga (3yo, I'm Your Angel) 7th in the Santa Ysabel Stakes (Gr. 3)

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 10, 2018, 11:23:46 pm »
That's what I figured it was meant to do, but the code seemed to pick random colors for the auto-formatting. I thought maybe a different parameter was set for foal announcements and I'd missed it somehow. The OCD side of me will likely go up and fix the ones already posted to reflect the correct genders, then.  :) Thank you for fixing it, Shanthi!

Two more babies today:

ZUPERIOR
GCh. Zadar x Ch. Oh So Proud - ICh. Highland Pride (S)
8.3h dark bay colt

1/2 brother to Lake Como (SW)

STAYAWHILE
NCh. Bellagio (S) x Ch. Smile Awhile - GCh. Worth My While (G)
8.3h bay filly

Dam is MSW who set 2 speed records at age 3

8 Colts | 8 Fillies

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 09, 2018, 11:28:28 pm »
KARE BEAR
NCh. Bear Witness x Ch. Keria Toon (P) - Created
9.0h grey colt

3/4 brother to Kerian Image (SP)
1/2 brother to GCh. Singsong (MSW), Ch. Pistolwhip (MSW), Ch. Iconic (SW), Maria Von Trapp (SW)

7 Colts | 7 Fillies



PS - What does the green versus red font mean? The auto-script colored them this way.

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 09, 2018, 12:38:46 am »
You are too kind! :)

INTHEWRONG
NCh. Bear Witness x GCh. Coquette - NCh. Bellagio
8.3h dark grey colt

Dam is MSW

MONTUEUX
NCh. Exit Poll x Ch. Montalvo - Point Given (B)
9.2h black filly

Dam is a SW who set a speed record at age 3

6 Colts | 7 Fillies

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Stallion Advertising / Re: Ivy Creek Stud Lineup - 2022
« on: January 07, 2018, 05:46:53 pm »
I've added Nudge Me both here and on his bookings. Thanks for choosing him!

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Foaling Barn / Re: Ivy Creek's 2022 Foal Crop
« on: January 07, 2018, 05:40:15 pm »
Lewis, I'm grateful for your help keeping my barn active during the crazy years of newborn babies/figuring out motherhood. I don't think my FF farm would have survived it otherwise.
Shanthi - I will always keep an eye out for horses from your barn as I've had a lot of luck with them thus far!


Two more babies arrived. It seems that each day has brought only fillies or only colts, oddly. Today was a filly day.

LUZ DE LA LUNA
NCh. Ducati x Claire de Lune - GCh. Highland Laird (S)
9.3h bay filly

Dam is 1/2 to two MSWers

FIGHT A PIRATE
NCh. Fight The Twilight x Ch. Worth A Treasure - GCh. Worth My While (G)
9.3h bay filly

Dam is a MSW who set 7 total speed records at age 3 & 4

5 Colts | 6 Fillies

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Foaling Barn / Re: Starfish Stables Foals - 2022
« on: January 06, 2018, 08:41:55 pm »
I will definitely be checking those separately now that I know!

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Foaling Barn / Re: Starfish Stables Foals - 2022
« on: January 06, 2018, 06:24:32 pm »
So bizarre! It wasn't showing up under "Show unread posts since last visit" which I check obsessively, but when I clicked on the Stallion Advertising thread it did indeed show a new posting. I've got her all booked!

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