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How'd You Do? / 1/23
« on: January 23, 2016, 12:41:33 pm »
Just one runner today.

Pieces of Eight (3yo Dixie Time) won the G3 First Lady H'cap, our first stakes winner for 2020.

How'd You Do? / 1/20
« on: January 20, 2016, 08:57:15 pm »
Four out and three winners - hope they report back to the rest of the stable as it's been a bit of a slow start to 2020.

A Moment In Time (3yo Long Live The King) won her NW3.

Unlikely Angel (3yo Blue Smoke) won her NW3.

The Lost World (4yo Dark Continent) won her NW2.

Foaling Barn / Generous' foals 2020
« on: January 13, 2016, 06:56:10 am »
We weren't expecting any new arrivals until the end of the month so this morning's arrival was a bit of a surprise, arriving three weeks earlier than planned. Both mum and baby are doing well.

Mantle of Power (B) X Ch Dark Topaz (Dark Continent)
7h black filly. Second foal (and filly) for this MSW mare. Named after Canyonlands National Park in Utah as Topaz is the state gemstone. Mum likely to visit Lasting Spirit next.

Stallion Advertising / New Studs 2020
« on: November 29, 2015, 03:14:28 pm »
Is anyone planning on retiring any of their boys to stud for 2020?

Stallion Advertising / Generous' Stallions for 2020
« on: November 23, 2015, 01:57:39 pm »
We're delighted to introduce our boys for 2020 for your consideration. All four will stand with a live foal guarantee and be Breeder's Cup nominated.

*Sire of BC Juvenile Winner 2019*
2006 Bay Stallion, 16.2 h
Killing Time(S) x Lasting Impression (G) (created)

Lasting Spirit has had an excellent year in 2019, being the sire of unbeaten MSW BC Juvenile winner Spirit In The Sky. Also sire of fellow stud NCh Last For More and MSWs Lasting Best, Amazonian Spirit, Londesborough Boy, Spirit Moon, Legends Last, Worthy Spirit, Fighting Spirit and Last Orders. Spirit's offspring have won over $23M in prize money. 74% of his runners are winners. Free from Worth, Rogue and Hollywood blood he's an excellent out cross for most mares in the game.
Standing at $7,500 LFG and BC nominated.

Feb 1a Angel of Death (Markos)
Feb 1b
Feb 2a
Feb 2b
Mar 1a What's Believable
Mar 1b User Friendly
Mar 2a Dark Topaz
Mar 2b Stillwater
Mar 3a In The Loop
Mar 3b Danzintothetop
Apr 1a Raining on Parade
Ap 1b Club Liquid
Apr 2a Beer Barrel
Apr 2b Ancient Fire
May 1a
May 1b
May 2a Checkmate Debate
May 2b Mollycoddle
Jun 1a
Jun 1b Affenliebe
Jun 2a Daytona Weekend (BSW)
Jun 2b Early Tide
Jul 1a
Jul 1b
Jul 2a Nudge Me
Jul 2b Ring of Brodgar
Aug 1a
Aug 1b Egyptian Love
Aug 2a
Aug 2b

*First 3yos in 2020*
2010 Bay Stallion, 16.3h
Blue Ensign(B) x Smoke 'n' Mirrors (G) (Fire 'N' Smoke)

Blue Smoke had his first two year-olds on the track this year. So far he has sired three winners from eleven racers including stakes winner Epiphany and multi-winners Unlikely Angel and Not Another Word. Smoke was a turf specialist, winning 6 Grade 1 races including the English Derby and Dubai Sheema Classic. He also holds six speed records, all on turf, from 10 to 12.5 furlongs. Whilst his best form was predominantly on the green he was also a MSW on dirt. His race record stands at 12 stakes wins and 18 places/shows with SWs at 2, 3 and 4 years.
Standing at $5,000 LFG, BC nominated.

Feb 1a
Feb 1b
Feb 2a
Feb 2b
Mar 1a Conceptual
Mar 1b
Mar 2a
Mar 2b
Mar 3a Redheaded Princess
Apr 1a Stillwater
Apr 1b Stillwater
Apr 2a Crowd Pleaser
Apr 2b Sydney Harbour
May 1a
May 1b
May 2a Noble Queen
May 2b Kill The King
Jun 1a Capital Rodeo
Jun 1b
Jun 2a Fingerprints
Jun 2b
Jul 1a
Jul 1b
Jul 2a
Jul 2b
Aug 1a
Aug 1b Trafalgar
Aug 2a
Aug 2b

*First 3yos in 2020*

2011 Black Stallion, 15.1h
Slew O'Scots (S) x Mantelpiece (G) (created)

Mantle of Power was a MSW at three years of age and MSP at 4.  He was a grade 1 winner on both dirt and turf, winning 7 stakes races. He is by the now retired Slew O'Scots out of gold ranked Mantelpiece, who has also produced GCh Mobile Emitter. His first 2yos ran this year and he has sired 6 winners to date.
Standing at $5,000 LFG, BC nominated.

Feb 1a
Feb 1b
Feb 2a
Feb 2b
Mar 1a
Mar 1b Peep Show
Mar 2a Cloaked
Mar 2b Forever Gone
Mar 3a Hemisphere
Mar 3b Goldberry
Apr 1a Stillwater
Apr 1b Stillwater
Apr 2a Wizardly Lady
Apr 2b Jorghina (Markos)
May 1a
May 1b
May 2a
May 2b
Jun 1a
Jun 1b
Jun 2a
Jun 2b
Jul 1a
Jul 1b
Jul 2a
Jul 2b
Aug 1a
Aug 1b
Aug 2a
Aug 2b

*First Foals in 2020*
2013 Bay Stallion, 16.2hh
Sadlers Wells(G) x Question Authority(G) (Who Says)

Quarren was a turf specialist with 7 Grade 1 wins, ranging from 8 to 12 furlongs. A multiple stakes winner at 3, 4 and 5 years, he retired injury free with a record of 14 stakes wins, 14 stakes places/shows and over $6.8 million in earnings. Career highlights include winning the Breeders' Cup Turf as three year old, the Canadian International and Tattersalls Gold Cup at 4 and the Lockinge Stakes and Prix de l'Arc De Triomphe at 5. He is a half-brother to two other multiple stakes winners in NCh Bright Gold and Ch Evenstar and he has five other stakes level siblings.
Standing at $5,000, LFG, BC nominated.

Feb 1a Marshall Creek
Feb 1b Cricket Hill
Feb 2a Cricket Hill
Feb 2b High Expectations
Mar 1a Fanfare
Mar 1b Dancing In Winter
Mar 2a Make Me A Queen
Mar 2b High Expectations
Mar 3a Must Be Love
Mar 3b Holy Smokes (Ivy Creek)
Apr 1a Takemetothewizard
Apr 1b Kissing Point
Apr 2a Poltergeist
Apr 2b Engagement Ring
May 1a Stillwater
May 1a Stillwater
May 2a California Dreams (Semiahmoo)
May 2b Fiery Dancer (Semiahmoo)
Jun 1a Mississippi
Jun 1b Marshall Creek
Jun 2a Hopespringseternal
Jun 2b Cat Fight
Jul 1a The Temptress (BH)
Jul 1b
Jul 2a
Jul 2b
Aug 1a
Aug 1b
Aug 2a
Aug 2b

Horses For Sale / Generous' December Auction
« on: November 14, 2015, 03:21:02 pm »
It's that time of year again when I need to (reluctantly) start cutting down on the number of ponies in the barn. The auction starts on December 12th and includes a mix of weanlings, yearlings, broodmares and horses in training. Mostly fillies and mares with a small selection  of colts. All horses offered with no reserve. Highlights include:

Dawnsearlylight - Gold ranked dam of WCh Brigade, offered in foal to  ICh Quarren.

Ch Waikikamukau - SW, MSP daughter of Go For Dash, offered in foal to FFCh Black Cherry.

Ch Bold Lilly - MSP daughter of Boldness Shows. Half-sister to GCh Lucky Lilly. In foal to GCh Mantle Of Power.

Bureaucracy - MW, MP race-mare by Almost Precious. Half sister to GCh Blue Empress and Ch Pieces of Eight (SW, MSP 2yo this year). Wider family includes Quarren and GCh Sekhmet.

Also  half-siblings to GCh Danzintothetop (wider family includes ICh Sionnach), GCh Baringa and GCh Prince of Thieves.

Might have a few more to add before the auction starts.

How'd You Do? / 8/19
« on: August 19, 2015, 08:01:41 pm »
Ponies decided to either finish 1st or 5th today.

Oryx (5yo Highland Bandit) won her OA, her third win in four starts this year.

Rainbow Hunter (3yo Crystal Rainbow) won his OA, his sixth win in nine starts this year.

How'd You Do? / 7/22
« on: July 22, 2015, 03:09:57 pm »
Not too bad a day, excluding the stakes runner  ::)

Waltzing Matilda (2yo I'm A Classic) broke her maiden in an NW1 on her first start.

Blodeuwedd (3yo Carrowmore) won her NW3.

Seersee (4yo Magic Glory) won her NW2.

Saint David (2yo Gilded Saint) was 2nd in his NW2.

How'd You Do? / 6/6
« on: June 06, 2015, 01:04:14 pm »
Only allowance level races for our runners today but eight out of nine finished OTB.

Reign of Terror (2yo Nightfight) won his maiden.

Somekindawonderful (2yo Nightfight) also won her maiden as did Hellorhighwater (3yo High Chances).

Neon Avenue (3yo Chivalry) and Featherfoot (3yo Bellagio) finished 2nd and 3rd in their NW3.

Tipoein' (3yo Sneak Peak) and Tinseltown (3yo TakeMeToHollywood) were 2nd and 3rd in their NW2.

Preservation Hall (3yo All Jazzed Up) and Forever A Warrior (3yo Black Warrior) were 3rd and 6th in their NW3.

Horses For Sale / Generous Auction June 13th
« on: May 20, 2015, 08:07:04 pm »
Link to auction here.

Currently 45 horses consigned, a mixture of yearlings, racehorses and broodmares. Possibly a few more to be added depending on when mares foal and how racers perform over the next few weeks. There are no reserves. The auction will run for 7 days.

Bay Beauty. 3yo filly by Oscillation. Multi-winner. Stakes placed at 2.

Beautiful Rumor. MSP broodmare by Rumor Has It. Half-sister to NCh Princely Moment an GCh Tottenham Hotspur. In foal to Blue Smoke.

Black Betty. 3yo filly by Double Cross. Winner, multi-placed. Half to MSW Mystic Vision.

Bluestone. Yearling colt by Blue Smoke out of a Stakes winning half-sister to GCh Dark Warlock. Grand-dam is half to GCh High On Love. As of 6/4, oldest half-sibling is now W,MP.

British Pounds. SP broodmare by Sadlers Wells. In foal to Edinburgh. Oldest foal is an unraced 2yo.

Celtic Crystal. MW, MP broodmare by Crystal Rainbow. Out of a half-sister to ICh Ring of Fire, FFCh Can't Catch Me etc.

Clan McPeak. Yearling by Sneak Peak. Dam's first foal has placed on his only start to date.

Clannish. MW mare by Highland Laird. IFT Lasting Spirit.

Courtesan. Unraced 3yo by Gilded Saint. Dam produced MSW American Pharaoh.

Crusade. Yearling colt by Brigade out of a MSP mare.

Days of Thunder. Yearling colt by Frankel out of a MSW, MSP AP Indy mare.

Epitome. Yearling colt by Witness out of a MW, MP mare. Oldest sibling is 2yo and has won and placed in three starts to date.

Forget To Smoke. Yearling filly by Blue Smoke out of a MW, MP mare.

Ch Free At Last. 4yo jumper by Highland Wizard. MSP at 3, won and placed twice in three starts this year.

Freedom Is Mine. MP 3yo filly by Tryst of Fate. Lightly raced (four races).

Gotta Triumph. MSP broodmare, out of a half-sister to ICh Usain Bolt, ICh Spectacular Lady etc. IFT Quarren.

WITHDRAWN Hemisphere. MSP broodmare, out of a half-sister to ICh Alley Cat, ICh Count Me In and NCh Beautiful Dreamer. IFT Blue Smoke. WITHDRAWN

Here I Am. Created broodmare, multi winner. IFT Lasting Spirit.

Isetnofret MSP broodmare by Akhetnaten out of a daughter of NCh American Black. Has produced a SP runner and one winner from two foals to race. IFT Ring of Fire.

Java Bar. MSP broodmare by Sneak Peak. IFT Lasting Spirit.

Keeping Time. Yearling colt by Drum Major out of a half-sister to WCh Highland Bandit.

Lady Deca. 4yo racehorse by Octagonal. Lightly raced (5 starts), won or placed in all three starts this year.  Half-to NCh Daredevil Dan.

Lasting Time. 3yo racehorse by Lasting Spirit. Multi-placed. Out of a half-sister to What's Debatable and Major's Flight.

Mallard. Yearling colt by Blue Smoke out of MSP Irish River mare.

Margarita Rose. MSW mare by Turn 'n' Burn. IFT Blue Smoke.

Melody Maker. Unraced 2yo filly by All Jazzed Up out of gold-ranked brood I.B. Ready (half-sister to dams of Witness and What's Your Point). Half to MSW Inner Peace.

Mississippi Dream. 3yo racehorse by Count Me In. Unplaced in one start at 2, unraced this year.

Monarch O'The Glen. Unraced 2yo by Slew O'Scots. Bred on the same sire/BM sire cross as studs ICh To Die For and GCh Edinburgh.

Moonlit Walk. Unraced 2yo by My Lucky Day out of MSP mare.

Moonshine Lullaby. 4yo racehorse by Highland Wizard. MW, MP.

Myrddin. Yearling colt by Magic Glory out of a half-sister to NCh Camelot.

Navy Girl. Yearling filly by In The Navy out of a SP half-sister to NCh Call To War and Ch Space Chips.

North Star. 2yo by Strider out of a SW, MSP mare. Unplaced in 1 start to date.

Notoriety. MW, MP broodmare by No Duplicate. Full sister to NCh Duplicate Copy. IFT Lasting Spirit.

Omaha Nights. MP 3yo by Black Warrior out of a SW, SP mare. 4 races to date.
Broke his maiden on 6/4/19.
Preservation Hall. 3yo racehorse by All Jazzed Up. Winner at 2, multi-placed at three (4 career starts). Half to NCh King of Gondor.

Running Inferno. Silver-ranked broodmare by Run For It. IFT Lord Nelson.

Running Wild. Yearling by Dark Demand out of a MSW, MSP mare. From the family of ICh Witness and ICh What's Your Point.

Sanderling. Unraced 2yo by Joyeux Oiseau out of a gold-ranked created mare. Half to GCh Secret Pleasure.

Sheza Bandit. MW, MP 5yo racehorse by Robin Hood.

Smoking Inferno. Yearling by Blue Smoke out of Running Inferno (listed above).

Space Invader. Yearling by Spock out of a MW, MP mare. Dam is half to GCh Exclamation Point and GCh Cross Examination.

Tide Table. Yearling by Yes It's Paddy out of a MSW created mare.

TrueLoveNeverDies. Yearling by Gunningdownromance out of a MSP mare.

Wizard Lady. Placed 3yo racehorse (unraced this year) by Highland Wizard.

How'd You Do? / 4/29
« on: April 29, 2015, 04:41:32 pm »
Overall a nice day with 8 out of 9 bringing home some prize money.

GCh Danzintothetop (5yo Strider) continued her good run of form to win the Grade 2 Bristol Novices' Chase.

Free At Last (4yo Highland Wizard) won his SA.

Bureaucracy (5yo Almost Home) 2nd in her NW1.

Celestial Game (3yo Foolhardy) 2nd in her NW1 with Seven Burritos (3yo Double Cross) 3rd.

Branwen (2yo Sleipnir) was 3rd in her NW2.

Oryx (5yo Highland Bandit) and Raining on Parade (5yo Gimmie A Shot) were 3rd and 5th in their OA.

Horses For Sale / Broodmares for sale
« on: April 02, 2015, 07:37:03 am »
We have two broodmares available on the sale boards.

Fall from Heaven is a stakes winner by Highland Bandit, bronze ranked and currently in foal to Silver Wizard. Asking $2500.

Showstopper II is also bronze ranked and a half-sister to gold ranked sire Mr Prospective. Currently in foal to Edinburgh, with an approved booking to Al Mundhir. Asking $7,500.

Both mares due to foal next month.

How'd You Do? / 3/14
« on: March 14, 2015, 12:12:21 pm »
Only two out, not an amazing day but both ran well enough.

Hoodwinked (4yo Foolhardy) ran 2nd in her OA. Definitely prefers shorter distance. Earned her Ch title today.

Hilton Flyin High (4yo Worth My While) was sixth in her stakes race.

Also claimed Zombie, a very lightly raced 4yo by What's Your Point out of WCh Highland Grace. Third in her claimer, looking forward to trying to figure her out.

Weekly Picks/Handicapping / Race Day 02/21/2019
« on: February 20, 2015, 01:53:35 pm »
1. How We Roll-Devil Incarnate-Grey Giant
2. Future Plans-Toxic Stress-College Party
3. War of Times-Minty Fresh-Kingpin
4. King of Fire-Macgregor-Winter of the War
5. Only Memories-After The Rain-Egyptian Tiger
6. Black Bess-Octavious Ceaser-Peachy Keen
7. Veil of Mist-Creative Extreme-Kearney
8. Gryrfalcon-Enchantee D'oiseau-Saltire
9. Elmsfield-Smile As I Go By-Lady Her Due
10. Insider-Breego-Sorcere's Time
11. Mountain Pie-The King's Warlock-Smoked Out
12. Hill Dioro-Aly Rouge-Head O'The Class
13. Romantica-Chivalrous Love-Oscillating Ember
14. Nearly Headless Nick-Summer Clown-Ancient Luck
15. Hell's Gold-Moment of Truth-Puma Pants
16. Taste of Freedom-Feel The Fire-Snowy Night
17. Alakazam-Selisha-Halos and Wings
18. Doctor DooLittle-Major Doll-Solemn Hour
19. River Jig-Caliburn-Hirogen
20. Khione-Razamatazz-Brilliant Moment
21. Gimmie A Crwon-Moonquist-Irish Bandito
22. Fleet Kitten-Lasting Drive-Negredo
23. Too Stressful-Western Civ-One Last Whirl
24. Knows No Bounds-Holy Spurs-Highland Valantine
25. Fire Magic-Original Copy-Sleight of Hand
26. Devil Her Due-Vitali-Cullinan
27. Legolas-Classic Wildcat-Against The House
28. Worth The Win-Last Run-High Request
29. Eyrie-Runaway Bandit-Don't Go Bananas
30. Poisonous Shout-Sporty Dilemma-Night Haku
31. Take Me Out-Indigo Lady-Heroic Lady
32. Cool Seducer-Golden Bird-Canary Yellow
33. Holy Ground-Lavender Moneument-Dark Imagination
34. Mud Dauber-Wild Itch-CanIHaveYourNumber
35. Magical Star-Old Fashioned-I'm Bewitched
36. Gene Kelly-Fabio-Endeavour
37. Talosian-Rumor Sky-Tyler Durden
38. Sequin Slippers-Debatable Demand-Harvard Rush
39. Street Gypsy-Native Post-National Point
40. Magic Lantern-Deal With Yourself-Surprise Strike
41. Duck Duck Play-Ichigo Gamu-Affirm This
42. Bald Galloway-Flying Cow-Last Flash
43. Rock of Truth-Brianza-Bowling Alley
44. Smoke Alarm-Winning Legacy-Foolish Queen
45. Exit Poll-Sneaky Syrfer-Devil's Imagination
46. Final Mystery-Star of Wonder-Magic Roundbout
47. Jester's Crown-Lilly's Charm-Debetable Love
48. Diamond Dust-Lucky Lilly-Fare Hawaii
49. Shazam-Hurtadilla-Making A Statement
50. Bear Witness-Crucifix-Legendary Glory

Weekly Picks/Handicapping / Race Day 02/11/2019
« on: February 10, 2015, 05:01:19 pm »
1. Rum An Coke-Studio Fifty Four-Cat on a wire
2. Nudibranquio-Fitzgerald-Youwantapieceofme
3. Rugar-Raashid-Miss Avon
4. Kid Rocks-Bullseye-Word of Advice
5. No Suck Luck-Assert N Spirit
6. Can's Stop Dancing-Blue Money-Gonna Ba A Star
7. White Queen-Up For It-Full Metal Jacket
8. Colors of the Wind-House of Lords-Violet Hour
9. Holy Matrimony-Bound For Glory-Could Be Art
10. Short and Cryptic-Stardust Titan-Abdul
11. Lucky Night-Ghillies-Friar Tuck
12. Black Tiger-Kite Runner-Druid
13. Such A Gem-Paddy Cake-Athykea
14. Theft-San Marion-Liberia
15. Black Barney-Higgs Boson-Joe Christmas
16. Star Candidate-Circuit Line-Locotus
17. Frat Party-Standing Stones-Moment of Truth
18. Forty Candles-Xcientist-Color By Numbers
19. Don't Pass Go-Planet Hell-Everlasting Spell
20. Setlik-Promise of Night-Exuberant
21. Ring of Death-Return of the King-Break Free
22. Seeking Stardom-What Foolishness-Polished
23. Guesstimate-Blue Skys At Night-Epilogue
24. Pedicure-Last Drinks-Rose From Ashes
25. Bille Holliday-Sword of Damocles-Delphi
26. Only A Kiss-Black Glitter-Foxy Lady
27. A Bridge Too Far-Theme Song-Thump
28. Dreki-Burnittotheground-Robben Island
29. Fallout-Simple Salt-Born Too Slow
30. Eternal Wish-Sun Dragon-Robin's Faith
31. Brightsideoflife-Western Fame-Seafarer
32. Briar Rose-Star Search-Trillian
33. Huckster-Charming Avenue-Burn Notice
34. Tycoon Lamp-Famously-Secret Morning
35. The Dude Abides-Fabio-Ziggy Zoomba
36. Heretic Clergy-Not Just Jazz-Magical Melody
37. Devilish Rose-Back stab-Faraday
38. The Big Secret-Treasure Me This-Magick Symbol
39. Rozalia-Gallent Affair-Anna Karenina
40. Devilish Style-Naivety-Sneaky Reason
41. Highland Skye-Attenborough-Firebreather
42. Hop A Train-Irish Glory-Issue At Hand
43. Thinking of You-Miglia-Chang'e
44. Copper Beach-Charming Scoundrel-Silver N Starz
45. Lonesome Road-Moved By Words-Foolbetty
46. Space Chips-Sin Lux-Indygo Symphony
47. Jester's Crwon-Ultimate Point-Lonely Ness
48. Captain's Pride-Faery's Wish-Vermeil
49. Starfleet Command-Damn U Autocorrect
50. Act The Fool-Secret Handshake-Perfect Speed

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