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Offline rebelrunTopic starter

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Coleman Branch's 2022 Studs: Late to the Party
« on: December 28, 2017, 06:39:39 pm »
All stallions are LFG, so if you'd like to breed back to a particular boy for free in future years, just message me and I'll make note of it.  These guys are all first-come, first-served.  They'll all be BC nominated. 

NCh. Pay the Boatman
16.1 Bay Stallion
FFCh. Foolhardy (P) x Afterlife (G) x False Promises (G)
Family Notes: Sire needs no introduction.  Via dam, he is 1/2 to GCh. Nighthawk, Ch. Last Letter Home, and Ch. Eridanos. 
Race Highlights: Finished top 4 in 21 stakes between ages 2 and 4.  G1 Wins (Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf, Man O'War Breeders Stakes, Victoria Derby), G2 Wins (Del Mar Derby, Knickerbocker Stakes, Lucky Cigar Stakes), G3 Wins (Labour Day Cup). 
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His first foals hit the track next year, so his fee will remain at $2500 for the season.


NCh. Celtic Star
16.h Light Bay Stallion
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Bronze-ranked (4.9)
Family Notes: None - makes a great outcross for anyone!
Race Highlights: Finished in the top 4 in 20 stakes, ages 3-5 (only raced once as a 2yo).  G1 Wins (Cigar Breeders' Stakes, Eclipse Stakes), G2 Wins (Theo Marks Stakes, Hill Stakes, Dixie Stakes, Turnbull Stakes), G3 Wins (Gravesend Stakes, Carylon Cup, Arlington Handicap).  Set 3 speed records (10, 10, 14f). 
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Notable Foals: NCh. Tir Na Nog (MSW, MSP, retiring to stud in 2022), Ch. Celtic Rose, Ch. Peacefully

Most of his foals are FF-owned and therefore lighlty raced or unraced.  His 2022 crop is the first that will be primarily player-owned, so his ability as a sire is largely unproven.  His fee will remain at $5,000.  Two injuries during career: swelling (LF, 2011), heat (RH, 2012). 


NCh. Tir Na Nog
15.3h Dark Bay Stallion
NCh. Celtic Star (B) x Ch. Runaway Princess
Family Notes: See sire above.  He is dam's only foal to race so far.
Race Highlights: Finished top 4 in 17 stakes races, ages 2-5.  G1 Wins (Hong Kong Cup, Barretts Stakes), G2 Wins (Del Mar Derby), G3 Wins (Grafton Cup, October Cup). 
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He's been a steady presence over the years, winning stakes at all ages despite my poor management.  He did, however, have what I understand is a major injury - limping (LF, 2021).  (Until the recent discussion, I was thinking of limping as something potentially minor, like a stone bruise, but I'm glad I was set to rights!)  That being said, I'll understand if there is reduced interest in him or his sire, since injury potential is hereditary.  His fee will be $2500.  I plan to send him some sound mares to see if they might improve his chances.
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Re: Coleman Branch's 2022 Studs: Late to the Party
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2017, 07:25:15 pm »
Can I please have the following:

Celtic Star - Earliest slot for Beauty Queen
Tir Na Nog - April 1 slot for Candy Girl
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Re: Coleman Branch's 2022 Studs: Late to the Party
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2017, 08:32:40 pm »
Can I reserve a May slot to Tir Na Nog and Pay the Boatman? Broodmares to be determined..
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GCh. Ace Of Hearts - Multi-Stake Winner, Multi-Stake Placed, Millionaire
NCh. Sunday Paper - Multi-Stake Winner, Multi-Stake Placed, Multi-Millionaire

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Re: Coleman Branch's 2022 Studs: Late to the Party
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2017, 08:14:43 pm »
Can I get two slots to each of them? Aiming either March or April.