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« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2012, 09:01:17 AM »

I'm planning on adding a function in the rewrite so that you can request horses (owned by FF) be put in auctions. It won't guarantee anything, but at least would give a better chance than the database selecting 60 random broodmares from a list of 350+.

This could be very dangerous lol
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« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2012, 09:31:53 AM »

Would love love love to oWn darling evil!! She's 2002, had 10 foals only 2 are boys (G), and I own 3 of her fillies!  I have good luck with the bloodline. :)
She's not in foal this yr. :(

My script ignored any broodmares who were 1) 2006 or older (not much point in spending big bucks on a mare who'll only produce a couple more foals) and/or 2) not in foal
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« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2012, 01:27:02 AM »

What bloodlines are really desirable? I know the ones I look for either are hard to find hidden gems, or wll know grand dam lines. (broods)

There is no solid guideline. I'm partial to certain lines because they have run well for me. Your best bet of getting a good return on investment is at the mixed or foal auction. It is incredibly rare for a select auction purchase--at least in my experience--to break even.

I have had some luck--Long Live the King was a $350k purchase that worked out. But I have had far more awesome runners come out of the foal auction.
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« Reply #18 on: August 03, 2012, 01:37:49 AM »

I have a select auction dud, we won't go there. Lol. I think I tend to do good with female lines but not much luck with the males. I try to avoid the more expensive horses now. I would love to have the luck some people have with making studs out of thir boys! 7 yrs and still trying! :)
I can get fillies to GCh. :)
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« Reply #19 on: August 03, 2012, 09:08:47 AM »

There is no solid guideline. I'm partial to certain lines because they have run well for me.

Likewise. I tend to shop for bloodlines that I don't have in my barn, or ones that work particularly well for me.

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Your best bet of getting a good return on investment is at the mixed or foal auction. It is incredibly rare for a select auction purchase--at least in my experience--to break even.

This, too. Pretty much all the racehorses/babies I've bought in the select auction haven't earned back their purchase price. (Still have a 2yo from last year's auction to try out.) I mainly stick with broodmares, who have tended to earn their keep eventually, through nice foals.
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« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2012, 02:00:43 PM »

Reserves are set. I took out a couple of horses who didn't qualify.

Bidding starts Saturday, yay!
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« Reply #21 on: August 29, 2012, 07:04:29 PM »

Bah! I'll be flying to Japan!
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« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2012, 01:36:49 AM »

Woohoo!  :)  Have to set a reminder this time so I don't forget
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« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2012, 04:49:20 AM »

I will be without internet until Monday! Eep. Desperately want that yearling but maybe it's a good thing so I don't spend money, haha.
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« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2012, 08:31:00 PM »

Bah! I'll be flying to Japan!

To be fair, going to Japan sounds pretty cool :)
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« Reply #25 on: August 30, 2012, 11:23:15 PM »

Bah! I'll be flying to Japan!

Where in Japan? (I'm there right now.)
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« Reply #26 on: August 31, 2012, 01:21:25 AM »

Where in Japan? (I'm there right now.)

Land in Osaka tomorrow and head straight to Kyoto for four nights. Then one night Hakone. Then three nights Tokyo.

CAN'T WAIT!
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« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2012, 03:47:29 AM »

I have internet after all! This could be dangerous.
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« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2012, 01:32:38 PM »

Then I am reminded of how high most of these reserves are, haha. I think from my list of 10 I was interested in, emphasis on 3, we've crashed down to just 2 still within price range but reserves not met. Well, at least I can keep most of my money!

If I was stinkin' rich, this would be another story, haha.
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