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How'd You Do? / 3/14
« on: March 14, 2018, 12:14:18 pm »

Pretty good day, for once. Lots of winners from random entries, which usually doesn't happen, lol.


Wins:
All Over Kisses (3yo, Broad Account) in a NW1 Allowance
Foxxtail (3yo, Take Me Away) in a NW1 Allowance
Cute Copper (3yo, Yes It's Paddy) in a NW2 Allowance
Pucci (3yo, I'm No Fool) in a NW2 Allowance
Rainbow Table (3yo, Frankel) in a maiden
Snowbird (3yo, Steal Your Heart) in a claiming race, best of luck to Renaissance Racing with her (I kind of regret entering her now!)
Darkest At Dawn (3yo, Dark Demand) in a NW2 Allowance


Places:
Ease the Tension (3yo, V is for Victory) in a NW1 Allowance
Raisonnable (3yo, Lord Nelson) in a NW2 Allowance
Silent Knight (3yo, Gunningdownromance) in a maiden
Dragon Queen (4yo, Spock) in an Allowance


Shows:
Orange County (3yo, TakeMeToHollywood) in a NW1 Allowance
Stars Declare (3yo, Sunday Paper) in a NW1 Allowance
Break Out (3yo, Lord Nelson) in a NW1 Allowance
Sing Out Loud (3yo, Magic Glory) in a NW2 Allowance
Empressive (4yo, Empire Maker) in a NW3 Allowance
Quantum (3yo, Lord Nelson) in a maiden
Time Travel (4yo, Ace of Hearts) in a claiming race
Mellori (4yo, Slew O'Scots) in an Allowance
Queen of the Air (3yo, Foolhardy) in the Santa Anita Oaks (Gr. 1)


Fourths:
Twitch (3yo, Joyeux Oiseau) in a NW1 Allowance
Secret Skills (3yo, Aptitude) in a NW2 Allowance
Lucky Luna (3yo, Sleipnir) in a NW2 Allowance
Rigal (3yo, Ring of Fire) in a NW3 Allowance
Nakhiel (5yo, Gunningdownromance) in an Allowance
Why Bother (4yo, Point Given) in an Allowance
Falling Feather (4yo, Ring of Fire) in an Allowance
Gold Dusted (5yo, Irish Gold) in an Allowance


Fifths:
Principessa (3yo, Bernardini) in a NW1 Allowance
Seraph (3yo, Sixth Day) in a NW1 Allowance
Unknown Rail (3yo, Gotta Go) in a NW2 Allowance
Exclusively (5yo, Unabridged) in a NW3 Allowance
Faery Path (3yo, Strider) in a NW3 Allowance
Middle Eight (5yo, Unabridged) in an Allowance
Stone Flower (4yo, Latino Mix) in an Allowance
Marrythenight (4yo, Hidden Destiny) in the Santa Margarita Handicap (Gr. 1)


Lots of also rans.

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General/Questions / 2022 Racing Challenge
« on: March 07, 2018, 02:35:21 pm »

So, every team now has 6 horses - 2 2yos, 2 3yos, and 2 4yos.


Same general rules apply as in previous years...
- Teams will need to pick a location (first come, first served, no duplicates across CW teams)
- Majority vote is required to enter a race
- Captains can enter races
- Horses running while injured will be penalised
- Captains not entering races that have been voted on (unless the horse is entered in another race or is injured) will be penalised
- Team/member activity is judged on how often your horses race
- Points are earned based on how well your horses do, with extra points being awarded/taken away if other CW-owned horses are involved (e.g. beating another CW-owned horse gets more points than beating a regular game horse)


If you have any questions, post here.


Enjoy, and good luck! :)

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General/Questions / 2022 Color War Teams
« on: March 07, 2018, 02:16:46 pm »
Announcing the 2022 Color War Teams:

Red Team
Traci of Vimes Racing (Captain)
Steve of Lochiedo Stables
Hilda of Clicker Lab
Mark of Markos
Alyssa of Ivy Creek Farm
Nash of Beli Stables


Green Team
Dee of Desert Wind Farm (Captain)
Nicole of AllegroThoroughbreds
Kieran Gallagher of Renaissance Racing
Jess of Blackhawk Ridge
Leah Kinkade of Kinkade Racing
Lilly of Rainee Thoroughbreds


Blue Team
Diana of Coleman Branch (Captain)
Steph of WildOracle Farm
Dawn Nelson of Spokane Valley
Melissa of Tall Oaks Farm
Faedar of Sakura Springs
Willa of Denoux Stud


Purple Team
Shelbie of Black Storm West (Captain)
Emma of Generous Bloodstock
Joe Cockerton of Littlefield
Jacqueline of New Boston Stables
Margaux of Clement Racing



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Annual 2yo Auction / 2022 Auction
« on: March 04, 2018, 11:39:30 am »
Due to me accidentally wiping the auction horse list for the 2yo auction while trying to fix the insta-sale problem, the auction has been delayed by a week.


I was able to re-add the horses who'd had bids placed on them, but had to re-use the auction consignment script to fill the rest of the auction. Apologies if a horse you were planning to bid (or sell) is no longer in the auction. Owners, feel free to consign your horses in the next week if you want them to be in the auction.

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Horses For Sale / Stillwater Mini Auction
« on: January 01, 2018, 02:15:16 pm »
https://www.finalfurlong.org/auctionsummary.php?auction=532

Bidding is open - kind of forgot to post this. ;)

Mix of older geldings (no reserve), and older mares who won't be sticking around in our broodmare band. A couple of the mares have reserves, but most do not.

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Foaling Barn / Stillwater 2022 Foals
« on: January 01, 2018, 02:10:13 pm »
DESERT SPELL
NCh. Hogwarts x Ch. Arizona Dream - FFCh. High Chances (S)
8.1h dark bay filly

4th foal from this MSP mare

SET ME FREE
NCh. Von Lichtenstein x Ch. Break The Spell (S) - Secretariat (S)
7.2h flea-bitten grey filly

1/2 sister to Break Free, Break the Bonds

NORDIC FLIGHT
ICh. Sleipnir (B) x Lonesome Dove - WCh. Crystal Rainbow (S)
7.2h dark bay colt

First foal from this SP mare

HIGH HOLIDAY
NCh. Sunday Paper x GCh. Morgan le Fay - NCh. Highland Wizard (S)
8.3h black colt

4th foal from this MSW mare

2 Colts | 2 Fillies

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General/Questions / POLL: Famous Stallions in 2022
« on: January 01, 2018, 01:50:06 pm »
* indicates a new suggestion

Stats about new suggestions: https://www.finalfurlong.org/forum/index.php?topic=10388.0

Voting will close in a week. (Until then, all current famous stallions aren't allowed to be bred, to avoid breedings that need to be reverted.)

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Stallion Advertising / Stillwater Stallions in 2022
« on: December 20, 2017, 10:12:19 pm »
All our studs will be nominated for the Breeders' Cup and are Live Foal Guaranteed.

10% discount for multiple mares (to the same stud)
50% discount for new members (first breeding season)
Other discounts may be available...please PM me and we can work something out. :)

All of our studs require no approval, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like a specific date reserved for your mare, please let me know. We're sending a lot of mares to Stillwater studs this year, so spaces may be limited.



NCh. Lord Nelson - 2012 stallion, Multiple stakes winner, Multi-millionaire - $10,000
Cigar (G) x Specatular Lady (P) - Spectacular Bid

Nelson won over $5 million on the track, with stakes wins on dirt, turf, and jumps to his credit. He won the Gr. 1 Kentucky Derby, the Gr. 1 Cox Plate, and the Gr. 1 Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup Handicap, as well as several Grade 2 and 3 stakes. He won stakes races from 6 furlongs to 10 furlongs on the flat, and did best at 11-12 furlongs over jumps.

Quick Stats:
Major bloodlines: Cigar, Spectacular Bid
Stud Fee: $10,000
25% winners (8% stakes placed) from his first foals as 2yos (2019 crop)
Average foal earnings $13,215

Available Slots
Feb 1 (1)
July 1 (1)
July 2 (2)
Aug 2 (1)



GCh. Edinburgh - 2009 stallion, Multiple stakes winner, Multi-millionaire - $10,000
Slew O'Scots (G) x Cigarette (G) - Cigar (P)

Edinburgh won over $3 million on the track, focusing primarily on dirt. He won the Gr. 1 Cantala Stakes, Gr. Victoria Racing Club Stakes, Gr. 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen, Gr. 1 Railway Stakes, and the Gr. 1 Whitney Handicap. Lightly raced at 2 and 3, he won stakes at 4 and 5, at distances from 6 to 9 1/2 furlongs. He went on to try a bit of turf and jumps, but was a bit uninterested in racing at age 6.

Quick Stats:
Major bloodlines: Seattle Slew, Highland Rogue, Cigar
Stud Fee: $10,000
9% winners (4% stakes placed) from his first foals as 2yos (2019 crop)
Average foal earnings $8,359

Available Slots
July 1 (1)
July 2 (2)
Aug 2 (2)



NCh. Von Lichtenstein - 2013 stallion, Multiple stakes winner, Multi-millionaire - $10,000
NCh. I'm A Classic (S) x Lady In Residence (G) - Resident Evil (S)

Von won over $9 million on the track, focusing primarily on dirt. He won the Gr. 1 Champagne Stakes, Gr. 1 Futurity Stakes, Gr. 1 Dubai World Cup, Gr. 1 Kentucky Derby, Gr. 1 Preakness Stakes, Gr. 1 Queen's Plate Stakes, and the Gr. 1 Wood Memorial. He won stakes at 2 and 3, at distances from 7 to 10 furlongs.

Quick Stats:
Major bloodlines: I'm A Classic, Resident Evil
Stud Fee: $10,000
45% winners (4% stakes placed) from his first foals as 2yos (2019 crop)
Average foal earnings $17,325

Fully Booked



WCh. Usain Bolt - 2013 stallion, Multiple stakes winner, Multi-millionaire - $5,000
WCh. Strider (G) x Spectacular Times (P) - Spectacular Bid (G)

Bolt won over $2 million on the track, winning on dirt and over jumps (placing on the turf). He won the Gr. 1 Cantala Stakes, the Gr. 1 King George VI Chase, plus several other graded and ungraded stakes races. He won stakes races at 3, 4, and 5, at distances from 6 to 9 furlongs on the flat and 7 1/2 to 10 furlongs over jumps.

Quick Stats:
Major bloodlines: Highland Rogue, Spectacular Bid
Stud Fee: $5,000
First foals in 2020

Fully Booked



NCh. Quintet - 2015 stallion, Multiple stakes winner, Multi-millionaire - $5,000
Octagonal (W) x ICh. Jazz'ed (G) - GCh. Jazz It Up (G)

Quint won over $3 million on the track, specialising in turf over all distances (stakes wins from 6f to 12.5f). He won 8 Grade 1 races, including the Sword Dancer Invitational and the Dubai Duty Free.

Quick Stats:
Major bloodlines: Jazz It Up
Stud Fee: $5,000
First foals in 2022

Fully Booked

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How'd You Do? / 12/2
« on: December 02, 2017, 01:18:55 pm »
Nice day, everyone brought home a paycheck.


Wins:
Mellori (3yo, Slew O'Scots) in a NW1 Allowance, breaking her maiden

Shows:
Sepia (2yo, Mr. Prospective) in a NW2 Allowance

Fourths:
Storm Charm (2yo, Conflagration) in a NW1 Allowance
Lose Control (2yo, Mantle of Power) in a NW3 Allowance
Jungle Storm (2yo, Animal Kingdom) in a NW3 Allowance
Isle Royale (2yo, Von Lichtenstein) in a NW3 Allowance (also known as last, haha, but at least she got some money!)

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General/Questions / 2020 Results (Finally)
« on: November 11, 2017, 04:56:03 pm »
2020 results have been processed and people should have been awarded money and the choice of horses. :) Sorry for it taking me almost a year (!) to process things.

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General/Questions / Anyone want to manage Stillwater?
« on: March 02, 2017, 09:20:56 am »
I'm realising that I've been really lacklustre about managing my ponies this year. They've all been running, but I've missed a few race days entirely, and they're not getting the attention they need.

Plus (and this is the big thing), I want to devote FF spare time to working on the beta...otherwise it'll never get written. (She says...6? years later...)

So, would anyone like to manage the barn of 253 (at current count) racing ponies? If so, please PM me. Happy to work out payment of some sort (FF cash, possibly ponies, whatever floats your boat). I may be able to take back over sometime this year, but I'm not counting on it.

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Horses For Sale / Stillwater Farms Auction
« on: January 06, 2017, 10:51:30 am »
Stillwater Farms New Year Auction Catalogue

Jan 7th - Jan 14th

No reserves, but I would be sad to see these guys go for $1k each. ;)

Somehow I've managed to consign 50 (!) horses. Highlights include:

Racehorses:

Away In Dreams - 2yo filly by Ich. Take Me Away (S), out of Fleeting Dreams (S). Half sister to MSW Ch. Ephemeral, and SWs Black Cigar and A.P. Dreams. All siblings to race are at least winners. Only selling as I have her yearling full sister.

Blister In The Sun - 2yo filly by Sun King out of Always In Trouble (G). Half-sister to MSW Ch. Iyaiyai and SP Long Slow Kisses.

Ce'nedra - 4yo mare by WCh. Nightfight (G) out of NCh. Crimson Princess (G). Half-sister to MSWs NCh. Crowned, GCh. Majestic, Ch. Catchafallingstar, Ch. Sable Princess, Ch. Gimme A Crown, and Ch. Fairytale Princess. She has won on the track. Only selling as I own multiple sisters.

Dance Double - 4yo mare by FFCh. TakeMeToHollywood (S) out of GCh. Carbon Copy (P). Half-sister to MSWs ICh. Sixth Day, Ch. Corunda, and GCh. Apprintice. She has won on the track herself. Again, only selling as I have multiple sisters.

Broodmares:

GCh. Sela - 11yo created mare, MSW and multi-millionaire on the track. Dam of 4 foals to race, all winners. In foal to Blue Smoke for April 2021.

GCh. Snowflake - 14yo mare by Point Given (S) out of Trouble Ahead (S). MSW on the track. Dam of 3 foals to race, all winners. In foal to Sea the Stars for Feb 2021.

Yearlings:

Echo - colt by WCh. Strider (G) out of Ch. Eternity (G). Dam was a MSW on the track. Half-brother to MSW Ch. Puzzle Whiz and SW GCh. Embellished.

Seventh Prince - colt by ICh. Sixth Day (B) out of NCh. Crowned (G). Dam was a MSW millionaire on the track. Half-brother to MSW GCh. King's Knight. All siblings to race are at least winners.

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Foaling Barn / Stillwater 2021 Foals
« on: January 01, 2017, 11:34:29 am »
Happy new year! Lots of new arrivals today, grateful they're all healthy.

Introducing...

DARK SMOKE
ICh. Blue Smoke (B) x Behind A Veil - GCh. Highland Laird (S)
8h black colt

First foal from this SP mare

CRAFTY FOXX
Deep Impact x NCh. Celtic Foxx (S) - NCh. Highland Wizard (S)
10.1h bay colt

Half-brother to SWs Clochan na bhFomha and Fiery Foxx

LONESOME GOLD
NCh. Bellagio (S) x GCh. Etched In Gold - NCh. Government Secret (S)
9h bay colt

Third foal from this MSW mare

SPEEDY CAT
WCh. Usain Bolt x GCh. Fairy Cat - ICh. Alley Cat (B)
7.3h bay filly

First foal from this MSW mare

RAINBOW FAIRY
ICh. Unabridged (S) x Ch. Indigo - Rainbow Quest (S)
8.1h dark bay filly

First filly from this mare! Half-sister to 6 colts, including SW Effervescent.

DARK RIGH
GCh. Edinburgh x Ch. Sable Princess - WCh. King David (B)
9.3h dark bay colt

Second foal from this MSW mare

UNDER THE STARS
Sea the Stars x Sleeplessinseattle (B) - Seattle Slew (G)
8.1h bay colt

Half-brother to SW Missed Connection and SP Flibbertigibbet

TWISTED
Curlin x Ch. Tickled Pink (S) - FFCh. High Chances (S)
8.1h chestnut colt

First colt from this SW mare, both older siblings to race are winners

6 Colts | 2 Fillies | 110 due

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General/Questions / POLL: Famous Studs in 2021, Round 2
« on: December 11, 2016, 08:26:33 am »
Stats about new suggested stallions here: http://www.finalfurlong.org/forum/index.php?topic=10110.0

These stallions have already been chosen for 2021:
American Pharoah
Bernardini
Blame
Frosted
Sea the Stars

Invasor will NOT stand at stud in 2021

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How'd You Do? / 12/10
« on: December 10, 2016, 01:45:32 pm »
Might be my best day all year...better late than never I guess?

Wins:
Elysia Chlorotica (2yo, Sea the Stars) in a NW1 Allowance, her first win since summer
Reckless (3yo, Foolhardy) in a NW2 Allowance
Translucent Jelly (3yo, Akhetnaten) in a NW3 Allowance
Tam Lin (2yo, Changeling) in a NW3 Allowance, breaking his maiden
Con Dar (3yo, Candidate) in a NW2 Allowance, his second win in a row
Texas Guinan (3yo, Spock) in an Allowance, her second win in a row
Ch. Pity the Fool (3yo, I'm No Fool) in a NW2 Allowance, his first win this year
Ch. Akamai (2yo, High Chances) in the Planet Hollywood Breeders' Stakes (Gr. 2), his first stakes win

Places:
Finest Hour (2yo, Foolhardy) in a NW2 Allowance
Firebreather (4yo, Ring of Fire) in a NW2 Allowance
Faylinn (3yo, Empire Maker) in a NW3 Allowance
Tarnished Mirror (3yo, I'm No Fool) in a NW2 Allowance
Ce'nedra (3yo, Nightfight) in an Allowance

Shows:
Go To Extremes (3yo, Demand the Best) in a NW2 Allowance
Take Your Tern (3yo, TakeMeToHollywood) in a NW3 Allowance
Star Treatment (3yo, Demand the Best) in a NW3 Allowance
Espresso Engraving (3yo, Player) in a NW3 Allowance
Ch. Muir

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