Old Friends Blog: Eye of the Tiger

Eye of the Tiger was bred and raced by John D. Gunther, who also bred Triple Crown winner Justify. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, then Kiaran McLaughlin, he won the Washington Park H (G2) and Affirmed H (G3) and was a competitor in the 2003 Kentucky ... Read More

Old Friends Blog: Afternoon Deelites

Two days ago our grand old man Afternoon Deelites was euthanized due to inoperable colic. He passed just days after his racing owner and breeder, Burt Bacharach. Read more on the blog here. ... Read More

Old Friends Blog: Quindici Man Delivers The Look

Among Laura’s latest photos this morning I was wowed by this one of Quindici Man, just as a really striking picture. Too bad he’s so muddy, I thought. If he was clean I’d have uses for that photo on OF materials. Then I realized it’s the line... Read More

Old Friends Blog: The Loss of Star Plus

Star Plus was a longtime favorite and loved by many visitors. Some met him a decade ago when he had the paddock where Birdstone now lives and played enthusiastic host to every tour. Read more here.... Read More

Old Friends Blog: Saying Goodbye to Thornfield

Thornfield, by Sky Classic out of Alexandrina, a daughter of Conquistador Cielo, was bred in Canada by Knob Hill Stable, which raced him. He specialized on the turf and ran all but one of his starts at Woodbine in Ontario. Read more here.... Read More



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