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- n. Thoroughbred animals in general, but especially horses.
- n. The breeding line of a thoroughbred horse or other animal.
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- n. thoroughbred horses (collectively).
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- n. thoroughbred horses (collectively)
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Last Wednesday, at Godolphin's annual pre-season media morning in Dubai, Simon Crisford, one of Sheikh Mohammed's most trusted advisors, made it clear that Godolphin and, by implication, the rest of the Maktoum family's bloodstock operations would refuse to run their horses in any sub-tariff event this year.
John Warren, who is also the bloodstock advisor to the Queen, travels the world looking at yearlings every autumn and then Herbert attempts to secure and market them.
Who could have guessed that one of the four, from the hundreds of yearlings to pass through the sheikh's immense bloodstock operation in 2009, would end up as the favourite for the Derby this afternoon?
I said to Anthony Bromley a bloodstock agent, let's get in and have this horse, they must be getting really disillusioned now.
Brian Foret, of the Stallion Company, Lexington, KY, advises the partnership and guides them through the intricacies of racing and bloodstock.
Dubai's ruling Maktoum family has a long history of investing in Australia's finest horse-racing bloodstock.
The sales grounds are open to the public, and if you stay quiet and watch the comings and goings, listen to the conversations between the bloodstock agents and their clients, you can get a passable education in Thoroughbred 101.
On the sale's second night, bloodstock agent J.J. Crupi bought a Tale of the Cat colt for NY based Repole Stables, LLC for $140,000.
In the fragile world of the bloodstock business, that's some feat.
The company has launched two funds investing in high-end bloodstock, using its proven track record to identify quality mares.