2018

Happy Derby Day!!

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Posted by mike

All the best on this glorious morning here in Saratoga -- terrible storm last night that left limbs down everywhere, but we awoke to a sunny, crisp cool Spring morning ready to celebrate and enjoy this year's Kentucky Derby. And what a race this year -- we've got at least 9 horses who I would not be too terribly surprised if they won.  Yep 9 -- really narrowing it down for your aren't I?? We've got a couple who may be as talented as their limited number of races suggest they may be, and a few more who look positioned to step it up enough as they mature --- some of these I think may take a little longer and won't do so today, but I'm getting ahead of myself.  First, I wanted to report on the Bliss horses: Strikealinethruit and Irishtocat have both had lovely fillies this year and are down with their dates in Kentucky --we expect to have the foals and mares back in New York in June.  And if I get time later, I'll update this post with photos, but you can always go to our Facebook page which has the most recent photos and videos: https://www....

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Showalittlefaith!

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Posted by mike
Showalittlefaith!

It has been some time since my last post, so there's a lot of ground to cover . . .and while it's almost impossible for me to be brief, I'll try - no promises.  Also, there's some pretty pictures to keep your interest up. First, let's cover the breeding side of things since we're headed into foaling season -- actually, we're already in foaling season but our mares won't have foals until a few weeks from now.  We have Irishtocat expected to foal an Upstart filly or colt and Strikealinethruit expected to drop an Outwork foal not too long after - the babies are a great part of the game and as. you can see from the pictures below, the foals from '17 are doing quite well under Cheryl and Michael's care in Fort Edward.  The Take Charge Indy - Irishtocat filly is particularly elegant reminding me very much of Bella Attrice at the same age, and the Freud - Strikealinethruit colt looks like a typical Freud, solid and racey.  We're hoping to sell both these fine horses as yearlings in 2018.        At left, Strikealinethruit's Freud colt is learning at an early age that carrots are a good thing!         At right, the Freud ...

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