Zenyatta in foal to War Front; Frankel better pick

War Front x Zenyatta

2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and one of the greatest mares of all time, Zenyatta, is 37 days in foal to Claiborne Farm stallion War Front ($80,000 Stands & Nurses). The 2010 Horse of the Year has already produced a 2012 colt by Bernardini and a 2013 son of Tapit. War Front is an up […]

Five comparable stallions to Bernardini for 1/3 cost

Stallion Bernardini

Third crop sire Bernardini will stand at Darley for $150k in 2013 just as he did in 2012. He is the last great son of the prolific A.P. Indy and he boasts a wonderful female family as he is by the Grade 1 winning Quiet American mare Cara Rafaela. He was a classic winner and […]

Alpha Finally Has Chance To Prove He’s Top Dog In Wood Memorial

  The talented and charismatic Alpha has proven to be an enigma for handicappers and horseracing fans this season.  After a successful juvenile campaign, Alpha was on most early Kentucky Derby watch lists.  However, a strange prep schedule has left most baffled about how good Alpha really is.  Saturday, the son of Bernardini will finally […]

Zenyatta’s first mate is Bernardini


Here’s a surprise. Most of us thought that since Zenyatta was being taken care of at Lanes End that she would be bred to a Lanes End stallion. Mostly likely among those to be her mate was AP Indy. Makes sense, right? Wrong. The daughter of Street Cry is headed to a son of AP […]