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Keeping any siring line going over time is not easy. They bloom and fade, then bloom again. Dominance changes, and a sire line also needs a good compatible or outcross mare pool to work with, and vice versa. So there is a lot of genetic logic behind the changing fortunes of siring lines. What was […]

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2021 Bee’s breeding

After a long pause in this blog, I have decided to bring it up to date and perhaps add a few new blogs. For those who may be interested, I am still breeding, but no longer selling at yearling sales. This frees me up to focus on breeding matches and mares that I like and […]

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I have no idea what the future plans are for Lazarus, and I am sure the very experienced owners and trainers have a few – but each step at a time will be the approach. However as an outsider, I can put out one option right now – here is a potential successor down under to […]

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Time to think

Coming up soon – some updates on siring legacies down under, and other interesting observations…But right now, I’m full on with my day job and in the weekends I am topping paddocks and clearing chook runs, so give me a break if I don’t post anything up until next weekend. Oh  I would love your […]

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Update: Have received the photos from Sara and also a very recent result from Lady Moonlight’s first foal – one start, one win, you can’t do better. Check the race result at the bottom of the blog and thanks to Dot “Sherlock” Schmidt for picking that up. Just a wee heads up – I have been […]

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It is late in the season now, and some of us (me included) are still waiting to see if/when some of our mares are positive. Others still have a mare to breed (or not) and can’t decide. So what do you do for that last minute fertile “go for it” low-cost service? The Christmas shop window is […]

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Michele Carson is a long-time breeder, for many years in partnership with Tony Milina, and is one of the few who try to survive without an additional income. She describes herself as “crazy” for trying but it is a passion that endures and by focusing on quality she has had a good degree of success. […]

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I was flicking through the 2014/2015 Register of Standardbred Stallions of New Zealand today (while listening to the NZ vs Sri Lanka cricket test) when a strange fact jumped out at me: Western Hanover is almost totally missing from the maternal line of sires. In fact the only sire available here with Western Hanover as his […]

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