Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Last November I flagged up to blog followers the successful Shadow Play horse racing in Argentina – and indeed the fact that there was harness racing in Argentina at all!!

Well, the horse – Chucaro Acero BC –  is coming to Meadowlands to race tomorrow.

I’m not fussed about the results, just love the fact that we have an international industry and some countries coming in from left field.

A bit like the Cricket World Cup (currently  in New Zealand, gorgeous weather, great pitches, fantastic matches unless you are from England) with the standardbred “minnows” like Argentina still able to try to rattle the big guns, and learn from the experience.

And yes, I do like Shadow Play as a sire that can give depth to our pedigrees. I am a little tired of the focus on such a limited sire pool at the top end of the market.

You can find out more about Chucaro Acero BC on harnessracingupdate.com – their newsletter is always a breath of fresh air and easy to read.

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