2016 Mares Covered by Outcross Sires
by David Cowl
When the Report on Mares Bred is published I take a look to see how the North American based outcross sires fared during the breeding season.
I break things down into three categories based on the number of mares covered: Group 1 (100 or more), Group 2 (50 -
Here's how they fared in 2016.
Animal Kingdom -
Mizzen Mast -
Field Commission -
Big Drama -
Slew's Tiznow -
Hat Trick -
Lewis Michael -
Milwaukee Brew -
Early Flyer -
Southern Image (21) and Kafwain (20) came close to making the list. The rest were "up the track or distanced".
Update December 7, 2016:
A few days after posting the above, Skipshot had his first black-
Chance of Luck (USA)gr/r c 2014 21-
Winning Chance (CAN) gr/r m 1999 Alphabet Soup x Winning Spurs by Buckley Boy was a stellar race mare here in Canada. Her record was 22-
She won the Ontario Damsel and Bell Mahone Stakes at Woodbine.
Hopefully more breeders start to take notice of what's available on the list.