Editor’s Note: The Jockey Club has asked for public comment on their proposal to cap at 140 the number of mares a stallion can breed annually. In this ongoing series, we will publish the perspectives of breeders, stallion farms and others on the proposal.
TDN’s Carly Silver profiles Stone Farm’s Lynn Hancock, her appreciation for the industry and her role in the operation of the family farm.
It’s been 30 years since Charlie Whittingham’s brilliant Sunday Silence parlayed victories in Santa Anita’s San Felipe Stakes and Santa Anita Derby to victories over eastern-based rival Easy Goer in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Breeders’ Cup Classic, but even though three decades have passed, his achievements continue to rank as some of the most compelling in the annals of American racing.
Quality Response (f, 2, Quality Road-Argue, by Storm Cat) chased a fast pace while wide and drew clear powerfully in the lane to become the latest ‘TDN Rising Star’ for Bob Baffert at Del Mar Sunday afternoon.