Giant in stature

By Frances J. Karon It was a blow to the industry when the “Iron Horse” Giant’s Causeway passed away at Ashford Stud in April of 2018, and I was reminded of that when scrolling through the black-type stakes results from the past week, when Giant’s Causeway’s sire- and broodmare sire-lines were represented by stakes horses in … Continue reading Giant in stature

Got Stormy?

By Frances J. Karon In June, I used this space to write about Stormy Atlantic, of whom I’ve long been an admirer. I’ve become an admirer of his son Get Stormy, too, with more to like all the time, it seems. Get Stormy is a $6,500 Crestwood Farm stallion whose 4yo daughter Got Stormy (dam by Malabar … Continue reading Got Stormy?

Seeking Perfection

By Frances J. Karon For three years, Seeking the Soul has been a persistent, consistent reminder of what an excellent servant Perfect Soul has been to WTC client Charles “Chuck” Fipke, a man of faith in his stallions, including — or perhaps, especially — Perfect Soul. Perfect Soul, by Sadler’s Wells out of Ball Chairman … Continue reading Seeking Perfection