02 May Talk Derby To Me
April showers bring May flowers…roses to be exact! It is time for the 144th Run for the Roses at the Kentucky Derby and we are up to our withers with Horse Country connections. Maybe we are biased, but it is easy to get excited for the most thrilling 2 minutes in racing when the field hits so close to home.
Mendelssohn – partly owned by Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor of Coolmore; sired by the late Scat Daddy of Coolmore; raised on Hallway Feeds; was the September sale session topper in 2016 as a yearling, where he sold for $3M; half brother to Into Mischief & Beholder who stand at Spendthrift
Vino Russo – sired by Curlin who is owned by Stonestreet
Bravazo – sired by Awesome Again of Adena Springs
Free Drop Billy – sired by Union Rags of Lane’s End Farm
Combatant – sired by the late Scat Daddy of Coolmore