Chad Schemer

Favorite Horse: Christie DeBernardis, Gerry Duffy & Chad Schumer

The terms `best' and `favorite' are typically two subjective concepts when it comes the Thoroughbred racehorse. The TDN's Gary King reached out to key players from different facets of the industry to hear their thoughts. Email Gary King ([email protected]) to have your say. CHRISTIE DEBERNARDIS, TDN Over the past seven years at the TDN, I have been blessed to witness many of racing's greats, which I thought would make it very difficult to choose just one. But, when given this assignment, there was one horse who immediately came to mind,...

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The Nomination Struggle: Chad Schumer

Chris McGrath's Value Sires series in the TDN has frequently touched on the difficulty in selling nominations to stallions in their third year at stud, as well as to solid, established stallions standing for a moderate fee. We asked stallion managers and nominations teams as well as bloodstock agents what changes could be made, if any, to help the situation. Chad Schumer, Schumer Bloodstock I think there appears to be nearly unlimited demand for viable first-crop stallions. From what I hear, farms look at between 300 to 400 applications for...

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Secret Circle Relocating to Louisiana

Secret Circle (Eddington--Ragtime Hope, by Dixieland Band), who achieved the rare feat of winning multiple Breeders' Cup races, will relocate to Michele Rodriguez's Elite Thoroughbreds in Louisiana, it was announced Monday. The deal was brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock. Trained by Bob Baffert, Secret Circle was perfect in three starts at two, capped by a victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint, but successfully carried his speed around two turns at three, winning the GIII Southwest S. and GII Rebel S. before finishing second to stablemate Bodemeister (Empire...

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