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Tapwrit's First Foal Arrives

GI Belmont S. winner Tapwrit (Tapit) was represented by his first foal Jan. 27. The colt out of Anna Elizabeth (Animal Kingdom) was born at Waymore Farms in Kentucky. Tapwrit stands at Gainesway for $12,500.

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First Foal For Long River

The first foal for Long River (A.P. Indy) arrived at Anchor & Hope Farm in Maryland Jan. 23. Bred by Lady Olivia, the chestnut colt is out of Joe Bee (American Lion). MSW & GISP Long River stands for $3,000.

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BC Hero Talismanic's First Foal is a Colt

2017 GI Longines Breeders' Cup Turf hero and MG1SW Talismanic (GB) (Medaglia d'Oro) sired his first foal, a colt, on Jan. 25, Darley Japan announced. The bay colt is the first produce of the winning Dynamis (Jpn) (Street Sense), from the family of Japanese Horse of the Year Air Groove (Jpn) (Tony Bin {Ire}), herself the dam of Japanese Champion Older Mare Admire Groove (Jpn) (Sunday Silence). Admire Groove, a half-sister to G1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup winner and sire Rulership (Jpn) (King Kamehameha {Jpn}) is already a proven commodity...

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Seahenge, Third in the Dewhurst, Sires First Foal

G2 Champagne S. hero Seahenge (Scat Daddy)'s first foal was born on Jan. 21, Jour de Galop reported. The filly is the fourth foal from Courmarine (Ire) (Smart Strike). Third in the G1 Dewhurst S., the bay stands for a fee of €5,000 at Haras de la Haie Neuve in 2020.

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Classic-Placed Mr. Owen Celebrates First Foal

MSP Mr. Owen (Invincible Spirit {Ire}), who stands at Haras du Petit Tellier, sired his first foal, a filly, on Jan. 25, according to Jour de Galop. Born at Haras des Marais, the bay is out of the maiden mare Penjing (Fr) (Olympic Glory {Ire}). Third in the 2015 G1 Poule d'Essai des Poulains, the former David Simcock trainee stands at Haras du Petit Tellier for €3,000 in 2020.

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First Foal For Long On Value

Long On Value (Value Plus--Long Message, by Orientate) was represented by his first foal Jan. 22, a colt born at Hidden Oaks Farm in Ocala. Owned by Just For Fun Stables, the foal is out of Valid Meadow (Meadowlake). Grade I winner Long On Value stands at Pleasant Acre Stallions.

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Filly Foal is the First for Cracksman

English/French highweight and two-time G1 Champion S. hero Cracksman (GB) (Frankel {GB}) sired his first reported foal at Newsells Park Stud on Jan. 22, Darley announced on Thursday. Bred by W & R Barnett Ltd., the filly is out of Amber Silk (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}), a winning full-sister to G1 Irish 1000 Guineas heroine and GI E.P. Taylor S. victress Just The Judge (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}) from the family of MGSW and G1 Epsom Oaks/G1 Coronation Cup third High Heeled (Ire) (High Chaparral {Ire}). Julian Dollar, General Manager of Newsells...

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Funtastic Has First Foal

Grade I winner Funtastic (More Than Ready--Quiet Dance, by Quiet American) was represented by his first foal, a filly, Monday. Born at Nuckols Farm in Midway, KY, the filly is out of the Elusive Quality mare Tenshi, who is a half to GSW Something Ventured (Cobra King). "We are extremely excited about the arrival of Funtastic's first foal crop," said Tom Hamm, Director of Stallion Seasons at Three Chimneys Farm. "Funtastic himself is very good looking, and was a highly talented athlete by dominant sire More Than Ready. That, coupled...

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July Cup Winner's First Foal is a Filly

G1 July Cup hero Harry Angel (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire})'s first foal arrived on Jan. 22, a filly out of Karijini (Ger) (Siyouni {Fr}), Darley announced. Born at Brighwalton Stud, the chestnut's second dam is a full-sister to European highweight Stagecraft (GB) (Sadler's Wells). "[She is] a very nice foal, very strong for a maiden mare," said Brighwalton Stud's Stud Manager Sean Keane. "Good body, well put together, short coupled, good shoulder, healthy and strong. I'm very happy with her." Harry Angel will stand for £20,000 in the upcoming season.

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Champion Accelerate Sires First Foal

The first foal for 2018 Eclipse Award-winning older dirt male Accelerate (Lookin At Lucky--Issues, by Awesome Again) arrived Jan. 21 when Sweet Congrats (Congrats) produced a colt in Lexington, KY. The foal is the first from her dam, a full-sister to the stakes-placed duo of Free Cover and Victory Is Sweet and from the female family of 2018 Woodbine Oaks winner Dixie Moon (Curlin). Accelerate stands at Lane's End Farm. "We're very excited about him, he's a very good-bodied foal, very much like his sire," said Bob McCann, whose McCann...

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James Garfield Sires First Foal

The first reported foal for MGSW & G1SP James Garfield (Ire) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) was a filly born at Stetchworth and Middle Park Studs on the evening of Jan. 21, Rathbarry Stud announced on Wednesday. Owned by Stetchworth and Middle Park, the filly is out of Butsova (Ire) (Dansili {GB}), herself a half-sister to G3 Balanchine S. heroine Bye Bye Birdie (Ire) (Oasis Dream {GB}). This is the extended family of Eclipse Champion Grass Mare Dank (GB) (Dansili {GB}), Irish highweight and G1 Hong Kong Cup hero Eagle Mountain...

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First Foal for Hoppertunity

MGISW Hoppertunity (Any Given Saturday--Refugee, by Unaccounted For) has his first foal on the ground. The bay filly was born Jan. 14 at Peter Alafoginis's farm in Lawrenceville in north central Pennsylvania. Bred by Rick Molineaux, she is out of stakes-winning Rhythm in Shoes (by Rhythm), and is a half-sister to seven winners. Hoppertunity stands his second season at Northview Stallion Station PA for $5,000 live foal, payable when the foal stands and nurses.

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