Sires for 2021: The Regional Scene

After completing our marathon tour of covering options in the Bluegrass, today we take a tour of the main regional hubs. Clearly, it would be impractical to go into anything like the same depth and, besides, local breeders know their own markets best. But while we will only visit some of the principal centers, and pick out only one or two names in each, bloodstock investors anywhere can acknowledge the professionalism that unites horsemen, coast to coast, and think about the possibilities of diversification or experiment--above all in those programs...

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Greatness Returns to Solera Farm 'For Life'

Florida sire Greatness (Mr. Prospector--Harbour Club, by Danzig) has returned to his roots and will stand the 2020 season at Solera Farm in Williston, west of Ocala, Fla, Dr. Krista Seltzer announced Monday. There he will join Field Commission, Florida's eighth-leading active sire of 2019 with progeny earnings of more than $1.6 million. "[Greatness] has a home here for life beyond his breeding career," said Seltzer. "My dad [Edward Seltzer] bred him, raised and raced him and now he is back with us forever." The 21-year-old Greatness is one of...

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