Skitter Scatter

It’s Frankel For Skitter Scatter’s First Mating

Success can be measured in numerous ways, though longevity must be considered a great yardstick no matter the field in which someone excels. Airlie Stud has been a leader of the bloodstock industry since it was established in the 1960s by the late Captain Tim Rogers, under whose management it became a stallion farm of great proportions. His wife Sonia took the reins upon his passing in 1984 and after deciding to focus completely on a quality broodmare band, has developed the next phase of the Airlie legacy alongside her...

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Goffs Releases Deep Orby Catalogue

Goffs on Thursday released the catalogue for its flagship Orby yearling sale, with 472 yearlings set to be offered on Oct. 1 and 2. This year, Orby celebrated a second consecutive Oaks winner when Channel (Ire) (Nathaniel {Ire}) was victorious in the G1 Prix de Diane. Bred by Kilcarn Stud, Channel was an €18,000 private purchase at Orby in 2017 by Meridian International. The year prior, G1 Investec Oaks winner Forever Together (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) had been bought by MV Magnier for €900,000. One of the highlights of this year's...

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