Back in July, I wrote about shockwave therapy – the controversial veterinary procedure used to treat any number of routine aches and pains in racehorses but one that is viewed with no small suspicion due to its analgesic effects, leading to fears of improper use close to breezing and to race-day.
Of all four categories for which Thoroughbred Racing Commentary provides rankings, that for Sires is the most volatile. We are forced to make projections for stallions at all different stages of their careers, taking into account the quality of a stallion’s results but also the uncertainty that they will be reproduced.
Here are nine sires whose performance intrigues us, and who we will be tracking closely into 2019 Read more
The two-minute Q&A - leading figures in international racing answer five key questions about the sport they love
TRC’s weekly industry digest - a round-up of international racing news from the previous week