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Stall Street Journal Entry 28

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Stall Street Journal – Entry # 28

We thought we would take you through a “Dog Day Afternoon” on the farm. In other words, what sorts of things happen during a “typical” summer day here at McMahon Thoroughbreds of Saratoga.

  • -Prep the Saratoga sale yearlings…long walks, euro-ciser workouts, first baths, lots of brushing/grooming/handling
  • -Vaccinate the foals
  • -Final vet check of some late covered mares…our fingers are crossed
  • -Host a large caravan visiting from western New York
  • -Prepare advertising/marketing for upcoming editions of trade publications
  • -Send out June billing
  • -Wolf down lunch
  • -Check whether we have enough fans for all the stalls
  • -Check weather --- to see if we’ll finally be able to cut our hay
  • -Meet with builder regarding barn renovations
  • -Unload final group of mares returning from Kentucky
  • -Evaluate stock for potential entries in Fasig-Tipton’s Saratoga’s October Mixed Sale
  • -Visit track to check on a couple of our racehorses in training
  • -Haul manure
  • -Haul feed
  • -Haul water
  • -Remember to drink enough water
  • -Answer phone calls from clients, sales companies, newspapers, etc.
  • -Lead mares/foals and stallions in and out
  • -… an assortment of other details

 Is there any wonder why we sleep well at night?

 Winner’s Circle

 While all of our stallions had a bunch of winners over the last week, we are most excited/proud about a three year old filly that we bred and raised here named EFFIE TRINKET. She is by FREUD (out of Maya’s Note), owned by Patsy Simons, and trained by Rick Violette. She won the open $100K Diamondrella Stakes at Belmont going seven furlongs on the grass in 1:21:1. Very exciting, indeed!

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Stall Street Journal-Entry 32, Farewell to Highcliff.

McMahon News

Friday, January 29, 2021
Sand Hill Stables went to $175,000 for Hip 805, a filly out of the Grand Reward mare Best Reward, to top the sale.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds announced the arrival of the first foal from the first crop by Curlin’s son Solomini, a multiple G1 performer.
Author: Byron King - The Bloodhorse
Monday, December 14, 2020
Progeny of Central Banker paid dividends across the country Dec. 12, with the 10-year-old siring five winners, including Bankit and Niko's Dream in stakes.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Laoban (Uncle Mo–Chattertown, by Speightstown), a son of champion and perennial leading sire Uncle Mo and one of the leading sires of his freshman class, is relocating from Sequel Stallions in New York to WinStar Farm.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Central Banker, Redesdale, and Solomini will stand for reduced fees in 2021.