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Stall Street Journal Entry 7

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

                        McMahon’s Stall Street Journal -Entry #7

                              Open House Review – “Expert” picks

It was an exciting weekend here on the farm. This past weekend’s Open House provided a good opportunity to network, look over some mighty fine horseflesh, and provide answers to any remaining questions regarding breeding decisions. The stallions were “gussied up” and presented beautifully by our team. Traffic throughout the weekend was enthusiastic and steady.

The following provides some personal preferences by some in the crowd:

Sarah McMahon (age 8): I don’t really know a lot of them. Maybe TOUCH GOLD…I like his name.

Cecil Fisk (Owner/Breeder): CATIENUS. His nick is fabulous with one of our mares.

Kirstyn LeBlanc (trainer/breeder): Love TOUCH GOLD’S pedigree. He’s always in New York’s Top Five. I also like UTOPIA. I’ve seen a lot of his babies and they are all promising. How can you miss with the breeding program we now have in New York!

Kyle McMahon (age 13): UTOPIA. He has good babies!

Benjamin Perez (Stallion manager): I like them all! HERE COMES BEN…and it’s not just because of his name. It’s because of his attitude. He’s a happy horse. He’s always working out… he like to run.

Harry Stanyon (Owner - Mountain Top Stable): HERE COMES BEN. He has Turn-To in his pedigree from Street Cry. That is very important to me.

Kristen Russell (Breeder – Triple Black Diamond Stable): TEUFLESBERG. The performance of his progeny thus far is quite impressive. He also matches well with our mare from a Nick Analysis.

Michael Shevy (Trainer/Owner): I have a beautiful UTOPIA yearling, so I’ll probably send one back to him. Also, ALPHABET SOUP is just an old, classy horse.

Johnny McMahon (age 14): ALPHABET SOUP has been a really good stallion throughout his entire career.

David Smart (Breeder/Owner at SmartLee Farms): I have a mare due tonight with a UTOPIA foal, and another is coming up from ALPHABET SOUP. I am looking carefully at JUSTENUFFHUMOR though, as his female family is just so good, and his babies are reported to be real handsome individuals.

Cathy Franzoni (Owner - Team Cowboy Racing). They all look so handsome. UTOPIA was on his toes and has a lot of energy. But ALPHABET SOUP…oh, is he a handsome horse!

Kay Zwirn (Breeder – Rainbow Fields Farm): That MR. SEKIGUCHI is quite an eyeful. He has the right to make a nice stallion being a Storm Cat out of a wonderful female family. I’d like to give him a chance. They sure priced him favorably enough.

A good time had by all!

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