I got this horse after he came off the track. He was my "heart horse" for lack of a less sappy term. I loved him and still do, so much personality and try! We did very well in the jumper ring competing up into the high Jr AO's until it was in his best interest to retire.
I had him for 13 years, it's been almost 5 years since he died and I was looking back at his bloodlines.
I know he didn't do anything on the track but could someone tell me if he was well bred for racing? Basically did his breeders know what they were doing? He may not have done well for them on the track but they bred one hell of a good horse in my eyes! Would also love to know the barn that bred him and if they are still around!
My Egyptian Love was bred by Jesco Farms and Bolara Farms, according to www.equibase.com, but I don't have any idea how you might go about finding out if they are still around.
But, you know, any breeder who may have lost track of one of their horses over the years was heartened by your post. I think everyone would like to think that their horse left the track to go on to a new job that they love, with someone who appreciates and cares for them.
Thanks for what you did. You must have wonderful memories!
Thank you for the information! He was very loved and I really believe he loved me. Everyone always said "that horse would jump the barn if he thought you wanted him to". He was truly a one of a kind horse! I miss him everyday.
Thank you again for the information!
If you don't have anything nice to say about someone, come sit by me.
Hoist the Flag was a 2 year old champion and favorite for the Derby until he got hurt. Tom Rolfe was also very good and as someone else pointed out part of a great sire line. Princequillo was one of the BEST sires, Ribot, etc lots of great ones here
Kaui King won the Derby and Preakness, and Native Dancer though further back was incrediable. so yes he had very nice breeding and while he wasn't a runner, found his true place with you.