Taylor Made's newest sire, the multiple graded stakes winner
Old Fashioned, received high praise from Daily Racing Form columnist
Frank Mitchell in his recent column which reviewed several horses
entering stallion ranks in 2010.
The column, published on Feb. 18 was full of positives for Old Fashioned, who stands for $12,500 LF.
is arguably the most beautiful horse among the entering stallions of
2010. Old Fashioned is not huge, unlike so many of his sire's
offspring, but he is splendidly shaped, with balance and quality nicely
joined to muscle and scope,” Mitchell writes.
also sees Old Fashioned's stud fee as a perfect price in difficult
economic times. “Old Fashioned also provides a line of demarcation
between the upper-echelon entering stallions and the young prospects
standing for $10,000 and less. Above that price are the horses we might
consider [out of price range of smaller breeders] and below are the
ones we might label Kentucky competitive.”
article was published, Old Fashioned has been confirmed to have his
first two mares in foal from his debut book at stud, putting his new
career off to a very promising start.