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January 1 is the traditional time for foaling season in for Thoroughbred breeders. As baby horses emerge throughout the spring, we’ll be featuring some of the cutest and most notable newborns we see featured on Twitter. Come back every Sunday to start your week off right!
This daughter of super stallion Tapit and champion mare Havre de Grace is already showing a lot of attitude! She can’t stop and she won’t stop:
We think this adorable son of Hard Spun looks a lot like his mama Golden Velvet:
This little guy is sired by (aka fathered by) Bodemeister and he looks like a little powerhouse!
This daughter of Uptowncharlybrown has a very caring mother in her dam Kimberly Diamond:
(UptownCharlyBrown/Kimberley Diamond) f. 2-22-14 pic.twitter.com/tN0hAdBvgs— Fantasy Lane Stables (@FantasyLaneStbl) February 23, 2014
That face! This adorable filly is by 2012 Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags and her mother is Bit of the Bubbly:
This son of City Zip and Broken Dreams came into the world with an enviable pair of knee socks:
New foal this morning, colt by City Zip out of 2X G3 winner Broken Dreams. He'll be dangerous down the hill! pic.twitter.com/0D2WNJIJzA— Craig Bernick (@craigb1818) February 21, 2014
If this son of Dialed In out of the mare Sally’s Song is as fast as he is flashy, his fellow Thoroughbreds had better watch out!
Now that’s sass! Her mother ought to tell this daughter of Bullet Train her face will stay that way if she keeps that up!
A filly by Bullet Train pic.twitter.com/j2vHixCVIT— Stoli (@I_AmStoli) February 22, 2014
He’s got legs! This son of Quality Road out of She Is Raging looks like a powerful little guy:
This foal by Spring At Last out of Elegant Finish wants to be sure the photographer caught his good side:
This daughter of Cal Nation is clearly having some sweet dreams – maybe of victories to come?
He’s a proud papa! Jersey Town is a horse who tweets and is the father of this frisky little girl out of Perfect Belle:
This foal by Wilburn out of the mare Margarita Nites is drying to figure out exactly how to graze with those long, long legs!
Have a foal that you’d like to see featured here in future editions? Tweet the baby’s photo and lineage to @ABRLive!