Cute Foals of the Week for Feb. 19

The Life

Thoroughbreds in North America all celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1, so as soon as the New Year rolls around, so does “foaling season” – that magical time that lasts from the beginning of January through the late spring when racehorse babies are born.

In this weekly piece, we’ll bring you the best of new arrivals to the Thoroughbred world. So sit back, relax, and take in the Cute Foals of the Week for 2017!

California Chrome’s three-quarter brother is growing up into one handsome little guy!

This white foal is uniquely beautiful!

Speaking of stunning babies, check out this daughter of Eishin Flash and Blanc Manger:

“Phantom of the Opera” is the perfect nickname for this son of Bodemeister and Glamour and Style!

Check out this sweet picture of champion La Verdad meeting her first foal, a daughter by Medaglia d’Oro:

Here’s a little more adorableness from La Verdad and her new daughter:

This little lady has an absolutely adorable face:

This son of Wicked Strong and No More Blues knows how to strike a pose!

Looks like Gaby Q is an excellent running coach to her new daughter by Big Brown!

Katori looks delighted to meet her new son by Super Saver!

You’re going to fall in love with this son of Palace Malice and Christie Village:

This daughter of Liam’s Map is having the best day ever!

Looks like the perfect friendship to us!

This son of Summer Front colt and Pretty B is both regally-bred and absolutely adorable:

Whee! Looks like this son of Distorted Humor and Three Hearts already loves to run:

This daughter of The Factor and I’m Engaged looks like one spunky little lady:

Check out the legs on this son of Curlin and You Can’t Catch Me!

Check out these fuzzy ears:

We’re feeling the love!

Talk about a sweet Valentine’s Day: Stopshoppingdebbie has a brand-new daughter by American Pharoah!

This daughter of Liam’s Map knows how to strut her stuff!

This son of Kitten’s Joy and Asperites has a stunning face!

Get ready to fall in love with this little daughter of Ghostzapper and Heavenly Pride:

This sweet filly is still trying to figure out how those long legs work!

We would be proud of this beautiful little guy, too!

This son of Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags is a stunner!

Looks like heaven to us!

This photo is guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Check out the legs on this daughter of Clubhouse Ride and Sun Belt!

Looks like this little daughter of Danza is loving her life in the bluegrass!

This Is Nice looks like she’s going to be a wonderful mother to her new daughter by Seville!

This daughter of Tapit and Baffled is one sensational-looking filly!

This thought makes us jump for joy, too!

Foal GIFs are the best GIFs!

Looks like Mizzen Star is a wonderful mother to her new daughter by Take Charge Indy:

This son of Flatter and South Andros is one flashy little guy!

This daughter of Street Sense and Devious Intent already looks like an athlete!

Snack time! This daughter of Uncle Mo and Walkwithapurpose knows how to relax:

Fuzzy fillies in blankets make the world a better place!

Looks like this little lady is loving life!

Place Far Right looks thrilled to meet her new daughter by Mizzen Mast!

This son of Golden Horn and Bella Lulu knows how to strike a pose!

Looks like love at first sight to us!

Bonus Cute Animal of the Week: Every week we feature another adorable animal in addition to our cute foals. This week, we have the brand-new baby giraffe born at the Maryland Zoo!

Want to catch up with past editions of the Cute Foals of the Week? Check out the archive below!

Feb. 12, 2017

Feb. 5, 2017

Jan. 29, 2017

Jan. 22, 2017

Jan. 15, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

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