Denali Stud featured in the Blood-Horse

Sunday, August 08, 2021


Denali Stud was fortunate enough to be the cover for August’s issue of the Blood-Horse. Below is a small excerpt of the story, which you can read in its entirety by clicking the link at the end or by purchasing a physical copy of the August issue through the BloodHorse website.

To read down the list of high-profile horses sold or raised at Denali is to travel the globe: Stravinsky, champion European sprinter; Royal Academy, champion in England and Ireland; Uncle Mo, American champion 2-year-old; David Junior, champion in England; Ipi Trombe, Horse of the Year in Dubai; and so on. This list is long. The achievements are many.

Craig said Conrad’s daunting assignment has shown he’s up to the task. ‘We sell for some very important breeders that don’t sell their own,’ he said, while reeling off names such as Winstar, Three Chimneys, and Stonestreet. ‘Every one of them is comfortable with Conrad. One of the biggest joys I’ve had doing this is I can sit back and be out of the way and watch people (at the sales grounds) walk up to Conrad just like they used to walk up to me.’

Craig has increasingly stepped back each year. Still, he continues to work alongside Conrad at the sales and plans to be at Saratoga, where, typically, he will be greeting clients and suggesting particular yearlings that might suit an individual buyer’s program…

Read the entire piece below!

BloodHorse Article