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Sal
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Sorry to butt back in, interrupted mid-post by small child.

Oratorio, in his first season last year, had 153 booked mares.  George would be expected to get at least the same.  So even as the later half of his book would probably find it relatively easy to find alternatives, and a few others could still be switched to others on the Coolmore roster, you’re still talking about 50+ mares who would be left high and dry.  If Coolmore can find a replacement stallion to fit that gap, then it makes sound business and logical sense for them to do so.  Coolmore’s competitors would be rubbing their hands to get hold of George’s book, and provide incentives to keep them.