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Evaluating Surface & Distance
Once you have purchased Aptitude Genes for your horse, you will be able to see distance and surface genes on the horse's main page, Exercise page, and Genetics page. Aptitude Genes will give you key information to determine what surface and distance to train and race your horse on.

The types of runners and the distance related terms you will see other player's using in the game are - Router, Miler, and Sprinter. It is also possible to have a Versatile runner who does not have a range preference and can run at any distance. To guage distance, you'll want to look at the Speed & Stamina genes which will range from Poor-Outstanding. Good is typically middle range ie Miler, whereas Excellent/Outstanding means that the horse leans towards Sprint distances (E/O Speed gene), or Router distances (E/O Stamina gene).

Surfaces are either Dirt or Turf (STB: Dirt/Trot & Turf/Pace). Your horse will show one of three terms under these genes - Recessive, Moderate or Strong. It is entirely possible to show any possible mix of these indicators - a horse could be strong on one surface, on both or even not strong on either!

To sum up these genes - If I have a horse who has a Good Speed gene, an Excellent Stamina gene, a Recessive Dirt gene and a Strong Turf gene; this means my horse will prefer and be easily trained at Router distances on a Turf surface which in turn allows them to perform better in races.
Traits Expert
The traits expert will unlock the stars you see on most horses pages. These colored stars (or also numbers if you have purchased hidden stats) will tell you some information about your horse's stats in Acceleration, Breaking, Early Speed, Late Speed, Versatility, and Rating. Each stat will show either a grey or a blue star. Grey stars indicate that a stat is not yet maxed - meaning it has room to improve. Blue stars indicate that a stat is fully maxed - meaning it (currently) cannot improve. These stars can help you decide what types of training will most benefit your horse and, in some cases, what running style they may prefer.

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Issa (#1)
01/19/20 5:02 pm
Due to some issues with scripts timing out after rollovers, FFH will remain in maintenance until 5:00am on rollover days to allow plenty of time for rollover to finish. Feed All and Train All will also be unavailable until 12:00pm (noon) on rollover days.
Issa (#1)
01/15/20 1:04 pm
I'm starting up a little art stream over on Twitch. You can join me here.
Issa (#1)
01/14/20 1:31 pm
Those who erroneously selected Select Sale horses for their Green 2 Gold teams may select new horses to fill in those slots. This option to refill your slots will remain open through the end of this meet and will close down again on Thursday. As G2G selections should be locked down at this point due to the fact that 2yos have started racing, making any changes other than replacing lost SS selections is considered an exploit. Please act with integrity as we'd rather not issue consequences.
Flash (#2)
01/12/20 5:36 pm
The Subtlety skin has now been fixed.
Issa (#1)
12/15/19 11:35 am
Due to a small bug, some STB were showing ineligible for DT transition when they should actually be eligible. You might want to double check any that you looked at yesterday!
Katie (#494)
12/11/19 1:29 am
The AFP requirement for Platinum has been reduced from 45 to 40.
Issa (#1)
12/10/19 3:17 pm
Update: Mares will no longer show AFP.
Issa (#1)
12/09/19 4:16 pm
Unmaxed offspring no longer count into a mare's AFP, which means she will need at least 3 maxed foals to show AFP.
Issa (#1)
12/07/19 4:18 pm
Don't forget to visit the Vale of Runes to grab a surprise from the Year's End Calendar each day this month!
Issa (#1)
12/03/19 11:05 pm
The bug with Peak inheritance has been squashed. All 2 year olds have had their Peak gene and corresponding gain rate adjusted accordingly.
Issa (#1)
12/01/19 11:45 am
Crusader's Challenge is making a return as another option within the 'Trinity' season. The series will now be 3 races, offered on both surfaces, at 14, 16, and 18 furlongs.
Issa (#1)
11/29/19 9:55 pm
We've been tweaking some economy balance things the past couple of weeks. These changes include adjustments to: tack prices, ultrasound & mare check-up fees, breeding pass suggested values & raffle cost, partnership payback, blood range costs (for Savvy & up), and suggested stud fees. There might be a few other little things here and there. All relevant pages (excluding Handbook) should reflect current updated costs/values.
Issa (#1)
11/25/19 9:27 pm
Friendly reminder: This is the last week to grab those yearling partnerships to participate in the Green to Gold challenge!
Issa (#1)
11/17/19 7:10 pm
Duplicate entries will be allowed in WCFs tomorrow for stables who had horses qualify in multiple regions. If that applies to you, hold off on retiring any second or third entries you may have!
Issa (#1)
11/17/19 10:13 am
Don't forget to get your yearling partnerships done! Only 2 weeks left in Y38!
Issa (#1)
11/15/19 1:57 pm
Barrel of Champagne can now be used from your inventory.
Issa (#1)
11/13/19 10:56 pm
Experience and Well Rested no longer show on horse pages. This is not vital information to know and over-complicates racing for the majority of players. While similar 'personality' traits will still impact races to some degree, this is not something you need to worry about when entering races.
Flash (#2)
10/29/19 10:01 pm
All types of training are now lockable and can be completed through the Auto Train feature.
Issa (#1)
10/18/19 11:02 am
If anyone has met the Copper Cog purchase requirement to access the special Discord channel and has not yet been given access to the channel, please message me on Discord to have your 'Cogsworn' status updated. I may have missed a few of you in the flurry of the past few weeks.
Issa (#1)
09/22/19 9:49 am
I'll be hanging out in Ask Issa again this morning!