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The Kentucky Derby field is all but set with one wild card qualifier left.Read More
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  • https://www.facebook.com/angelapicardi.ingrassia · Vicar in trouble gets no respect (why) · 19 minutes ago ·
  • https://www.facebook.com/angelapicardi.ingrassia · Did you not see his race in the risen star bad post 3 wide entire race and the on far turn he exploded to sweep 6 wide to take lead and then tired because he ran wide entire race and still finished third and beat hoppertunity oh yea he also had a major abscess leading up to race really time means nothing we both know that other that that he has crushed all comers even with not changing leads down the stretch I will continue to believe if this horse gets a good inside trip near the lead and saves ground and not asked to go you will him explode the last furlong and be the at the wire Rosie is the key she is top 5 rider in the world has she or hasn't she crushed the top jocks at keen land all meet so again I will tell you this horse is for real · 16 seconds ago ·
Happy Easter everyone! In this week's report I will discuss some special offspring, the return of a classy sprinter, a classic of a race, and my latest thoughts on the Kentucky Derby!Read More
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  • https://www.facebook.com/john.karczewski.39 · This is the year in general. The older male dirt division is awesome, that Santa Anita Hcp was one of the best non BC fields in awhile. The older filly division is stellar once again. The Champ Wise Dan is still doing his thing, "The Titan of the Turf". Judy the Beauty may pick up right where Groupie Doll left off in the filly sprint division. And Cali Chrome and Untappable could end up being something unforgettable. Top to bottom 2014 is looking like an exciting year · 10 hours ago ·
  • TomHarrison · I like CC & Wicked Strong. Both have a hood chance. I agree that post position will have a lot to do with my decision. · 1 hour ago ·
watching his documentary. i had no idea how special this horse was to so many people. such a shame. i think he would have had a huge shot at the Triple Crown.
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  • RichChatter · Not only was he a phenomenal racehorse and could have been one of the greatest ever had he gotten the chance, but his unrelenting spirit and strength was something else. His Derby victory came only a couple months after a devastating event in my life and filled me with joy I hadn't felt in quite a while. His battle to survive after the Preakness helped me in my own fight to go on. 2006 was a terrible year for me, and following Barbaro and his progress helped me overcome severe depression and too much loss of life all around me. And if he could do it, I could do it, right? He is my favorite horse and always will be not only because he possessed so much raw talent, but because watching him fight lifted me up. I will never forget him. He is special to me. I cry tears of both joy and sorrow when I re-watch his races - I watch them a lot. I also have to agree with John in that you really should read My Guy Barbaro. "Grief is the price we pay for love," as mentioned, is one of the truest quotes there is. · 3 hours ago ·
  • buds · Damit, I just bought that and "the perfect trip" to easy to spend money on amazon · 1 hour ago ·
So now who will she be bred to? Galileo? Kittens Joy? Distorted Humor? Tiznow? Medaglia D'oro? Elusive Quality? SMART STRIKE!!!!!
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  • kaitlinefree1 · i think she can squeeze one more in before a break is necessary. if she is healthy & happy, which to my knowledge, she & Princess Z are, why not? · 7 hours ago ·
  • Dressage3295 · D' Oro would be an excellent choice in my opinion. He's sired horses successful on all surfaces · 4 hours ago ·
Heidi Carpenter captures a beautiful Illinois Derby Day through photos.Read More
is he even going to the derby? last I heard he was on edge 50/50 and if he was going it was for the owners sake not cause bob had confidence he can win
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  • Averie Elizabeth · Are you kidding me? I have a better chance in the Derby than him. Baffert has as much a chance of winning the Derby whether he only enters Hoppertunity or Hoppertunity, Chitu, and Midnight Hawk (who as far as I'm concerned is out). · 8 hours ago ·
  • coyne.kaylor · I'm dropping $20 to show on Averie. · 6 hours ago ·
Oh sure, I know that CC is the glam horse of the Spring Thoroughbred Couture Season....I get that....yet somehow I'm not convinced that he will put away all of the challengers in the manner of a Big Brown Favorite this KD.....something tells me we are more likely to see an upset a al Charismatic, Animal Kingdom or Monarchos.....watch the replays of all the preps .....there is one out there in Prepland who will eventually best the Cal baby! I just hope that the masses don't bet down Wicked Strong to fave status by race time bc that's the one I think who is going to nab CC.....any thoughts, racing fans???????
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  • travel_vic · So far this one appears dominate, BUT not the way the steroiede Brown Out was. · 6 hours ago ·
  • coyne.kaylor · I'm glad you pointed that out. I don't consider Big Brown one of the greats for that reason. He's the Ben Johnson of horse racing · 6 hours ago ·
Next on deck...Vinceremos. In the hole we have...Harry's Holiday. Deep hole we have...Commanding Curve and PabloDel Monte. It will take a miracle to get Bayern or Social Inclusion in the gate.
The wild card race is unsuccessful, and Midnight Hawk may skip the Kentucky Derby.Read More
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  • Roses4U · If Pablo gets in the exacta in pool 1 is on! · 13 hours ago ·
  • coyne.kaylor · ok... If that's the case Amino, I'd be happy for a refund. I hope Roses is right about that. · 6 hours ago ·
Beholder was a runaway winner of Sunday’s $75,000 Santa Lucia Stakes at Santa Anita. Read More
Who is going to the derby? We will be tailgating in the parking lot next door and have tickets on the 3rd floor for the oaks and derby.
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  • railbird33 · yayasister- I will be attending my fifth straight Oaks & Derby, but if you know anyone who can't use their two tickets, I am interested. 3rd floor is a great view. · 12 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · IF you don't have a seat, save yourself the frustration of being in that nutty trhong for hourse on end not being able to see a thing. · 6 hours ago ·
Happy Easter Everyone! Q of the D today will be simple. who did you LIKE better? Affirmed or Alydar? not who was BETTER.
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  • kaitlinefree1 · i'm very excited too rafi! · 11 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · easy Affirmed. OUTSIDE of their rivalry he was a real champion. I aksed Barrera to sign a shot of his JCGC victoru. "WOuld you sign thtis photo of one of your better ones?" He said "Better? Give me a barn of them!" · 6 hours ago ·
The Queen now has a Princess! an Easter baby. can't wait to see pictures of her!
i didn't use to like her that much before, but i've really fallen in love with her lately. Gary Stevens said today that Beholder is "probably the most intelligent horse i've ever sat on" i know some people that work at Santa Anita or visit Beholder frequently that says she is an absolute sweetheart & a sucker for attention. what a nice filly.
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  • tmallios1 · asatevens is really beginning to crack me up. He is to blame for Point Given,he is to blame for Candy Ride,Beholder is the most intelligent horse. What has he ridden her 3 or 4 times and he can summize this. Enough of the color commentary Gary,you left that profession to ride again. How intelligent must a horse be that in the 4 races you rode her. Physically on the track she was tons the best and fastest racehorse. That would suffice in your next commentary. · 9 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · ___________________ is the best/most intelligent, et.c Horse I have ever been around" Happens to every rider every few years until a new one takes its place · 7 hours ago ·
Yukichan's half sister breaks her maiden in impressive fashion in Japan--she's a stunner like her sister, registered white racehorse...with unusual markings--thus her name. The dam of both, Shirayukihime, is registered white as well.
WATCH OUT! They were not trying to win the Santa Anita Derby with Candy Boy.They were only placing the target on California Chrome's back. If you look at the video, you can see the strangle hold Stevens had on the horse. he let Candy Boy press Chrome, and then back off. so the horse lost nothing in that race,and 3rd olace got him in. this horse is dangerous.
Has been retired and will stand at Arrowfield for the 2014 SH season
  • yukichan · I'll miss him so! But glad he retired a champ at top of his career. He had a stud deal worked out a few months ago w/ Arrowfield, no doubt they want him now, safe and sound. · 7 hours ago ·
Javier Castellano will be aboard We Miss Artie for the Derby.
I bet him in the Big Cap but didn't last night and of course he runs the race of his life. Good win!
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  • tmallios1 · You are correct Swiftie,why waste your money on Chrome. You more than likely will get a return on your investment Not much,but a return. According to your chatter,a bet on Candy Boy in the Derby,is a free pass to opine that he galloped out past the 9 horses that beat him in the race. He blew by all of them after the wire and the race was posted official. · 9 hours ago ·
  • amino998 · Wrong thread, maybe we are maybe we aren’t wannabee :D >> Is Bruce out on a snipe hunt now? Need an explanation of the California Chrome / Edsel comparison. · 8 hours ago ·

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