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The Kiddie List - July 24, 2014

Featuring the debut of Tapit's half brother & the week's results.

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Thursday, July 24

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Saratoga, Race 9
Del Mar, Race 2
Gulfstream, 3

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Gulfstream, Race 7
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Coolmore's much hyped and highly touted 2yo colt, John F Kennedy, who had already been made ante-post favorite with some firms for next year's G1 Epsom Derby, could only manage a 2nd place finish on his racecourse debut today in a Leopardstown maiden. Prior to today, there had much talk swirling about how good this son of Galileo out of the Danehill mare Rumplestiltskin could actually become next year during his classic season.
What happened?? Peter Euton Racing reporting that D w/Fate did not survive his injuries?!
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  • travel_vic · anyone who does not understand that the bred-in spindly legs of the modern day thoroughbred are in serious need of breeding back to Arabian Stock, this and many other examples will teach it to you real fast. · 1 hour ago
  • Mary Z. · I understand the shock that Dance With Fate is gone. He was all set to try the Del Mar main track this weekend. The colt that I am sure I annoyingly mentioned to look out for not only for his racing efforts but for his beauty. Sad loss. Didn't get to see him run enough. · 20 minutes ago
Blue Grass Stakes winner Dance With Fate suffered catastrophic injuries to his right rear leg when he crashed into the outer rail during a morning gallop Thursday.Read More
  • jockey2be. · This is heartbreaking.:( · 1 hour ago
  • Mary Z. · Can hardly believe this. As jockey2be said, heartbreaking, in that we barely got to know him. Good colt. Such a beauty, too. · 28 minutes ago
Here is what the connections of each Haskell runner had to say at the draw luncheon.Read More
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  • Exterminator · 10-1 on Wildcat Red... 12-1 on Irish You Well... 8-1 on Social Inclusion... All the dumb money goes on the filly. Great betting race. Although I don't think Bayern is ok going 9f he should get a nice trip on a track which favors speed. · 1 hour ago
  • AndyScoggin · You've seen my features about the best running style for the Triple Crown races. I will have one up for the Haskell. so stay tuned to HRN. · 33 minutes ago
Featuring the debut of Tapit's half brother & the week's results.Read More
  • jockey2be. · Go Sharm!I am a fan.He is beautiful! · 1 hour ago
  • SANDY via Disqus · i think another filly 2 year old im watching also is Take Charge Brandi, cause she lost this last time out doesnt really mean much to me, she is 1-1 on churchill rite now and im hoping to see maybe make it in ky oaks 2015... shes a good filly and really looks good in paddock too close up... so dont leave this lady out she may upset a few ...lol · 35 minutes ago
Thursday's 8th race (5:37pm PT) from Del Mar is an Optional Claiming affair for 3-year-olds and up traveling eleven furlongs on the turf course (rail at 6 feet).#8 Street Maven (5-1) has improved on turf since moving to the Doug O'Neill barn in March (3-2-1-0). He was clearly second best at 10f when...Read More
Guess who's at TOGA! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153042149031091&set=a.10153042148886091.1073741877.37418811090&type=1&theater
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  • UnionRagsRules · Not sure. I'm sure there will be an announcement on their FB page next Friday, maybe before. · 5 days ago
  • Daniel Venn via Disqus · Yes indeed That's Mr. Coz O' · 45 minutes ago
Hmm......no Teddy Drone?!
Keeneland has begun installation of the dirt racing surface on its main track, the final step in the renovation project that is on schedule for completion next month.Read More
Just saw the entries for the Haskell. This guy is looking amazing in this spot. To begin with,there are only 2 legitimate speed horses in the race. S.I. and Bayern. Assuming the reports from S.I.s' camp are accurate and he has settled down and acting a bit more proffessional. He will be sitting a dream trip tracking expected pace setter Bayern,who drew inside.At the worst,this could be a Bayern/S.i exacta either way. The filly will have to make a premature move in this race. On speed figures she is easily fast enough to win this race. But i believe for the first time this year. When Rosie asks her for run on the turn,she will be running at race horses who have gas in the tank. Social Inclusion looks to be perfectly placed.
  • amino998 · What's the story with Irad's suspension??? · 1 hour ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Probably sacrificing the Haskell mount to guarantee availability on Vyjack(D) · 54 minutes ago
With no lone ticket selecting all winners of Sunday’s Jersey Shore Six, the carryover sits at $39,189.74 for this Friday’s racing card. The Jersey Shore Six is a 10-cent base wager. To win the jackpot, a ticket must have the winner of the six races comprising the wager and be the only one to have done so. If more than one person has a winning ticket, they split 60% of the net pool with 40% going to the carryover.
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  • amino998 · bump4jarrod :)... TM, did you ever cross paths with Dan Borislow? travel_vic, were you in Toronto for the 2005 Queen's Plate? http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/86312/prominent-owner-borislow-dies-at-age-52 · 1 hour ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Nathan i have crossed paths with him on a couple of times. Seemed very nice. · 1 hour ago
Wish he had gotten a post closer to the inside.He is still my pick though!GO RED!!!
Daring Kathy has the Lake George put away
Another one gone. We've already lost too many 3yos. Electric Eddie, Bond Holder, Intense Holiday, and now Dance With Fate.
So much potential and beauty gone. My heart goes out to all the connections a nd everyone who loved this incredible thoroughbred.
I loved this colt so much since the day he made his debut. RIP!
soooo sad
Won the Tyros Stakes 3/4ths of a length to Tombelaine in 2nd with Convergence a close 3rd!
Just watched a very interesting and informative interview with John Gosden about Saturdays King George uploaded on YouTube by AtTheRaces.com. King Edward VII Stakes winner Eagle Top has been supplemented, but Gosden said he'll walk the track at Ascot tomorrow before he decides for sure if he'll run. He said he didn't really want Eagle Top running back to back races on fast ground because he's really bred more for good to soft ground. Gosden had some comments about nearly every horse in the field. He thinks Magician's chances are being very overlooked in the King George, sighting he'll be running over the trip he's bred for on fast ground where he's been at his best. Gosden said he was impressed by the way Magician kept finding more in the final 100 meters in his 2nd place finish behind The Fugue in the G1 Prince of Wales's Stakes. Information coming from John Gosden definitely has to be respected. He also said he had always intended to run Epsom Derby 3rd Romsdal in the King George and then send him on to the English St Leger in September if all goes well.
  • jonquil · I nearly replied some days ago to a comment you made with something, but didn't because I expect no one will agree with me. I know Taghrooda will get a nice weight allowance in this race, but even with that she'll be up against Magician, Trading Leather, Telescope and Mukhadram nevermind Flintshire and Romsdal. She's clearly a very talented filly, but is she really going to be able to cope against this field and win? She's had only 3 races against the same gender and age - this is quite different. I personally would've rather seen her worked into this type of field a bit more slowly. · 2 hours ago
The BLUE GRASS?, that contest has been IRRELEVANT since it shifted to the Polycrap

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