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If she keeps running like this or, hopefully, even better in the opening months of next year, I would supplicate her connections to reconsider and aim her for the Triple Crown series. I don't see Nyquist getting the distance. Songbird would be my very early Kentucky Derby favorite. Heck, she crossed the line in the BC more than a full second ahead of Nyquist! I don't recall ever even seeing Mike Smith use the whip on her in any of her races. Am I wrong about that? I'd make Swipe my 2nd current favorite for the Derby, but he needs to begin keeping closer to the pace. In the KD, he could easily get stuck in the vortex of horses that so often swallows up those who hang back.
Frosted and Keen Ice were factors in the 2014 Remsen and in this year's Classics. Will we see a future star in this year’s Remsen?Read More
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  • Ferrisjso26 · Mohaymen looks like something special. I'll probably box him with Gift Box and Sail Ahoy although I'd have to put Gift Box in second. Don't think Sail Ahoy will be a factor in a month or so. · 12 hours ago
  • Jbyrnes1 · My man Mohaymen!! I think he will win big today! · 58 minutes ago
I harbor extremely strong doubts that Nyquist will ever come close to staying 10 furlongs. Uncle Mo never won past 8 and a half. Even 9 could be a bit too much to ask of Nyquist. And you can forget about a Triple Crown for him. He's never powering through 12. I think Songbird has the best chance of winning the Kentucky Derby of any 2 year old at the moment, and I really don't think it's all that close, either. I'd put Swipe 2nd behind her. If Songbird keeps dominating in the lead up to the Triple Crown series, I very much hope her connections reconsider and run her against the boys. As of now, she's better than any of them.
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  • Mary Z. · Private Zone, Red Vine, Tonalist, Matrooh · 5 hours ago ·
  • travel_vic · close battle between 2 earlies and 2 lates: 7 Private Zone 5 Tonalist 4 Matrooh 3 Red Vine 7 4 battle on or near the lead then 3 7 come after them later · 15 minutes ago ·
So sad that she won't produce any more offspring. If she were able, she could do incredible things for the progression of thoroughbred bloodlines based on how her two kids look.and the regal sires who would visit her. Such a missed opportunity, but, without question, her safety is paramount.
Keen Ice was so much the best there, if there was just another furlong he absolutely blows by those horses. I didn't think the distance would matter but he does need 10F. Although once again he was just way to far back.
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  • cugel the clever · Idiotic statement. If the race were another furlong, KI would have been too far back again and would have come up short again. That's the problem with horses of his type. His only stakes win was a perfect storm of luck in the Travers when the two ahead of him smoked the fastest mile in Travers history. In 9 out of 10 races against this same field, Effinex or Hoppy would beat him. Effinex is a 10F specialists with two strong victories at that distance and spanked keen Ice in the BCC at that distance. You're smoking some good stuff if you think KI would hold the edge over Effinex at 10F. Face it. Keen Ice is no longer improving with each outing. He's levelled off at the Travers and has had two disappointing races since then. · 13 hours ago
  • Shackleford · Can not believe that after watching this horse all year, the jockey and/or trainer have learned nothing about this horse. He needs to be 4-5 off the pace and he will not be turned away in the stretch. Unbelievable that he was so far back. · 7 hours ago
Concerning the Derby, the big question is, being an Uncle Mo colt, will Nyquist get the distance? Uncle Mo never won past 8 and a half furlongs. and, I believe, Indian Charlie hit the proverbial wall after 9 or so. Will this precocious 2 year old even be able to stay 9 himself, let alone 10 or 12? Nyquist has the look of a champion miler, but the TC series may simply be beyond his genetic ability. I hope I'm proven wrong, but as of now, I harbor doubts.
Entered in the Wait A While Stakes at GPW Nov. 28.
Entered in the Smooth Air Stakes Nove. 28 at GPW.
Entered in tomorrow (Nov 28) Golden Gate Debutante at GGF, post 3:14.
Whether it is enough to sway Eclipse Award voters remains to be seen, but this afternoon at Churchill Downs, Effinex ran another big performance to score his first Grade 1 win.Read More
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  • Elhubbo · I've always liked Effinex, and this win certainly raises his stock, I'm not sure it's enough. It's close between him,Liam's Map, Honor Code and Shared Belief. It seems like too long ago for SB, Honor Code tailed off and Liam's Map took the easy way. That being said Effinex has been underrated his whole career and I'd be shocked to see him get that love now. If he goes to Dubai, he's one of the favorites, has a point to say he's the best active dirt horse today. · 9 hours ago
  • Elhubbo · Looks to Spare deserves some big props, he almost pulled off a huge upset. He put Race Day away and almost held on. · 9 hours ago
I will not be holding any contest this year, because I know that I will not be able to keep up with one - But sense I am a curious soul, and I do think tracking the 2 year olds' is fun - Who area couple un-raced (At this point) Two year old colts/or filly's you are interested in watching progress? (5 or fewer) Some I have my eyes on: Demonslayer -( Tale of the Cat - Impressive Miss, by Matthews Keep)Tabaddol - ( Jazil - Shawahid) Girl Talk - (Medaglia d'Oro - One Caroline) She's a Warrior- ( Majestic Warrior - Blabby B.) Battery - ( Bernardini - Flawless Diamond)
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  • plosives · She's a Warrior also got 2nd in her first race only beaten by 1/2 a length, 4 1/2 lengths in front of the 3rd place finisher, good race for her, I except good things from this filly. · 33 days ago
  • plosives · Both Battery & Tabaddol broke their maiden's at second asking. She's a Warrior was a tad disappointing today - Demonslayer runs tomorrow Not to bad so far. · 10 hours ago
I think Private Zone should win Older Dirt Male. He's just been so consistent.
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  • Mary Z. · I hope you didn't jinx him out of that Cigar win. You couldn't wait a day? You hide if he doesn't win. And he better win. · 11 hours ago
  • Mary Z. · I gave you a like anyway, Jinxy McJinxington. · 11 hours ago
Now officially retired
Not giving up on this guy yet.
Starts tomorrow at Del Mar. Curious to see how he does.
Took the Seabiscuit!
  • Mary Z. · 48+ at the half? You could have won, QB. omg, bigger steals not to be found in Black Friday sales, ha,ha. He was the one to not completely let newby speed 1 get away. · 13 hours ago
7 3 4 2 oof. Love this win by Midnight Storm!
Friday's 8th race (4:00pm PT) from Del Mar is the Grade 2 Seabiscuit Handicap for 3-year-olds and up traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the turf course (Rail at 6 feet).#5 Avanzare (4-1) won the G2 Del Mar Mile here Aug 23 and does some of his best work off a layoff (5-3-1-1). He owns running ...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · 3 Bal A Bali, 8 Alert Bay, 2 Toowindytohaulrox, 6 Abbey Vale · 14 hours ago ·
  • Mary Z. · Finish order: 7 Midnight Storm(A Pioneerof The Nile colt ridden by Victor Espinoza. Why does that sound familiar?) 3 Bal A Bali, 2 Toowindytohaulrox, 4 Seek Again. slow pace · 14 hours ago ·

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