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how about big brown dick lol
Will people help explain to me the difference between different types of speed figures? i.e. Brisnet vs. Beyer vs. TimeformUS? Obviously, they operate on some different scales, but do some take into account certain factors that others don't? I noticed Cal. Chrome is about 2-3 points the best on Bris and Beyer, but for some reason TimeformUS has Wicked Strong as the fastest by 3 on their ratings.
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  • travel_vic · find ONE and stick with it. THere is no universal translator. · 24 minutes ago ·
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  • travel_vic · SPeed ratings per se mean very little as you need to know THE PACE strcutrue UPON WHIHC they were achieved. · 2 minutes ago ·
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Weekend racing action kicks off tonight with the QE Stakes at Randwick! Whose on It's A Dundeel? Silent Achiever? Sacred Falls? Rumor has it that this is Chappie's last race, think he'll go out with a bang...
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  • paul.nathan.946 · looks well held by silent achiever this campaign, i wouldn't wan't to see him at ascot hes not good enough for European stayers bad idea IMO i do like him but have been a little disappointed may prove me wrong today though · 23 minutes ago ·
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  • paul.nathan.946 · drying ground will help him today also. · 21 minutes ago ·
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stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
Im still newer fan of horse racing, but in the three years since Ive been into it, California Chrome has me the most excited since Shackleford won the Preakness. My concerns are; will he travel well and be comfortable to perform outside of California, has he ever even seen a rain drop (jk), and of course his gate pick. I fear if he is late out of the gate like the SAD, he will be stuck mid pack taking a face full of dirt for at least a mile. But, this is my year folks, I mean C,mon, my Seahawks won the Super Bowl!
4/18/14, Santa Anita, 5f workout in 59.80, 1/25.
stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
Will now race in the Derby?
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  • tmallios1 · What many fail to realize. Pletcher does not spend the money. That is left to the owners. Why do the top money people always go to Todd and not the others.EASY ANSWER. BECAUSE HE WINS. WINNING IS ANOTHER WORD FOR CHA-CHING · 1 hour ago ·
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  • https://www.facebook.com/paul.mcaleavey.1 · simple answer number two. Give another top trainer owners that spend 100 million and you think winning 25 million is cha ching. You are slow. Godolphin and several other owners do the same thing and some spread it around to trainers, similar to pletchers owners, they have horses with other people. But the owners spending as much and not even recouping 50 percent year after year no matter how many trainers they use is a joke. The fact that a larger percentage end up w pletcher and he only earns back 25 percent of what his owners shell out is cha lose. do the cha math. if anybody had 250 horses in their arsenal that had over 100 mill spent on them they would win at least 20 percent. give jamie ness high caliber horses and his 30 percent would probably rise and there are several small outfits that would even do better. pletcher hardly sees most of his horses as they are spread out. baffert at least has them mainly in ca. but still there is no personal service once a barn gets so big, which is why so many fall through the cracks, lightly regarded allowance horses step up as a replacement, big horses go weeks with small injuries that end up getting caught late and they take months to a year to heal. but if their stables were smaller things would be noticed more readily and it would not be a numbers game. having jacobson have a 2 person entry and two other horses in a race and rudy having two not as an entry in an 8 horse field kind of sucks to guess which of the 6 will win and then one of the other two do and you smack your head for playing the numbers game instead of handicapping. I saw races like that all winter. · 1 hour ago ·
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stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
  • Roses4U · You have posted this already enough times but I have to ask why you need to point out that this rebuttal was written by you after you stripped? · 1 hour ago ·
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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.
Got a question for you guys! Which AP Indy son is the best sire? Malibu Moon? Mineshaft? Jump Start? Pulpit? etc
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  • kay.robinett · Dressage, it depends upon how well the farm is willing to support a young stud. Some like Bernardini get a book filled with the best mares available, as a way for the breeders to "make" the stallion. Those studs get top class proven broodies or race mares. And those stallions do indeed usually have their best offspring in their earliest seasons. But - a VERY FEW other stallions go the other way - they start out at modest fees and improve their mares to the extent that their fees and quality of mares go up. The late Dynaformer is a perfect example of this sort of stallion - one who starts out very humbly and improves his mares' produce records to the extent that he becomes a force in the breeding shed. Kitten's Joy also comes to mind. The son of AP Indy who best fits this sort of profile is Malibu Moon. As good as he is, his star will probably burn even brighter in years to come. The late Pulpit also deserves respect as he was clearly a sire of sires. · 2 hours ago ·
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  • Dressage3295 · Of course there are always exceptions kay- I can list quite a few stallions who produced their best offspring in their later years. It takes, in my opinion, a very good stallion to reproduce well thoroughout his entire career at stud (with of course the help of a few good broodmares). I agree that Malibu Moon should only improve in the next few years · 1 hour ago ·
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stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
stripped i wrote a rebuttal regarding mis speaking about pletcher training this horse and said being that constitution is out dance may run but should not. as far as pletcher hate, please. running a quarter of the field or around is a joke. he got lucky with arguably his worst respected horses last week and now hes a genius. lol
Shared Belief is back in the derby! Wow!
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  • Roses4U · Have a heart people. hoosierbred77 had his "glory days" 40 some years ago and they comprised of being picked second to last instead of last. · 2 hours ago ·
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  • Exterminator · 40 years later and still in High School? Someone call the Guiness Worls Record guys! · 2 hours ago ·
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Never the less she will have to beat me....Not going to take a short price on her..May use her on a couple of Oaks Derby double tickets..
  • Exterminator · Use Fiftyshadesofgold. The Oaks will be her 3rd start back after a long layoff and surgery for a broken leg, and she's improving. Just don't know if she'll go 9f. · 2 hours ago ·
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http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Results.cfm?type=Horse&refno=1327506®istry=T
She looks like a world beater...my only question is has she already peaked...She probably can regress and still win...I also wonder about the Asmussen mojo ...In the Oaks I will try and beat her...I will definitely have My Miss Sophia and Sugar Shock...
  • tmallios1 · On the subject of MOJO, you will be on the wrong end of it should you play against her. You had it right the first time.She could go backwards and still win this. She truly is that much btter than the rest. · 2 hours ago ·
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Kee 4/19/2014 R8 - Joha ready to rumble in Ben Ali

Saturday's 8th race (4:42pm ET) from Keeneland is the Grade 3 Ben Ali for 4-year-olds and up traveling a mile and an eighth on Polytrack.  #4 JOHA (12-1) might be sitting on ready 3rd off the shelf and exiting a turf marathon. He likes synthetic...
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Kee 4/19/2014 R9 - Divine Oath in the Gr. III Coolmore Lexington Stakes

Today’s ninth race (4/19) at Keeneland is the 33rd running of the Gr. III $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.  This race will consist of three years running a mile and a sixteenth over the synthetic surface. Post Time: 5:13pm ET #6 – Divine Oath...
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Haw 4/19/2014 R9 - HORSE RACING PREVIEW

 Hi all!Welcome back to another edition of Horse Racing Preview!  This week's feature comes to us from Hawthorne Race Course, so that can only mean 1 thing:  It's time for the Illinois Derby!This is Race 9, set for ...
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