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The Kiddie List - July 24, 2014

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Monday, July 29

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Presque Isle, Race 7
Delaware, Race 4
Mountaineer, Race 3

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Saratoga, Race 3
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Rooting for Lynx,Matador.
The Connections of Untapable rooled the dice and shot for the Moon. The result of all this,it earned them a trip to Parx and now point for The Cotillion Stakes. Not belittling this race,it has its history. But to a filly that was head and shoulders the best in her division. The Alabamas winners trophy should of had her name on it. Hopefully the so called new breed owner will come to their sanity and respect the value of divisional races that their predecesors valued so greatly. All of a sudden in todays game,these races are rendered meaningless. They listen to their speed figure gurus and to a fan base that has absolutely no clue about racing. They want the glory,they want the story and all the fame that comes from it. What they do not figure on is the bottom line affect to the filly. This stab at Fools Gold has basically cost her the season. The effort knocked her out so much,that they are pointing to a race 8 weeks down the line. What is their move after that,The BC Distaff. With 1 race under her belt,she will get eaten up by the likes of the leaders of the Female Older Division. Assmusen is getting better at this.With Rachel she was succesful at 3 against the Boys, but the strenuous schedule killed her career. With their decision to run in this years Haskell, they may of ruined another career at an earlier age. Yes i am sure someone will come out and say that Fillies always run against the Boys and win. Yes but that is on the Turf ,where it is not as strenuous an effort. Zennyatta was succesful the 2 times she did it. But Shirrefs did it when she was older and much more developed physically and mentally. He also took his shot at the last race of the year,not during the Peak. Even the Hall Of Famer Bill Mott. With the fastest female horse of all in this decade. That would be Royal Delta,he took his one shot in Dubai and learned his lesson. Enjoy Bensalem , Pa. Ihear it is gorgeous that time of the year. You earned this trip.
  • Mary Z. · Two shots, but not many nowadays with 10f in their"wheelhouse". Blocked by whatshisname the first time. I will look it up. Made a nice pacesetter for AK the next year, so at least that was not a total loss. 2012 DWC--Transcend was the blocker/bumper.. http://cs.bloodhorse.com/blogs/dubai/archive/2012/04/01/reflecting-on-royal-delta-s-dubai-world-cup.aspx Even a gushy comment by yours truly. P.S. How fast was Havre De Grace? Should check that out. · 7 minutes ago
When La Verdad did not bring her “A” game, it was R Free Roll who went to the front and led the Grade 2 Honorable Miss field on a merry chase.Read More
He is a big favorite of mine. He always tries but Bayern very very tough in the Haskell
Toast of New York, winner of the $2 million United Arab Emirates Derby, and Cat O’Mountain, third in the $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan, United Arab Emirates on March 29, will ship in for the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic reports Cindy Niemetz of the International Racing Bureau. Read More
  • amino998 · Cat O'Mountain, another Godolphin Street Cry, hmm... · 48 minutes ago
  • travel_vic · Nice to have that kind of money to waste. Read not long ago that the Royal family as spent in acquisitions, training, sales, shipping, breeding and farms over 10 billion trying to win the big ones around the globe. I, for one, welcome their financial interests and and ongoing support · 17 minutes ago
Claimed for $20,000 at Del Mar last summer, Big Macher continued his rise with an upset of odds-on favored Goldencents in the Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby. Read More
  • travel_vic · What are you trying to do during a day at the track? MAXIMIZING your wagering return. IF a big favorite is sure to hit he board, use the ploy RIDING HIS COATTAILS. Hook that one in the first three spots as a key and then hope a longer priced medium contentious horse gets lucky. Take home the groups dumb dollars by playing the race smartly. · 1 hour ago
Monday's 4th race (6:40pm ET) from Presque Isle is a $5,000 claiming heat for fillies and mares traveling a mile and seventy yards on Tapeta footing.#1 Little Red Rider (7-2) did not get enough pace help (finished 3rd of 5) in a local $7.5k affair at one mile July 7. She is back at her claimed level...Read More
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  • travel_vic · final 1 Little Red Rider 8 Mesa Rose 7 Mary Caught All 5 You Are Afleet · 5 hours ago
  • travel_vic · 1 8 5 two dollar tri worth $ 255.40 with that 5 dropping in late at 32/1 · 1 hour ago
Very tough race but I hope La Verdad wins.
 Race #j9 (the only good betting race on the card) is a 9f $32,000 claiming event for 3 y.o.s and up.  Contenders before scratches:  #6,3, 7, 5, 9.  The favorite #9 Romancing the Gold (2/1) is legitimate, but feel like he can be beat.  Choice to the #6 Mr. Espresso (6/1)&nbs...Read More
  • travel_vic · Contenders: 5 Rap d'Oro 3 Zoebear 9 Romancing the Gold 6 Mr. Espresso 7 5 go out and then 3 9 come later · 5 hours ago
  • travel_vic · wow, is this the same race? 8 3 2 7? · 3 hours ago
Crushed a decent bunch of KY breds at Ellis Park July 27 without breaking a sweat after two strong works at Churchill. Any Given Saturday has shown he can get a big horse at a distance of ground.
You lost the race...get over it Rosie! Gosh, it happens in every race...we can only have ONE winner and you and Asmussen didn't get this win. Sorry, you're not aboard Zenyatta or RA, or HDG.
I didn’t have to think twice about an invitation to speak about Lasix at the Drug Testing Standards and Practices Committee of the Association of Racing Commissioners International Tuesday morning in Saratoga Springs. A year earlier, I spoke about Lasix to The Jockey Club in New York City. Both the ...Read More
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  • travel_vic · new lasix study out of Hong Kong. http://www.sportingpost.co.za/2014/07/hong-kong-lasix-study/ · 3 hours ago
  • travel_vic · Also KNEW this was just in the wings awaiting to coordinate with the new Chinese middle classes appetite for gambling. http://www.klfm967.co.uk/news/world-news/1352963/chinese-millionaire-bets-on-horse-racing/ · 3 hours ago
Lost among all this banter is the now unavoidable fact that Bayern is an absolute monster.
The Maryland Jockey Club today unveiled the 2015 Preakness logo for the 140th running of the $1.5 million Preakness® Stakes (G1). The middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown will take place May 16 at Pimlico Race Course.Read More
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  • jockey2be. · Nice! · 4 hours ago
  • Mike in SB · I guess this means they are going to keep the Preakness two weeks after the Derby, at least for one more year. That is very good in my opinion. · 3 hours ago
Entered in the Governor's Stakes Saturday at Mountaineer
Entered in R3 (MSW) at Saratoga on Friday
Looking at the card for this weekend and all I can say is wow! This has to be the biggest night ever for the track because from top to bottom the races are flawless!
For the fourth consecutive year, the Queen's Plate winner will not pursue the Prince Of Wales Stakes. Read More
  • zatt · I understand the decision, but I wish Lexie Lou was in there giving the Canadian Triple Crown a go. · 4 hours ago
What do people think on his loss?
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  • buds · or he cant run outside of Gulfstream. · 6 hours ago
  • jockey2be. · He ran hard,and well.I still am waiting for him to get that Grade 1 victory!I know it'll happen someday!And he sure can run outside GP.Anyone who says he ran poorly must have watched a different race. · 4 hours ago
The second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown is this week and it looks to be a tough one but I love East Side and Coltimus Prime!
  • travel_vic · will be more than likely on OFF going as major thunderstorms are around and cancelled my trip there tomorrow. · 5 hours ago

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PID 7/29/2014 R2 - Icy Strait can get there again at Presque Isle

Tuesday's 2nd race (5:50pm ET) from Presque Isle is a $5,000 claiming heat for 3-year-olds and up traveling a mile and seventy yards on Tapeta footing.#4 Icy Strait (5-1) did not get much pace help but still managed to win from off the pace vs. simil...

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