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Friday, October 24

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Finger Lakes, Race 4
Delta Downs, Race 1
Woodbine, Race 4

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Belmont, Race 6
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The regulators are always playing catchup >> http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/86568/racing-regulators-examine-cobalt-studies
  • amino998 · From above: "The California Horse Racing Board will begin testing for levels of cobalt in post-race urine and blood samples from racehorses in an attempt to determine whether rumors surrounding the administration of the naturally occurring element are true." Today: http://www.paulickreport.com/news/ray-s-paddock/indiana-commission-says-vets-ethical-compass-is-broken-urges-20-year-ban/ · 1 minutes ago
grrrrr all mineshafts good racers die.
Wish Gary Stevens all the success. Sivoliere is an extremly well bred filly. Only a victory would be just for both.
There are a myriad of reasons why any horse performs less than other efforts and MOST of those PROVABLE reasons are random OR in the realm of those who work with the horse not some observer hundreds of feet away, or worst yet on television. IF an animal has two failures in a row, that suggests a trend to be aware of, but an isolated sub par performance? Who knows?
  • amino998 · That's why it pays to have boots on the ground and not to denigrate them with offers to chip in on a laptop for the poor soul. · 45 minutes ago
Nathan about a week ago you asked about the figs for this race and if they confirmed my looking to beat him. The answer is an ASTOUNDING YES. Based on his 2 dirt races,he is far from being the fastest horse in the race. He is coming off a major effort and doing something that he has never done before. People will say that i do not like this horse and that is why i am not picking him. Furthest from the truth,this guy will have to substantially run a lifetime best to win this. Is it possible for this to happen. Absolutely yes,but in my opinion it is not very probable. In looking at the field,there are many horses coming in off lifetime best efforts. Chrome like i said before,he is away from an effort. But he has already run races that will bury this field. Candy Boy has a great pattern,he is getting better at the right time. So for me it is those 2 by themselves.Any other Scnozolla hits the teletimer first,I LOSE.
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  • tmallios via Disqus · I would never try and talk anyone off of a longshot play. I wish him all the luck. But HUGE is an understatement . Personally i would not bet him if they spotted him 10 yards before the field even broke. I saw wheras Karnack predicted the post time odds. · 17 hours ago
  • slewcrew7778 · The race of his lifetime is what we're looking for here, Tom. Never thought for a minute this would be a walk in the park for him. Funny thing about Candy Boy, 99% of references made to him always had to do with the insignificant nag that Chrome and Shared Belief has beaten up on. But he always runs a good race, just never good enough. Would love to see him get him get a piece of the pie and some long due respect. He's built and looks more like Candy Ride than Shared Belief does, and I'm wondering if Stevens will get back on him in the Classic. With a little more experience behind him now, this mile and a quarter will be right up his alley!... · 46 minutes ago
Friday's 3rd race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56,000 Maiden Special Weight event for 2-year-old fillies traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. #1 Redshirt (3-1) rallied for the show in her Del Mar sprint bow and finished an even 4th at that same venue (one mile) second time ...Read More
  • Mary Z. · 4,6,2, so far. · 1 hour ago
  • travel_vic · Contenders before scratches: 6 Olivia's Greatdane 2 Conquest Superstep 1 Redshirt 7 Dad's Princess 5 goes out alone and then 6 1 7 come later. · 1 hour ago
Proven Picks to Crush the Breeders' Cup!Read More
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  • geldedridgling · You mentioned the 19k score in the Kentucky Derby but don't mention that there was also a Belmont Super Screener. How did the Super Screener do there? When you "crushed" the 2013 Belmont there was definitely a post about that. Why not just post if you win or lose, unless you're trying to dupe those new to horse racing? Everyone except those new to horse racing know you can't win all the time, no matter how good a handicapper or wagerer you are. · 7 hours ago
  • travel_vic · The TRICK to long term competence in this game is WAGER creation NOT handicapping. Few can do that transition as it requires to accept randomness and backing horses that cannot win and that is a foreign aspect to success in that arena. One of the true geniuses of this game, and a fellow I am proud to call a mentor, has it right: "They should teach this game absolutely BACKWARDS; learn to wager LONG before you even attempt the handicapping." · 1 hour ago
This is one is a classic example to demonstrate how foolish it is to predict winners before track conditions and post positions are known. Bayern should win by open lengths if we get another day like last year's BC Friday. But if he gets an outside post even in those conditions Moreno could hold him off. And if we get a "fairer" track then CC, SB, or Tonalist could all realistically win it depending on their posts. And I see at least four others who can realistically pull an upset if the others I mentioned all pull unfavorable posts and others do their best to make it hard for them to get loose. All in all it should be an exciting race both for pure fans and handicappers, because even though SB and CC will be over-bet this will be a competitive race.
  • Sullivan · Or if one has been paying attention all year they will recognize that Bayern has absolutely no shot due to the fact that he cannot get 10f against horses who can, he cannot provide strong back to back efforts, and he is facing several other speed horses as well as pressers. · 1 day ago
  • Williemicky via Disqus · Great to see the analytical interest in the race and the chances of the various contenders. The importance of the "trip" a horse gets and how his style fits the shape of the race cannot be overstated. Bayern's loss at Saratoga is concerning more because of his failure to fight back when challenged than for the loss itself though Saratogas's reputation as the "Graveyard of Champions" is well deserved (think Man O' War and Secretariat). Many horses run brilliantly when unchallenged but falter under pressure. My assessment is that Bayern will be challenged and his weakness exposed and that Shared Belief's underrated brilliance will be on display as the horses thunder down the stretch at "The Great Race Place". · 1 hour ago
Which trainers have performed best in the Breeders' Cup over the first three decades? Take a look ...Read More
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  • Mike in SB · Although he doesn't have the number of wins to make the list, I think Charlie Whittingham should get a mention for twice winning the Breeders Cup Classic, and both were Derby winners! · 1 day ago
  • zatt · Absolutely, two great wins for Whittingham, but he was only 2-for-24 lifetime in the Breeders' Cup. · 2 hours ago
Santa Anita’s $75,000 Lure Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at one mile on turf Sunday has attracted a field of nine, headed by Nita Winner’s Pure Tactics and Rodney Orr’s Boyett.Read More
I love California Chrome still yet, but if Shared Belief recovered nicely from that wide ride in the Awesome Again and he's as sharp as he was that day, it's his race to lose. He's just too scrappy. If I were a betting woman ( and I know nothing about betting so I'd not be able to do so if I was ) I'd bet Shared Belief will win then Bayern, Tonalist, Chrome and Moreno will be in the top mix somewhere. I really don't know that much about V.E. Day. Need to go watch all of his races.
Hall of Fame jockey and 10 time Breeders Cup winner Gary Stevens will be riding the Breeders’ Cup World Championships exactly 14 weeks to the day after undergoing Total Knee Replacement surgery on July 25, 2014. Stevens will be aboard Sivoliere in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on Friday, O...Read More
Love the way they are managing this filly. She will be back next year and be the Queen of the turf! Very excited about her, I believe she is going to be as good if not better than her sister was on dirt on the turf.
Get Christ's Exotic tickets DVD and that is just about all you need IF you have any idea of this MYTHICAL crushing...What a laugh
Never spell check ..just write
Texas Red.
I was priviledged to be among the fans at the Shadwell Turf Mile for Keeneland's million dollar race...won by a trillion dollar STAR WISE DAN. if people were more like Wise Dan what a world we would have!1
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  • Goblin · He does indeed have the luminescence of a star; glad you were able to see him perform at Keeneland! · 22 hours ago
  • Mike Relva via Disqus · Agreed! · 12 hours ago
Has anyone heard about who is running in the Cigar Mile this year?
Retired and will stand at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds in Calif. Fee is set at 5,000....
As a prime contender withdraws, the Breeders' Cup Distaff could come down to a two-horse race.Read More
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  • bennings via Disqus · Untapable will be favored, no question. I say anywhere from 3 to 2 to even money. Close Hatches will be 2-1-5/2 range. · 1 day ago
  • Megatote · Tiz Midnight · 14 hours ago

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Who will win the Cox Plate? 

  • Silent Achiever
  • Foreteller
  • Almalad
  • Criterion
  • Sacred Falls
  • Fawkner
  • Guest of Honour
  • The Cleaner
  • Adelaide
  • Wandjina
  • Side Glance
  • Happy Trails
  • Sweynesse
  • Royal Descent

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SA 10/24/2014 R3 - Redshirt ready to graduate at Santa Anita

Friday's 3rd race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56,000 Maiden Special Weight event for 2-year-old fillies traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. #1 Redshirt (3-1) rallied for the show in her Del Mar sprint bow and finished an e...

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