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WOWOW! I was hearing Iron Fist was good enough to upset Dortmund here but Dortmund gave him 9 pounds and beat him handedly. Iron Fist ran a 105 beyer last time out and Dortmund beat him well in hand by 6 lengths, curious what Dort's figure will be. My guess is in the 106-109 range. Can't wait to see his next race!
With the retirement of his celebrated stablemate, is Dortmund now the most exciting horse in training?Read More
  • Ruffianlover · I think Game on Dude was so likeable because of several factors- he was a gelding so was around for a long time, was not consistent so you never knew if he was going to be game on or game off, he had blistering speed almost godlike when he was at his best(he ran a mile in 1.31 in the big cap at Santa Anita, which I believe is a world record mile), and he danced every dance. Doetmund has just not showed me that 'wow' factor about him yet. I hope that he is able to shine next year out of the shadow of Pharoah though. · 4 hours ago
Firing Line, who finished closest to American Pharoah than any of his opponents to date when beaten only a length by racing’s newest Triple Crown winner in the Kentucky Derby, will miss the $350,000 Los Alamitos Derby July 4, trainer Simon Callaghan said Sunday morning.Read More
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  • richard jaimungal via Disqus · An excellent eacehorse. · 166 days ago
  • Meydan Rocks via Disqus · Where is this nice horse? As excellent a race horse as he is alleged to be. ;-) · 2 hours ago
Dortmund's three year old campaign is apparently not over yet, Bob Baffert tells DRF's Jay Privman that should Dortmund come out of today's Native Diver win in good shape, he could make one more start this year in the G1 Malibu at Santa Anita opening day. Will shorten to 7 furlongs. According to DRF
I'm sorry I jinxed him, me and my big mouth!!!. I do have a question though. Why does he have a new trainer and what was Pedroza doing?
How about Conquest Arrogance, or Conquest Egomaniac. Why not just give them numbers, and don't start at zero, Conquest 5476-0084. It's really all about name recognition. Why make a name for yourself when you can just ram it down people's throats. Is this really allowed? Will we be talking about the Fed-ex/UPS triple crown rivalry of 2018? Maybe retroactively changing names? Secretariat presented by Yum!
  • daverg via Disqus · Conquest Arrogance !! LOL Try Conquest OBAMA or TRuMp Conquest. Two of the most arrogant people out there. · 3 hours ago
Karl Watson, Mike Pegram and Paul Weitman’s Hoppertunity, who exited Friday’s Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GI) in “good shape” after a runner-up effort behind Effinex, will be pointed toward to the $10 million Dubai World Cup (Group I) on March 26 at Meydan Racecourse, according to...Read More
Effinex- one G3 win, a G2 win and a G1 win and a head to head win over Honor Code not at his best, Beat horses: Tonalist, Coach Inge, Frosted, Keen Ice, Hoppertunity, etc. Liam's Map- two G1 wins (hard to believe that's it) a head to head win over Effinex not at his best, and beat horses such as Tonalist, Noble Bird, Lea, Wicked Strong, etc. Last but not least- Honor Code- one G2 win and two G1s, a head to head win a game Liam's Map at his best, beat horses such as Private Zone, Tonalist (3x), Lea, Noble Bird, Moreno, Bayern, Wicked Strong, Keen Ice, Frosted, etc. In my opinion- finishing anyting other than first place doesn't and shouldn't matter, unless it was a DQ (or should have been a DQ as in a la BC 2014) so I didn't mention non win performances. There it is ladies and gents- it's up to the voters and not us but for fun- who is your pick?
Tonalist rebounded from a disappointing fifth place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Classic to win the Cigar Mile (G1).Read More
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  • zatt · Tonalist may never be the best horse in America, but he has now won four huge races in New York in the past year and a half -- Belmont-JCGC (2)-Cigar Mile. · 9 hours ago
  • BeastBob via Disqus · Maybe the plan for Private Zone was rated while in the lead for the first 6 furlongs and then turn on the afterburner in the final 1/4 mile. As it turned out breezed for the first 6 furlongs then galloped out to finish 5th. · 9 hours ago
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. · 1 day 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. · 1 day ago
Society's Chairman has a pair of really nice fillies being Caren and Code Warrior. And he throws some beauty into his fillies also.
Three Chimneys Farm's Carina Mia jumped to the lead from the start and turned back a challenge from previously unbeaten favorite Stageplay in mid-stretch and drew away on a sloppy track to a front-running 4 ¼-length victory under Julien Leparoux in Saturday's 72nd running of the $200,000-guaranteed ...Read More
  • Jay Harrison via Disqus · What was the deal with Stageplay? She had every chance to win that slow paced race from where she was and it never looked like she was going to go by. She easily handled Carina Mia in their first race but maybe now it's a distance thing with Stageplay, which would be disappointing. · 5 hours ago
The undefeated filly Code Warrior is pointed to have her next start in this race next year.
How about that? 2nd in the Hollywood Derby, 9f turf at Del Mar, 11/28/15. Versatile.
No news in a year. Retired?
In foal to Midnight Lute
What the heck was Pedroza doing on Private Zone ??????????? The horse wanted to go and Pedroza was choking the life out of him! Horrific ride fighting the horse the whole way around the track.
Almost a millionaire. Final earnings at $962,237. He reminds me a lot of Flatter and Congrats

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