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on July 23, Secret Circle worked 4F at Los Alamitos on Fast Dirt in :50.00 h finishing 13/16.
on July 23, Shared Belief worked 5F at Golden Gate on Fast All Weather Track in 1:02.20 h finishing 7/26.
on July 23, Lexie Lou worked 5F at Woodbine on Firm Turf training in 1:01.80 b finishing 7/15.
If I just watched Rachel Alexandra's little ones racing, I'd be happy!
Annnnnd the Giants Causeway filly looks like she will be a force to be reckoned with!! Juvy Fillies. Possible Oaks contender next year? With the breeding, stretching out should be no problem.
Jess could make his first start at the Spa, that according Jess's FB page and direct from Barbra Banky. jlp
Retired and sold to become a broodmare. She was purchased by someone from Ireland.
Will scratch from Curlin and run in the Jim Dandy instead.
Sweet Acclaim!
It was just announced that Brown Panther will sidestep the G1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot this Saturday and will instead go back to Goodwood the following week to depend his G2 Goodwood Cup victory from last season.
I'm going with Boyett!
This post has nothing to do with Horse Racing. It has to do with possibly Censorship. I no longer post here on a frequent basis,neither do many of the bloggers i came around to call friends. This has nothing to do with pro or anti new format. A decision has been made,and i must respect it. But i sometimes duck in to see what the pulse is about,and maybe someone i enjoyed chatting with is on. I have seen many complain that their posts were not allowed to air. They stated that there was nothing vulgar nor inflamatory about them. The people that made these statements,i believe. I followed them for months and they never did or said anything inflamatory. Earlier i responded to a feature story regarding The Fans sticking together . I said nothing inflamatory nor did i use abusive language. I took the anti to the authors stance. Yet it was not approved for prime time reading.I would be surprised if this made it through. Like i said,it is no longer about the site. I see many new names i never saw before. But one thing i notice and it speaks volumes. No longer do i see threads with 80 or more responses. Now you might get 10 if you are lucky. Then they jump to another topic. This is called relationships amongst the bloggers. That went out with the old.
Where is this guy?
  • Goblin · On 5/20/14, D. Grening of DRF announced that Danza was being sent to J.J. Pletcher's farm in Florida (Payton Center) for evaluation and a break from racing due to weight loss and a skin disorder. There is also a pay-to-read article on that site about this subject. I don't find any information more current than that, but the break has now lasted more than 60 days, so I'm guessing there will be further information soon. · 2 hours ago
Another in the long line of causalities as the result of trying to get TOO MUCH TOO SOON and destroying the animal?
Well that sucks. I was excited to see him run. Hope he gets healthy and returns to his Preakness self.
C'mon Todd what's the secret? You've gotta mention Danza
would not mind seeing Tapiture in the mix at the finish...
Common Untapable and Wildcat Red - Winner to get California Chrome in the Santa Anita's Breeders Cup Classic!
I want Tonalist to win to qualify for the Santa Anita Breeders Cup Classic so California Chrome can get revenge!
Ride On Curlin to miss West Virginia Derby with a strain.



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