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  • Thunder Snow nips Epicharis in a UAE Derby thriller.Posted 36 minutes ago
  • Second Summer rolls late to upset the Godolphin Mile.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Arrogate draws post position #9 for Saturday's Dubai World Cup.Posted 3 days ago
  • Vale Dori (6-5) wins a virtual match race over Finest City in the G1 Santa Margarita.Posted 6 days ago
  • Malagacy (3-1) remains unbeaten with an impressive Rebel win.Posted 6 days ago
  • Enola Gray (2-5) much the best down the hill in the Irish O'Brien.Posted 6 days ago
  • Jenda's Agenda (2-5) stays unbeaten with a facile win in the Caeser's Wish.Posted 6 days ago
  • Mor Spirit (1-2) too good in the Essex at Oaklawn Park.Posted 6 days ago
  • Distinta (11-1) gets up on the shadow of the wire in the Inside Information.Posted 6 days ago
  • Twisted Tom (4-1) gets up in the final jump to win the Private Terms.Posted 6 days ago
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Arrogate should be a clear first, and Gun Runner a clear second. Although things don't always happen the way they should. Tough post for Hoppertunity, but he always finds a way to hit the super. I think Furia Cruzada and Move Up will run good races. With a bit of luck, they both get into the super. I'll throw Lani in the mix in a few tickets. I would've had Mubtaahij in there if it wasn't for the terrible post.
I'll be honest, Master Plan surprised me, I thought he was more of a turf horse, but he ran really really to finish 3rd. He looked like he was grinding at the end. Well done to Master Plan, curious if the connections go to the Derby or maybe try a race like the Belmont Stakes?
Nice win! Really hope the top 2 finishers come to Kentucky .
Well, he certainly didn't disgrace himself, I can be happy with third.
Happy Birthday Curlin. Folks tend to forget your accomplishments. As we all get ready to watch Dubai world cup let us not forget you won the Classic and then the world cup double
Happy 13th birthday Curlin! You are best in my book! May your stallion career continue to new heights!
With the Godolphin mile under our belts, it appears as if you can win off the pace. Second Summer getting it done in 1:35 and change.
Main Track: Muddy Turf Course: Yielding
Came up empty.
Wow!
Today Arrogate shows everyone how good is he :) It's real world cup now ;)
I wish a safe trip to all runners today!
Fitting tribute by Barbara Livingston to the Big Red horse. http://www.drf.com/manowar
t_v, Thanks for the reminder of his 1917 date of birth. I think this is his official page; the other is one of those alternative universe pages that occur on HRN occasionally.
Like I think Lani's overrated as hell but he should have better odds than 50-1. Also what is the deal with Special Fighter do his connections have a purpose for him other than to run the DWC? The horse hasn't ran since last years race and I don't think he was injured either, did they just go "wait till next year".
What happened to him working out this week?
Another question - not so much a debate, as I am not well versed on the subject, but am looking to be informed. Who was the greatest horse in North American racing, prior to Man O'War? I guess we are really talking from the end of the Civil War, when a lot of the present day NYRA stakes began, up to the end of WW 1. The only two that readily come to mind to me are Sysonby and Colin, but I have to assume there are others. It's kind of like debating the greatest pre Ty Cobb baseball player (although most people would agree that it was Cap Anson, the first to get 3,000 hits).
Breaking News: Ann Arbor Eddie has been sidelined with a splint bone injury according to yesterdays DRF report will take some time off at the farm but it is unclear for how long. http://www.drf.com/news/ann-arbor-eddie-sidelined-splint-bone-injury
Good Riddance MFer
Kasaqui worked 5f, March 24th, in 1:02.40 (b) finishing 7/19.

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