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is he even going to the derby? last I heard he was on edge 50/50 and if he was going it was for the owners sake not cause bob had confidence he can win
  • striped mentality · The horse has never finished worse than 2nd. I have a REALLY hard time beliving that Baffert thinks he has no shot in the derby, plus he has already said he was really impressed by his work over the track. I would be Shocked if he didn't enter. · 11 seconds ago ·
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  • striped mentality · The horse has never finished worse than 2nd. I have a REALLY hard time beliving that Baffert thinks he has no shot in the derby, plus he has already said he was really impressed by his work over the track. I would be Shocked if he didn't enter. · 11 seconds ago ·
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Saturday’s Santa Anita Park Recap – April 19 Main track seemed to tilt toward speed as the day wore on (1 wire job @ 5.5f). The turf course yielded three wire jobs (6.5f, 8f, 8f,), and an off the pace winner in the 9f feature (rail at 15 feet). Rafael Bejarano rode four winners (3 on turf). Edwin Ma...Read More
WATCH OUT! They were not trying to win the Santa Anita Derby with Candy Boy.They were only placing the target on California Chrome's back. If you look at the video, you can see the strangle hold Stevens had on the horse. he let Candy Boy press Chrome, and then back off. so the horse lost nothing in that race,and 3rd olace got him in. this horse is dangerous.
Oh sure, I know that CC is the glam horse of the Spring Thoroughbred Couture Season....I get that....yet somehow I'm not convinced that he will put away all of the challengers in the manner of a Big Brown Favorite this KD.....something tells me we are more likely to see an upset a al Charismatic, Animal Kingdom or Monarchos.....watch the replays of all the preps .....there is one out there in Prepland who will eventually best the Cal baby! I just hope that the masses don't bet down Wicked Strong to fave status by race time bc that's the one I think who is going to nab CC.....any thoughts, racing fans???????
Happy Easter everyone! In this week's report I will discuss some special offspring, the return of a classy sprinter, a classic of a race, and my latest thoughts on the Kentucky Derby!Read More
  • AndyScoggin · What do you think, Dark Horse, is 2014 going to be another year for the fillies? With Princess, Beholder, Close Hatches, Emollient, and Untapable, the distaff side sure seems awfully impressive. · 14 minutes ago ·
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  • tcglory · It wont be the year of the 3 year olds I can see that. I see it being the year of Belmont Park a Meet we wont ever forget · 7 minutes ago ·
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Happy Easter Everyone! Q of the D today will be simple. who did you LIKE better? Affirmed or Alydar? not who was BETTER.
The Queen now has a Princess! an Easter baby. can't wait to see pictures of her!
Any updates? Hope he's recovering well
3-5-11 in the 4th
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  • Sully · 6-10-7-3-8. Just needed the 7 & 8 to switch placings :( · 29 minutes ago ·
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  • Sully · 6-10-7-3-8. Just needed the 7 & 8 to switch placings :( · 28 minutes ago ·
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ZATT's Star of the Week, is ... Imperative!
why isnt chitu getting any love for winning the ky derby he has race four very good races and has showen a horses toughness at the moment of truth.
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  • striped mentality · I like him a lot, always have. I think he has a good shot at winning/ending up in they money come Derby. He doesn't get much credit, but that'll just make it that much more fun when he proves the nay-sayers wrong. · 34 minutes ago ·
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  • striped mentality · I like him a lot, always have. I think he has a good shot at winning/ending up in they money come Derby. He doesn't get much credit, but that'll just make it that much more fun when he proves the nay-sayers wrong. · 34 minutes ago ·
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Who is going to the derby? We will be tailgating in the parking lot next door and have tickets on the 3rd floor for the oaks and derby.
  • SSilence86 · We were going to go. Plan have changed drastically and we aren't even able to go to KY at this time :( Have a great time! · 4 hours ago ·
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  • railbird33 · yayasister- I will be attending my fifth straight Oaks & Derby, but if you know anyone who can't use their two tickets, I am interested. 3rd floor is a great view. · 50 minutes ago ·
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Next on deck...Vinceremos. In the hole we have...Harry's Holiday. Deep hole we have...Commanding Curve and PabloDel Monte. It will take a miracle to get Bayern or Social Inclusion in the gate.
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  • Sully · My P3 from race 5 is still alive, triple. that's all i played. didn't play an intra-race wager · 2 hours ago ·
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  • Sully · sorry. posted wrong place · 2 hours ago ·
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The wild card race is unsuccessful, and Midnight Hawk may skip the Kentucky Derby.Read More
I said hawk and several others would or should be out and gave reason. If ring runs they should be ashamed, vince too. As far as Vince goes he too was on my list of outs and they will have an ae list this year. Harrys does not belong either and Social inclusion, while he figures to improve, was not pointing to the derby. I would hate to see him in and not prepared. Commanding, I hope gets in.
So now who will she be bred to? Galileo? Kittens Joy? Distorted Humor? Tiznow? Medaglia D'oro? Elusive Quality? SMART STRIKE!!!!!
  • kaitlinefree1 · would love to see her bred to Galileo, but i doubt they would do that. i'd like to see Medaglia d'Oro or Awesome Again. maybe Curlin? Pioneerof the Nile maybe? · 3 hours ago ·
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I said hawk and several others would or should be out and gave reason. If ring runs they should be ashamed, vince too. As far as Vince goes he too was on my list of outs and they will have an ae list this year. Harrys does not belong either and Social inclusion, while he figures to improve, was not pointing to the derby. I would hate to see him in and not prepared. Commanding, I hope gets in.
barrys at it again this time with lakerville he ran him last week is running him this week and has entered him next week

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