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  • Bode's Dream (5-2) returns victorious in the House Party to remain undefeated.Posted 4 minutes ago
  • Australia's Hugh Bowman wins the Longines International Jockey Challenge.Posted 3 days ago
  • Miss Temple City (8-5) hits the wire just in front in the Grade 1 Matriarch.Posted 5 days ago
  • Annals of Time (5-1) gets clear late in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Vale Dori (1-2) much the best in the Grade 2 Bayakoa.Posted 6 days ago
  • Royal Posse (3-5) repeats in the Claiming Crown Jewel and becomes a millionaire.Posted 6 days ago
  • King and His Court (8-5) flies home to win the Display Stakes.Posted 6 days ago
  • R Angel Katelyn (8-5) leads all the way in the Sandpiper.Posted 6 days ago
  • Rapid Rhythm runs them down in the Battle of New Orleans.Posted 6 days ago
  • Highway Star (7-1) is up in time to win the Go for Wand.Posted 6 days ago

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Jersey Bred! Love it
When is she coming back to the states?
In foal to Raison d'Etat for 2017
In foal to Bayern for 2017
Bred to Medaglia D'oro for 2017
Bred to Curlin for 2017
In foal to Tapit for 2017
Moved to Airdrie stud but is private
Posse was purchased earlier this fall by Haras Rapetti in Uruguay, where the stallion is currently standing for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season
So it appears that you were a little premature on the Stradivari news...
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  • Rideonruffian via Disqus · ?? · 2 days ago
  • Flanders via Disqus · I know you don't know me but I don't spread rumors. I wouldn't post something unless i knew it was true. · 7 hours ago
My picks: 1st-Sun Jewellery 2nd-Beauty Only 3rd-Able Friend 4th-Satono Aladdin.
My picks: 1st-Highland Reel 2nd-Big Orange 3rd-Silverwave 4th-Nuovo Record.
  • Mark hoad via Disqus · I agree with all 4 races only difference is I may change to beauty only · 10 hours ago
G1 winner Greenpointcrusader is back in training, he is now in the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, he will target an early 2017 return to the races.
  • Jessica Boyer via Disqus · I wonder how Pletcher will do with this horse. · 19 hours ago
This horse wins the Belmont Stakes 2017.
Berned
American Gal Berned Union Strike Tapped
Dangerfield Mastery Irap Show Me Da Lute
Classic t_v and friends 'in the good ol' days' fill the short archives of this guy :D
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  • amino998 · One from the vault for Kestrel, who swooped in with a like before EVER posting.... amino998 · The perspicuity of a statement is proportional to the insightfulness of the reader · 826 days ago
  • amino998 · Pegasus Dark Horse... no lie :D · 17 hours ago
Tri box Mastery/Bobby Abu Dhabi/Show Me Da Lute
Will stand at Crestwood farm for $5000
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Meet Alex Fawell 

Unlike many, I did not grow up with horseracing. My first time at the races was the 2008 Kentucky Derby. I bet on Colonel John. That fall, I had the good fortune to go to England, where I visited Ascot and Kempton. When I returned to the U.S., I was hooked. I started reading handicapping books, studying historic sire lines, watching races and going to Portland Meadows regularly. While the purses there were small, I was able to be close to the action and see firsthand the day-to-day operations of an average American racetrack.

 

Last year I moved home to Chicago. I went to Arlington for the first time this year. In the interim, I have devoted my time to understanding all aspects of horseracing  I hope to provide unique isights on handicapping perspectives and multifaceted analyses on the state of horseracing today. I will strive to write with an open mind and a willingness to learn through the writing process. I will not claim to be an expert, but I will read thoroughly, write carefully, and be honest.

 

To me, the all-time greats are Kelso, John Henry, Round Table and Yeats. Horses I like because they have won me money include Raven's Pass, Alternation, and I'll Have Another. The greatest horse I have even seen live is Zenyatta. I also enjoy the Bears, the Bulls, the White Sox, the Blackhawks, Mexican food, good Bourbon, and old-time music - specifically that played on the 5-string banjo. Thanks for reading!

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