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Big and strong looks like it'll run through the family!
Tapit Colt out of Justwhisltedixie, half to BC Juvenile winner New Year's Day, who was sold for $2.2 million at the Keeneland September Yearling sale, has been named "Mohaymen", according to DRF
  • Mary Z. · I already re-named it Mayhem or Virpennmarydeljersey. J, if I ever need help burying a body, I will call you ;) · 1 hour ago
Tapit filly out of Super Espresso, sold for $1 million to Chiefswood Stable at the Keeneland September sale, has been named "Espresso Time" according to DRF
Tiznow colt out of Dream Supreme, sold for $1.35 million to Mark Casse at the Keeneland September sale, has been named "Tour De Force", according to DRF
Filly by Dubawi out of Epsom Oaks winner Causal Look, sold for $1.45 million to Flaxman Stables in Ireland at Keeneland September yearling sale, has been named "Eyeshine" according to DRF
The Tapit filly by She be Wild, sold for $1.15 million to Solis at Fasig Tipton Saratoga, has been named Propositioned, according to DRF
The filly by War Front Out of Charming, sold for $1.25 million at Fasig Tipton Saratoga to Willis Horton, has been named Take Charge Tressa, half sister to Take Charge Brandi, according to DRF
Is now officially retired. She is at Darby Dan's and will be bred to Tiznow next year.
Are you any relation to John Jennings, born 11 Nov 1780- He was a Cabridgshire farmer, and horse breeder. He was the son of William Jennings and his mother was Catherine Thorowgood. If so, we are related and would love to trade horse stories!
Will run this weekend in the G2 Jockey Club at Churchill as a prep for the Los Al Futurity. Blinkers off.
This is your classy trainer, what a great guy!! Trainer Rudy Rodriguez, currently serving a 20-day suspension from the New York State Gaming Commission for two medication positives that’s set to expire Thursday, two days before he saddles top Kentucky Derby prospect Vyjack in Aqueduct’s Wood Memorial, could be facing another positive. “I think we’re getting way ahead of ourselves here,” said Rodriguez’s lawyer, Karen Murphy. “I haven’t heard anything yet from the state. No one has heard anything.” But according to two of Rodriguez’s owners who spoke to The Post Friday, the reputed new positive is said to be for Flunixin (Banamine), the same medication involved in the two previous positives from last year. One of those owners, Michael Imperio, heard the level found is so far over the limit, officials have admitted privately that Rodriguez, who is currently in Mexico, could not possibly have administered the drug, but he is still liable under the trainer responsibility rule. So Imperio said he is offering a $20,000 reward for information on whoever might have set Rodriguez up, and that other owners might contribute to that total. Contrary to rumors sweeping the racetrack yesterday, the horse in question was not Vyjack, sources said.. “It’s obviously very upsetting,” David Wilkenfeld, Vyjack’s owner, told The Post. “I think he’s being unfairly profiled. It makes me sick. I go to the barn in the morning and see how hard they work. He’s not an overnight sensation, and he should be enjoying this moment [with Vyjack possibly heading to the Derby]. “Rudy has my full support, and the other owners are 100 percent behind him. Hopefully, things will sort themselves out.” This was from last year!! two drug violation, yup what a classy guy, right up there with Dutrow and Baffert the horse killer and Assmusen!!
CT was running extremely fast in the DD Jackpot then suddenly hit the wall - hopefully all is well and it was not anything serious.
Well looks like another matchup between East Hall and Wildcat Red, Jan 17th, GP, both appear to be doing very well at GP.
Personally at their best,i do not think that Sb is anywhere near the Racehorse that California Chrome is. But that is not the point of this post. This is to laud Hollendorfer, Rome and the rest of the connections as to how they handled this horse in the publics eye. From early in the year,when all scribes were looking for that it factor moment ,and tried to get Hollie to crack and show his hand. They never cracked and went about their buisiness and kept the pressure off. You see that was very strategic on their part. The more self inflicted pressure you put on yourself,the more results have to be achieved. Even now,the media is speculating that SB will do this and do that. To their credit they are keeping their mouths and lips sealed. Their counterparts are to busy holding daily press meetings and sort of enjoying the attention paid to them. But you almost can't blame them to a degree. They are only catering to a starved for prime time media outlets and fans that are just as hungry.
  • Mary Z. · Had to giggle at "never cracked". I doubt they felt any pressure. · 19 hours ago
  • amino998 · The "Clones" should also be recognized for their diffidence · 19 hours ago
Saw him run the slop at Belmont back in Oct - can't wait until he can go on a firm track.
American Pharoah won 2 grade ones, Texas Red won 1, and Carpe Diem won 1. Wonder who will be 3 year old champ?
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  • Sullivan · As far as I'm concerned, it takes more than wins. American Pharoah only has 2 victories, though both are G1 and over quality horses. What if Mr. Z runs away with the Los Alamitos Futurity? Ostrolenka takes the Remsen? There are still 3 big races · 23 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · Somehow in a Fantasy World . If Zayat were able to Trade Pharoah for any 2yr old in the land. I seriously doubt he would pull the trigger. Red may or not win the Eclipse based on his Juvi race. Personally i think that is where the comparisons end. As ggod as Red ran in the race. He did get the perfect set up. · 20 hours ago
Big Macher, Red Outlaw, Sermon, Patriots Rule.
  • Mary Z. · Good job by Sermon to hold on to place against the very nice sprinter Big Macher. Exciting finish with the stretch duel and Patriots Rule closing fast. First defeat for Red Outlaw, but a close finish for him. Whatever the Native Diver is called now, I'd look for Sermon to run in that. · 21 hours ago
It was repoerted that Brandi now will become the filly version of her once more famous stablemate Will Take Charge. As reported yesterday after a nice win, she will now be pointed to the Starlet . Many are applauding this decision and are on her bandwagon to go for The 2 YO Eclipse Award . Dwayne owns slightly a few more Graded wins than i do in his career(LOL and tongue and cheek to those that always fail to realize sarcasm). He did it with WTC last year. Rather than rest on the horses accomplishments and let them just kick their feet up on the living room table, not my cup-o-tea says Dwayne. Like WTC Brandi will be asked to travel back and forth in a short period of time. It took Dwayne all of 3 months the next year to cripple arguably one of the fastest 3 yo colts in recent history. To those applauding this move. I am sure that you were among the majority that did so with WTC. Then i am sure that you were also part of the group that trashed him when this horse could not beat basically Allowance foes. Curious as to what the over / under in Vega is for Brandi . Unfortunately for her,WTC was a strong 3yo Colt and he buckled under the stress. She is only a promising 2 yo filly with a potentially good future. One that she can be telling her grand kids after she saw the famed Brando movie. I COULD OF BEEN A CONTENDER.
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  • Sullivan · My question, Lisa: how does Lukas know if the filly is feeling good when he said she'd go to the Starlet prior to getting her back to the barn? · 23 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · It is always important to assess a horse prior to the race. You can easily do it by how they recover from the previous race,how they cool down or are their eating habits the same as before. An important thing is how they relax. Are they to much on edge and dependent on nervous energy to keep going. There are many more signs. But in this instance,where you are asking a 2yo Filly to give you her 3rd effort on the track within a 6 week or so period. The real question should not be how is she going in. You have to gauge at where he or she is,and figure out where will they be after a potentially gut wrenching effort in such a short span. I know it,nobody can predict the future and nor is Lukas a mind reader. That is why you try and analyze previous experiences. Be it with your horse or someone elses. This is a 2yr old filly.She has the world ahead of her. What good does this race really do for her. Knowing who the owner is,i doubt the small purse in relations to what she can earn being healthy mean. Bottom line is that she can win like a Champ and nothing at all happen nor affect her. But ask yourself,is the reward worth the risk. · 23 hours ago
Jess a work today at Belmont going 4 in 49.5. Glad to see him doing something I was beginning to worry ?!?! jlp
Just watched Ary and he will not commit.How shocking,when i said that the timing was terrible, all trashed me. Now Art will gallop him on Thursday. Art enough with the publicity stunts. You or your owners are trying to force a round peg into a square. Do it the right way and take your time next year. As a gambler ,i wish you run and go off 1/9. Win or lose,he will be one of the greatest bet against horses this year. To those that were convinced that the infamouss 4F work was enough. Look again.
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Mary how can they run this horse in that race. This was never on the Agenda,they were grasping at straws after the BC. I kept saying that trying the turf is not the problem. It is all about the timing of it all. It seems that whoever is calling the shots on this horse has dropped the ball on multiple calls. But it was really sad to see this horse out there today being restrained from running. They were afraid to let him gallop out and have something go wrong. If that wasn't enough,they are still playing games by holding the track and public on pins and needles as to if he will run or not. If they could not gauge an opinion with a workout(wink-wink). What on Earth will a jog or gallop in the stretch show them. · 1 day ago
  • Sullivan · Shared Belief or Chrome in the Malibu? Horse didn't look good because he had no blinks · 23 hours ago