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Afleet Alex

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Afleet Alex
Afleet Alex with Jeremy Rose winning 2005 Preakness
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In a follow up to yesterdays Q of the D - Who would you say is the most underrated horse of the 2000's?
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  • Sullivan · The 70's were a turning point from the old racing to the new racing, and in their collision there happened a couple of horses who benefited from both the old stamina and new speed · 90 days ago
  • travel_vic · that difference was the WHOLESALE drugging of the breed. Disgusting · 89 days ago
i hope they sell him for horse meat. He is a terrible stallion
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  • anneshaw · If we keep having these identity problems and comments like this HRN will have to moderate which means posts we will all get well after the fact. Its been fun the way it is but getting really low. · 102 days ago
  • tcglory · first off thats not me, second i feel honored sumone wants to be my troll on here weird but cool. Also people on here know the 2 things I lvoe most about horse racing are Dwayne Lukas and My favorite horse of all time Afleet Alex. Might of worked better if you had made this post on a diffrent horse noy my favorite horse · 102 days ago
With the Belmont coming up and a Triple Crown on the line. I am curious to read which horses were the best 3 year olds since 1990?. Rank your own personal top 5.
His Preakness is one of the best I've seen!
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  • travel_vic · I made up a hand out for a seminar last summer, so if you want a copy of it, I can locate it and send it to your e-mail address....Just leave that here and I will send it. · 492 days ago
  • travel_vic · wrong comment that was to go on the energy distribution psotings · 492 days ago
See ya all later folks. Just got a call about my new job, that premits me from posting on here regulary due to new info i will learn in my job byebyebyeybeybe. Kaitalin and jmac my 2 biggest lukas supporters on here it was great to know you hope to run into on the track sometime.
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  • RichChatter · Haha. I was using that name for years. I didn't use it for a military reference, though. And I am the farthest thing possible from a naval officer dude XD And thank you. I never have been good at taking compliments. But thanks. haha · 508 days ago
  • Jay S. · :) · 508 days ago
Hey everyone just wanted to say hi, haha I don't really know how to use this but I do enjoy this and talking to everyone here about some ponies. Im young I just turned 21 and theirs not too many young people at the track to talk to so maybe ill find a few people here haha.. Happy late Easter btw
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  • rafirox · Whatever brings people to the track, Jenna. lol. · 533 days ago
  • rafirox · Aren't these Afleet Alex threads wonderful? LOL. · 509 days ago
With the Rebel Stakes coming up, this race reminds me of the worst performance for Afleet Alex. This would be his lone off-the-board finish. Otherwise, always a contender. Where are you, Lazmannick? I miss you. And your absence is starting to worry me. Still hoping the best for you, Laz. Try and keep me posted.
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  • travel_vic · THIS one had a great future ahead of him: lots of potential to do amazing things, but we were robbed of ever seeing that come to fruition. The Preakness alone screamed what this colt was all about. · 553 days ago
  • bigbill859 · at ont time your track /pim/ was about to loos the preakness no money there need to win the triple crown and horse racing will be back · 553 days ago
His Preakness is probably the best comeback race ever after Scrappy T cut him off. Was an all-heart preformance.
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  • Sysonby · Thanks for that info, goblin. I thought it had to be related to that. · 599 days ago
  • CreativeCause · Don't forget Afleet Express, or Afleet again in his breeders cup Marathon run. I get that they weren't great, but they still won big races. · 599 days ago
i would like to let my new friends on this site aware of the fact that i finally decided to start my own blog/ website on horse racing writing articles and posting news so anyone interested in reading it heres the link http://triplecownglory.webs.com/
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  • travel_vic · If you do not have a plan of attack distinct from your handicapping, then I know I am talking to a beginner at this game. · 606 days ago
  • cocoa2 · Plan of attack? I just like watching the horses. When "I" bet it's usually a show bet just for a winning ticket. I've only tried two vertical bets, both exactas. One idiot one at Hawthorne where we found out after that the horses we picked (3rd and 4th place of course) were the two biggest longshots. ROFL. · 606 days ago
Rates an A++ with Zenyatta. Could be another great cross.
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  • cocoa2 · Wow. Zenyatta's conformation is perfect. · 612 days ago
  • travel_vic · this one, at three, HAD the potential of being a very very good one, but we will never know. · 612 days ago
He REALLY should have won the triple crown!! His closeing kicks seemed to be legendary!!
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  • travel_vic · He was too late, energy wise, for the standards for 10 furlongs at Churchill. He had the talent to overcome that, BUT, as per usual, late movers have poor shots with both traffic and trhe rider's BEST GUESS on when to move. Moved a tad prematurely and petered out. · 763 days ago
  • LAZMANNICK · Ruffian friends alwasy wish the best for their friends. · 763 days ago
He REALLY should have won the triple crown!! His closeing kicks seemed to be legendary!!
I can see three of his sons are running in the Travers, Afleet Express, Afleet Again and Admiral Alex. Good Luck! This horse had to miss the Travers when he was 3, but maybe he'll be the sire of a Travers winner
hmm? he raced well under rose but velazquez we see a sixth, probably the jockeys fault
Alex was one of the most dominant Belmont winners of recent years... with maybe only Point Given more impressive in the last 15 years. Still think Jeremy Rose moved way too soon in the Derby... causing him to run up on horses and have not enough left to hold off Giacomo and Closing Argument due to that scorching pace. Still ran a magnificent race to be third.

Afleet Alex - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
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View DetailsView Video06/11/05Afleet Alex1stBel111 1/2mDBelmont Stakes-G1 3 MAfleet AlexAndromeda's HeroNolan's Cat2:28.75
View DetailsView Video05/21/05Afleet Alex1stPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MAfleet AlexScrappy TGiacomo1:55.04
View DetailsView Video05/07/05Afleet Alex3rdCD101 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MGiacomoClosing ArgumentAfleet Alex2:02.75
View DetailsView Video04/16/05Afleet Alex1stOP91 1/8 mDArkansas Derby-G2 3 MAfleet AlexFlower AlleyAndromeda's Hero1:48.80
View DetailsView Video03/19/05Afleet Alex6thOP101 1/16 mDRebel Stakes-G3 3 MGreater GoodRockport HarborBatson Challenge1:44.92
View DetailsView Video03/05/05Afleet Alex1stOP106 fDMountain Valley 3 MAfleet AlexRazorSmoke Smoke Smoke1:09.40
View DetailsView Video10/30/04Afleet Alex2ndLS71 1/16 mDBreeders' Cup Juvenile-G1 2 MWilkoAfleet AlexSun King 1:42.09
View Details10/09/04Afleet Alex2ndBel71 1/16 mDChampagne-G1 2 MProud AccoladeAfleet AlexSun King 1:42.30
View DetailsView Video08/21/04Afleet Alex1stSar97 fDHopeful-G1 2 MAfleet AlexDevils DiscipleFlamenco1:23.58
View DetailsView Video07/29/04Afleet Alex1stSar86 fDSanford-G2 2 MAfleet AlexFlamencoConsolidator1:09.32
View Details07/12/04Afleet Alex1stDel75 1/2 fDAllow 2 MAfleet AlexMonster ChaserChazmandu 
View DetailsView Video06/26/04Afleet Alex1stDel35 1/2 fDMSW 2 MAfleet AlexB TrickPrecision Perfect