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What the Nation is saying about Golden Soul...

Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, hero of last spring’s Belmont Stakes, should go favored over a familiar rivalin in Saturday’s Grade II New Orleans Handicap.Read More
  • goblin · DRFHersch is reporting that Prayer For Relief will be scratched from the New Orleans Handicap tomorrow. https://twitter.com/DRFHersh · 20 days ago ·
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Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, hero of last spring’s Belmont Stakes as the final jewel of racing’s 2013 Triple Crown, has been assigned the top impost of 121 pounds for next Saturday’s 90th running of the Grade II New Orleans Handicap on Louisiana Derby Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Read More
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  • AmbitiousD · I apologize if I have not explained this clearly. Ratings in Hong Kong are not speed ratings for races like Beyers are here. Think of them more like rankings in the BCS system for college football. But in your specific example, a horse that races in graded stakes will be rated in the top tier of horses in HK, as its a prerequisite. The priority for filling stakes races is the rating system. So a G2 caliber horse would likely be rated in the 90-100 range, however if the field will be filled based on the ratings of the horses nominated. So if a specific horse carries a rating of 90, he will be entered into a graded stakes field only if it does not fill with horses that are rated higher than him. if the field is full with horses rated higher, then that horse can be an AE or opt to run in high class handicap to try and increase its individual rating. The HK system is specially designed so that "allowance" (aka ratings 0-80) cannot openly engage in competition against stakes level horses (typically ratings 80+). They have to increase their ratings through continually improving agains their own level of competition and "rising through the ranks" so to speak. · 23 days ago ·
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  • ekindy · Just my opinion of course, but in this race I see the post positions and weather as having a far greater effect on the outcome than the weights assigned. The weights are just not high enough to have that serious of an effect on the placings, especially at 9 furlongs. I'm going with Golden Soul because I think PM will have a hard time overcoming his outside post and the slop. Bradester would not surprise me either, but I'm expecting the speed to break down some in the final furlong, especially if Smith fights to get PM out front and they battle early. Of course I'll wait to see how the track plays out, if it's good or better then I'll have to consider NI. · 21 days ago ·
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With one week to go before Saturday’s Louisiana Derby Day program, probable starters in the day’s four graded stakes permeated the March 22 work tab. Read More
on March 22, Golden Soul worked 5F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:01.40 b finishing 12/44.
I've been reading this one is pointed to the New Orleans Hcp. Why do these connections continue to race this horse against the "big boys". I think his 2nd in the Derby was an aberration. Am I the only one that thinks this guy is over his head at this level? I'de also like to see him get another shot on the grass or one on synthetic
Charles Fipke’s Unbridled Forever, who emerged as the 8-1 third choice in the wagering when the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager closed earlier this month, breezed six furlongs Saturday morning in 1:12.40 in preparation for the upcoming Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks on Louisiana Derby Day March 29 at Fair Gr...Read More
on March 7, Golden Soul worked 6F at Fair Grounds on Good Dirt in 1:13.60 b finishing 1/3.
on February 23, Golden Soul worked 6F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:12.80 h finishing 1/5.
on February 16, Golden Soul worked 6F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:14.00 b finishing 1/6.
on February 9, Golden Soul worked 5F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:00.40 b finishing 1/60.
on February 3, Golden Soul worked 5F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:01.60 b finishing 11/43.
on January 26, Golden Soul worked 4F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in :49.80 b finishing 20/74.
on January 19, Golden Soul worked 5F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in 1:04.20 b finishing 61/68.
on January 12, Golden Soul worked 4F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in :49.80 b finishing 16/42.
on January 5, Golden Soul worked 4F at Fair Grounds on Fast Dirt in :50.60 b finishing 64/102.
on November 20, Golden Soul worked 4F at Churchill Downs on Fast Dirt in :48.80 b finishing 9/23.
on November 9, Golden Soul worked 4F at Churchill Downs on Fast Dirt in :51.20 b finishing 52/63.
"Pace makes the race" is an old and famous adage. Let's take a look at the extreme pace scenarios we've seen in this year's Breeders' Cup preps.Read More
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  • icyhotboo · TM, I'm curious as to where you're going to get those desperately needed 2/5 of a second at the second call? Make no mistake, he, GOD has less chance this year than last. The only way he can finish in the money IMO is if MMM scratches. Even though I doubt MMM will win, his pace will put GOD away. It's probable four horses will leave the gate faster than GOD, two of those will hit the 3/4s faster, I just don't see a win or money finish with both MMM Fort Larned in the race. For GOD to finish in the money one of the aforementioned horses has to falter, namely MMM who will be running along side him. Just so you know where I'm coming from GOD is a favorite of mine, the most predictable horse to ever set foot on a track. He always runs the same race, anyone who hasn't made money wagering on him whether for or against is hard to imagine. Even if Baffert works him to the point he does get the second call fractions, he's then in the position he was last year, over extended and unable to finish in the money. For GOD to win he has to hit the second call in 1:10.3/5,and have enough energy left to not falter, besides that Mike Smith is a definite bet against all day long, this isn't the early 90s. · 186 days ago ·
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  • tmallios1 · Icy,that is Bullet Bobs worry,the reason i am so on board with him,is how he is finally handled.The days are gone where they emptied his tank in worthless races.You saw the monster that ran in the Pacific Classic off of a layoff.The 2 months off will make him that much better.If all i have to worry about is 2.5 ths of a second.Maybe i will take Lisas adviceshe gave me for Noble Moons debut. I shall seek out loan officers. I go into the races assuming they will all run their best,except for horses like MMM and Ron The Greek,who emptied their tanks in the preps.That being the case.For right or wrong.This in my eyes might be over when the Marshall in the paddock says "Riders Up' · 186 days ago ·
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A long year for Willis D. Horton’s Will Take Charge continued to improve on Saturday when the D. Wayne Lukas-trained son of Unbridled’s Song rolled to a 2 ¼-length victory over Moreno in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI) at Parx Racing.Read More
Trainer Dallas Stewart gave a cautious “thumbs up” Friday on the condition of Charles Fipke’s homebred Golden Soul, runner-up to Orb in 2012 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI), following an eventful journey in an allowance race that served as his debut on turf Wednesday at Kentucky Downs i...Read More

Golden Soul - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details03/29/14Golden Soul5thFG101 1/8 mDNew Orleans Hcp.-G2 4+ MPalace MaliceNormandy InvasionSunbean1:48.93
View DetailsView Video08/24/13Golden Soul8thSar121 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MWill Take ChargeMorenoOrb2:02.68
View DetailsView Video07/28/13Golden Soul7thMth131 1/8 mDHaskell Invitational -G1 3 MVerrazanoPower BrokerMicromanage1:50.68
View DetailsView Video06/08/13Golden Soul9thBel111 1/2mDBelmont Stakes-G1 3 MPalace MaliceOxbowOrb2:30.70
View DetailsView Video05/04/13Golden Soul2ndCD121 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MOrbGolden SoulRevolutionary2:02.89
View DetailsView Video03/30/13Golden Soul4thFG91 1/8 mDLouisiana Derby-G2 3 MRevolutionaryMyluteDeparting1:50.28
View DetailsView Video02/23/13Golden Soul6thFG101 1/16 mDRisen Star-G2 3 MIve Struck a NerveCode WestPalace Malice1:44.52
View DetailsView Video01/19/13Golden Soul2ndFG101 70yDLecomte-G3 3 MOxbowGolden SoulFear the Kitten1:43.30
View Details12/30/12Golden Soul1stFG71 1/16 mDMSW 2 MGolden SoulWinning NoteSeeking An Empire1:46.86
View Details11/18/12Golden Soul2ndCD81 mileDMSW 2 MSayler's CreekGolden SoulFor Greater Glory1:37.08