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Mine That Bird

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There is a great article on Mine That Bird and the movie in today's Wall Street Journal
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  • Sullivan · Glad there is some good press · 125 days ago
  • goblin · Exactly, cocoa. Thank you for alerting us to the article, bp. Love Jim Wilson's idea of a road tour for the cast. The link appears lengthy, but I'll try... http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303725404579461363847850886?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303725404579461363847850886.html · 125 days ago
Other than secretariat which modern day racer do you think has had the most positive effect in horse racing for the mass media? (As in drawing people into the sport) I know IHA had started to gather a large following from those that were not as familiar with the sport - but most were let down by his scratch in the Belmont (I know it was unavoidable, but I know people who lost interest after that point)
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  • Southern.humor · hopefully- Drown I really need to read over my posts xP · 445 days ago
  • travel_vic · Azeri, the filly interefered with in the Preakness who won the Derby, Winning COlors, Forty Niner, JOhn Henry the list is long and distinguished.. · 445 days ago
Happy Seventh Birthday Mine That Bird!!!
  • Peppermint Paddy · One of the best longshot wins ever, IMO. I recall after the race...my dad said ''Why didn't you tell me Leonard Blach owned the Bird?'' Back in the day, when my dad left Ruidoso and the quarters, he left all his clientel to Leonard - Still reminds me of my '50-1' mistake to this day lol Happy Bday, Lil guy!!! · 447 days ago
http://www.kentuckyderby.com/news/videos/mine-bird-returns-twin-spires i love this video of Mine That Bird running & playing with his new little buddy Winston. so cute.
http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/77541/mine-that-bird-set-to-arrive-at-derby-museum
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  • travel_vic · We have ONE lonely lady who is fighting to keep a tiny plot of land over the graveyard in Oshawa, but she has not secured it yet. · 473 days ago
  • cocoa2 · It is a little off putting to see such great horses buried infront of WalMart. · 472 days ago
I wonder if they will have anything in the movie about the owner of MTB, daughter, Pamela, being a POI in the murder of her husband, a veterinarian
Always will be one of my favorites. His run for the roses is one of the most memorable achievements in horse racing.
maybe he'd have made a better sprinter
"50 to 1" starts shooting in New Mexico next month. It will be produced/directed by Jim Wilson, who produced Dances With Wolves and The Bodyguard. No word yet on who will play MTB, but the rumor is he will play himself along w/ a few doubles : ) http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2012/08/24/mine-that-bird-movie-to-begin-production-next-month.aspx
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  • LAZMANNICK · Great Story jay s. If you google the Bloodhorse and in their search box type in “Hangin with Haskin Canoner ll” you’ll get a two or three part story abouh the horse and his trainer’s amazing adventure. Really good and informative reading. · 702 days ago
  • jay s. · Thanks LAZMANNICK. I'll check it out for sure. travel_vic...another great story. Very nice. · 702 days ago
Has a race of his own! From Las Cruces Sun Times: "A race formerly called the Borderland Derby will become the Mine That Bird Derby in 2013. The race for 3-year-olds will be run on Feb. 23 at Sunland Park. It will be the 13th running of the race, which covers a mile and a sixteenth. The race will have a guaranteed purse of $130,000..."
Wherever has icyhotboo gone?
I rewatched MTB's truly spectacular Derby win. We can study PP and handicap this race to death--only to have a perfect storm of horse peaking, race conditions, inspired riding and luck come together. He'll stand to be an inspiration to all those (really) dark horses out there and those looking for a huge pay out: http://www.minethatbirdthemovie.com/
Yeah i agree you should put him in some allowance races hes a gelding so he can't sire any foals. He could have another year in him.
Happy Birthday, Mine That Bird!
  • hammer64 · i love that little horse i think d wayne ruined him the owner messed up taking him away from Chip Wooley · 1179 days ago
Mine That Bird! I love you very much!! Come back please!!! T.T
Please, return the Mine that Bird T.T
Mine That Bird is a fantastic horse!!!<3
I would love to see him race again. Saw the pic of him on his web page in the sand with a big ball, pretty pathetic. At least put him where he can be in a paddock with grass under hooves.
  • dreamingofanna · I agree. Hes a gelding for christ sakes, run him in allowance races in New Mexico. I'm definately sure that there are hundreds of Birdie fans down there. · 1266 days ago
Yes! Return it! We love it. Very very very very very much <3333
I very very very very very very love this gelding!!!! Mine That bird, come back!!! ><

Mine That Bird - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
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Race
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2nd
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View DetailsView Video11/06/10Mine That Bird10thCD91 mileDBreeders Cup Dirt Mile-G1 3+ MDakota PhoneMorning LineGayego1:35.29
View DetailsView Video09/04/10Mine That Bird7thSar101 1/8 mDWoodward Stakes-G1 3+ MQuality RoadMythical PowerTranquil Manner1:50.00
View DetailsView Video08/07/10Mine That Bird5thSar101 1/8 mDWhitney Handicap-G1 3+ MBlameQuality RoadMusket Man1:48.88
View DetailsView Video07/04/10Mine That Bird8thCD101 mileTFirecracker Handicap-G2 3+ MTizdejavuPublic SpeakerInca King1:35.98
View DetailsView Video11/07/09Mine That Bird9thSA91 1/4 mSBreeders Cup Classic-G1 3+ MZenyattaGio PontiTwice Over2:00.62
View DetailsView Video10/10/09Mine That Bird6thSA71 1/8 mSGoodwood Stakes-G1 3+ MGitano HernandoColonel JohnRichard&#39;s Kid1:48.39
View DetailsView Video08/01/09Mine That Bird3rdMnr81 1/8 mDWest Virginia Derby-G2 3 MSoul WarriorBig DramaMine That Bird1:51.46
View DetailsView Video06/06/09Mine That Bird3rdBel111 1/2mDBelmont Stakes-G1 3 MSummer BirdDunkirkMine That Bird2:27.54
View DetailsView Video05/16/09Mine That Bird2ndPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MRachel AlexandraMine That BirdMusket Man1:55.08
View DetailsView Video05/02/09Mine That Bird1stCD111 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MMine That BirdPioneerof The NileMusket Man2:02.66
View DetailsView Video03/29/09Mine That Bird4thSun121 1/8 mDSunland Derby 3 MKelly LeakMythical PowerScorewithcater1:50.02
View DetailsView Video02/28/09Mine That Bird2ndSun111 1/16 mDBorderland Derby 3 MScorewithcaterMine That BirdSmokin&#39; Legend1:43.96
View DetailsView Video10/25/08Mine That Bird12thSA51 1/16 mSBreeders&#39; Cup Juvenile-G1 2 MMidshipmanSquare EddieStreet Hero1:40.94
View DetailsView Video10/05/08Mine That Bird1stWO61 1/16 mSGrey 2 MMine That BirdBear&#39;s ConductorStimulus Plan1:44.55
View Details09/14/08Mine That Bird1stWO47 fSSwynford 2 MMine That BirdWin And ReignEl Brujo1:23.52
View DetailsView Video08/23/08Mine That Bird1stWO46 1/2 fSSilver Deputy 2 MMine That BirdOconeeDryden1:17.49
View DetailsView Video08/04/08Mine That Bird1stWO16 fSMcl 2 MMine That BirdTrip PermitTrigranaut1:10.80
View Details07/20/08Mine That Bird5thWO56 fSMSW 2 MOconeeWillsgrayAwesome Rhythm1:10.60