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2010 Super Derby (G2)

Date/Track:
9/25/2010, Louisiana Downs
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:52.31

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Super Derby (G2)...

Here are 5 reminders of why horse racing is the poorest managed of all the world’s sports: The Pennsylvania Derby is held the same day as the Super Derby – Hello, is anyone planning these events?  You ended up with 2 very mediocre races, rather than one pretty good one. There aren’t enough good...Read More
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  • cugel the clever · humphrey - you are an arrogant old dinosaur. stop patronizing and insulting people who are trying to imprpove the mess that you and your generation made of the beautiful sport of horse racing. of course the writer knows that each track functions indpendently. he is making the point that for the survival of the sport, tracks need to think more strategically and plan their stakes programs to maximize the interest in each track and stakes race. it's a perfectly sensible idea and essential in an age when there is increasing competition for the sports fans' attention and dollars. "ALWAYS have" is true. "ALWAYS will" is a stupid and regressive opinion. · 1289 days ago ·
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  • humphrey · Johann Wolfgang von Goethe knew about things when he stated "there is nothing more frightful than ignoirnace in action." The Jockey Club has does and will probably forever rule racing with an iron hand. When you are the only legal game in town you develop disdain for you customer as a take it or leave it situation as they have shown repeatedly. It wasn't unitl after a class actio suit by the Jockey's Guild after WWII that jocks licenses were pried out of their hands. Jim Squires referes to these autorcratic atherosclerotic rigid individuals as the "Dinnies" in response to Dinnie Phipps and outlines in his book, Headless Horsemen, how they are adrift with no ideas to solidify the game. When Gaines came up with the idea of the Breeder's Cup it was rejected until THEY put their name on it as ???co authors, so when you begin to try to see why the game is in the state it is in today,. READ a little history first. HANA (Horseplayer's Association of North America) is trying to use some boycotting force to change things, but I would not hold my breath. The only coordinated racing to date is during the Tripel Crown and Breeder's Cup dates and that only happens because of single factor: $$$$$$$$$$ · 1289 days ago ·
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Driven wide into the homestretch by jockey Jesse Campbell, Apart methodically mowed his rivals down to win the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) by 1 1/2 lengths for his first graded stakes win Sept. 25 at Louisiana Downs. Winner of the track's Super Derby Prelude Stakes in his previous start Aug. 28, A...Read More
Louisiana Downs full card analysis (Super Derby Day) – Saturday (9-25-10) by Jarrod Horak  LAD 1 (Mcl-12.5k, 3,4,5yo, 6f) #5 ZARROZZI (12-1) is out of a 17% debut Maiden Claiming outfit and his local 3f drill on Sept 11 looks solid. #2 Limerock (7-5) earned decent numbers in local straight Maid...Read More
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  • humphrey · nice odds too 1st race - Louisiana Downs - September 25, 2010 Pgm Horse Win Place Show 6 Covey's Cascade 22.40 5.60 5.00 2 Limerock 2.20 2.20 1 Jim N Peg's Gal 7.40 · 1300 days ago ·
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  • humphrey · EXPERIENCE, and the lessons of having run in a REAL race, not some isolated quiet morning trails with no dirt in their faces, counts for a lot in the baby learning curve. Not some theoretical heterogeneous stats...Think of it: INDIVIDUALS (the horses) have their own specific talents and aptitudes, YET these silly stats lump all of them together UNDER THE TRAINER ( an individual who never runs in a race)...... My goodness. Taleb Nassim and Leonard Mlodinow have it pegged when it comes to gleaned cause and effect as a quantum leap to simple correlation. · 1300 days ago ·
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There is always intrigue surrounding a horse who is undefeated. Growing-up I was fascinated with them, especially as a fan who didn’t dig deep into performances with a handicappers eye. I remember when Lite The Fuse won his first two races at Saratoga. I was there for both, and was stoked about seei...Read More
  • humphrey · Woof a front running run on a front running race track. The Hurricane and Apart have shown so much more · 1301 days ago ·
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Once horse racing's in your blood, they say, there's no way to remove it. But of all people, Rene Douglas had the right to try. Paralyzed in his lower extremities in a career-ending spill on May 23, 2009, the former jockey spent this past year out of the spotlight, quietly attempting to heal from ph...Read More
Hurricane Ike is the Super Derby favorite with 9-5 morning line odds for the race to be run at Louisiana Downs on Saturday.Read More
Last year around this time, the Al Stall trainee Blame had only a listed stakes to his name. One year later, he is a multiple Grade 1 winner and possibly the favorite to win Horse of the Year. Blame made his graded stakes debut in the Super Derby where he finished second behind Regal Ranso...Read More
The Super Derby (gr. II) will be run this Saturday at Louisiana Downs. Past champions to win the race include Alysheba, Sunday Silence, and Tiznow. First run in 1980, the Super Derby was originally a 10-furlong end-of-season showdown for three-year-olds. The inaugural race offered a Travers exacta r...Read More

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