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2014 Arkansas Derby (G1)

Date/Track:
4/12/2014, Oaklawn Park
Post Time:
6:20 PM ET
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:49.68
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Older Comments about the 2014 Arkansas Derby (G1)...

Well I got the jockey change and was just beat on Tapiture. But, I was right on Baffert's hyped up Bayern. He was media hyped on his win against no one. California Chrome with a good trip wins the Derby.
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  • Jay S. · Well, it's not a killer look like I've seen in some of the top ones, nor was it a scared look. It's more of a calm, wide-eyed awareness of everything going on, but not fearful of anything. I know this probably sounds kinda strange, but I'm still looking for the right words. · 227 days ago
  • Jay S. · I think you're right. The look is based on knowing they are ready. · 227 days ago
hey colin, when are you going to update the submit your picks page? i'm feeling pretty confident about my picks :)
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  • travel_vic · recall the statistacal phenomenon REGRESSION to the mean before reading too much into a single performance. ALSO, if the ones prominant that quit show numbers that say 9 frulongs is their upper end, this performance may need to be downgraded as well. · 227 days ago
  • Sullivan · Got to say, I LOVE the idea of putting this shit ^^^ in fortune cookies · 227 days ago
Like 4/6/8. Long shot like is the 1
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  • Sully · Very nice tri, SS! · 229 days ago
  • zenyatta mondatta · Steve Asmussen already had four or five wins on the card today but Tapiture couldn't get up to the win... · 229 days ago
I wanna say Tapiture.. but my money says Ride On Curlin. Conquest Titan by 2 1/2 on a late rally. Borel will secure a saddle for the May Gate.
Somebody knows where i can whacht the derby in internet??
Bayern*** Dang lagging.
  • Exterminator · Meh. I don't like him at all. Feel the same way I did about Cairo Prince, Candy Boy and Social Inclusion. Don't wait until the last minute. And I really don't like how he came to Arkansas to get as far away from Chrome as possible. That won't happen on Derby day. · 229 days ago
What time does this broadcast and what channel?
Ill say Bayner
Conquest Titan-Bayern-Commissioner-Tapiture
  • Sully · It's time to shake up those derby point standings this weekend. · 230 days ago
  • jinlie01 · Strong Mandate, Ride On Curlin and Conquest Titan · 229 days ago
Absolutely none of the websites (HRN, DRF, BH) have picked Bayern, hopefully the general public follows.
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  • tmallios · John,i never look at them as chalk or as longshots. It is all about the value that they present relative to the horses they are running against. I posted on this site that PM when he won his first out was working and prepping in a big manner. Regardless of his being the favorite,it did not deter me. Same here, i have a bit of info on this guy. Do not think for a second that it translates into his running a big race. But i'd rather hear the things that i am hearing than not. · 230 days ago
  • furlonger · Ride on Curlin wins this one. · 230 days ago
Strong Mandate is my pick. Strong Mandate/Tapiture with Commissioner,Conquest Titan, Ride on Curlin is the bet
Bayern will have a Bodemeister type of race!
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  • cleclair1994 · Kind of like Ride on Curlin here. Had every reason to back off like Strong Mandate but didnt. Hopefully will rate a little. Might be getting better. · 231 days ago
  • triple_double · Agree: 1st in Arkansas Derby and close 2nd in the KY Derby - just like Bodemeister. cha-ching... · 231 days ago
Tapiture the one to beat
Anyone know tumblr blogs I can follow?
Tapiture and Ride On Curlin Exacta Box
maybe this time strong mandate will finish on his right lead and make a better account of himself still love him
Post Positions: 1. Danza 2. Knock Em Flat 3. Tapiture 4. Ride On Curlin 5. Thundergram 6. Commissioner 7. Conquest Titan 8. Bayern 9. Strong Mandate
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  • SSilence86 · 6-5 on Tapiture. 2-1 on Bayern · 232 days ago
  • SSilence86 · sorry that was 9-5 on Tapiture. 2-1 on Bayern. 9-2 on Strong Mandate. 8-1 on Commissioner. 10-1 on Strong Mandate. 12-1 on ROC. 15-1 on Danza. 20-1 on Knock Em Flat. 30-1 on Thundergram · 232 days ago
Mexikoma seems to be a little in over his head here but i will still go with him, saying he's entered
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  • Northport · Like Orb, I'll Have Another, Street Sense, Big Brown, Animal Kingdom, etc. It is a race with 20 horses and one winner, obviously not all of them are going to perform, but the biggest longshot to win in recent memory was still a 2 y/o Canadian Champion who was 2nd and 4th in his stakes preps. · 250 days ago
  • travel_vic · choose the fluke rather than the average....Does not make the point at all but just shows randomness · 250 days ago

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