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  • Annals of Time (5-1) gets clear late in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Vale Dori (1-2) much the best in the Grade 2 Bayakoa.Posted 2 hours ago
  • Royal Posse (3-5) repeats in the Claiming Crown Jewel and becomes a millionaire.Posted 4 hours ago
  • King and His Court (8-5) flies home to win the Display Stakes.Posted 4 hours ago
  • R Angel Katelyn (8-5) leads all the way in the Sandpiper.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Rapid Rhythm runs them down in the Battle of New Orleans.Posted 4 hours ago
  • Highway Star (7-1) is up in time to win the Go for Wand.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Chance of Luck (7-2) holds on to take the Inaugural StakesPosted 5 hours ago
  • Whitmore wins the 6th race at Aqueduct, his first race back since the Kentucky Derby.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Even Thunder (5-2) holds on to win the King's Swan.Posted 1 day ago
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ckrisp

User Since: 1/25/2011
First track attended:
Fair Grounds
About me/racing interests:
I have a completely emotionally biased view of horse racing. I try to observe and come away with reasonable ideas, but at the end of the day, I'll like a horse just because I like his name or his owner's story, or his unique markings--the way his shadow roll twists at an uneven angle, I don't know. I'm not a very good handicapper, and I hardly ever place bets, so I don't know why I'm so enamored with horse racing, but I am. I try to be as knowledgeable as possible, and I try to give every horse a fair chance. Like with Presious Passion or Mine That Bird, I understand these might not be great horses, but in my mind, they are. I don't care if anyone else thinks so, and I know the facts--I know they've lost many times, but it doesn't matter. So yeah...I think that's about it. I really love this sport for some mysterious reason, and I love horses, and I love working with horses. So getting to follow some distinct personalities is a great pleasure. I probably waste to much time familiarizing myself with every stakes winner. Ah well, I suppose there are worse ways to waste time. :)

How did I get into racing?
Mine That Bird winning the Kentucky Derby.

Favorite racing moment?
Blame and Zenyatta's stretch duel in BCC 2010.

ckrisp's Top 5 Favorites of All-Time

Last 10 horses rated by ckrisp

Blind Luck
9
Zenyatta
9
Presious Passion
8