They don't want him to lose any more value as a stud. But by all means, let's keep retiring our equine stars at three ... Between this and the drug issue, the industry wonders why the sport is dying
And those saying it was a souper up track ... are you really going to say that every track her ran on - and - set records was a souped up track? ... Sorry doubtfull. I watched all his races that yea and my explaination is simple ... He was a freak! A perfect example to the ends of generations of breeding, with an enlarged heart to carry oxygen more efficiently, had enormous stride, and imo, he was the perfect running machine.
No, leave it as the Belmont Stakes ...
Easy Goer was a son of Alydar, not Secretariat. His best offspring, IMO, were Risen Star, General Assembly, and the mighty "Iron Lady," Lady's Secret.
Dreaming of Julia left her performance in the paddock ... she was fraccious, she reared into another horse, they had to have the lead pony in front of her paddock stall to calm her down. Heading into the tunnel she was acting up... She never had a chance of winning this race adter her paddock antics
I remember that race well, and have tears in my eyes right now after reading your article Brian.
That's great and the kid is adorable!
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