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    May. 4, 2015, 03:55 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Preakness in Racing
    I wish I had used FL three across as I had AP and Dortmund. I actually hadn't thought much about him but the more Stevens talked him up the more I...
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    May. 4, 2015, 03:49 PM
    She's been left I think two years now, unless they bred her back on the sly. I haven't heard a peep. Maybe if/when Jess's Dream actually makes it...
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    May. 4, 2015, 03:47 PM
    For the most part, to little dog-house type setups where they have a little pen and a shed. They're bottle- and then bucket fed. Females become...
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    May. 4, 2015, 03:43 PM
    Ken had a temper tantrum? Just what I hear...
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    May. 4, 2015, 12:55 PM
    Dortmund is a good-looking successful horse, but I'd worry about his feet. PotN is standing at WinStar for $60,000 already--probably would require a...
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    May. 3, 2015, 06:16 PM
    Depends on how he holds up....Birdstone got a spike from Mine That Bird and Summer Bird, but not that big. Now, if AP wins the BIG one....well,...
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    May. 3, 2015, 03:02 PM
    Well, her foals were later and later, so at some point you need to skip a year or wind up with a baby born in a really bad month (and you might get...
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    May. 3, 2015, 03:01 PM
    Which is funny to call that old school, because OLD old school, they got worked lightly. Man o' War got jogged nearly every day with a rider up.
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    May. 3, 2015, 02:56 PM
    People don't talk about sires (beyond the first sire, at least) because the stallions sire so many offspring that they're statistically harder to pin...
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    May. 3, 2015, 02:51 PM
    Two years running the horse I need (because last year I singled Wise Dan, this year my other choice was way back and had no shot) decides to hold off...
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    May. 3, 2015, 02:47 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    I was going to say, like SportArab says, Johnny showed ponies at Devon. As for how he dresses, that's Johnny, NBC knows exactly what they're getting...
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    May. 3, 2015, 02:42 PM
    Well, with AP and Dortmund, Bob Baffert I'm sure knows what he's doing-he's been here before. What Simon Callaghan will do, don't know. But Firing...
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    May. 2, 2015, 07:32 PM
    What, the peanut gallery thing? Spot on. Have you SEEN the Zenyatta fans? Some of them are not horse people in any sense and they go nuts over...
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    May. 2, 2015, 07:28 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    There would probably have been about 60 people for Metaboss if he'd gone as if he were in the Derby, most of us would have come. Stupid bone bruise....
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    May. 2, 2015, 07:13 PM
    Some good horses--I just wish Firing Line had either won or run third, not that the tri and super paid much (I'm hoping Gary steals me a Preakness at...
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    May. 2, 2015, 02:42 PM
    People I know are staying in Florence, KY (Cincinnati) at the hotel where we stayed for the Spiral and driving in. I was, if I needed to go down,...
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    May. 2, 2015, 02:39 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    Ocho and Bolo belong on grass--even Ocho's trainer was very lukewarm and only said something earlier this week about it being 'where the connections...
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    May. 2, 2015, 01:48 PM
    That assumes it happens...APs way outside and his wins have been easier than they look. Frosted meanwhile has a better shot than raw placings...
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    May. 1, 2015, 06:57 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    Apparently what they thought was a bruise is an abscess.
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    May. 1, 2015, 03:05 PM
    http://www.equisportphotos.com/Horse-Racing-Photography/ChurchillDowns10 The only way to find out is contact them. They were the photographers in...
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    May. 1, 2015, 03:00 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    Mine That Bird is one of my favorite race calls ever. Tom Durkin doesn't even SEE the mud-colored horse on the rail until he's opened up on the...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 08:22 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Tonalist in Racing
    SO disappointed that Palace Malice scratched. At least now I can just straight-up root for Tonalist.
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 08:16 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread 50-1 in Racing
    That was just dumb because while for all I know the portrayal of Riddle was fair (he was....opinionated) the BOOK spent plenty of time on War Admiral...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 08:12 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    Dortmund looks like a thinker. That's either good or gonna bite him in the butt. Saw on FB that they're going to saddle him in the walking path,...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 07:53 PM
    It's called the paddock (even though, yes, at SA it's more like a room) and they were pretty clearly schooling. He's tacked for work, not racing, so...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 03:36 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    That's nice. I don't. But I don't bother candy-coating opinions because someone might disagree. I don't like unrefined and he's quite unrefined...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 01:43 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread 50-1 in Racing
    I don't know, an awful lot of people I know who are in a better position than me to have direct experience would say that portrayal is spot-on...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 01:39 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Kentucky Derby 2015 in Racing
    I HATE his head. Hideously pig-eyed. He looks like "Casey" from one of the more dubious 1980s paperback edition covers of "The Black Stallion's...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 01:34 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Derby Draw in Racing
    Dortmund got a good draw, AP will need a little luck-on the one hand he's clear of traffic, on the other he'll have a lot of ground to make up or...
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    Apr. 29, 2015, 10:50 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Derby Draw in Racing
    I will quite literally bet money that the 'curse of 17' stays cursed (Mr Z. has no chance unless a miracle occurs/divine intervention.) Good for...
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