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    May. 21, 2015, 09:30 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Clarkson on horses. in Off Course
    LOL Jezza...especially about the hay. God help you if you didn't buy enough to make it until this year's cuttings.
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    May. 20, 2015, 09:57 PM
    Are you saying the racing press is anti-Semitic? (The Zayats are devout Jews.) And the horse is a plain bay, who doesn't win fast, with a trainer...
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    May. 18, 2015, 07:54 PM
    Does the contract just say you are putting X amount down and will pay the balance when (not if) you pick the horse up? If so, then yes, you do. You...
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    May. 17, 2015, 01:56 PM
    I'm not sure I'd consider Secretariat's case "fresh horses" a big deal when there are only five in the race. It was basically a callback to Man o'...
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    May. 17, 2015, 01:44 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Lucky V Espinoza! in Racing
    Must have been the guy in the next stall because if you watch the video, you see the one at the horse's head not let go and keep his head forward...
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    May. 17, 2015, 01:33 PM
    DAP's own page already had to stop or at least limit sharing some of the full siblings pics because they were getting roasted about the "conditions"...
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    May. 17, 2015, 01:30 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Preakness in Racing
    I would have no problem running a horse once a month or even more if he were getting results, but yeesh. He hasn't managed better than third this...
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    May. 17, 2015, 01:21 PM
    Um...yes, supplementing with iron will solve the problem, assuming it's the right kind of iron tablets (my hemotologist prefers Vitron C brand-it's...
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    May. 16, 2015, 08:31 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Lucky V Espinoza! in Racing
    I think Victor jumped. The AS was busy somehow having the upper-body strength to keep one hand on the one's bridle, keeping his head forward, and...
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    May. 16, 2015, 08:18 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Preakness in Racing
    And I still wouldn't want to be the one who has to scrape off his belly back at the barn. I think he had some luck, actually--we know he can win in...
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    May. 13, 2015, 10:33 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Preakness in Racing
    Well, "sprint" usually means 6-7 furlongs, mile at the outside. What does Calumet know the rest of us don't?
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    May. 13, 2015, 10:29 PM
    Just saw a picture of Chrome working on the uphill gallops at Newmarket. Holy cow, he looks ripped like a body builder. Clearly, he seems to like...
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    May. 13, 2015, 10:18 PM
    Well, Art is not getting any younger....transition period, maybe. Hopefully she doesn't get the kind of pressure other famous full sibs and...
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    May. 13, 2015, 09:40 PM
    Awwww....we didn't take pictures, but my duck (I have a pet duck) goes out in the fenced garden at my parents' house. Her tub for water had been...
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    May. 12, 2015, 08:24 PM
    Ask the bookmakers in the UK what it's about over there...racing is a betting sport, it's not about people standing around watching pwetty horses run...
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    May. 10, 2015, 03:26 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Questions for cooks in Off Topic
    Always use unsalted butter. And it doesn't really matter if you add the olive oil or not, if you control the heat you can sautee without burning the...
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    May. 10, 2015, 12:58 PM
    I didn't muck today until noon because it was raining. I didn't put him out until then. Yesterday it didn't get done until 3 because dad didn't...
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    May. 9, 2015, 09:36 PM
    I kind of would love doing it--it's to get a license and work as one, and I think estate auctioning would be incredibly fun, or working for a general...
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    May. 8, 2015, 11:47 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Counting sheep in Off Course
    Goat isn't uncommon (they ARE hard to restrain, though--Old Friends had to put in special fencing for Eldaafer's paddock to keep his goat buddies...
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    May. 8, 2015, 01:34 PM
    And I'm a writer (who knows how you get awards so I'm not impressed.) I wasn't aware "clever" is a negative connotation.
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    May. 8, 2015, 01:33 PM
    Depends on the auctioneer. I keep dithering with going to auction school and you're taught to develop your own 'patter'. Whatever works for you to...
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    May. 8, 2015, 01:15 PM
    I would guess part of it, especially long straighways, are in part what Linny said--in the UK they started racing over heaths and other big open...
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    May. 8, 2015, 01:05 PM
    Seriously. With Chrome in particular I have friends who are JC members (gets them into some UK tracks free, they own/used to own a piece of filly...
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    May. 7, 2015, 02:08 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread LANCING A LUMP in The Menagerie
    Vet. I would be very concerned it's a different color than the lipid cysts/fatty tumors and would not want to risk checking it myself.
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    May. 7, 2015, 02:04 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Dortmund's colic in Racing
    I've never actually had a horse I owned/was responsible for colic, or seen a severe one when I was boarding, so my take on 'minor colic' would be...
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    May. 7, 2015, 02:00 PM
    Yep. Zenyatta's fans can be outright INSANE (I'm actually surprised CZ wasn't even money in his first start and the moaning when he tanked could...
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    May. 7, 2015, 01:43 PM
    If you get sucked into the chant, you're not thinking about how much money you're spending. That's the ultimate goal of every auctioneer (and also...
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    May. 7, 2015, 01:29 PM
    It's to kind of lull people into a rhythm. If you learn to listen to the chant you can follow it pretty easily (they're calling FOR a bid so the...
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    May. 7, 2015, 01:09 PM
    danceronice replied to a thread Hermes in Off Course
    ....I don't buy expensive normal tack but I would totally take that "whatever it is" (woven?) one if some generous soul were to buy it for me.
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    May. 7, 2015, 01:03 PM
    I don't actively shop FOR color, just for a horse/pony that will fit what I want. So I wouldn't buy a pony just because he was cremello but if he...
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