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    No they don't. Go talk to anyone that has spent...

    No they don't. Go talk to anyone that has spent time in a racing yard. The number of horses in Europe that would train on Lasix is quite small, and they would invariably be elite horses. You guys...
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    The Presidents of the FEI haven't always been...

    The Presidents of the FEI haven't always been royals. In the early days they were mostly military men.

    1921 - 1927 Baron du Teil (FRA)
    1927 - 1929 Colonel G.J. Maris (NED)
    1929 - 1931 ...
  3. Barnes, who was recently fired/let go by the...

    Barnes, who was recently fired/let go by the Times after 32 years, 12 as chief sports writer (supposedly because they couldn't afford his wages, though rumours of other reasons), had this to say in...
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    Download the Hola plug-in... https://hola.org/...

    Download the Hola plug-in... https://hola.org/
    It works on Chrome, FireFox, and maybe some other browsers.
    It is a free VPN/IP spoofer that allows you to pick what country you are browsing from....
  5. You need to amend the thread title. Marble Cake...

    You need to amend the thread title. Marble Cake is not registered with the JC. She's registered in the JAIRS.
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    Are you trying to be funny? The most famous...

    Are you trying to be funny?
    The most famous example of cross party voting is in the other direction.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reagan_Democrat
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    Replay here for those who didn't see it live....

    Replay here for those who didn't see it live.
    http://www.rte.ie/player/us/show/10311631/
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    He didn't actually have surgery. They had him on...

    He didn't actually have surgery. They had him on the table at R&R ready to open him up and realised that the intestine had corrected itself.
    ...
  9. Interesting to see Pletcher and Lukas on that...

    Interesting to see Pletcher and Lukas on that list.

    Most of the others are not surprises.
    Clement, Harty, Motion, Attfield, Drysdale and Sheppard are all English/Irish/French born and raised....
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    The Breeders Cup tried going down that route....

    The Breeders Cup tried going down that route. They had to abandon due to the intense push back from trainers/owners.
  11. I would inclined to take him on and bet against...

    I would inclined to take him on and bet against Bayern at 10f, esp if there is any kind of speed in the race. The only way I see him winning at 10f is if steals it of the front. In a truly run 10f I...
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    This is not even in the same universe as horse...

    This is not even in the same universe as horse racing at regular racetracks.
    It is QH match-racing (usually two, sometimes three horses) that has traditionally been popular in northern Mexico and...
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    The ESPN 30/30 documentary about Hinault and...

    The ESPN 30/30 documentary about Hinault and LeMond... check it out, great stuff.
    Wow, Lemond.... What a friggin legend....:applause::applause:

    That's the tour I feel in love with.
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    Am I the only one that thinks Nibali is juiced to...

    Am I the only one that thinks Nibali is juiced to the gills?
    It all looks a little too effortless... he's going up mountains quicker than some fellas would go down them, looking barely winded.
    ...
  15. Thread: NYRA = FEI?

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    What exactly is the problem?

    What exactly is the problem?
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    It's unlikely the seed is the culprit, as the...

    It's unlikely the seed is the culprit, as the seed of the poppy has the least amount of Alkaloids. It's the fleshy part of the pod, and even the stem and stalk from which the opium sap is produced....
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    From poppies. ...

    From poppies.

    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/poppy-seeds-uk-bakery-products-may-contain-dangerous-morphine-levels-1457451
    https://focusonfoodsafety.wordpress.com/tag/poppy-seeds/...
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    Wow, the feds are finally doing what racing...

    Wow, the feds are finally doing what racing wouldn't do.

    :applause::applause:
  19. The Argentina v Holland match was a fantastic...

    The Argentina v Holland match was a fantastic game of football.
    A veritable chess match, with loads of tension. Two defenses that played for the most part impeccably. It's not always about the...
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    Btw, the horse that finished first in the OP's...

    Btw, the horse that finished first in the OP's video was DQ'ed for interference.... after all that.
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    Actually, I'm amazed this doesn't happen more...

    Actually, I'm amazed this doesn't happen more often in those French cross-country races. Some of those courses are maze like labyrinths.... part of the race is on the main course, off into the...
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    Watch the documentary, The guy is an absolute...

    Watch the documentary, The guy is an absolute scumbag. Other riders took drugs, but the weren't vindictive sociopaths who went to great ends to destroy people's reputations, livelihood and lives to...
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    Anyone see the Storyville documentary on BBC last...

    Anyone see the Storyville documentary on BBC last night about Lance Armstrong?

    Wow....what an absolute piece of sh!t. Completely detestable human being.

    Definitely worth watching all 90 minutes...
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    RIP Lammtarra

    Tends to get forgotten about, but he was a very brilliant horse. Only ran 4 times in his career, winning a Listed race as a 2yo, then won 3 races as a 3yo in 1995.... But those where the three...
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    It was intentional. When I first saw it I...

    It was intentional. When I first saw it I presumed he came across to the stand's rail in search of better ground (a la Notnowcato in the 2007 Eclipse stakes). But in a post race interview the trainer...
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