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  1. Thread: Haligator

    by haligator
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    Hi All, Thanks to everyone for the kind...

    Hi All,
    Thanks to everyone for the kind thoughts. I truly appreciate it. I see your names and think "Oh! She and I arranged to retire that horse together," "They did a remarkable job with that tough...
  2. Thread: Haligator

    by haligator
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    Poltroon and LaurieB, Thank you for your kind...

    Poltroon and LaurieB,
    Thank you for your kind words. You two are among my favorites.

    Best,
    Hallie
  3. Thread: Haligator

    by haligator
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    Haligator

    Hi All,
    This is a quick note to say goodbye to you all. I just can't take the rudeness and snarkiness that this racing forum has turned into any more. The 'Coburn' thread ended any further...
  4. I'm really disappointed that the Racing Forum is...

    I'm really disappointed that the Racing Forum is seen as unhelpful. For a long time we were considered the most helpful bunch of all the forums.

    I think one of the problems is that newbies...
  5. Hi, It was thirteen years after racing that GR...

    Hi,
    It was thirteen years after racing that GR had her first living foal, Genuine Reward. The next living foal was Count Our Blessing, show name Westley. The Secretariat foal was stillborn....was...
  6. Hi All, The reason that the Triple Crown is run...

    Hi All,
    The reason that the Triple Crown is run for three year-olds is (drumroll please).... tradition.

    The reason we've lost all sanity in breeding long distance runners is everyone wants early...
  7. Display was a grand racehorse but a bad actor. He...

    Display was a grand racehorse but a bad actor. He fought every starter he ever met, and stormed from racetrack to racetrack. He was DANGEROUS but a wonderful racer.

    Even when retired at stud at...
  8. Laurie is a long time trainer who understands the...

    Laurie is a long time trainer who understands the sport inside and out. She knows her stuff. You'd be surprised how many people on this board are trainers, owners, breeders, grooms, exercise riders,...
  9. You don't even want to know what he does with...

    You don't even want to know what he does with kittens....LOL!

    I usually welcome newbies to the Racing Forum, but when they sport such outrageous statements that we're tolerating because they don't...
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    Well.....

    The people at the airport were well aware of who he (AN) was, and well as the other people he was with, were. It was the talk of the airport. A number of airport workers attended Rolex.

    BTW, the...
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    Sorry to hijack thread about Midnight Cowboy

    Hi All,
    Getting back to the matter originally brought up, AN continued his poor behavior after the event. A friend of mine works at the airport (that's all I'll say so as not to get her in trouble)...
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    Agreed

    Hi All,
    The announcers kept saying what a great rider Springer is and I have to disagree. She is overly busy with her back, legs, and hands. I'm sure she's a very nice person but her riding left a...
  13. Fastness

    I bred one of my wonderful mares to Fastness some years ago and got a spectacular filly. She earned over $150,000- on the track before an injury retired her. This filly/mare got better as she got...
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    Nice Article

    Alfonsina,
    Thanks for posting the link to the article about R. Baze. I thought it was a really nice piece with a couple of little errors. I was sort of surprised the author didn't mention Lost in...
  15. Hmmmm

    I mentioned unrecognized shows because they are the stepping stone to recognized shows. And somebody else brought up horse shows first.

    You'd be amazed how cheating occurs at unrecognized...
  16. Unrecognized Shows

    This is a great idea, danceronice, but there's one problem: a lot of the shows in this country are unrecognized, i.e. they have no governing organization. As a past competitor and judge, I've seen...
  17. Wow

    Hi All,
    The Harness Racing Museum and the Hall of Fame of the Trotter has always been a magical place for me. To think of these trophies being stolen almost makes me physically ill.

    If you've...
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    How about....

    'Still Running Water'

    It incorporates the dam and sire and is a pretty name. That's my shot at it!

    Hallie
  19. Yo Rubyfree

    I'll buy the alternative t-shirt if you have any made up!

    Hallie
  20. Yippee

    Hi Morgan Jumper,
    I am so happy eBay did the right thing for a change! Good for you for following through and getting justice.

    And by selling the saddle to benefit horse rescue and retirement,...
  21. Thread: Dislpay

    by haligator
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    Display

    Display had a fiery temperment - he raged and fought on every track he raced upon. I have a long quote about him from a writer in his day. Will find it and post it.

    Hallie
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    Nice People....

    Although I don't know much about their accomplishments or training methods, I can tell you that Dee and company are very nice people. They offered to help another eventer, their competition, when he...
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    I don't know....

    I don't know his size or height, but I remember what a splendid and game horse he was. This must make me ancient, because it seems like he just raced a few years ago....but it was back in the 1970s. ...
  24. OMG!

    Dear MorganJumper,
    As long as you have the time, FIGHT ON! You have been deeply wronged. Can't eBay understand that the saddle was altered before it was sent back to you? Do they allow their buyers...
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    Yeah!!!!!!

    Hi All,
    The news is good - Darren is definitely doing better! All that jingling paid off! You guys are the best.

    He still can't have visitors, but hopefully soon he will be able to.

    What a...
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