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    He was well beaten. didn't have much, was being...

    He was well beaten. didn't have much, was being urged very early in the race.
    http://www.attheraces.com/atrplayer-replay-popup/VOD/947639

    There were some nicely bred horses in that race, though...
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    De Coronado, a full brother to Zenyatta, and...

    De Coronado, a full brother to Zenyatta, and Vertiginuex's last foal, makes his debut in the last race on the card at the Curragh today. 1m4f race for 3yo maidens. Race goes off in about an hour.
  3. Beyer speed figures are heavily, almost...

    Beyer speed figures are heavily, almost exclusively, based on time, with coefficients for how the track is playing etc. In other words time is the yardstick that horses are being measured by, with...
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    Did someone suggest it wasn't?

    Did someone suggest it wasn't?
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    The time was 1:43 Keep in mind that i) races...

    The time was 1:43

    Keep in mind that
    i) races in England (and most of the rest of the world for that matter) are timed from a standing start, as opposed to the run up timer in the States. That...
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    No offense to Tesio, but that proclamation was...

    No offense to Tesio, but that proclamation was made the better part of a century ago at this point.

    If you look at the list of leading European sires of the last decade or two, the lion's share...
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    You can click on any horse in the posted pedigree...

    You can click on any horse in the posted pedigree and go all the way back to the Darley Arabian.
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    Kent D stops riding again. How he gets away...

    Kent D stops riding again.
    How he gets away with that crap....
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    Here is a previous thread on the subject.......

    Here is a previous thread on the subject.... http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?355679-How-often-is-it-a-mare-is-racing-in-foal
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    There's a few mentioned in this article about...

    There's a few mentioned in this article about racing pregnant mares....

    http://www.drf.com/news/modern-career-mares-pregnant-and-racing
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    Some very famous, and very expensive, mares raced...

    Some very famous, and very expensive, mares raced while pregnant.
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    This is hardly new. For the better part of the...

    This is hardly new. For the better part of the last 60-80 years Milers have been considered the best stallion prospects. A proven miler that is also a G1 winner at 10f is gold.
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    Yes, they pretty much, gallop/canter/trot/walk...

    Yes, they pretty much, gallop/canter/trot/walk the full 1-1/2 miles down to the start.

    A few years ago Jim Bolger was given special permission to have have the fractious New Approach ponied down...
  14. Btw, his sister Sarah rode that last winner. Talk...

    Btw, his sister Sarah rode that last winner. Talk about keeping it in the family.
  15. Make that 4, he just trained the winner of the...

    Make that 4, he just trained the winner of the last race at Listowel.
  16. Joseph O'Brien had his first runners today as a...

    Joseph O'Brien had his first runners today as a licensed trainer..... 3 winners.
    I guess Dad will need to keep a look over his shoulder.
    His very first runner, Justice Freedom, was a winner and was...
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    Replay ...

    Replay

    http://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/video/20160604/2604299/15533015
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    I believe that makes Dermot Weld the first man to...

    I believe that makes Dermot Weld the first man to train a winner of a US and English Classic race.

    The winner is by Sea The Stars. The runner up and third are by Galileo. That makes the mare Urban...
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    Wow, that was a cracking finish. Dermot Weld's...

    Wow, that was a cracking finish.
    Dermot Weld's Harzand wins it for the Aga Khan.
    Huge run from the favorite US Army Ranger for second, but the camber seems to have caught him out and caused him to...
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    The Derby, livestream from Epsom

    Live stream of the Channel 4 coverage.....
    http://www.streamgaroo.com/live-television/united-kingdom/channel-4-live-stream
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    Here's a another with helmet cam footage and...

    Here's a another with helmet cam footage and commentary by jockey John Reid.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3KSS732DV8

    Such a unique course.... right hand turn, left hand turn, uphill, steep...
  22. 'Probably' is being optimistic. It all depends on...

    'Probably' is being optimistic. It all depends on the potential field it draws and likely entries. If there are no dominant horses next January and 15-20 horses in the older dirt horse division that...
  23. It sure is a gamble though. Unless you have a...

    It sure is a gamble though.
    Unless you have a stable full of top horses, most of these owners are buying a spot with one, maybe two, of their own horses in mind who will be of that caliber good...
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    Out of the 45,000 odd races run every year in the...

    Out of the 45,000 odd races run every year in the US, you could count on both your hands the number of races run at 12f on dirt.
    You would need only one hand for the number of G1s, and not every...
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    The majority of horses will respond to the whip...

    The majority of horses will respond to the whip by increasing their pace and lengthening their stride. Several hundred years of racing have proven this. There are a small minority of horses that...
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