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    I met Dominic only a couple of times but I know...

    I met Dominic only a couple of times but I know his brother Ray (a respected farrier) very well. Ray told the story that Dominic's first ambition was to be a jockey and he would gallop horses in the...
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    From yesterday: ...

    From yesterday:

    http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/theraces/2014/01/hall-of-fame-driver-cat-manzi-is-released-from-hospital-following-spill-at-freehold
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    Channel 603. Coverage starts at 3:30.

    Channel 603. Coverage starts at 3:30.
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    No need to pm. I just feel that if you're going...

    No need to pm. I just feel that if you're going to make negative comments about people associated with your horse in the past, then you should at least name the horse in question. I'm not concerned...
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    What is you horse's JC name?

    What is you horse's JC name?
  6. So I assume that you would prefer horses in the...

    So I assume that you would prefer horses in the US running over a ripped up, hole-filled, and eventually bare turf course so we could conduct racing "just like the Europeans do." I'd much rather...
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    I don't know what world you live in, but in mine...

    I don't know what world you live in, but in mine the vet bills the owner directly. That includes one of the vets mentioned in this article from the Times. I don't mind folks having an opinion, but...
  8. Thread: Salix?

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    I'm not being dramatic. Bleeding in the lungs is...

    I'm not being dramatic. Bleeding in the lungs is a serious issue, even if it's a small amount. That's why horses who experience bleeding episodes are placed on tetracycline or some other...
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    Bringing them up for the vet? Every track I've...

    Bringing them up for the vet? Every track I've ever worked, the vet comes to the stall. Hmmmm. In my mind, cruelty is having a horse endure the potential life threatening consequences of EIPH when...
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    Poll: Keep race day lasix, but administered by a state...

    Keep race day lasix, but administered by a state employed vet.
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    I think you have to look at the detention barn in...

    I think you have to look at the detention barn in the context of the goings on in NY. The barn was mandated by a bureaucrat who has been under some fire lately; first for missing NYRA's takeout...
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    Wrong. John Sabini and the NYS Racing and...

    Wrong. John Sabini and the NYS Racing and Wagering Board mandated the detention barn and its methodology, not NYRA. Romans even praised NYRA for trying to make the best of the bad hand that Sabini...
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    I'm on your bandwagon here. My experience in...

    I'm on your bandwagon here. My experience in this industry isn't as exentsive as yours, but I've been around long enough to endure more than a few people trying to argue the case for breeding bad...
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    NYRA had a female crew member this past year, but...

    NYRA had a female crew member this past year, but I don't know if she's still active. As far as deaths, Leon Reed was killed a few years ago at Finger Lakes. I think he was double-barrelled during...
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    L does mean 'lasix' and LA meand lasix with one...

    L does mean 'lasix' and LA meand lasix with one or more of the permitted 'adjunct' anti-bleeder substances.

    For my own handicapping, I don't pay that much attention to workout time/rank with the...
  16. As I have mentioned on this forum many many times...

    As I have mentioned on this forum many many times before, scientific research performed on three continents through three seperate studies all arrived at the same conclusion--that horses who began...
  17. I don't know how you can keep a straight face in...

    I don't know how you can keep a straight face in calling Drape an "exceptional" writer and journalist. His statement from a previous column that the joints of racehorses are "injected with the...
  18. Because that's how you at the very least ruin a...

    Because that's how you at the very least ruin a horse and at the very worst get them hurt. A hard trying horse will do just that and when it starts chasing horses that outclass it, the negatives...
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    I don't get your logic...retire a horse because...

    I don't get your logic...retire a horse because he ran a game second?

    As far as Dutrow, I think IWR will be well taken care of, however if you're worried about him breaking down, just make sure...
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    There are plenty of "horse lovers" outside of the...

    There are plenty of "horse lovers" outside of the racing world who will walk away from their horse and its outstanding board bill.
  21. I think you need to do some research on the...

    I think you need to do some research on the demographics of thoroughbred ownership. Those mega rich breeders/owners are becoming a smaller part of the equation each year. Partnerships between...
  22. I think too that moving the finish line...

    I think too that moving the finish line corresponded to the demolition of the old pre-slots grandstand.
  23. I wouldn't worry about lasix, I'd worry about...

    I wouldn't worry about lasix, I'd worry about everything else that may have been given. If this was all unregulated, who knows how much bute, methocarbamol, azium, etc. were in these horses'...
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    Interesting mixture of opinions on Dutrow. ...

    Interesting mixture of opinions on Dutrow.
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    If you're referring to yesterday's Bertram...

    If you're referring to yesterday's Bertram Bongard at Belmont, Flying Zee had four horses entered and the saddlecloths were 1, 1A, 1B, and 1X.
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