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  1. Jockey comes back from the dead (literally) to ride again.

    This story is equal parts scary and inspiring. He is from an extended family of jockeys, who have seen more than their share of bad luck, one cousin paralyzed and the another suffered severe spinal...
  2. US winner of the big race today, Wesley Ward...

    US winner of the big race today, Wesley Ward trained Undrafted winning the Diamond Jubilee Stakes G1, just gets up to deny the Aussie horse Brazen Beau.
  3. The big handicaps attract large fields, the Royal...

    The big handicaps attract large fields, the Royal Hunt Cup had 30 runners... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_f-L6Crz2w

    Royal Ascot is such a spectacle of racing, 5 days chock full of fantastic...
  4. That stuff has to be a big joke that someone (or...

    That stuff has to be a big joke that someone (or possibly a group of someones) is putting on. Like some kind of elaborate piss take.
    There is not way that some of that stuff can be real.
    ...
  5. Btw, American trainer Wesley Ward had a winner at...

    Btw, American trainer Wesley Ward had a winner at Royal Ascot today, winning the Queen Mary G2 with the 2yo filly Acapulco turning in a jaw dropping performance.......
  6. This is how the race panned out without...

    This is how the race panned out without Chrome.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywD82lMpZuE

    The favorite, Free Eagle, wins in a thriller from the Grey Gatsby.

    A fantastic training...
  7. He is entered at Sandown.........

    He is entered at Sandown...... http://www.racingpost.com/horses2/cards/card.sd?race_id=623594&r_date=2015-07-04&big_race=Y&raceTabs=
  8. Doubt it, no race for him there. The Eclipse...

    Doubt it, no race for him there.

    The Eclipse G1 over 10f at Sandown is the most likely target. He was pre entered in that race.
    It's on the 4th of July too, so sets up nicely for America's horse...
  9. Chrome will be the 3rd KY Derby to run at Ascot. ...

    Chrome will be the 3rd KY Derby to run at Ascot.
    Animal Kingdom ran up the track in the Queen Anne Stakes a couple of years ago. The other one was Triple Crown winner Omaha back in 1936, who was...
  10. I'm not sure why you guys are finding this so...

    I'm not sure why you guys are finding this so surprising.
    If you trained a horse and the owner decided the horse should run across the state, across the country, or on another continent, do you...
  11. As the trainer of record, Sherman isn't really on...

    As the trainer of record, Sherman isn't really on vacation, and he and his staff are having their expenses paid.
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    Cobblers. Obama won the general election by over...

    Cobblers.
    Obama won the general election by over 7% of the vote. Calling himself bi-racial would not have lost him 7% of the vote. It also wouldn't have cost him the primaries.



    Jesus, that is...
  13. The Prince of Wales Stakes will see the winners...

    The Prince of Wales Stakes will see the winners of last year's Kentucky Derby (CChrome), Australian Derby (Criterion) and French Derby (Grey Gatsby) line up against each other.
    That's a pretty...
  14. He is odds-on to have a stud fee between...

    He is odds-on to have a stud fee between $175-200k?
    Can't see that at all. $100-125k maybe. No matter what he does on the track, he doesn't have the big pedigree to command $200k right off the bat....
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    Really? According to this Wash Post article the...

    Really? According to this Wash Post article the majority of African Americans consider him black.......
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    I've always thought that Americans have a weird...

    I've always thought that Americans have a weird take on race anyway. If you are a little black, you are all black, and you end up almost being forced to identify that way because of the culture.
    ...
  17. Ok, explain this one to me please. What exactly...

    Ok, explain this one to me please.
    What exactly have they asked of this horse that is so overly demanding?

    He went to Dubai in March - ok, big [edit] deal, loads of horses from around the world...
  18. You can see what you want in a picture, they can...

    You can see what you want in a picture, they can be deceiving

    Newmarket May 2015

    Belmont June 2014

    Churchill May 2014

    Ascot 2015
  19. The track was also souped up the day Secretariat...

    The track was also souped up the day Secretariat ran the Belmont.

    The saddest thing about that video is that the camera work in American racing hasn't changed in 42 years. It's 2015, get with the...
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    Her name is Susan Montayne. You can watch a video...

    Her name is Susan Montayne. You can watch a video of her breezing him as a 2yo here.... https://www.facebook.com/108381545865772/videos/vb.108381545865772/847637755273477/?type=1&theater
    I bet those...
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    Was I right, or was I right?:yes: I would bet...

    Was I right, or was I right?:yes:

    I would bet the Haskell is the next stop. That race seems to be a particular favorite of Baffert's.
    After that, I'm thinking the Awesome Again (formerly The...
  22. Here is a video of Chrome galloping at Ascot a...

    Here is a video of Chrome galloping at Ascot a few days ago... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIhVuGOjrkE&feature=youtu.be

    How can you say that horse looks in bad shape? He looks fantastic. The...
  23. Here are some previous runnings of the Prince of...

    Here are some previous runnings of the Prince of Wales, gives one an idea of the course, how the race is run and caliber of horses that contest that race.

    2014, The Fugue beats Magican and Treve
    ...
  24. Flyover of the course for the Prince of Wales...

    Flyover of the course for the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBbYXnaxrBE
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    He tapped him a couple of times, but once he...

    He tapped him a couple of times, but once he responded it was pretty much hands and heels.

    The way he responded when asked, got down and lengthened his stride, man that was spine tingling stuff. ...
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