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    Both Master Imp and Cavalier Royale had great...

    Both Master Imp and Cavalier Royale had great success as Eventing sires, their successful offspring were spread out across many different riders from different countries with different riding styles....
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    BTW, the sire has since been gelded. As far as...

    BTW, the sire has since been gelded.
    As far as I can tell, he was ever meant to be race horse sire. Looks like a sporthorse breeder wanted to take a chance on him as a sporthorse sire, and have...
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    It stops huge amounts of people from entering, or...

    It stops huge amounts of people from entering, or having just entered. Much more than in the past. That is why when people get in it isn't worth the hassle of leaving and trying to get back in.
    In...
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    Btw, this is the dam's race record......

    Btw, this is the dam's race record... http://www.racingpost.com/horses/horse_home.sd?horse_id=651545#topHorseTabs=horse_race_record&bottomHorseTabs=horse_form

    And this is the sire's race ...
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    The OP is in the Netherlands. There is no jump...

    The OP is in the Netherlands. There is no jump racing in the NL. There really is no flat racing either. There were a grand total of 31 flat races carded in NL in 2013. The sport of racing is almost...
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    It was indeed a qualifying race, and this is the...

    It was indeed a qualifying race, and this is the race that they qualified for.... http://www.equibase.com/premium/chartEmb.cfm?track=EVD&raceDate=07/03/2004&cy=USA&rn=10

    If you look up the race...
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    Btw, the trial races in QH racing are wagering...

    Btw, the trial races in QH racing are wagering races and usually have some prize money involved, though the prize money is usually nominal, as the real prize is qualifying big race.
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    I think Gumtree is onto something with the QH...

    I think Gumtree is onto something with the QH crossover concept. Most QH stakes races do indeed have qualifying races, called "trials", where the top X number of horses go onto the next round...
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    That seems odd. If there is a $20k purse at...

    That seems odd. If there is a $20k purse at stake, and people can bet on it, then how can it be a "trial" race?
    A trial by definition is a practice race, and there is no money at stake.
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    It's time for another edition of "Five Races at...

    It's time for another edition of "Five Races at Random!", that's that fun game where we pick five races at random from five random racetracks around the North America (and sometimes further afield)...
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    Take a look at the demographic of the faces in...

    Take a look at the demographic of the faces in these pics. That's a typical midweek crowd at Happy Valley and Sha Tin.

    https://www.facebook.com/happyweds/photos_stream?ref=page_internal
  12. Here's an article that chronicles some of his...

    Here's an article that chronicles some of his injuries over the years..... http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/tony-mccoy-talks-race-wins-broken-bones-and-learning-to-walk-again-8927378.html



    ...
  13. Actually, i think he probably didn't move early...

    Actually, i think he probably didn't move early enough.
    I don't think he's ever going to match SB for turn of foot in the stretch. It would be better to open up some daylight and make SB work to...
  14. Bloodhorse has the article and replay up now. ...

    Bloodhorse has the article and replay up now.

    http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/90028/shared-belief-finds-redemption-in-san-antonio
  15. I imagine it will be up on the Bloodhorse website...

    I imagine it will be up on the Bloodhorse website soon.
  16. Sherman talking about going back to turf with CC....

    Sherman talking about going back to turf with CC.
    Interesting.
  17. Much the best. Makes you wonder how things...

    Much the best.

    Makes you wonder how things would have evolved in the BCC without the interference.
  18. SB odds on favourite at the moment at 4/5, CC at...

    SB odds on favourite at the moment at 4/5, CC at 6/5, Hoppertunity best of the rest at 8/1.
  19. PSA - 20 min to post in one of the most...

    PSA - 20 min to post in one of the most anticipated early season older horses races in years..... Shared Belief vs Chrome vs Hoppertunity and six others in the San Antonio.
  20. His ride on Wichita Lineman at Cheltenham in 2009...

    His ride on Wichita Lineman at Cheltenham in 2009 is in my mind the greatest ride by a jockey ever, jump or flat. He practically carried that horse over the line that day....
  21. Heard that earlier on today. Some career he had,...

    Heard that earlier on today.
    Some career he had, can't imagine anyone ever coming close to his accomplishments.

    Who takes over as retained jockey for JP McManus? AP's retainer was reportedly over...
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    I don't disagree. You are right, we are all...

    I don't disagree. You are right, we are all horsemen.
    What rubbed me the wrong way was this... "All the people who professed big love for him when he was winning races seem to be absent". The...
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    How about all the people that have been riding...

    How about all the people that have been riding his ass around the show ring for the last 14 years?
    He hasn't seen the backside of a race track since 2001.
  24. She is certainly referring to the "jump" from the...

    She is certainly referring to the "jump" from the gate. If you listen to Aussie commentators, they will often refer to the break as the "jump". Here's a few of examples.....

    2013 Lightning Stakes...
  25. Many people outside of Oz have the misconception...

    Many people outside of Oz have the misconception that Aussie racing is about longer races. I'm sure this is because it's most famous race is the Melbourne Cup a 2 mile handicap. But the MC is really...
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