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    IF he wins the Triple Crown they can (at least at...

    IF he wins the Triple Crown they can (at least at first) probably ask whatever they want. He'd be the only living TC winner and it's been quite a few years since Slew died. If he doesn't, he'll...
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    They need to talk to their suppliers, 'cause I...

    They need to talk to their suppliers, 'cause I think it's laced with something right now.
  3. Never roped a horse but after this morning I am...

    Never roped a horse but after this morning I am considering learning to rope a goat....
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    Probably. What qualifies as "thin" in Hollywood...

    Probably. What qualifies as "thin" in Hollywood has gotten increasingly ridiculous and unsustainable (as TV Tropes put it, "Hollywood Pudgy is normal-people normal, Hollywood normal is normal-people...
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    At 47 pounds on 5'7", to be blunt, the chances of...

    At 47 pounds on 5'7", to be blunt, the chances of her not dying whether she's treated or not are pretty remote. The organ damage has to be extreme and extensive. At this point her body would be...
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    Yeah, the foxhunting one, where for all the...

    Yeah, the foxhunting one, where for all the Hamster complained about his inexperience he managed to stay on at the hand gallop and pop over a gate without banging the horse in the mouth or back.
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    LOL Jezza...especially about the hay. God help...

    LOL Jezza...especially about the hay. God help you if you didn't buy enough to make it until this year's cuttings.
  8. Are you saying the racing press is anti-Semitic? ...

    Are you saying the racing press is anti-Semitic? (The Zayats are devout Jews.)

    And the horse is a plain bay, who doesn't win fast, with a trainer who's been here before, with no interesting...
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    Does the contract just say you are putting X...

    Does the contract just say you are putting X amount down and will pay the balance when (not if) you pick the horse up? If so, then yes, you do. You showed intent to buy, the request for vet work...
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    I'm not sure I'd consider Secretariat's case...

    I'm not sure I'd consider Secretariat's case "fresh horses" a big deal when there are only five in the race. It was basically a callback to Man o' War and tracks going to owners asking them to...
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    Must have been the guy in the next stall because...

    Must have been the guy in the next stall because if you watch the video, you see the one at the horse's head not let go and keep his head forward (probably helping him NOT go over backwards all the...
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    DAP's own page already had to stop or at least...

    DAP's own page already had to stop or at least limit sharing some of the full siblings pics because they were getting roasted about the "conditions" (small pens under shade that I would guess is a...
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    I would have no problem running a horse once a...

    I would have no problem running a horse once a month or even more if he were getting results, but yeesh. He hasn't managed better than third this year. If nothing else he needs a class drop.
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    Um...yes, supplementing with iron will solve the...

    Um...yes, supplementing with iron will solve the problem, assuming it's the right kind of iron tablets (my hemotologist prefers Vitron C brand-it's an iron/vitamin C tablet. The C helps with...
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    I think Victor jumped. The AS was busy somehow...

    I think Victor jumped. The AS was busy somehow having the upper-body strength to keep one hand on the one's bridle, keeping his head forward, and one on the gate. Clearly that guy is made of solid...
  16. Thread: Preakness

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    And I still wouldn't want to be the one who has...

    And I still wouldn't want to be the one who has to scrape off his belly back at the barn. I think he had some luck, actually--we know he can win in the slop (minus a shoe, no less) while this was a...
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    Well, "sprint" usually means 6-7 furlongs, mile...

    Well, "sprint" usually means 6-7 furlongs, mile at the outside.

    What does Calumet know the rest of us don't?
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    Just saw a picture of Chrome working on the...

    Just saw a picture of Chrome working on the uphill gallops at Newmarket. Holy cow, he looks ripped like a body builder. Clearly, he seems to like what they're doing wtih him.

    And Gestalt,...
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    Well, Art is not getting any...

    Well, Art is not getting any younger....transition period, maybe. Hopefully she doesn't get the kind of pressure other famous full sibs and offspring have...
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    Awwww....we didn't take pictures, but my duck (I...

    Awwww....we didn't take pictures, but my duck (I have a pet duck) goes out in the fenced garden at my parents' house. Her tub for water had been overturned, and I flipped it over and there was a big...
  21. Ask the bookmakers in the UK what it's about over...

    Ask the bookmakers in the UK what it's about over there...racing is a betting sport, it's not about people standing around watching pwetty horses run in circles.
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    Always use unsalted butter. And it doesn't...

    Always use unsalted butter. And it doesn't really matter if you add the olive oil or not, if you control the heat you can sautee without burning the butter, it'll just take longer. You can leave...
  23. I didn't muck today until noon because it was...

    I didn't muck today until noon because it was raining. I didn't put him out until then. Yesterday it didn't get done until 3 because dad didn't have time after turning him out. As long as it gets...
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    I kind of would love doing it--it's to get a...

    I kind of would love doing it--it's to get a license and work as one, and I think estate auctioning would be incredibly fun, or working for a general auction house. There's one near where I used to...
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    Goat isn't uncommon (they ARE hard to restrain,...

    Goat isn't uncommon (they ARE hard to restrain, though--Old Friends had to put in special fencing for Eldaafer's paddock to keep his goat buddies from doing as goats do and escaping). But sheep...
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