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A nice little feel good story about a little horse called Marvtherat

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  • A nice little feel good story about a little horse called Marvtherat

    https://standardbredcanada.ca/trot/m...over-trot.html

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    Great story

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    • #3
      I wonder how tall he is now at maturity?

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        #4
        Originally posted by Maythehorsebewithme View Post
        I wonder how tall he is now at maturity?
        Gonna take a guess from seeing him race and knowing how big both Cory and Garry are, he is probably standing on tiptoe to make 14.3. Maybe will get to meet Marv up close and personal later this year
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        • #5
          Awwww...
          He's the Zippy Chippy of SBs

          I sent the link to my friend who grew up driving Trotter & Pacers at the track.
          *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
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            #6
            wouldn't say he is the Zippy Chippy - you have to consider the purses in Manitoba with a guaranteed purse of 1000.00. That 1000.00 is split to 5th place so it takes a long time to get 25K.

            At least my guess as to how the horse got his name was correct
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              #7
              Marv raced today and finished third; mile went in 1;54.3 and Marv's mile was in 1:55. GO MARV!!!!!
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                Originally posted by sk_pacer View Post
                wouldn't say he is the Zippy Chippy - you have to consider the purses in Manitoba with a guaranteed purse of 1000.00. That 1000.00 is split to 5th place so it takes a long time to get 25K.

                At least my guess as to how the horse got his name was correct
                Is my guess the same as your guess?

                I love pacers and have ever since I first read Red Horse Hill.
                Rack on!

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                • #9
                  If ever he retires from the track, he'd make a good kid's pony. Bet he'd learn to jump.
                  Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

                  Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.

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                    #10
                    Marv is in to go tomorrow at Century Downs, race 5. pp 6.

                    https://www.cnty.com/centurydowns/ if anyone wants to watch him go


                    Poor Marv, no cheque today
                    Last edited by sk_pacer; May. 26, 2019, 11:44 PM.
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                      #11
                      Marv is in to go tonight, race 3 and he has the 3 hole. Link in above post is for Century Downs live feed.
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                        He won in 1:56.4 and paid 27.20 to win.
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                        • #13
                          Nothing better than seeing a little overachiever out there! Thank you for sharing!

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                          • #14
                            Go Marv!

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                              #15
                              And another win for Marv...this time he only went in 58 but paid 31.00
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                                Second for Marv today and he went in 1:56.4
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                                  #17
                                  Third today - 10th race at Century Mile
                                  https://www.cnty.com/centurymile/live-stream/
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                                  • #18
                                    Marvin is great! Thanks for keeping us up to date on his achievements.

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                                      #19
                                      I have been remiss in my updating on Marv....his last 4 starts have been 3 3rds and a win...he is just ticking along like a good thing
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                                      • #20
                                        Marv the money machine--paying his way!

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