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    Originally posted by skydy View Post
    Songbird's Arrogate filly is hip #400 in Keeneland's Book 1.
    Arrogate is well represented at Keeneland and F.T.

    His F.T. colt, Hip #564 is a The Tetrarch spotted blast from the past.
    So this was very confusing. #564 at Keeneland is a bay with no spots. When someone posted the link for the Tetrach spotted horse, it was #563 at Fasig Tipton.

    Can you fix your post so no one else wastes time scratching their head over this?
    That's fine, many of us have slid down this slippery slope and became very happy (and broke) doing it. We may not have a retirement, but we have memories ...

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      Originally posted by OTTBs View Post

      So this was very confusing. #564 at Keeneland is a bay with no spots. When someone posted the link for the Tetrach spotted horse, it was #563 at Fasig Tipton.

      Can you fix your post so no one else wastes time scratching their head over this?
      The horse was hip#564 at Fasig Tipton not Keeneland, thus the F.T. http://www.fasigtipton.com/2020/Sele...ilter=arrogate

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        ottb I've looked back and there is nothing incorrect in my posts. I probably should have spelled out Fasig Tipton instead of using the initials?
        The link I posted upon request, earlier in this thread, was for Fasig Tipton hip # 564 which is the correct horse.
        Last edited by skydy; Sep. 17, 2020, 08:55 PM.

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          I expect hip #1203 to be popular. Beautiful Quality Road colt in the ring now. 775K hammer.

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            I like More Than Ready x The Crane. Have no idea if she'll be popular with the buyers.

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              Hip #1203 1Million.

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                More Than Ready x The Crane 170K hammer RNA

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                  Originally posted by LaurieB View Post

                  So if there's no connection between Tapit and Arrogate, what you're wondering is whether any or all horses might be hot headed because some Tapits are?

                  Or is it just all gray horses you're worried about?
                  Maybe you should stop being so hateful and critical of others. Just a thought. You and Skydy often act like internet bullies and it is rather sad; to be honest. It's even sadder that there are people hiding behind their keyboard liking your disparaging comments. My comment was a generic one; not something that deserves the criticism of every word I wrote; like you are continuing to waste your time and breath on. Arrogates are proving to be rather strong headed. My comment of Tapit was a comparison of the two. Not that either were related. You took it into your own context. Your fault; not mine. Move along internet bully...

                  If you dislike what I have to say or disagree with it, both of you are free to keep scrolling or better yet; put me on block so you never have to worry about disagreeing with my personal opinion.

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                    Ummm, LaurieB and Skydy have been very generous in answering my questions---more than expected. If you think LaurieB is "hiding", I suggest you either click on her link or "google" her.

                    To be honest, I found your comment/comparison of 'Tapits' confusing.
                    "Oh, sure, you may be able to take down one smurf, but mark my words: You bonk one smurf, you better be ready for a blue wave."---Bucky Katt

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                      Originally posted by snaffle1987 View Post
                      Maybe you should stop being so hateful and critical of others. Just a thought. You and Skydy often act like internet bullies and it is rather sad; to be honest. It's even sadder that there are people hiding behind their keyboard liking your disparaging comments. My comment was a generic one; not something that deserves the criticism of every word I wrote; like you are continuing to waste your time and breath on. Arrogates are proving to be rather strong headed. My comment of Tapit was a comparison of the two. Not that either were related. You took it into your own context. Your fault; not mine. Move along internet bully...

                      If you dislike what I have to say or disagree with it, both of you are free to keep scrolling or better yet; put me on block so you never have to worry about disagreeing with my personal opinion.
                      It's ironic that you're accusing me of hiding when you post behind an alter and I do not.

                      Any time you want to compare real life (ie, not imaginary) credentials in the TB racing and breeding world, feel free to let me know. If you find my correcting your mistakes to be bullying, then I can only advise that you stop posting your often-wrong random ideas as facts.

                      Though you obviously feel you have nothing to learn here, some people come to this racing board to be introduced to the world of TB racing and breeding. Your fictional posts not only do those people a disservice, but they confuse the heck out of everyone else

                      That is why I do not scroll on by as you think I should do. If you hadn't obviously confused Tapit and Unbrldled's Song in the first place, none of this conversation would have even taken place.

                      By the way, I would have replied sooner, but rather than hiding behind a keyboard I spent the morning at Churchill Downs watching our racehorses on the track.



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                        Originally posted by snaffle1987 View Post
                        Maybe you should stop being so hateful and critical of others. Just a thought. You and Skydy often act like internet bullies and it is rather sad; to be honest. It's even sadder that there are people hiding behind their keyboard liking your disparaging comments. My comment was a generic one; not something that deserves the criticism of every word I wrote; like you are continuing to waste your time and breath on. Arrogates are proving to be rather strong headed. My comment of Tapit was a comparison of the two. Not that either were related. You took it into your own context. Your fault; not mine. Move along internet bully...

                        If you dislike what I have to say or disagree with it, both of you are free to keep scrolling or better yet; put me on block so you never have to worry about disagreeing with my personal opinion.
                        Maybe you should be less sensitive to posts contradicting or questioning due to lack of understand what you say by posters that I trust far more than others.

                        I know I am often confused by your comments.

                        If 'ignore' worked, we could use it. Scrolling through potentially incorrect or misleading comments and ignoring them does no good for the readers who continue to read and not realize the content maybe confusing or misleading, no?

                        Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; John Gilliespie Magee, Jr

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                          Originally posted by snaffle1987 View Post
                          Maybe you should stop being so hateful and critical of others. Just a thought. You and Skydy often act like internet bullies and it is rather sad; to be honest. It's even sadder that there are people hiding behind their keyboard liking your disparaging comments. My comment was a generic one; not something that deserves the criticism of every word I wrote; like you are continuing to waste your time and breath on. Arrogates are proving to be rather strong headed. My comment of Tapit was a comparison of the two. Not that either were related. You took it into your own context. Your fault; not mine. Move along internet bully...

                          If you dislike what I have to say or disagree with it, both of you are free to keep scrolling or better yet; put me on block so you never have to worry about disagreeing with my personal opinion.
                          P.S.

                          Upon reflection, I feel obliged to add that I am highly offended by your accusing me of being an internet bully because you don't like my countering your fantasy facts with the truth.

                          COTH is not your hometown, your school, your church, or your workplace. Your participation is totally voluntary. If being here makes you feel bullied, perhaps you can come up with an easy solution for that. (I know I can.)

                          Another solution would simply be to stop making things up. Then I wouldn't have anything to say to you at all.




                          www.laurienberenson.com

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                            Originally posted by ravenclaw
                            I always thought book 1 was the "best" yearlings. Are books 2 and 3 better than book 1? As far as bloodlines, conformation, etc.?
                            No, you're right. book 1 is the cream of the crop. But it's also the most competitive book to be in.

                            The sire of your yearling had better be one of the Top Five or the most popular 1st year horse. Your physical and vetting has to be perfect. And ideally, your dam should come from a deep family and be a stakes winner herself. Because that's what you'll be selling against--and what your horse will be compared to by potential buyers.

                            Very few horses possess every quality it takes to be a successful book 1 horse. And if your "product" has even one small ding buyers will quickly look elsewhere. There's a lot less pressure in books 2 and 3. Plus there's a chance for a really really nice horse to be a standout, whereas in book 1 he might have been just another yearling.
                            www.laurienberenson.com

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                              Originally posted by snaffle1987 View Post

                              Maybe you should stop being so hateful and critical of others. Just a thought. You and Skydy often act like internet bullies and it is rather sad; to be honest. It's even sadder that there are people hiding behind their keyboard liking your disparaging comments. My comment was a generic one; not something that deserves the criticism of every word I wrote; like you are continuing to waste your time and breath on. Arrogates are proving to be rather strong headed. My comment of Tapit was a comparison of the two. Not that either were related. You took it into your own context. Your fault; not mine. Move along internet bully...

                              If you dislike what I have to say or disagree with it, both of you are free to keep scrolling or better yet; put me on block so you never have to worry about disagreeing with my personal opinion.
                              When you have misconceptions and clearly don't understand the terms you are using, you are not being "bullied " when their proper usage is explained to you, you are being taught the correct term or meaning of the term.

                              When people post on a forum they usually do so because the subject of the forum is of interest to them. On this forum you have claimed to own race horses and have an agent accompany you to the sales, when that has been shown clearly not to be true by your own words and your lack of understanding of many basic breeding and sales terms and procedures.

                              There is much that you don't understand about Thoroughbred breeding and when you continue to prove that by writing nonsensical posts here, someone is bound to correct you.

                              It's not bullying, it's education about a subject you seem to be interested in but don't know much about.

                              I'm sorry that you take such a defensive posture when people try to explain things to you or when they don't understand your comments, because there is much to be learned.

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                                There were a couple of (I thought) nice Arrogates today. Two more coming up. One looks nice, and the other doesn't have video.

                                There's a long way to go in this sale but his first crop seems to be well received, along with those by Classic Empire and Gun Runner.
                                Most of Keen Ice's get have yet to be presented we'll see how his sell.

                                It will be interesting to see how they do at the track.

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                                  Arrogate hip #1528 95K hammer.

                                  RNA
                                  Last edited by skydy; Sep. 18, 2020, 07:55 PM.

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                                    Mastery and Practical Joke are also doing very well with their first crops. It's always fun to see what the new guys get.

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                                      Nice More Than Ready colt hip #1566 coming up. I usually like MTR better than the buyers do though.

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                                        Honor Code colt in the ring. He isn't getting delicate flowers is he?
                                        Last edited by skydy; Sep. 18, 2020, 06:25 PM.

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                                          The Mastery colt # 1551 (70K hammer) had that "look of eagles", looking out at the world with confidence.

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