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  • Steppenwolfer

    ...Just won a nice turf race at the Foxfield Fall hunt meet.

    Class will out.
    madeline
    * What you release is what you teach * Don't be distracted by unwanted behavior* Whoever waits the longest is the teacher. Van Hargis

  • #2
    The video feed for the race (off their site Foxfield) as been messed up with only the color lines shown during the actual races.

    Good to hear someone caught the race

    I hoped that Steppenwolfer would do good and could move on to the step stages. Sean had said he's training exceptionally well.

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      #3
      Video feed is AWFUL, even when it isn't just stripes. I watched the race in little clusters...

      Can you see the video streaming when it is not stripes?
      madeline
      * What you release is what you teach * Don't be distracted by unwanted behavior* Whoever waits the longest is the teacher. Van Hargis

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      • #4
        The live-video feed from the NSA (for Foxfield) is working:

        http://www.nationalsteeplechase.com/video/index.html

        Old Man Buck's race is starting now

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        • #5
          Old Man Buck made a great rally to come into 2nd after the last fence and still a full head of steam ... until he and jockey parted ways. I think they could've won had they kept it together.

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            #6
            Originally posted by Glimmerglass View Post
            Old Man Buck made a great rally to come into 2nd after the last fence and still a full head of steam ... until he and jockey parted ways. I think they could've won had they kept it together.
            All I saw was horses going into the last and loose horses finishing. Maybe my DSL is too slow...
            madeline
            * What you release is what you teach * Don't be distracted by unwanted behavior* Whoever waits the longest is the teacher. Van Hargis

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            • #7
              Old Man Buck and Jacob both came back ok. Jacob said he just got unseated, but the horse was game.

              Jacob had a hell of a day at Shawan, winning 3 of 6 races on the card.

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              • #8
                Steppenwolfer is steeplechasing now? WOW what a change of venue...Go boy go!
                Mai Tai aka Tyler RIP March 1994-December 2011
                Grief is the price we pay for love- Gretchen Jackson
                "And here she comes. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's ZENYATTA!"

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by ivy62 View Post
                  Steppenwolfer is steeplechasing now?
                  Not quite yet. But he is carrying 150lbs and heading in that direction.

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                  • #10
                    A blog out there has a few pictures from Foxfield including Steppenwolfer:

                    http://susanmcarterphotos.blogspot.c...aces-flat.html

                    See see picture down with the smallish grey horse and jockey with Le Mans blue silks

                    Steppenwolfer, third to Barbaro in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, scored for new connections Polaris Stable and Sanna Hendriks and hinted at his readiness for an impending hurdle start, which could come at Far Hills Oct. 17.
                    To watch the race replay go to the NSA website (link below) and then look for FALL 2009 races; Foxfield is the only choice.

                    Steppenwolfer is in race 2, which picks up at about the 6min 35sec mark; Old Man Buck is in race 4

                    http://www.nationalsteeplechase.com/...eoarchive.html

                    (Btw the jockey spill in the 1st race is right in front of the video crew in the replay - ugly)

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                    • #11
                      He looked really comfortable out there! Good going !!!! When will he start Hurdles?
                      Mai Tai aka Tyler RIP March 1994-December 2011
                      Grief is the price we pay for love- Gretchen Jackson
                      "And here she comes. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's ZENYATTA!"

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by ivy62 View Post
                        He looked really comfortable out there! Good going !!!! When will he start Hurdles?
                        As cited above

                        Steppenwolfer, third to Barbaro in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, scored for new connections Polaris Stable and Sanna Hendriks and hinted at his readiness for an impending hurdle start, which could come at Far Hills Oct. 17.

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                        • #13
                          Some hurdle pics too, including Old Man Buck at the last fence.http://www.susanmcarterphotos.blogspot.com/

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