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  • YOU GO GIRL!!!

    Rags to Riches kicked some boy butt!!
    Not all who wander are lost.

  • #2
    She did it!

    Woo hoo!

    WHAT A RACE!!!

    Oh, only if I had boxed my exacta......

    But wow, that was beautiful.


    • Original Poster

      I wonder how long it will be before Darley tries to buy her...
      Not all who wander are lost.


      • #4
        I so wanted her to win!!!

        Did you see her messing with Curlin? Letting him catch up then running away?

        Wow, my b-day is today and this is a wonderful gift!!!!
        "Common sense is so rare nowadays, it should be classified as a super power."-Craig Bear Laubscher


        • #5
          What an awesome race!!!!!
          Wish I'd been somewhere to put money on it... I had picked her first and Curlin second


          • #6
            She wasn't running away with me, I just couldn't stop her!


            • #7
              Dang I'm still crying. What a great race! Perfect timing for honoring Ruffian in her movie, too....
              "As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use."- William James

              Proud member of the Wheat Loss Clique.


              • #8
                Talk about a filly with some 'tude! Her ears were flat back on her neck all the way down the stretch. She was probably talking trash to Curlin the whole time.
                Photos & Commissioned Paintings


                • #9
                  That was AWESOME!!! What a race. God the final stretch had me riding right along with her.
                  Originally posted by barka.lounger
                  u get big old crop and bust that nags ass the next time it even slow down.

                  we see u in gp ring in no time.


                  • #10
                    Awesome!!! She was my pick too! We may not have a Triple Crown winner but this is just as good - first filly to win the Belmont in 105 years! You go girl!


                    • #11
                      My OTTB is in love
                      Border Reiver - 2000 OTTB gelding
                      Te Conquistare - 1998 OTTB gelding
                      Kaiser Tobey - big goofy German Shepherd
                      My OTTB is a nerd clique


                      • #12
                        Holy crap the filly won.

                        I am speechless. She toyed with Curlin as if it were a game...what a stunning race!

                        That was one for the record books. Maybe we have a modern day Ruffian?

                        BTW, what is with the horrible quality of the EXPN coverage? mikes not working, double sound, satellite issues etc.
                        Nothing worth having comes easily.


                        • #13
                          It was AWESOME!!! Poor Curlin got his heart broken yet again haha...

                          what a day for the ladies sorry gents!
                          Courtney Palmer
                          RIP "Noble Gesture"


                          • #14
                            What a brilliant race.
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                            • Original Poster

                              My dogs were even going nuts... I was screaming and they were barking - glad there is no one next door!!! It was a beautiful race and I hopehopehope she does the Classic and kicks some more boy butt!
                              Not all who wander are lost.


                              • #16
                                GO GIRL!!

                                I was SCREAMING at the screen she was FANTASTIC! She got the worst of it too - stumbled at the start and got carried wide around the turn - Curlin got the perfect trip and she still nailed him!

                                Hats off to Curlin he ran his heart out but Rags to Riches was just BETTER!

                                YOU GO GIRL!!
                                *The Quietman ~ Irish Approved Gr.1 Stallion
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                                • #17
                                  If someone beat Curlin, I had picked her.... WHAT a horserace!! They were both amazing, what a pretty face to stick out in front!!!
                                  We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


                                  • #18
                                    Now THAT was a horse race! What an amazingly talented/athletic and beautiful filly!
                                    "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


                                    • #19
                                      What fun! I was yelling Go! Go! Run, Filly! RUN! RUN! Come O-O-N-N-N, Filly!

                                      And when it was over and I turned around to go sit down on the couch I saw my neighbors across the street staring at my house, which of course had the windows all open.


                                      • #20
                                        I missed it.
                                        Where can I see a replay ?