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RETIREMENTS   Horse Racing

Started 11/9/11 by Derby132; 228846 views.
In reply toRe: msg 10
mimi6920

From: mimi6920

11/10/11

I don't want to invest in stallinos anymore. Wilburn is retired with a few wins to his name: a maiden race and two grade II races. This is just ridiculous.
lexcdwm

From: lexcdwm

11/10/11

I agree. Unless he has an injury this is nuts.
Donna6087

From: Donna6087

11/11/11

This is good news to Canadians.  I knew about Court Vision, but not a peep about Victor's Cry.  I'm very happy to hear this.
BlumGone

From: BlumGone

11/11/11

The horse racing industry (and now it IS an industry rather than a sport) then wonders why there aren't more fans, the fan base keeps dropping off, no young people interested.

One only needs to read the history of horses like Seabiscuit, Whirlaway and other stallions who were participating in the Sport of Kings to RACE, not to BREED. 

Its all about $$, like so many other things (NBA) now....

Sue

NancyM100

From: NancyM100

11/11/11

I agree with you. I think that just when fall in love with the horses, they are soon retired. I wish they would race longer, as long as they're healthy and want to run.

Nancy in IL

BlumGone

From: BlumGone

11/11/11

Nan CCCCCCCCCCC...

Have I met you before?  I don't think so, I'll introduce mySelf, Blum Gone, runner of 157 races.

I agree with you, healthy and want to run.  Sometimes I wasn't healthy, but I ran anyway.  I was pin fired lots of times.  I had no other value as a gelding, but to run.

Mummy says she's glad she found me since she has lots of love to give me, and I love her too.  Today, its way cooler than its been & I'm kicking up my heels and giving her a hard time. <snort>

Click here and then "gallery" to see more photos of me and my ole lady, Touche.  Oh...and Mummy...

http://www.indiegogo.com/Rockin-Horse-Retirement?a=261950&i=addr

In reply toRe: msg 16
lexcdwm

From: lexcdwm

11/11/11

Another 3yo retired and off to stud!

JP's Gusto!

http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/breeding-news/2011/11/11/jps-gusto-to-journeyman-stud.aspx

" JP’s Gusto, winner of the 2010 Del Mar Futurity (G1), has been retired and will stand the 2012 season at Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala."

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

11/11/11

Jiminy Crickets! Geesh, another 3 yr old.......what is this racing world come to?? I don't think I would be plunking down mega bucks, to breed to a horse that was injured while only a 3 yr old......maybe bringing Lonhro here will help, as he is advertised as an "old school" type of horse...of course, it doesn't hurt when you are built similar to a quarter horse, lol, he is a very sturdy boy!

ger

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