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I'm a big fan of dual surface and even moreso, Omni surface horses looks like Gronk is omni surface, can run on turf, deep sandy dirt, and AW.
If he can win a G1 (or a few, in some cases with horses I've listed) he joins the likes of Lava Man, Einstein, Awesome Gem, Sidney's Candy, Fanny Freud, Evening Jewel, Tizqueena, Zardana (who beat Rachel Alexandra@FG), Zenyatta, Mine That Bird
Excellent.... Even surface to surface dirt is sometimes a conundrum. Animal Kingdom turf to dirt most found out..after the Derby.
I trapped Gronk in wheeling ticket, but never would have rated him as finishing second.
Sometimes one has to say (in the above cases) Why?
Why is this colt's first race on Dirt the. Kentucky Derby?
Why are they shipping a straight away mile runner across an ocean to new dirt surface, longest distance and two monster turns. Perhaps add a side dish of crowd size.