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CD workouts   Triple Crown

Started 4/22/22 by princeofdoc; 4508 views.
princeofdoc

From: princeofdoc

4/29/22

I agree wholeheartedly!  I think Simplification's work was excellent, as was Zandon and Crown.....I'm with Dog's this time; it's taken me years to finally agree with him!

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Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

4/30/22

princeofdoc said...

I do think Doppelganger may be better than 3rd string,

I 'm just not sure that perhaps I upgrade Doppelganger to 2nd string though. I'm just looking at baffert history lately, his horses go off at low odds then don't do much of anything:

---Forbidden Kingdom didn't just beat him but beat him by almost 6 lengths, then he was 4th in Arkie Derby, a generally agreed upon terrible field of mostly allowance horses and 2 who had won lesser graded stakes. 
---Newgrange - 6th in the Rebel Stakes;  race was 2/26 and Newgrange dind't start working again til 4/03...  Guess that 6th place took a lot out of him. 
---Armagnac finished 2nd to last, beaten by 27 lengths yet went off at 3rd Fav under JV
---Pinehurst dead last in the UAE derby
--- Blackadder - went to Brisset, then sold at KEEN auction over the weekend

Baffert horses are often low odds, so I am careful with them.  Seems to me that Bafteen may be on the receiving end of damaged goods.  Guess we'll see during the "quote-90-day-on-paper-suspension".   


 

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Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

4/30/22

I thought Tawny Port was the "looker" out of the workouts.   (Of course, last time I fell for a looker was Mr. Hot Stuff, and he did awful.)    Also I love Simplification.  2 horses who may be on my ticket somewhere. 

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

4/30/22

DogsUpWired said...

He's run on multiple surfaces so if it comes up wet or molten lava, we're ready 
(praises owner and adds owner's wife's or husband's name, cat and dog) 

Too funny!  But pretty much so true, so true. 

princeofdoc

From: princeofdoc

4/30/22

I posted earlier in the winter that Baffert horses were going off at continued low prices and faring poorly.  Way more so than in previous years, so your point well-taken.  Makes one wonder how Messier and Taiba will do....though he does seem to get at least a couple of excellent ones too, so they may perform well.

Doppelganger will most likely go off in the Pat Day Mile, along with Newgrange, so we'll see how they've matured.  I expect Doppel to hit the board, perhaps win, though Jack Christopher will most likely go off favored....looking forward to seeing his return.

GamblingMel

From: GamblingMel

4/30/22

Very close, Dogs!  I was born in Detroit, have jazz cat relatives in Chicago, and am still living in LA.    I'm with you regarding Mo.   Completely on the fence where Taiba is concerned especially in light of a lackluster work at Santa Anita I caught on YouTube.  Maybe he'll perk up this week in Kentucky!

DogsUpWired

From: DogsUpWired

4/30/22

That's it. We were talking about...Jazz ruined my life.

ShaddyisBack

From: ShaddyisBack

4/30/22

Outside of poor post positions I feel like I am set... Too soon I know, just looks like this year there is less info available online early...  It is difficult to find last years past performances outside of Scrib.. Just crazy how everything is about $

One thing of note, Charge it looks GREAT... I think he has moved up and who knows. Only wish he had a top jockey

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/2/22

ShaddyisBack said...

Outside of poor post positions I feel like I am set... Too soon I know, just looks like this year there is less info available online early...  It is difficult to find last years past performances outside of Scrib.. Just crazy how everything is about $

One thing of note, Charge it looks GREAT... I think he has moved up and who knows. Only wish he had a top jockey

You're all set?    This is that time of year when I realize:  I KNOW NOTHING!    Capping this race is a very humbling exercise.  

Charge It is like one of those back-alley street fighters.  I don't know anything about his jockey, isn't Saez good for Churchill?  

P.S. when I told that he was hard to handle (you go home tired after dealing with him all day) and reportedly "randy" I'm not sure if Dogs understood what randy meant?   It means like Lani, just not as obvious about it.  Ya get me?   LOL 

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