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Started 7/21/12 by KentuckyTB; 267979 views.
KentuckyTB

From: KentuckyTB

9/9/12

Agreed.  Both fillies are very nice.  Mares and fillies have just been so outstanding the past several years - it's nice that girls are getting their due ;-)
Derby132

From: Derby132

9/10/12

Very excited about Camelot and looking forward to his bid for history.  Interesting comment about the heart/lung capacity.  Thx!

 

Derby132

From: Derby132

9/11/12

The excitement builds...

Camelot stars in commercial ahead of his Triple Crown bid

To mark his quest for the historic Triple Crown, Camelot has joined the mighty Frankel as only the second thoroughbred to have his own TV commercial.

http://www.britishchampionsseries.com/news/headlines/camelot-triple-crown.html

Derby132

From: Derby132

9/12/12

We sent Sean Boyce to Ballydoyle to film a feature on the season's leading 3yo. Includes interviews with Aidan O'Brien.
http://www.attheraces.com

Derby132

From: Derby132

9/13/12

Time posted below.....

Quest for the Crown: Camelot to face eight in St. Leger

A field of nine will face the starter on Saturday as the undefeated Camelot attempts to become the first horse since Nijinsky to sweep the English Triple Crown in the Ladbrokes St. Leger (Eng-I).

Post time for the St. Leger is 10:40 a.m. EST.

For even more information on Camelot, check out Go Racing Ireland.

http://www.paulickreport.com/news/thoroughbred-racing/quest-for-the-crown-camelot-to-face-eight-in-st-leger/

Amy (1pony)

From: Amy (1pony)

9/13/12

Saturday morning will be good!! I hope he wins!!
Derby132

From: Derby132

9/13/12

Looking forward to his bid for glory - hope he does it!

Derby132

From: Derby132

9/14/12

Marian - I saw your post on the Horses We Like thread about the name - here is more info.....Camelot goes for the Triple Crown tomorrow morning 10:40 am (eastern) on both TVG & HRTV.

Magnier's wife, Sue, is the daughter of Vincent O'Brien, who trained Nijinsky. She names all the horses at the Ballydoyle yard where Nijinsky was trained, and registered Camelot – "a mythical name", as Aidan O'Brien, his trainer, put it this week – 10 years ago, to wait for a horse good enough to carry it.

When the son of Montjeu arrived at O'Brien's stable two years ago, they sensed that the right one had arrived. Montjeu himself died not long afterwards, leaving a gap at the Coolmore Stud which Camelot himself will eventually try to fill.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/sep/14/st-leger-camelot-triple-crown

GreybirdK

From: GreybirdK

9/14/12

Charging up my phone so I can watch HRTV via iPhone while doing wellness visits for my two cats tomorrow and not miss Cameot's race.  I think 'll be home in time but this is a big deal.
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