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Kentucky Derby 2020 DogsUp Diary   Triple Crown

Started 2/3/20 by DogsUp; 38542 views.
In reply toRe: msg 124
DogsUp

From: DogsUp

5/23/20

Dogs is going to run out his chain today in the Winn got my eye on both Goldophin colts#1 Mystic Guide + #10 Winfield who carries 123..rest of field 118 (d)

1 1/6

smartyslew

From: smartyslew

5/23/20

One of the tools I like in Derby preps is if the High weight (123) wins by daylight

I concider him a top contender.If he finishes ITM he might be the best in the race,

All noted after the race.

10-2-12

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/23/20

I will toss Tiz the Law from my derby exacta and probably tri 
Horses coming out of Holy Bull are speedies, usually better milers. 

Not sure about Max for Derby.......he's not speedy "enough" but I can see him in Belmont better. 

This race today is 1-1/16th, doesn't tell a whole lot for me, so I will just disregard how it turns out but watch the horses and running styles. 

 

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/23/20

ChiefsCrown said...

Jackson Bend was my personal fave that year and used him.

He's one of my all time favorites.  For some reason I like the "smaller horses" like him, MTB, etc.

In reply toRe: msg 128
Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/23/20

I gave out my picks about a week or 2 ago to some pals here in an email.   Haven't really changed my mind so:  

So I will repeat here:  12, 2, 10, 6  ex box


Good Longshots would be 7 or 11 

smartyslew

From: smartyslew

5/23/20

Your 2 is in form for today and its a good distance for him and should be in the hunt

a longer race I think Maxfield would eat him up, on Maxs return from October I expect the

2 and 12 have the best current form for today. The #1 scratced and would of been a player today imo.

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/23/20

smartyslew said...

he #1 scratced and would of been a player today imo.

Yes, the "other" Godolphin......had him pencilled in kinda glad he scratched. Makes my ticket cheaper.  

smartyslew

From: smartyslew

5/23/20

You Made Jackson Bend a player for many on here during that time.

I think before he finished 2nd to the Big E if I remember correctly .

smartyslew

From: smartyslew

5/23/20

I Think the Plan was to scratch one of them and enter the one they thought had the best chance.

a common practice for them

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

5/23/20

smartyslew said...

You Made Jackson Bend a player for many on here during that time.

Yes, that was back when we had contests.  Maybe 2 of us should host one.  I'm bad at adding up numbers, but I can sure try.  Maybe in 2021 we can have weekend contests again, or for the BC races.  That would be fun.  

I was also a big Brendan Walsh fan and delighted to see he is finally really in the limelight.  

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