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I thought it might be harder this year with the times and stakes records broken by more than a little bit, like the White Horse win. That field of 17 in the Japanese Derby IMO had elite pedigrees for
12f or longer, with a mix of Japanese Bred Sires to elite Mares from all over The World.
There was a rhythm for the Field ,I don't see in North American racing.
Its a NFL turf but to have that field of elite runners was enjoyable to watch. Loved it.
Gerh said...That was fantastic.What the hell are we doing watching US dirt racing?
It WAS fantastic. Drug free horses are the bomb.
It's also a beautiful racecourse.
I think I've posted about this before, but you get to see the horses for about 20 full minutes, I mean every part of them, not a 5 min post parade. Also, they show each horse and talka bout them and their legs and stuff aren't "obscured" by ponies, hedges, banners scrolling across your screen, etc. You can really see what you're wagering on.
I had the 3d and 4th horse or maybe 5th, I forgot now.....I've won on Stella Veloce before.....and Great Magician
smartyslew said...I would like to thank you Steve and Winter for the heads up when it was race day.
I greatly appreciated having friends to watch the race with and we all stayed up late and chatter.... It's not the same as sitting around the kitchen table together but it will have to do. :)
In January I had 4 penciled in for the Belmont:
Greatest Honour, Essential Quality, Proxy, Midnight Bourbon.
Essential Quality. Belmont Winner
\2012 belmont 8 gen female linebreeding
Message 156 and 157 displays the 8 generation female linebreeding
of Belmont Winners 2007 thru 2018 for those interested comparing this years crop
with the past.