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by peeptoad
Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Waiting for news on ...
Replies: 1477
Views: 203059

Re: Waiting for news on ...

That's terrible news about Chattel. I feel really bad about it. He was an up and coming 2yo and that was just a sheer accident that didn't end well. Shows how treacherous the game can be sometimes.
by peeptoad
Sun Sep 02, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Woodward
Replies: 38
Views: 1258

Re: 2018 Woodward

Props to Yoshida. I was hoping he'd be able to get it done. This division just got a little more interesting; hope they keep Yoshida on the dirt for a little while.
by peeptoad
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Clever Names for horses
Replies: 100
Views: 13421

Re: Clever Names for horses

Somelikeithotbrown (Big Brown x Marylin Monroan) finished 2nd in the GIII With Anticipation Stakes. “Some Like it Hot” is a 1959 film starring Marylin Monroe. I also posted this one in the horrible thread. I get why it;'s clever (and SLIH is one of my fav films) but "hot brown" just sounds ultimate...
by peeptoad
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mendelssohn
Replies: 351
Views: 23362

Re: Mendelssohn

Also possible that it was adjusted upward and the leaderboard hasn't been updated.
Either way he ran a solid race.
by peeptoad
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mendelssohn
Replies: 351
Views: 23362

Re: Mendelssohn

The primary goal here seems to have been to add to his bottom and fitness, give him a good impression, I think he did well. It’s an effort that probably gave him a fair bit but that he can still improve upon. Also shows he is consistent since he earned a 101 for his Dwyer and a 100 here adding to h...
by peeptoad
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mendelssohn
Replies: 351
Views: 23362

Re: Mendelssohn

stark wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:33 am
As a gambler, how do you handicap a trainer who says their G1 horse isn't 100% before you bet your $2?

Just doesn't pass the smell test for me, I guess I'd rather that he lie like all the other trainers ;)
Bypass the race. Can't handicap lies and hearsay, or maybe there's a stat for that.
by peeptoad
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Mendelssohn
Replies: 351
Views: 23362

Re: Mendelssohn

The primary goal here seems to have been to add to his bottom and fitness, give him a good impression, I think he did well. It’s an effort that probably gave him a fair bit but that he can still improve upon. Also shows he is consistent since he earned a 101 for his Dwyer and a 100 here adding to h...
by peeptoad
Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: 3yos of 2018
Replies: 359
Views: 33343

Re: 3yos of 2018

Good Magic to get extended break; Classic possible
http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/go ... -possible/
by peeptoad
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Horrible Names For Horses
Replies: 210
Views: 27437

Re: Horrible Names For Horses

Mylute wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:28 pm

Swamp Rat (Hat Trick x R Smarty Pants) Just finished second in the Skidmore Stakes.
entered in the With Anticipation at the Spa today, along with Somelikeithotbrown another winning moniker.
by peeptoad
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Older Horses - 2018
Replies: 301
Views: 29220

Re: Older Horses - 2018

West Coast Breezes at Del Mar https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thoroughbred-racing/reigning-champion-3-year-old-west-coast-breezes-half-mile-at-del-mar/ So's he's a couple of works behind Collected then... think Collected was tentatively being pointed to the AA and then Classic (if all goes accor...
by peeptoad
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

djnorth wrote:
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:40 pm
Happy for CB's connections especially his trainer. Someone to really root for.
Totally agree.
by peeptoad
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

peeptoad wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:26 pm

Not sure what to do with Catholic Boy... think he's better on turf.
Hm. No he isn't...
by peeptoad
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Props to Promises Fulfilled. I thought for sure he'd bounce off the last. He's either a Spa specialist or we just saw one of the favorites for the BC sprint (or both)...
by peeptoad
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Bravazo on top, eh? At his likely odds vs. some of the others I think he's worth a shot at least for the exacta. He's consistently run pretty well, the race in LA aside when he blew the turn, and has enough early speed to be tactical. Good Magic is the class, but his price will be so low that I'm l...
by peeptoad
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Why does the horse on the outside win so much
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: Why does the horse on the outside win so much

Treve wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:39 pm
I would think that the inside horse might often be at a disadvantage simply by virtue of being along the rail and in a narrower space. That too can apply psychological pressure.
^ this right here. Similar to why some horses refuse to enter the gate since it's a confined, narrow space.
by peeptoad
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Bravazo
Good Magic
Gronk/Tenfold

Not sure what to do with Catholic Boy... think he's better on turf.
Wonder Gadot is a good story, but her odds will be much lower than her actual chances, so no thanks this time around.
by peeptoad
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

I am kind of surprised to see Trigger Warning entered. I thought for sure he'd go to the King's Bishop off his last race. At least he'll add some pace to the mix from the rail...
by peeptoad
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Pacific Classic @ Del Mar G1 $1MM
Replies: 44
Views: 1789

Re: 2018 Pacific Classic @ Del Mar G1 $1MM

Speaking of competition that Accelerate and Diversify can't help isn't there, anyone know what the deal with Collected is? Word is he’s now back with Baffert. He had been turned out then at a training center. I’m sure he’ll race this fall but I have no clue when. He posted a 3f work at DMR Aug. 16 ...
by peeptoad
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Travers 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 3083

Re: Travers 2018

Not that anyone was talking about Mr Freeze, but he will bypass the Travers and go to the PA Derby.
by peeptoad
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Pacific Classic @ Del Mar G1 $1MM
Replies: 44
Views: 1789

Re: 2018 Pacific Classic @ Del Mar G1 $1MM

I disagree. A horse wins the Big Cap, Gold Cup, Pacific Classic, Awesome Again, and BC Classic in one year - that’s quite a feat, he trumps the TC winner who never raced past June and didn’t beat older stakes horses. Of course, I’m not convinced he can do it.#sadlercurse He may have an extreme outs...