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second_glance
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Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:00 pm

Just couldn't come back fully from a tendon injury. Look for stories online shortly.

18-3-2-4, $1,735,901. Interestingly, all 3 of his wins were G1s.
Somnambulist
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Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:47 pm

About time.
"Life's no piece of cake, mind you, but the recipe's my own to fool with."
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Northport
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Location: probably near the food

Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:22 pm

I wonder if Romans will miss him
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WaquoitNBroadBrush
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Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:42 am

It was frustrating watching him try to replicate his synthetic form on dirt. It just never happened for him. I'm one of the minority who doesn't mind synthetic surfaces, but the presence of horses who may (or may not) be purely synthetic specialists in the mix for the classics just adds another layer of uncertainty to the already treacherous handicapping game. We don't need a variety of non-turf surfaces. The rest of the world knows this, right? Wouldn't standardization in one direction or another (even synthetic, if all are convinced it's safer) be preferable, or is that too socialistic/one-world for certain Americans to accept?
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