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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Old Bones » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:07 pm

Battalion Runner is out per DRF Welsch. Galloped this morning.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Horsebagger » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:50 pm

Who's betting an odds on favorite from that post? I'm taking a shot with the rail horse and Dale's horse to post the upset.

And I am developing zero interest in this year's respective 3yo crops.

When does Arrogate run again??
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Somnambulist » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:53 pm

Horsebagger wrote:And I am developing zero interest in this year's respective 3yo crops.


I have an event on the day of the Derby and I think for the first time in my life I'm not even viewing it as a big deal.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Tessablue » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:53 pm

I love Gunnevera and this field is largely terrible, but his odds are bizarrely low. It feels like every TC prep has had an odds-on favorite this year, pretty weird.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Treve » Sat Apr 01, 2017 6:58 pm

Horsebagger wrote:Who's betting an odds on favorite from that post? I'm taking a shot with the rail horse and Dale's horse to post the upset.

And I am developing zero interest in this year's respective 3yo crops.

When does Arrogate run again??


He's looking foamy on his neck and between his legs. Dunno if that's normal for him, if it's really humid or if he's washy.
A filly named Ruffian...

Eine Stute namens Danedream...

Une pouliche se nommant Trêve...

Kincsem nevű kanca...


And a Queen named Beholder
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Tessablue » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:04 pm

Always Dreaming won easy, I believe he checked early but he got a nice trip from there.

Perfectly happy with that effort from Gunnevera, should get better odds on him now.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby sweettalk » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:05 pm

i stand by my earlier statement that this years 3 yr old colts are meh. i got flak for it, but i'm just more convinced the more they run. shorten three rules up, tho, i'll say that. i think he'd be a nice sprinter.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Miss Woodford » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:05 pm

I feel like we call the 3yo crop terrible every year. It's because we look back at previous years and only remember the few great horses and not the bad ones who have *always* greatly outnumbered them.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby sweettalk » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:06 pm

2007 was a pretty cool year.
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Re: Florida Derby

Postby Somnambulist » Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:07 pm

Tessablue wrote:
Perfectly happy with that effort from Gunnevera, should get better odds on him now.


This crop is so terrible that I think your better odds might not be all that great.
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