3yos of 2018

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Diver52
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Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:48 pm

Good to hear. . .rumors are so unreliable! (And trainerspeak isn't.)
I ran marathons. I saw the Taj Mahal by Moonlight. I drove Highway 1 in a convertible. I petted Zenyatta.
PJMIII
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Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:48 am

Wentz (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: January 20, 2018
Track: PARX RACING
Distance: Five Furlongs
Time: 1.01:61 Breezing
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 1/8
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Starine
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Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:08 pm

Sophomore World Of Trouble Nearly Lowers Track Record In Tampa’s Pasco Stakes
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thor ... co-stakes/
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Treve
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Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:02 pm

Does anyone have news about Mendelssohn and US Navy Flag?
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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Curtis
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Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:16 pm

Diver52 wrote:Good to hear. . .rumors are so unreliable! (And trainerspeak isn't.)
Which trainers do you speak to? ;)
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Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:59 am

A Different Style (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: January 21, 2018
Track: PARX RACING
Distance: Five Furlongs
Time: 1.02:33 Breezing
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 2/11
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Treve
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Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:00 pm

Bolt d'Oro is back, worked 3F in :36.80 at Santa Anita
Video here https://twitter.com/WatchXBTV/status/957325598006788096
A filly named Ruffian...

Eine Stute namens Danedream...

Une pouliche se nommant Trêve...

Kincsem nevű kanca...


And a Queen named Beholder
katmandu
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Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:02 pm

Treve wrote:Bolt d'Oro is back, worked 3F in :36.80 at Santa Anita
Video here https://twitter.com/WatchXBTV/status/957325598006788096
He looks really stiff, tongue lolling too, he hasn't done that previously.
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Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:25 pm

Javier Castellano will replace Corey Nakatani aboard Bolt d'Oro when the multiple Grade 1 winner returns in the San Felipe.
I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:32 am

Choo Choo (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: January 28, 2018
Track: GOLDEN GATE FIELDS
Distance: Four Furlongs
Time: 50:40 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: All Weather Track
Rank: 32/63
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Sparrow Castle
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Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:22 pm

Top Derby prospect Mask has had setback, to miss 2 weeks of training, out of Risen Star, per Brown
The unbeaten 3-year-old colt Mask, considered a top prospect for the Kentucky Derby, has had a setback “that will require him to miss approximately two weeks of training,” trainer Chad Brown said Tuesday.

Brown said the timing of the setback, details of which he did not want to disclose, would keep Mask out of his next scheduled start, the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds on Feb. 17.

“He’s unfortunately had a setback,” Brown said of Mask, who did not work last weekend after recording a half-mile breeze in 49.75 seconds on Jan. 20 at Palm Meadows, his first work after winning the Mucho Macho Man Stakes at Gulfstream on Jan. 6.

“The timing is very unfortunate,” Brown said. “He’s expected to be 100 percent very soon. I won’t make any decisions about his next race until I see him breeze.”

The Risen Star would have been the first two-turn race for Mask. The Mucho Macho Man is a one-turn mile, and in his only other start, Mask won a 6 1/2-furlong maiden race at Belmont on Oct. 20.

Full story up in a bit at http://www.drf.com
http://live.drf.com/nuggets/40175-top-d ... -per-brown
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Starine
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Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:58 pm

Givemeaminit --> Risen Star

Sporting Chance --> Southwest
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Sparrow Castle
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Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:25 pm

Interesting...

Jeremy Balan Verified account @BH_JBalan
21m21 minutes ago
St. Patrick's Day is turned out, Solomini got sick at the start of the year and missed some training, McKinzie ran Jan. 6, Mourinho won at Oaklawn.

Ahmed Zayat‏Verified account @jazz3162
Replying to @BH_JBalan
Wrong st Patrick is in Ireland. Solomini missed 5 days training fever / not injured. Breezes this week for bob. Doing awesome ! Mckeinze just ran .
BaroqueAgain1
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Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:40 am

I have some questions.
Does Coolmore want to campaign St. Patrick's Day as a turf horse? Is this a way to see whether it's worthwhile sending some of their grass mares to American Pharoah...see if the full brother shows talent on the green?
How hard is it for Ahmed Zayat to spell McKinzie's name correctly? Dude...you couldn't take the time to glance at Balan's tweet, and get the name of the colt...and Baffert's late friend...right? :roll:
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Diver52
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Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:41 am

Weirdness. What would Zayat know about St. Patrick's Day? I do hope Solomini gets back on track soon.
My sneak 3yo in the Baffert barn is Zulfilkhar. Romped first time out at Los Alamitos in July, now back on track big time.
I ran marathons. I saw the Taj Mahal by Moonlight. I drove Highway 1 in a convertible. I petted Zenyatta.
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Northport
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Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:04 am

He and Coolmore are two of the top owners for Baffert. It probably would have been mentioned over a phone call or during a barn visit that the full sibling to his Triple Crown winner had be exported.
weeeeeeeee
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Sparrow Castle
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Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:43 am

St Patrick's Day Mending in Ireland from Tendon Injury
St Patrick's Day, the 3-year-old full brother to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah , is in Ireland for rehabilitation from a tendon injury, Coolmore confirmed Feb. 1.

The son of Pioneerof the Nile broke his maiden Sept. 2 in a 6 1/2-furlong maiden special weight at Del Mar after running second upon debut at the seaside oval for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert Aug. 20. Campaigned by Susan Magnier, St Patrick's Day was a private purchase from breeder Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm.

"Bob Baffert sent St Patrick's Day back to Ashford following his maiden win in September due to a tendon injury," Coolmore's Dermot Ryan said. "We decided to seek specialist treatment in England and he is now back rehabilitating in Ireland. All going well he could be campaigned in Europe this summer."
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... don-injury
Point Given
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Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:49 pm

Zulfikhar (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: January 31, 2018
Track: SANTA ANITA PARK
Distance: Five Furlongs
Time: 59:40 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 1/54

Mourinho (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: February 1, 2018
Track: SANTA ANITA PARK
Distance: Six Furlongs
Time: 1.12:60 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 1/4
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Fri Feb 02, 2018 6:08 pm

Nero (3-Year-Old Colt)
Date: February 2, 2018
Track: SANTA ANITA PARK
Distance: Five Furlongs
Time: 1.00:40 Handily
Track Condition: Fast
Surface: Dirt
Rank: 1/43
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ThreeMustangs
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:32 pm

Montauk is finally back on the work tab:

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