Belmont Winning Margin Contest

stark
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Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:08 pm

What say you?

I'll take Justify by 7 lengths.
I've found it easier to tear up tickets at 8/1 instead of 8/5.
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Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:45 pm

Justify - 1 length.

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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:10 am

Justify 2-1/2 lengths
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:56 am

This is tough - but I will go with 3 lengths - and if we need to pick a winner - Bravaso
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Treve
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:03 am

I'm gonna go against the grain and say whoever wins, will win by a head/neck. Dunno why but I've got a feeling we'll have a stretch battle.
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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Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:31 am

Justify by 1 length
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:55 am

Justify wins by 10+.

or loses by the same.


I think he is either going to pull another baffert/smith/arrogate-in-the-travers type of win. or he will be totally out of gas coming out of the home turn.
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:10 am

Justify by 2.

I don't think there's any chance of a 10+ type of blow out. I'd expect Mike to gear him down in the final strides if he's safely in front. This horse has had a tough schedule, he's not going to risk injury to put on a show.

Tiebreaker: time 2:26 2/5
BigDonOKC
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:13 am

Gronkowski by a hair 8-)
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:51 am

good point katewerk - I wasn't thinking along those lines - but you are right - I just felt baff might want him to put on a show today on a fast track - but considering if he wins, he will probably only have another race or two(if he even runs again) before he is retired, its probably more likely they try to wrap up on him as soon as possible.
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Treve
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:02 pm

I'm not sure Mike will be able to resist if he feels a monster beneath him, if Baffert's recent comments about Smith are anything to go by. :lol:
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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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:03 pm

that is funny, Treve! and you might be right too!
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:06 pm

luvsgeldings wrote:that is funny, Treve! and you might be right too!
Well, if Mike is well ahead and you see him turn to look at the clock... hahaha
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CoronadosQuest
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:10 pm

I hope Mike doesnt start wrapping up as soon as Justify is in the lead because that would open the doors for a Real Quiet/Victory Gallop type race and I can't handle that type of pain again LOL
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:31 pm

well if it is close, the jockeys that want to beat justify better not let him see them coming - if its close, you have to try to pull a Touch Gold type of win - stay wide away from him and try to surprise him at the wire - McCarron knew that was what he needed to do to beat Silver Charm - and its probably the only way to beat justify if the race is close.
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Treve
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:32 pm

It very nearly worked for Bravazo and Tenfold in the Preakness, certainly.
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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Treve
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:53 pm

With how he rode Abel Tasman I really don't think gearing down will be on his mind with Justify lol :lol:
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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CoronadosQuest
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:57 pm

Nice win! Keep it up Mike!
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:58 pm

Vino Rosso by 4
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Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:13 pm

If it’s Justify-5 1/4
If it’s anyone else- neck
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