The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby WarBiscuit » Thu Jun 29, 2017 8:50 pm

14yo g Box Top, who for the last 3 years prefers to race but once a season, is entered in Race 1 at Millarville this Saturday (7/1/17). He began his career at
Emerald Downs too far back to remember, but still has a little fire in the belly. Good luck to this War Horse - I believe he is the oldest thoroughbred currently still at work.

Box Top (He's Tops - No Forgiveness, by Basket Weave), 61 - 9-11-9, $58,565.

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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby WarBiscuit » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:38 pm

Visitors to the Winners Circle:

10yo g Amerocko (Seattle Sleet - Innocent Alpha, by Alphabatim), 1st at Evangeline Downs (6/28/17). 78 - 18-11-10, $166,495.

12yo g Vision of Roses (Catienus - Heavenly Glory, by Honour and Glory), 1st at Northland Park (6/28/17). 94 - 17-19-15, $174,836. Stakes Placed.

11yo g Check Out the Cat (Iron Cat - Check Her Out, by Rubiano), 1st at Oregon Livestock (6/11/17). 2nd the day before! (6/10). 75 - 22-12-13, $60,627. MSP.

Check Out the Cat, 1st at Grants Pass (7/8/17).

10yo g Hotrod Stick (Western Outlaw - Stick With It, by Proud Dhabi), 1st at Fairmount (6/27/17). 54 - 6-6-5, $43,791.

10yo g Its Mr Slew To You (Vindication - Go For It Lady, by Mr. Prospector), 1st at Evangeline Downs (6/28/17). 41 - 6-4-3, $110,520. Stakes Placed.

10yo h Love Who (Not For Love - Laura Who, by Deputed Testamony), 1st at Mountaineer (6/7/17). 59 - 9-7-4, $214,532. Stakes Winner.

10yo g Alcanudance (Alke - Dancing Deer, by Deerhound), 1st at Finger Lakes (6/26/17). 81 - 30-15-17, $300,977.

10yo g Stew Boy (Cat Ridge - Teenie Bikini, by Sentimental Slew), 1st at Mountaineer (6/28/17). 65 - 8-14-5, $74,445.

10yo m Ann Can (Kiridashi - Brushcat, by Ciano Cat), 1st at Northlands park (6/30/17). 71 - 19-11-12, $123,269. Stakes Placed.

10yo m Lady Lohr (Illinois Storm - Marsgoldengirl, by Native Prospector), 1st at Presque Isle Downs (6/28/17). 54 - 22-4-9, $272,970.

11yo g Khan of Khans (Storm Boot - Mondra, by Digression), 1st at Finger Lakes (7/1/17), 100 - 26-19-7, $367,492. Stakes Placed.

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Placed: Pure Vertical - 10g, Seven Tuff - 10g, Lincoln County - 12g, Grat Substitution - 12g, Square Grouper - 10m,
Obsess - 10g, Bears Conductor - 11h, Andrew L - 10g, Red Bow Tie - 11r, Frontier Warrior - 10g,
Legal Tendora - 11g.
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Show: Albacore Bob - 11g, Two Wonders - 10m, Vigilante Law - 11g, Union Bowman - 10h, Little B Rosson - 12m,
Brahms Song - 11m, Want The Facts - 10g, Perfecto Cat - 10g, Anns Seven - 10m, Bell Zone - 10g, Pure Vertical - 10g.

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14yo g Box Top finished 4th in his race at Millarville 0n July 1st.

10yo g Stealio is still looking for his first win after 46 starts. Came in 7th and last at Gillespie Fairground in his first race of the season (7/1/17). He's earned
$6324 for those 46 races.

12yo g Tacky Angel returned bleeding after finishing 7th at Thistledown (6/26/17).

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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Sparrow Castle » Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:31 pm

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10 year old TRELAWNY wins at @EmeraldDowns for 89 year old trainer Bob Meeking.
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby WarBiscuit » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:58 pm

Smiling for the camera:

11yo g Bear Famous Trip (Trippi - Dancingtide, by Green Dancer), 1st at Northlands Park (6/30/17). 107 - 22-17-19, $192,534.

11yo m Dreymore (Aldebaran - Slew Deputy, by French Deputy), 1st at Fairmount Park (7/1/17). 83 - 20-24-13, $231,463.

10yo g Boo Dutton (Equality - Inty Binty, by Cryptoclearance), 1st at Hazel Park (Governors Cup S.)(7/8/17). 52 - 9-8-9, $156,958. MSW.

11yo g Check Out the Cat (Iron Cat - Check her Out, by Rubiano), 1st at Grants Pass (7/8/17). 75 - 22-12-13, $60,627. MSP.

10yo g Herecomesbert (Purge - Star Quality, by Southern Halo), 1st at Gillespie Fairgrounds (7/2/17). 76 - 10-5-4, $177,584. Stakes Placed.

12yo g Caberneigh (E Dubai - Smashing Halo, by Halo), 1st at Ellis Park (7/1/17). 96 - 17-14-21, $447,478. GSP.

10yo g Credit Report (Songandaprayer - Cash No Credit, by West by West), 1st at Prairie Meadows (7/9/17). 75 - 18-13-13, $402,474. MSW.

10yo g Backwater Blues (Dixieland Band - Chinese Tea, by Boston Harbor), 1st at Mountaineer (7/3/17). 62 - 12-8-8, $266,438. Stakes Placed.

10yo g Eddie Set Go (Eddington - Glittering Tax, by Artax), 1st at Presque Isle Downs (7/3/17). 76 - 16-13-10, $318,246.

10yo g Toccets Charm (Toccet - Ruler's Charm, by Cape Town), 1st at Hastings (7/8/17). 78 - 21-10-13, $248,144. Stakes Winner.

10yo g Meet Me At Wilsons (Old Topper - Roeshamboe, by Synastry), 1st at Minidoka Fair (7/2/17). 44 - 12-9-7, $44,626. Stakes Winner.
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Placed: Honey C - 10m, Amerocko - 10g, I Am The King - 11g, Wheres Cain - 11g, Don't Defy Me - 11g, Mobius - 10g,
Catfeinated - 10g, Cherishistheword - 10g, Lady Jila - 10m, Brahms Song - 11m, Miguel Baby - 10g, Pinotman - 10g,
Romeo Royale - 10g, Racy - 10g, Cinnamon Luck - 10m, Bye Bye Hollywood - 10m, Glory Bea - 10m, Bell Zone - 10g.
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3rd: Wasted - 10m, Valued Assets - 10g, Puchador - 10g, Bank of Dad - 12g, Bold Wolf - 10g, Native Britches - 12g,
Bell Zone - 10g, Catfeinated - 10g, Lewdawg N Paradise - 10g, Lesson In Deceit - 11g,Bell By The Ridge - 10g,
Chang - 10m, Dance Caller - 11g, Evening Concerto - 10g.


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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Katewerk » Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:43 am

Metallic Mist -- 10yr old gelding by St. Liam, a game 2nd at Marquis Downs tonight. Cashed a place ticket!
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Sparrow Castle » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:09 pm

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Good luck to the popular campaigner Royal F J, who, as Jay @DRFPrivman points out, runs in his 100th race today! http://www.drf.com/news/premium/royal-f-j-will-race-100th-time-thursday
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Also lovin' on ROYAL F J, trainer Jack Carava deserves hugs, buying Royal F J as yearling, claiming back 2x, being attentive to Royal F J...
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Sparrow Castle » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:05 pm

Sparrow Castle wrote:Barbara Livingston‏ @DRFLivingston
Good luck to the popular campaigner Royal F J, who, as Jay @DRFPrivman points out, runs in his 100th race today! …

Barbara Livingston‏ @DRFLivingston
Also lovin' on ROYAL F J, trainer Jack Carava deserves hugs, buying Royal F J as yearling, claiming back 2x, being attentive to Royal F J...

Finished a nice 2nd to Frac Candy.
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Sparrow Castle » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:11 pm

Sparrow Castle wrote:
Sparrow Castle wrote:Barbara Livingston‏ @DRFLivingston
Good luck to the popular campaigner Royal F J, who, as Jay @DRFPrivman points out, runs in his 100th race today! …

Barbara Livingston‏ @DRFLivingston
Also lovin' on ROYAL F J, trainer Jack Carava deserves hugs, buying Royal F J as yearling, claiming back 2x, being attentive to Royal F J...

Finished a nice 2nd to Frac Candy.

Whoops, I meant 4th. Horse I was rooting for came in 2nd, Finallygotabentley.
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby BaroqueAgain1 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:51 pm

That sweet hug photo of Royal F J and Carava may be a little misleading.
Britney Eurton interviewed Jack earlier today and RFJ was the main topic of discussion. Jack said he's 'tough' on the boys around the barn, and not always easy to train.
Carava said he had the horse when he was a yearling and they gelded him before he ever raced, because he was so 'tough.'
I'm going to take that to mean he was unruly and bitey? :P
And he hasn't mellowed as he's gotten older...still a pretty aggressive horse, which Carava said may be why he has stayed competitive after so many races. Also said he takes care of himself, putting in supreme efforts just every once in a while.
He does like visitors and is always looking for his peppermints.
Sounds like he may be tough enough to make it to retirement, but I wonder if he has the temperament to be a pony horse.
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Re: The WAR HORSE Chronicles

Postby Sparrow Castle » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:59 pm

BaroqueAgain1 wrote:That sweet hug photo of Royal F J and Carava may be a little misleading.
Britney Eurton interviewed Jack earlier today and RFJ was the main topic of discussion. Jack said he's 'tough' on the boys around the barn, and not always easy to train.
Carava said he had the horse when he was a yearling and they gelded him before he ever raced, because he was so 'tough.'
I'm going to take that to mean he was unruly and bitey? :P
And he hasn't mellowed as he's gotten older...still a pretty aggressive horse, which Carava said may be why he has stayed competitive after so many races. Also said he takes care of himself, putting in supreme efforts just every once in a while.
He does like visitors and is always looking for his peppermints.
Sounds like he may be tough enough to make it to retirement, but I wonder if he has the temperament to be a pony horse.

Gosh, I watched that same interview and came away with a very different understanding of the conversation. He said he was a horse who tries but doesn't overdo it, and rewards them for their efforts. I love those kind of geldings because they do give themselves the chance to have long successful careers. Jack's claimed him back twice and compared him to a pet dog who's been in his care a long time, since he was a yearling. Brittney pressed him to talk about his quirks and that's when he said he's a tough horse to train (was a tough horse to break too) and a little aggressive and tough on the boys. He said Royal F J loves getting spoiled and they keep him close to the office. I detected a lot of fondness for the horse in the conversation; maybe because I can relate to having a tough old gelding who was very similar. That guy didn't really mellow until he got into his retirement home, but I love him dearly then and now. Different perspective I guess.
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