SUPURRR SATURDAY ~ 5/13 ~ ** RESULTS **

SUPURRR SATURDAY ~ 5/13 ~ ** RESULTS **

Postby RUFFIAN » Sun May 14, 2017 1:51 pm

GOOD AFTERNOON & WELCOME TO
SUPURRR SATURDAY @ BELMONT PARK

TODAY IS NATIONAL FROG LEAPING DAY
HONORING THAT SPECIAL HOLIDAY OUR FEATURE EVENT
THE JUMP FOR JOY STAKES

WE HAVE A FINE FIELD OF A DYNAMIC DOZEN WHO
WILL TRY TO JUMP FOR JOY AT THE WIRE

DEFENDING CHAMPION, DUSTY WILL TRY TO LEAP TO
THE FINISH LINE FIRST AND PEEPTOAD WILL BE ESPECIALLY
FIRED UP TO HONOR HER 'RELATIVE' ON FROG LEAPING DAY

WE DID NOTICE THAT PEEPTOAD GOT A STANDING OVATION
AND HUGE APPLAUSE AS SHE WENT BY THE STANDS....
MAYBE A LOT OF FROG LOVERS HOPING TO TURN INTO PRINCE
(CHARMING ~ NOT THE ROCK STAR!)

THE HORSES ARE ALL STANDING CALMLY IN THE GATE EXCEPT
FOR RUFFIAN WHO REARED UP & SENT HER JOCKEY FLYING!

THIS IS ONE FILLY WELL KNOWN FOR HER 'SHENANIGANS' IN
THE RAIN WHICH SURPRISED HER DEVOTED FANS THAT SHE
WAS NOT SCRATCHED FROM RUNNING IN THESE CONDITIONS!

BOTH FILLY & JOCKEY ARE BEING EXAMINED ~ BOTH OK TO RUN

AND AWAAAAAAAAY THEY GO IN THE 'JUMP FOR JOY' STAKES

OUT FOR THE EARLY LEAD ARE THUNDER CAT & REAL QUIET
WHO ARE QUICKLY JOINED BY POST TIME MIKE & TIGER DANCER

OUT OF THE TURN THEY COME AS THE CONNECTIONS OF
PEEPTOAD ARE LEAPING FOR JOY AS THEIR FILLY HAS TAKEN
COMMAND OF THE LEAD ~ AND NOW JOINED BY CATALINA

THESE 2 FIREY FILLYS HAVE SEPARATED THEMSELVES BY
10 LENGTHS FROM THE REST OF THE RUNNERS BUT WE
HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO AND ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN ~
AND OFTEN DOES!

POST TIME MIKE ~ EL PRADO ~ DUSTY ~ THUNDER CAT
MAKE UP THE NEXT TIER WITH TIGER DANCER & REAL QUIET
JUST ANOTHER LENGTH BACK

EVEN FARTHER BACK ~ APPARENTLY HAVING SOME DIFFICULTY
GETTING THEIR FOOTING IN THE SWAMP LIKE CONDITIONS
BLUNNY ~ STARK & CIGARSHOP STRUGGLING TO GET INTO GEAR

RUFFIAN IS MEANDERING ALL OVER THE TRACK PERHAPS IN HER
OWN MIND, AVOIDING IMAGINARY LEAPING FROGS

THEY'RE AT THE TOP OF THE STRETCH AS THE RAIN HAS
TURNED THE TRACK INTO A SLIPPERY MUDDY MESS!
GOGGLES ARE FLIPPING ~ HORSES ARE NOW ALL MUD-BROWN
EVEN THE GRAYS ARE NOW INDISTINGUISHABLE

CATALINA HAS PUT HER HEAD IN FRONT OF PEEPTOAD
AS THESE TWO FRISKY FEISTY FILLYS LEAD THE WAY

POST TIME MIKE & EL PRADO, NECK & NECK ARE NEXT
JUST A LENGTH AHEAD OF DEFENDING CHAMP DUSTY
WHO IS GONNA HAVE TO DIG DEEP TO FIND A LOT MORE
IF SHE WANTS TO LEAP INTO A REPEAT VICTORY

AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME

CATALINA LEADING THE WAY WITH PEEPTOAD RIGHT AT HER TAIL

SUDDENLY THE RAIN IS DROWNED OUT BY A HUGE ROAR
FROM THE CROWD AS EVERYONE IS ON THEIR FEET TRYING
TO HOLD ONTO UMBRELLAS BUT EVEN A STORM CANNOT
DAMPEN THE ENTHUSIASM OF DEVOTED EXCITED FANS!

THE EXCITEMENT IS CAUSED BY 2 COLTS WHO SOMEHOW
HAVE MANAGED TO FIND THEIR MOJO AND ARE FLYING UP
THE MIDDLE OF THE TRACK WITH SUPER SONIC SPEED
ALMOST UNIMAGINABLE IN THESE KIND OF TRACK CONDITIONS!

CIGARSHOP & STARK LEFT BLUNNY & RUFFIAN IN THEIR WAKE
PASSING EVERYONE IN FRONT OF THEM AND NOW HAVE
CAUGHT UP TO THE 2 FREAKY FAST FILLYS IN FRONT

WHAT SEEMED LIKE A SURE THING FOR CATALINA WHO WITH
ANOTHER STRONG SURGE OF POWER HAD LEFT PEEPTOAD BEHIND ~
NOW IS BEING SERIOUSLY CHALLENGED BY TWO COLTS WHO
ARE GAINING ON HER WITH EVERY STRIDE ~ PASSING PEEPTOAD

CAN THE COURAGEOUS CATALINA FIND ENOUGH DETERMINATION
TO HOLD ON AND TURN BACK THE COLT CHALLENGE ~

THAT QUESTION WAS QUICKLY ANSWERED AS CIGARSHOP
AND STARK HAVE PASSED THE FRUSTRATED FILLY WHO
APPEARS TO HAVE A STRANGE PUZZLED LOOK ON HER FACE!

HOW CAN SUCH A HUGE LEAD BE SUDDENLY LOST IN A HEARTBEAT

BUT AS WE ALL HAVE LEARNED
WAY TOO MANY TIMES OVER ~ WAY TOO MANY YEARS

IT AIN'T OVER TILL THAT STOUT LADY SINGS
AND TODAY SHE SANG THE THEME SONG FROM 'CHEERS'

''MAKING YOUR WAY IN THE WORLD TODAY
TAKES EVERYTHING YA GOT
TAKING A BREAK FROM ALL YOUR WORRIES
SURE WOULD HELP A LOT
WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO JUST GET AWAY....''

AND GET AWAY THEY DID ~ FROM 20 LENGTHS BEHIND
TO THE FRONT OF THE LINE ~
BRINGING EVERYONE UP ON THEIR FEET TO CHEER THE 2 COLTS

BUT WHICH ONE WILL PUT A NOSE ON THE WIRE FIRST?

WITH ONE FINAL FURIOUS DYNAMIC DISPLAY OF DETERMINATION
CIGARSHOP PUT THAT QUESTION TO REST AS HE LEFT STARK
BEWILDERED ~ BAFFLED & BEFUDDLED!

JUST NOT AS BEFUDDLED AS CATALINA & PEEPTOAD WHO
HAD WHAT APPEARED TO BE AN 'INSURMOUNTABLE LEAD'!

RAIN ~ WIND ~ MUD COULD NOT STOP THESE 2 COLTS
FROM DIGGING DEEP ~ FINDING MORE AND CHANGING
THEIR LUCKY NUMBER TO #13

OFFICIAL ORDER OF FINISH

CIGARSHOP ====== $115.90

STARK ===== ===== $109.20

CATALINA ======== $84.70

PEEPTOAD ======= $65.70
*Steals The Precious As Gollum Watches From The Bushes ~
She Was Last Seen Leaping Back To The 'Safety Of TheBarn!

ALSO RAN

POST TIME MIKE ====== $58.40

EL PRADO =========== $57.40

(DC) DUSTY ========== $54.20

THUNDER CAT === ==== $53

TIGER DANCER === === $50.60

REAL QUIET ========= $46.20

BLUNNY ============ $31.50

RUFFIAN ====== ===== $17.90
*This 'CAT' Definitely Has An Aversion To Rain & Mud!
She Is Off To The Cathouse To Get Groomed, While Consuming
A Cat House Buffet Of Meow Mix, Anchovies & Catnip! YUM

WE NOW BID YOU A GOOD EVENING
A HAPPY FROG LEAPING DAY
A SAFE, SOBER, NON-TEXTING DRIVE HOME
AS WELL AS A HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY
MAY THE PURRRRRRRRR BE WITH YOU
=^,,^=

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