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Curtis
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:36 pm

Curtis wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:35 pm
Mylute wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:00 pm
Wait, so thoroughbreds can run in QH and TB races?
Yes, the races are usually 870 yards. Los Alamitos cards them quite often and has for years. One of my OTTB’s, Anniversary Year, ran in a couple of them in the early 2000’s.
BaroqueAgain1
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:12 pm

TBs can do quite well against QHs in those 870s (basically four furlongs). Some TBs just love to run flat out for that distance and very often catch the QHs (who usually win the break and the first two furlongs) in the stretch. 8-)
WaquoitNBroadBrush
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Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:11 am

Curtis wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:36 pm
Curtis wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:35 pm
Mylute wrote:
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:00 pm
Wait, so thoroughbreds can run in QH and TB races?
Yes, the races are usually 870 yards. Los Alamitos cards them quite often and has for years. One of my OTTB’s, Anniversary Year, ran in a couple of them in the early 2000’s.
Turf Paradise occasionally cards races at 1,000 yards for "thoroughbreds, quarter horses, Appaloosas and paints." I don't think I've ever seen an Appy in any of them, though. I remember the California fairs running Appy races until about 20 years ago, when they suddenly were dropped, i'd imagine due to a lack of Appys being used for racing.
WarBiscuit
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Location: Mount Clemens, MI / Hawks Nest, WV

Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:38 pm

Smiling for the camera:

10yo g Noble Kent (Ministers Wild Cat - Summerfield, by Affirmed), 1st at Parx (1/7/19). 73 - 16-11-13, $348,770.

10yo m Handful Of Pearls (Bertrando - River of Tears, by Synastry), 1st at Golden Gate (1/6/19). 71 - 10-11-11, $120,128.

10yo g La Swift (Langfuhr - La Sola Nina, by Chester House), 1st at Turf Paradise (1/8/19). 91 - 9-5-13, $89,860.

10yo g Brass Buckle (Proud Citizen - Barnsy, by Langfuhr), 1st at Mahoning Valley (1/9/19). 87 - 14-14-17, $269,001.

10yo g Arathorn (Aragorn - Zaylaway, by Brahms), 1st at Mahoning Valley (1/9/19). 80 - 21-18-11, $270,168.

10yo g Anythingscookin (Any Given Saturday - Cookin Vickie, by Far Out East), 1st at Golden Gate (1/12/19). 53 - 14-5-7, $275,085.

10yo g Adios Nardo (Invisible Ink - Tambein Me Voy, by Orono), 1st at Tampa Bay Downs (1/12/19). 43 - 11-4-6, $304,047.
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Placed:
Batti Man - 11g, Mandrake - 10g, Prom Theme - 10m, He's Dann Good - 10g.
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3rd:
Georgie My Boy - 10g, Vedelago - 10g, Money Talker - 10g, Seve - 10g, Dark Desire - 11m, Emma's Gift - 10m,
Invocation - 10g.
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More 2018 Retirees:
Wheatons Express - 13g, Boot The Boss - 12g,Concertos Song - 13g, Shesourkindagal - 12m,
General Gabe - 12g, Classy Wonder - 12g, Red Bow Tie - 12r, Rascality - 12g, Toms Rules - 12g,
He's All Heart - 12g, Patron Saint - 12g, Lesson In Deceit - 12g, Oh Lord - 12g, Cactus Charlie - 12h,
Liberty St. Outlaw - 12g, St. Patrick's Rib - 13g, Coco Cobana - 13m, Tyler's Wildcat - 11g.

WarBiscuit
"One horse-laugh is worth ten thousand syllogisms. It is not only more effective; it is also vastly more intelligent." H.L. Mencken
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