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by lurkey mclurker
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

Oooh thanks for the tip! I'm gonna definitely try that. :mrgreen:

And wow, that's a big cat - Maine Coon at all? My biggest is 16lbs and it's mostly bone & muscle, he is a SOLID boy. He's also a floofy floof who falls down purring at your feet if you even look at him. :lol:
by lurkey mclurker
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

I hope the family will be able to get together again when we're back to whatever normal will be, and celebrate his memory. *hugs for them from the left coast* And MR, have you tried a yoga ball chair at all? I switched out my classroom rolling chair (that I use at my small-group table) for a yoga ba...
by lurkey mclurker
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Winx
Replies: 423
Views: 77794

Re: Winx

It's a new mold... I'm not terribly impressed either, but at least they made one. 1828 WINX Coming Soon CHAMPION AUSTRALIAN RACEHORSE Over the course of five years, Australian mare Winx has rewritten racing history. The 2011 Thoroughbred (Street Cry x Vegas Showgirl) had an incredible 37 career wins...
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Racing in Japan
Replies: 739
Views: 118720

Re: Racing in Japan

@LongBallToNoOne ·26m Conditions restricting movement and isolation of Jockeys and also Horses (apart from Graded races) have been put in place http://www.jra.go.jp/news/202004/040802.html JRA understands the purpose of the emergency declaration issued by the government and the request of the prefe...
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2020 Names
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: 2020 Names

Was Bella d'Oro already taken, or something? :?
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Photos/News about Broodmares
Replies: 1042
Views: 273400

Re: Photos/News about Broodmares

Barbara Livingston @DRFLivingston The birthday party for SERENA'S SONG, "the Queen of @DenaliStud," was a heartwarming affair (viewable on their FB page). In partnership with Horse Country, they celebrated this great race- and broodmare in fine style! And, so deservedly, they kept the peppermints c...
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Foals of 2020
Replies: 553
Views: 45316

Re: Foals of 2020

The Unique Bella is tough to call right now, as the filly has already shed out some of her foal camo. To my eye, she still looks hyperpigmented and I'd bet money on grey. Some close-ups of her face via @HarasDonAlberto https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EVAgSZHUMAE08zu?format=jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/med...
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Racing in Japan
Replies: 739
Views: 118720

Re: Racing in Japan

But also:
@LongBallToNoOne
·11h

Three girls have gained admission to the JRA Racing School for the first time in 27 years. Kudos #NanakoFujita #pioneer
https://news.sp.netkeiba.com/?pid=news_view&no=169658
by lurkey mclurker
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Racing in Japan
Replies: 739
Views: 118720

Re: Racing in Japan

Kate Hunter • Marugai Racing • ケイト ハンター• まるがいレーシング ·6h JRA has a meeting tomorrow morning to discuss the new state of emergency situation in Japan. Keep those fingers and toes crossed. JRA has taken this pandemic more seriously than anyone else so anything is possible. Or hopefully they will just m...
by lurkey mclurker
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

Just popping in to say Tessa, I'm very glad your cousin got antibiotics and I hope it does the trick ASAP. I used to get strep (both throat & ear) literally every year, often more than once, throughout my childhood until I left for college. :? Also - have you seen these? :mrgreen: Devoucoux Indoor J...
by lurkey mclurker
Mon Apr 06, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Stallion News
Replies: 5412
Views: 994261

Re: Stallion News

Here's one for Ridan... https://www.thoroughbredracing.com/articles/why-california-chrome-so-appealing-japanese-breeders/ TRC@TRCommentary ·5h "Horses like California Chrome, especially ones so tough and versatile, don’t come along very often." Following his move to Arrow Stud on the island of Hokka...
by lurkey mclurker
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: The rise of Sunday Silence
Replies: 927
Views: 246010

Re: The rise of Sunday Silence

As far as I have seen, JRA has *not* reopened tracks to the general public. However, the ownership groups can be quite extensive... I was surprised at the number of people I saw, too. Came back to edit: https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200402/p2g/00m/0sp/067000c TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japan Raci...
by lurkey mclurker
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

Oh I didn't mean you or anyone in particular, Tessa - we're all stressed out and worried. I just thought I would explain the way my own district in my own state works. Every state is bound to be a little bit different... which is why I hope that Mylute's governor and school districts will be able to...
by lurkey mclurker
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

Before tempers simmer over - Mylute, I fervently hope that your district/s are just waiting for confirmation of the federal waiver that is required to continue providing meals for students. I hope hope hope your governor has applied for that waiver. For those who may not have a lot of experience wit...
by lurkey mclurker
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: Racehorses as foals
Replies: 171
Views: 73032

Re: Racehorses as foals

BaroqueAgain1 wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:45 pm
Mon Venus? As fuddy-duddy as the Jockey Club can be about names, how did that one slip through? :lol:
...cos they were men?? :lol: (She's Canadian-bred though, maybe that has something to do with it?)
by lurkey mclurker
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

LOL Starry, bet you had to watch your ankles around that one, eh? :mrgreen: Ditto what everyone else has said, my condolences MR and *hugs* for you & your dad & boyfriend. Yay for Tessa's hubby, and Starry & hubby too! I hope that all of us who are able to work, are able to have work to do, and that...
by lurkey mclurker
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Day 2
Replies: 104
Views: 1919

Re: Day 2

Cyber hugs and best wishes to everyone. :::hugs::: And yay for foster pup! So we had our first Zoom staff meeting today :lol: during which my principal threatened to mute all of us if we didn't figure out how to take turns talking. (Then I showed her how the raise hand function worked, ha!) After th...
by lurkey mclurker
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2020 Matings
Replies: 187
Views: 23744

Re: 2020 Matings

Mylute wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:37 pm
Oh No ---> Tale of the Cat
Is "That Darn Cat" already taken...? :lol:
by lurkey mclurker
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Random Retiree News
Replies: 231
Views: 74271

Re: Random Retiree News

Hey I can afford Newt Stephens!

...I think maybe? :lol: