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by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

I didn't want to ruin the Penn Derby thread.... So, here it goes.... Any chance Max Security's colon problems can be a reaction to something he ate, or was provided by his trainer? Sure, yes and yes. So if you were at Lake Como in April of 1945, would you have said, “Why you be hatin’ on Benito.......
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

I just can't envision somebody the equivalent of the head of the NFL holding a meeting with this agenda: I would like input from each of you before I tell you how it's going to be in the future. Attendees include, but are not limited to, the following: NYRA Churchill Downs CHRB TSG I don’t entirely...
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The Pennsylvania Derby Saturday
Replies: 32
Views: 1021

Re: The Pennsylvania Derby Saturday

Sorry for not being super interested in this race because I had a premonition the above would happen. I am interested to see War of Will and Mr. Money, however. You needn’t be sorry but please use your ability to see the future for good and not evil and tell me who’s going to win. Baby needs a new ...
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The Pennsylvania Derby Saturday
Replies: 32
Views: 1021

Re: The Pennsylvania Derby Saturday

Mylute wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Bleh.
You have the unofficial Derby winner and current division leader, the Preakness winner, the favorite from those two races coming off an easy stakes win and an up and comer ready to take on the bigs. What were you looking for?
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

A bit late here but regarding the vet article, I can guarantee that any vet would also say that you'd never give thyroxine to a horse with normal thyroid levels, or bisphosphonates to a developing yearling. It has become clear that many things happen in racing which completely defy responsible scie...
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

I just can't envision somebody the equivalent of the head of the NFL holding a meeting with this agenda: I would like input from each of you before I tell you how it's going to be in the future. Attendees include, but are not limited to, the following: NYRA Churchill Downs CHRB TSG I don’t entirely...
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

So you're saying Baffert should use PR (otherwise known as "spin") in order to fix this? :lol: I'll stick with science, and veracity myself. But meanwhile, I don't think any PR person would "out-spin" Baffert. :mrgreen: It's one of the things he is known for. If he ever failed at horse racing it wo...
by Curtis
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

Grant me one wish......and that would be that folks would give up on the knee jerk reaction to every problem that faces the industry, that being a National Governing body would prevent/resolve important issues. Horse racing ain't like the NFL or MLB or the UCI and any comparisons/wish lists are pie...
by Curtis
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

I agree, the big issue is that no one in racing is actually upset/doing anything about it. They’re just letting CHRB do what they want. A central governing system could help with this in the future or could still be as uncaring as everyone else is now. What do you think a central governing system w...
by Curtis
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

I hope Baffert is hiring a good PR firm. It doesn’t matter how innocent he is. His reputation could take a serious hit with things like this. He’s the face of the sport and already I’ve had a few non-racing fan acquaintances ask me about this. Baffert knows how to spin it clockwise and counter cloc...
by Curtis
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

If Joe Drape wants to go after Baffert like the Cycling Council did Lance Armstrong, more power to him. . Wow, Curtis ........ I'm amazed that you see Joe Drape as the person who wants to "go after" Baffert. :o All he did was report on a story that was given to him. That is what reporters do. Surel...
by Curtis
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

Just because a vet would “never” use it as a PED because if side effects doesn’t mean the man with 7 dead horses wouldn’t. The amount of blind eye people are using to explain this away is annoying and slightly disturbing. Even if given by an accident there is a reason it’s banned over a certain lim...
by Curtis
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

But what confuses me is the amount he had in his system? Like 300 ng/ml is a lot for contamination. even if it was "accidental" it was still over the limit and he should have been DQed Did the other horses have such high levels? It’s not a slam dunk that he would have been DQ’d due to the possibili...
by Curtis
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

And, were they all Baffert horses? Not sure how obtaining hay and straw is handled at a track. Presumably the high rollers would have their own trusted suppliers, and the less top drawer horses could get "standard" quality through the track? They were not unless Baffert has 4 different barns at San...
by Curtis
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

For all the talk we made about various horses winning the TC with an asterisk, will Justify be the first to actually get that *. If it turns out to be irrefutable that Justify was aided in the Santa Anita Derby by the said PED, I would imagine and advocate his DQ from the KY Derby. As far as the ot...
by Curtis
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby
Replies: 207
Views: 5469

Re: Article in New York Times states Justify failed a drug test before the Derby

stark wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:29 am
KatieK101 wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:03 am
I’m withholding final judgment as more information is released and the story develops,
Big congratulations, wish the rest of the country could follow your lead, thanks.
What spoilsports you two are. Waiting for actual facts is no fun.
by Curtis
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Honor Code ...
Replies: 57
Views: 2819

Re: Honor Code ...

Squeaky wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Honor AP, a 2 yo who looked a lot like HC rallied from last to be second at Del Mar about a month or so ago in a maiden race? Has he raced again? Thanks
Two works, no races.
by Curtis
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: The 'Runs Like a Girl' thread
Replies: 91
Views: 7228

Re: The 'Runs Like a Girl' thread

katmandu wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:00 pm
Isn't Omaha Beach pointing to the Ack Ack?
Indeed he is. Did Mattress Mack buy her when no one was looking?