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by Ack Ack
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Soul Streit
Replies: 4
Views: 1280

Re: Soul Streit

Soul Streit is entered on Sunday, Feb. 3, Race 7 at Santa Anita.
by Ack Ack
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2018 foals
Replies: 1388
Views: 211101

Re: 2018 foals

KimmieB wrote:
Personal Ensign wrote:Oh jeez please tell me they aren't going to name her next foal QB2 :shock:
That was my first thought....
No, the next one is QEII.
by Ack Ack
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2018 foals
Replies: 1388
Views: 211101

Re: 2018 foals

CoronadosQuest wrote:Q B One is a terrible name. Good lord. Out of 4000 names that were submitted, THAT is what they thought was the best one? Sigh.
Someone on Twitter mentioned Behold the Moment. I thought that was a clever way to include both parent's names.
by Ack Ack
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Breeding & Sales
Topic: 2018 foals
Replies: 1388
Views: 211101

Re: 2018 foals

SSilence86 wrote:It's almost as anticlimactic as Jess's Dream :roll:
What an awful name! I guess it's some kind of football term. Well, we know he won't be winning the Kentucky Derby with a name like that.
by Ack Ack
Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Tough Game
Replies: 17
Views: 2877

Re: Tough Game

Izvestia wrote:Ouch.
They can’t all be superstars. Might as well unload her, there are maiden claiming races for $4500-5000 at Hastings Park!
She'd probably be a star at Turf Paradise.
by Ack Ack
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Tough Game
Replies: 17
Views: 2877

Re: Tough Game

Diver52 wrote:I believe a million dollar Baffert debuting at 1 1/8 on the turf yesterday is just now crossing the finish line. Yeah, tough game.
$1,250 million.
by Ack Ack
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Changes @ TVG
Replies: 37
Views: 6517

Re: Changes @ TVG

It wasn't a typo. Do you remember Lily from Blazing Saddles ? And what her last name was....and what it meant? Yeah, that spelling says something about how I feel about the worst waste of air space on TV, and the one TVG host who makes me hit the mute button like a snare drum. :roll: And to think t...
by Ack Ack
Sat May 06, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Trainers et al
Replies: 44
Views: 7039

Re: Trainers et al

I will probably get a lot of flak for this. I was totally nonplussed at Pletcher's reaction at his win of the Derby: he was like a robot, with a canned response. Lukas, he man who gave him the secrets was classes above him when he won a race. I am aware of Pletcher's MOD: he enters half the field s...
by Ack Ack
Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2017 Kentucky Derby News & Notes
Replies: 232
Views: 35129

Re: 2017 Kentucky Derby News & Notes

Life At Zen wrote:
Tessablue wrote:Malagacy and Battalion Runner are both out, per DRF.

Lookin at Lee and Sonneteer now both make the field.
Now they need to do right by Girvin and withdraw so Royal Mo gets in.
At least now Royal Mo is on the plane.
by Ack Ack
Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Arkansas Derby
Replies: 48
Views: 7841

Re: Arkansas Derby

honneerider wrote:I, for one, will miss a Baffert entry. Love his quotes
Me, too. Won't be the Derby without him.
by Ack Ack
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Arrogate
Replies: 885
Views: 129639

Re: Arrogate

Arrogate will be back at Santa Anita on Saturday (April 1).
by Ack Ack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Unique Bella
Replies: 149
Views: 26976

Re: Unique Bella

luvsgeldings wrote:- - - - does anyone know.... I thought I read that Abel Tasmen had spiked a fever(?) -- just curious if she will be making the santa anita oaks and KY Oaks.
Abel Tasman worked at Santa Anita today - 7 furlongs in 1:25.80, with Rafael Bejarano up.
by Ack Ack
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Arrogate vs American Pharoah
Replies: 68
Views: 9075

Re: Arrogate vs American Pharoah

Izvestia wrote:Oh God
We could do Arrogate vs Jesus.
by Ack Ack
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: California Chrome
Replies: 3645
Views: 460492

Re: California Chrome

California Chrome may shuttle to Chile for Stud Duty Reports from Chilean media Thursday afternoon indicated that multiple Eclipse Award champion California Chrome will shuttle to Chile for stud duty during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season. La Hípica reported the recently-retired son of Luck...
by Ack Ack
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Arrogate
Replies: 885
Views: 129639

Re: Arrogate

Squeaky wrote:Arrogate must have arrived in Dubai by now? No news?
The eagle has landed.

https://twitter.com/zoecadman/status/841692913134313472
by Ack Ack
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Equibase Responsive (Mobile) Redesign
Replies: 6
Views: 1297

Re: Equibase Responsive (Mobile) Redesign

I was trying to find entries for this weekend. I couldn't even find the track. Finally gave up and went back to my computer
by Ack Ack
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: San Vicente S. (G2) - 02/12/17
Replies: 11
Views: 2029

Re: San Vicente S. (G2) - 02/12/17

Northport wrote:
Izvestia wrote:Interested in how Iliad does here, his pedigree looks like he'll like some distance since he is a 1/2 to marathoner Melmich.
And the nerdy side of me loves his name. Too bad about his connections.
Ditto
Ditto too.
by Ack Ack
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Royal Delta has died
Replies: 33
Views: 5971

Re: Royal Delta has died

Natalma wrote:UGH. This brings back memories of when Banshee Breeze died from foaling complications. Another great mare lost way too soon, and Banshee's foal died, too. Rest in Peace, beautiful girl.
And Chilukki (her foal also died). Hard to believe that was 10 years ago, seems just like yesterday. So sad. :-(
by Ack Ack
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: California Chrome
Replies: 3645
Views: 460492

Re: California Chrome

TouchOfGrey wrote:I thought Perry Martin was no longer making the decisions regarding Chrome's career...
You know Perry Martin isn't going to leave any money on the table.
by Ack Ack
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Arrogate
Replies: 885
Views: 129639

Re: Arrogate

Squeaky wrote:Has Arro arrived yet in CA?
Landed 30 minutes ago. Should be on the way to the barn.