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by firehorse
Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Justify/Restoring Hope...quite the duo
Replies: 165
Views: 12512

Re: Justify/Restoring Hope...quite the duo

Katewerk wrote:Spotted this on another site. I can't recall seeing it here.

https://blog.horsetourneys.com/2016/08/ ... akes-race/
That's pretty funny (and ironic, given he starts off with the example of the 'Pletcher Wall').
by firehorse
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018
Replies: 500
Views: 71375

Re: Jockey/Trainer News - 2018

stark wrote:Baffert's Churchill Downs barn, nothing short of amazing.....

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Looking at that makes me think maybe there's more to all the butthurt about the Belmont than the actual race ;)
by firehorse
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

The WaPost story (and the DRF's) brings up lots of issues. I think it's possible that Restoring Hope was rank and out of Geroux’s control and he needed to settle him behind Justify so as not to get in a speed duel that wouldn't benefit either horse. Don't even want to imagine the conversation betwe...
by firehorse
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

No one is stopping them... there's a reason we are keeping this discussion outside of the Justify thread. Why go out of your way to come back to something that aggravates you over and over again if it's impeding your enjoyment? Plus some people actually do care - Stark explained why, and his reason...
by firehorse
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

I think the simplest answer is that many people just don't want it to be true I think it's more likely that they just don't care if it's true. If they didn't they wouldn't be so sore about it and fighting the possibility of it. They'd say "Yeah so what if it's true?" then shrug and move on. But the...
by firehorse
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

Tessablue wrote:I think the simplest answer is that many people just don't want it to be true
I think it's more likely that they just don't care if it's true.
by firehorse
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

I didn't see any horse with a chance to get into a speed dual with him other than Bravazo, who could've but didn't. At the end of the day I think the way Justify broke like a rocket and went 23.37 had more to do with it than Restoring Hope.
by firehorse
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

I don't get all the whining about Restoring Hope - he didn't slam anyone coming out of the gate or otherwise endanger another horse. They had a mile and a half to pass Justify and they couldn't.
by firehorse
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread
Replies: 260
Views: 17434

Re: Belmont Saturday Watchalong thread

I think the best one on twitter was "Gronkowski finished second. Would have finished first had he not been out late last night" :lol:

He ran a great race!
by firehorse
Wed May 30, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Cozmic One
Replies: 49
Views: 16798

Re: Cozmic One

Some very nice photos of Coz on this Facebook page, they are for sale ($$$$, but 20% of proceeds going to Retired Racehorse Project): https://www.facebook.com/kaitlynkarssenphotography/ https://scontent.fmia1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31631984_371775546562255_6512901335505960960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=96...
by firehorse
Sun May 06, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Cozmic One
Replies: 49
Views: 16798

Re: Cozmic One

It didn't sound like the person talking knew very much about him at all - I would be surprised if her family has any ownership in the horse at all (I doubt Moss would sell him to anyone let alone a teenager) but I never thought they'd geld him either....
by firehorse
Sat May 05, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Derby Day Watch-along
Replies: 299
Views: 15133

Re: Derby Day Watch-along

I do believe I said if this horse won I'd donate $100 towards aftercare. I get paid Friday.. I'm good for my word then. Oh yeah, same. Which one do you want to do? Ugh, why does Baffert get all the good ones. To any considering, please consider Florida TRAC, I think they have close to 200 off the t...
by firehorse
Sat May 05, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Cozmic One
Replies: 49
Views: 16798

Re: Cozmic One

found some video of the Coz demo while searching for news on Z 18 : )

https://www.facebook.com/desousastables ... 669006381/
by firehorse
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: In memoriam 2018
Replies: 387
Views: 77750

Re: In memoriam 2018

sweettalk wrote:RUSSIAN GREEK was pulled up and euth'd at mahoning on april 2.
Another honest horse run into the ground.
by firehorse
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Waiting for news on ...
Replies: 1582
Views: 265020

Re: Waiting for news on ...

On a sad note my brother and I had a 2 year old out of Groupie Doll’s half sister break his back this morning in a freak accident in a paddock at the training center where he was preparing to come to me. It’s sad that he had to be put down and such a nice animal to be around. So sorry to hear about...
by firehorse
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses
Replies: 5186
Views: 647269

Re: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses

Happy to see Thirteen Squared (Liaison x House of Fortune) get the show placing in the Santa Anita Oaks! Nice to see the daughter of Free House get a good one :D
by firehorse
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses
Replies: 5186
Views: 647269

Re: Siblings (and offspring) of well-known horses

Happy to see Thirteen Squared (Liaison x House of Fortune) get the show placing in the Santa Anita Oaks! Nice to see the daughter of Free House get a good one
by firehorse
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Cozmic One
Replies: 49
Views: 16798

Re: Cozmic One

Nice footage of Coz on the deSousa Stable Facebook page

First time in the arena:
https://www.facebook.com/desousastables ... 620929686/
by firehorse
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Whatever Happened To?
Topic: Cozmic One
Replies: 49
Views: 16798

Re: Cozmic One

Sheepish wrote:
firehorse wrote:That has got to be one of the luckiest 16 year old girls in the world :mrgreen:
Debatable, as I've heard he's a bit of a butthead.
I've never met a thoroughbred who wasn't a bit of a butthead. Thats why I love them.
by firehorse
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2018 Fountain Of Youth
Replies: 35
Views: 3473

Re: 2018 Fountain Of Youth

Caton just passed along the troublesome news that Fly So High, who won the Davona Dale, was pulled up on the gallop-out. Jose apparently thought she just didn't feel right; she seemed to walk soundly as she loaded onto the horse ambulance. Update later, hopefully? On track they announced McGaughey ...