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by TouchOfGrey
Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: PETA Accuses Two Trainers of Cruelty to Horses
Replies: 843
Views: 91867

Re: PETA Accuses Two Trainers of Cruelty to Horses

dustino140 wrote:Blasi was getting fired because it brought negative attention to the barn and he was going to have a difficult time maintaining or acquiring new clients if Blasi was still overseeing things.
Calling an owner a f****** c*** probably didn't go over too well, either.
by TouchOfGrey
Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Larry Collmus CD Announcer
Replies: 86
Views: 9455

Re: Larry Collmus CD Announcer

JFC does every thread involving a race caller have to disintegrate into this crap?

Congrats to Larry Collmus.
by TouchOfGrey
Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Samantha Nicole
Replies: 79
Views: 13768

Samantha Nicole

Rachel Alexandra's full sister makes her debut on Sunday at Fair Grounds. Fair Grounds - 2/16/2014 - Race 4 Post Time: 3:55 PM Race Type: Maiden Special Weight Purse: $45,000 Distance: One Mile and Seventy Yards Surface: Dirt Desc: For Maidens, Fillies Three Years Old. # 5 Samantha Nicole Owner: Sto...
by TouchOfGrey
Tue Feb 11, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: 2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi, Russia
Replies: 217
Views: 19023

Re: 2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi, Russia

I just signed up to learn Curling. There's a place here in the Philly area that does it and the group I belong to put it on the calendar as an event. I'm really intrigued! I would rather watch paint dry. Gee, thanks. I think it'd be more fun to do than actually watch. It's exercise. I've never trie...
by TouchOfGrey
Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: NYRA announces Belmont Stakes Festival
Replies: 16
Views: 1665

Re: NYRA announces Belmont Stakes Festival

Somnambulist wrote:All everyone sees is dollar signs, and my heart is broken because the Met Mile off Memorial Day.
Mine too. I really enjoyed my Met Mile days at Belmont.
by TouchOfGrey
Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: the bonnie books
Replies: 7
Views: 1502

Re: the bonnie books

Awesome find! I read and reread these books several times growing up. I still have the boxed set packed away somewhere. Thanks for sharing!
by TouchOfGrey
Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Reunited.....A Nice Story~
Replies: 10
Views: 2053

Re: Reunited.....A Nice Story~

Now I'm all choked up. Thank you for sharing. :-)
by TouchOfGrey
Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Turallure gone.
Replies: 10
Views: 2424

Turallure gone.

As per tweet from Marty McGee (@DRFMcGee)
Sad news this a.m. from #Kee: Turallure, earner of $1.3M, euthanized after breaking down during gallop. CLoPresti: "Like part of my family."

RIP
by TouchOfGrey
Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: ORB retired
Replies: 27
Views: 3447

Re: ORB retired

Very disappointed. Orb Retired, to Stand at Claiborne in 2014 "While I believe he would have had a very successful 4-year-old campaign, and Phipps Stable and I would have loved being a part of that, Orb is a wonderful stallion prospect," Janney said in a release. "We look forward to supporting him a...
by TouchOfGrey
Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Horsin' Around
Topic: Problems getting into User control panel
Replies: 28
Views: 4326

Re: Problems getting into User control panel

I wasn't able to log in from my work PC today. Same error message.
by TouchOfGrey
Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Match Races & Walkovers In Horse Racing
Replies: 213
Views: 32079

Re: Match Races & Walkovers In Horse Racing

If you want me to go up to the announcer's booth and assault Larry Collmus, and you want me to go to jail, go ahead, but to be honest with you, I don't hang out with those disgruntled fans, I always follow the law, and I don't want myself to be in jail. :evil: This in particular is getting tiresome.
by TouchOfGrey
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: 2013 Horse of the Year
Replies: 33
Views: 8037

Re: 2013 Horse of the Year

2013 Horse of the Year - If Game On Dude wins the BCC...Him. If Game On Dude loses and Wise Dan wins the BC (Turf) Mile...Him. (Assuming he wins at CD on Saturday.) If both the boys lose and Royal Delta wins the Distaff...Her (maybe). If all three lose, I give up! :o If all three lose; Princess of ...
by TouchOfGrey
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Super Saturday at Belmont!
Replies: 22
Views: 6057

Re: Super Saturday at Belmont!

Belmont's Super Saturday is on my bucket list. VERY jealous, lol. Can one of you take a nice picture of Stopchargingmaria for me, please?
She's not running Saturday.
by TouchOfGrey
Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Super Saturday at Belmont!
Replies: 22
Views: 6057

Re: Super Saturday at Belmont!

I wish the food trucks would be there. That was a great idea, and the Lebanese one was particularly delicious. There will be food trucks! :D Saturday, September 28th Food Trucks Jockey Club Gold Cup Day will also feature 6 of the following NYC food trucks located within the spacious backyard of Bel...
by TouchOfGrey
Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Horrible Names For Horses
Replies: 301
Views: 56635

Re: Horrible Names For Horses

This name always made me sad.

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