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by Big Ten
Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:52 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Most overrated horses
Replies: 288
Views: 25780

Re: Most overrated horses

I think Zenyatta was neither underrated or overrated unless it is her lovers and haters who are doing all the talking. But I do think Zenyatta was UNDERutilized. Shirreffs was just too darn conservative keeping that streak alive. Shame we never got to see her race in like the Big Cap or even on dirt...
by Big Ten
Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Most overrated horses
Replies: 288
Views: 25780

Re: Most overrated horses

I did bet against Rachel Alexandra when she lost to Zardana and I laughed all the way to the bank. And I do find her overrated. But Rachel was the fairly deserving HotY of 2009 and this is coming from a Zealot. There was a time I felt Zenyatta was overrated with just an "Azeri-like 2002/2003 campaig...
by Big Ten
Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:42 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Most overrated horses
Replies: 288
Views: 25780

Re: Most overrated horses

Man o' War to me was like the first gen iPhone from 2007. Among all the iPhones, that was the most revolutionary model. It brought things that nobody had ever seen. Nearly 7 years later, would anyone trade the more evolutionary refined iPhone 4/4s or 5/5s for that same first gen model? For that lowe...
by Big Ten
Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: Most overrated horses
Replies: 288
Views: 25780

Re: Most overrated horses

Overrated - Man o' War - He was the first great horse, but comp in his 3yo consisted of match races and 3 horse fields when the foal crop was still very small. MoW was like George Mikan or Bob Cousy of horse racing. Back then, Cousy did behind the back passes in the NBA that was revolutionary. But h...
by Big Ten
Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: Live Races that Stayed With You
Replies: 64
Views: 6944

Re: Live Races that Stayed With You

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