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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    This happened yesterday. I am encouraged by the specific reform measures presented at the link.

    Leading Thoroughbred Racing Organizations Launch Safety Coalition

    LEXINGTON (November 19, 2019) –...
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    Re: Prediction Scores : Week of 102819

    All fixed. (I think.)
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    Re: Prediction Scores : Week of 111119

    All of the medals have been awarded! (And this time, without error!)
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    Re: Prediction Scores : Week of 102819

    The good news is that the WTA Prediction Contest and Race to Shenzhen winners all got medals.

    The bad news is that a few of you did not get the RIGHT medal. I'll need kirkus' help getting this...
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    Re: ATP WTF London 11/10 - 11/17 2019

    Roger was simply pitiful on break points--1 of 12. What 1 of 12 doesn't tell you was that Roger had 0-40 on Stefano's serve at least twice that I saw and only converted 1 of those.

    I did not see...
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    Sticky: Re: Talk about Rankings (TAR :))

    Whatever the hell that means...
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    Re: ATP WTF London 11/10 - 11/17 2019

    If you're Rafa, do you shut down your 2019 season now and prepare for 2020, especially since you're partially injured? Or do you risk it and try to pad the lead?

    I say shut the season down....
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    I'm pretty sure that would require owning more than 1% of a horse. :)

    BTW, I saw a horse named Roddick win a race today... I couldn't tell you where. I was in the throes of getting dinner ready....
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    Mitole was first purchased for $20,000 as a yearling and then resold for $140K as a 2-year-old in training. He won the Breeder's Cup Sprint a few weeks ago and now has over $3 million in earnings....
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    Sorry. Just one other thing.

    There is A LOT of compassion within the thoroughbred community. One of the best examples is the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (https://pdjf.org).

    Another...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    skatingfan, I saw your post this morning and have been thinking about it all day. I have seen that video before and many others like it, so I have zero interest in watching it again. And for anyone...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    Neither of those responses fall into the "please talk me out of it" category. :)

    I still need to have a conversation with the Manager, who is a woman, which is pretty rare. The partnership I am...
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    Re: National, Regional and Local News

    How is that not a massive HIPAA violation?
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    Re: ATP WTF London 11/10 - 11/17 2019

    I was hoping for a harsh hand squeeze... Just for giggles.
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    I am giving very serious consideration to buying a 1% interest in three yearling thoroughbreds with potential to run as 2-year-olds.

    Please talk me out of it.
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    Re: Politics Random Random

    What I do not understand is why this doctor was so important or valuable to the wrestling program. There are other doctors. And it would definitely be in your best interests to protect your athletes...
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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Oh look! The white heterosexual man has spoken authoritatively on issues of no personal economic or sociopolitical consequence to him! That decides everything!

    See how it works in some circles?
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    And the 11th race, run just before the tragic Classic, almost certainly revealed the 2019 Horse of the Year, who hasn't lost a race since 2017.

    Pedigree of the winner:...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    In the 10th race of the day, Midnight Bixou had the chance to finish her season undefeated and solidify her case for Horse of the Year. But the Argentinian horse had different ideas. This was the...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    This was the 8th race of the day--the Breeders Cup Sprint. This was important because it had Horse of the Year implications, especially after it was over.

    Pedigree of the winner:...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    Given today's tragedy involving Mongolian Groom, I have decided to post only four of today's races at the Breeder's Cup--just because each of these four races had an interesting subplot.

    The...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    UPDATED: Mongolian Groom, who suffered what an on-call veterinarian called a "serious" injury in the stretch of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, was euthanized later, the Breeders' Cup announced Saturday...
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    I am reading fractures (note: plural) in the lower portion of his cannon bone and upper portion of his pastern.
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    Re: Horse Racing Random Random

    It was a phenomenal day of racing at Santa Anita--until the final race of the day, the Breeder's Cup Classic, when disaster finally struck. I'll wait to read news about Mongolian Groom and then...
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