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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am reading fractures (note: plural) in the lower portion of his cannon bone and upper portion of his pastern.
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    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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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

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    Re: ATP M1000 Bercy 10/28 - 11/3 2019

    Rafa just withdrew from the Paris semi. (EDIT: Abdominal problem.)
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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

    Nah, I'm pushing back here. Ballroom dancing is rich with history. It's fun to watch largely untrained people try to do it. The cultural problem is that people of color and women who are far superior...
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    And here's the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (1 1/16 mile). Maxfield would have been the favorite, but he scratched a few days ago (right front leg injury). That might be for the best since the Breeder's...
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    Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf. Sweet Melania just didn't have enough. Pedigree of the winner: https://www.pedigreequery.com/sharing7. (Speightstown daughter on a Pleasantly Perfect broodmare.)...
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    Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Excellent race.

    Pedigree of the winner: https://www.pedigreequery.com/british+idiom.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3VcSqtvobI
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    Here is the Juvenile Turf (1 mile). Pedigree of the winner: https://www.pedigreequery.com/structor. (Palace Malice on a More Than Ready broodmare.)

    This one had a wild moment in the stretch.

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    Today's Breeders' Cup races were all dedicated to the juveniles (2-year-olds)--three races on turf, 2 on dirt. Fortunately, no incidents.

    Here is the Juvenile Turf Sprint--pedigree of the winner...
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