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Who Saw The Belmont?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by GwenFarms, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. GwenFarms

    GwenFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just speechless.
     
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Bummer!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I really wanted to see history made!!
     
  3. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Well, who won? I didn't watch it, I was out in the garden.
     
  4. GwenFarms

    GwenFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The big news is who lost. Big Brown finished DEAD LAST! Da' Tara won.
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    We almost forgot about it but the rain chased us indoors, just in time.

    We're bummed, too! [​IMG]


    Dawn
     
  6. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    He had a cracked hoof - why did they run him at all?

    Happens every time, I'm not surprised at all.
     
  7. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    I didn't like the fact that he was on the post. That horse likes the odds against him and does not like dirt in his face, but I'm glad they are going to go over him with a fine tooth comb because it sure looked like something was wrong. I just pray it's something minor. I don't think the hoof problem was the cause. I just pray there is no respiratory bleeding. They jockey played it smart with him thank the Lord!
     
  8. polish15

    polish15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it had to be the heat. I don't think it was the hoof. They have ran horses with worse problems that have won.
     
  9. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:I dunno - one more death or catastrophe in racing and there will be trouble. These trainers had better get their stuff straight because people won't stand for it another year.
     
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Seems like this happens every time a great horse comes around. Something goes wrong in the last race of the triple crown and the horse doesn't get it. I remember a similar thing a couple years ago where the horse that won two of the three was pushed hard in the last race and gassed in the final stretch. Wish I could remember the name now.
     

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