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Speed_Wrench


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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 6:33 pm    Post subject: I'll have another Reply with quote

Okay he just won the Preakness, can this horse win the triple crown? Its only been like 33 years since the last one.
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 7:29 pm    Post subject: Re: I'll have another Reply with quote

Speed_Wrench wrote:
Okay he just won the Preakness, can this horse win the triple crown? Its only been like 33 years since the last one.

Jockey is from Surrey, B.C. where I am from so I'll be rooting for them, but all likeliness, no I don't think so.
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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 2:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Odds are no, he seems to wait back in the weeds until he gets an opening and then lets loose, might actually be a good strategy to win
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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 12:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

According to his trainers hes looking very healthy after the preakness, I think this horse is gonna do it by the fact that he comes on strong at the end. Belmont is 1 1/2 miles and sets up for his strngth.
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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Speed_Wrench wrote:
According to his trainers hes looking very healthy after the preakness, I think this horse is gonna do it by the fact that he comes on strong at the end. Belmont is 1 1/2 miles and sets up for his strngth.
I'll be watching and hoping he pulls it off. It's definitely one thing I want to witness in my life.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Speed_Wrench wrote:
According to his trainers hes looking very healthy after the preakness, I think this horse is gonna do it by the fact that he comes on strong at the end. Belmont is 1 1/2 miles and sets up for his strngth.


Aaand now he's out. It's all over Twitter.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

GBPackers79 wrote:
Speed_Wrench wrote:
According to his trainers hes looking very healthy after the preakness, I think this horse is gonna do it by the fact that he comes on strong at the end. Belmont is 1 1/2 miles and sets up for his strngth.


Aaand now he's out. It's all over Twitter.


Very disappointing. I was actually hyped about this.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like we won't have another...
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is disappointing news. It's good they're looking out for the horse's best interests, though.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like...he won't be having another


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And just like that my interest in the Belmont has vanished. It's too bad what happened but at least they aren't risking a potential tragedy on the track.

The drought of a triple crown winner continues.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

seminoles1 wrote:
This is disappointing news. It's good they're looking out for the horse's best interests, though.


It's also a business decision.

Almost all of I'll Have Another's commercial value is in the stud fees he's likely to command. Winning the Belmont will have little impact on his stud fees, so there's just too much risk and too little benefit in letting him run.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

milanb wrote:
seminoles1 wrote:
This is disappointing news. It's good they're looking out for the horse's best interests, though.


It's also a business decision.

Almost all of I'll Have Another's commercial value is in the stud fees he's likely to command. Winning the Belmont will have little impact on his stud fees, so there's just too much risk and too little benefit in letting him run.


This^^

A lot of people felt I'll have another had an excellent shot at the triple crown and that speculation will continue on into his sire value.
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