The Gelding Thread

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Starine
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:43 pm

Five-Year-Old Thundering Blue Getting Better With Age, On The Way To G1 Canadian International
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thor ... rnational/

(with a very cute picture)
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Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:40 pm

Masochistic just ran in the Harris Farms Stakes at Fresno. I think he finished 5th... and far behind the top two.
It doesn't look like Masochistic has 'lost a step.' He's lost the whole staircase. :shock:
PLEASE really retire him now. If he can't finish within yelling distance of horses whose names I can't even remember, then maybe that should be it for this attempt to bring him back to the races. Maybe as a stable pony, but as a racehorse? Uhhhh....nope. :oops: :(
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Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:17 pm

If Masochistic is the type that can't really be retrained because he's so spirited, then just keep him at the track and let him "workout" a couple times a week. That way he can "want to run" and get to without running last in every race.

Eventually he'll calm down with age and then he can be a riding horse.
"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."
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Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:16 pm

Next Shares Earns Grade 1 Win in Shadwell Turf Mile
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... -turf-mile

Roy H Repeats in Santa Anita Sprint Championship
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ampionship
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Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:48 pm

Blacktype Kicks Into Gear to Take Knickerbocker
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ckerbocker

‘Bogged Down’ In Joe Hirsch, Spring Quality Hopes For Firm Ground In Canadian International
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thor ... rnational/

‘Consistent’ Desert Encounter Brings Simcock Back To Woodbine For Canadian International
https://www.paulickreport.com/news/thor ... rnational/
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:10 pm

Holding Gold Hopes For Firmer Ground In Grade 2 Nearctic
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Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:47 pm

Redzel Repeats in Everest Victory at Randwick
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ictory-at-

Desert Encounter Victorious in Canadian International
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ernational
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:47 am

9yo Aldous Snow, last seen winning the G3 Singspiel at Woodbine in July of 2017, won an NSA training flat race at Middleburg yesterday. He's now trained by jumps trainer Neil Morris. Interesting...
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Miss Woodford wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:47 am
9yo Aldous Snow, last seen winning the G3 Singspiel at Woodbine in July of 2017, won an NSA training flat race at Middleburg yesterday. He's now trained by jumps trainer Neil Morris. Interesting...
That is awesome! He is a tough, hard-trying horse. I hope he has found his 2nd career!!! He’s not tall, but built like a tank.
Is there a way to follow him ? Equibase doesn’t show that race.
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:53 pm

Diversify Will Not Run in 2018 Breeders' Cup
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Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:07 pm

Izvestia wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:20 pm
Miss Woodford wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:47 am
9yo Aldous Snow, last seen winning the G3 Singspiel at Woodbine in July of 2017, won an NSA training flat race at Middleburg yesterday. He's now trained by jumps trainer Neil Morris. Interesting...
That is awesome! He is a tough, hard-trying horse. I hope he has found his 2nd career!!! He’s not tall, but built like a tank.
Is there a way to follow him ? Equibase doesn’t show that race.
Training flat races aren't considered "official" races, they don't show up on past performances, aren't counted as part of a horse's official record, and have no purse offered (though a $500 award is usually given to the winning connections). The purpose is to let a horse have racing experience under steeplechase weights and on a steeplechase course. If he shows up in an NSA-sanctioned jumps race it will show up on Equibase. The NSA website also has video replays and in some cases livestreams of its meets (though possibly not the flat races) https://www.nationalsteeplechase.com/
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