Older Horses - 2019

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Squeaky
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Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:01 pm

Solomini finally won again today with class relief. Zayats also won with Zatter.
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Diver52
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Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:56 pm

Squeaky wrote:
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:01 pm
Solomini finally won again today with class relief. Zayats also won with Zatter.

he also changed leads more or less on time.
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Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:05 pm

Thunder Snow second in return; Kentucky Oaks candidate Divine Image thrashes boys in Dubai
Thunder Snow was in a good stalking spot early, and advanced turning for home, but couldn’t lift any further in the about 1 1/4-mile affair. As Capezzano put the race away in the stretch, Thunder Snow dropped 9 1/2 lengths back, just salvaging second by a neck from South Korea’s hard-charging Dolkong. Considering how well he traveled before understandably getting tired, Thunder Snow stands to benefit a lot from this prep for his World Cup title defense on March 30.

Gronkowski, a new stablemate of Capezzano’s, made late headway in fifth. That was a useful effort in his debut for bin Ghadayer, and he’s likely World Cup-bound as well.
https://www.kentuckyderby.com/horses/ne ... s-in-dubai
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Sparrow Castle
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:22 pm

Remember this guy? Ramsey's International Star had his first race (AOC) yesterday since 5/5/2017 and finished last in a field of 9 at Gulfstream. He's a 2012 H MGSW.
www.equibase.com/static/chart/pdf/GP031419USA9.pdf
Izvestia
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:46 pm

Sparrow Castle wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:22 pm
Remember this guy? Ramsey's International Star had his first race (AOC) yesterday since 5/5/2017 and finished last in a field of 9 at Gulfstream. He's a 2012 H MGSW.
www.equibase.com/static/chart/pdf/GP031419USA9.pdf
Saw that. Hope that was just a long-time-away-needed-a-start kind of race...
Nice to see the winner back!
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Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:19 pm

Rated R Superstar, a ghost of racing's past, took the Essex Handicap over Snapper Sinclair and Giant Expectations.
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Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:12 pm

stark wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:05 pm
Bravazo having knee surgery, will miss Dubai
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Right on schedule.
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Flanders
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:41 pm

Izvestia wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:46 pm
Sparrow Castle wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:22 pm
Remember this guy? Ramsey's International Star had his first race (AOC) yesterday since 5/5/2017 and finished last in a field of 9 at Gulfstream. He's a 2012 H MGSW.
www.equibase.com/static/chart/pdf/GP031419USA9.pdf
Saw that. Hope that was just a long-time-away-needed-a-start kind of race...
Nice to see the winner back!
I'm okay with older horses racing. I'm not keen on a horse being brought back after being off for nearly 2 years. He hasn't won a race since January of 2016. He must be incredibly unsound. Two different 8 month layoffs and another that was almost 2 years.
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Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:45 pm

Somnambulist wrote:
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:33 pm
I hope he stays healthy. I've kill to see him in the Met Mile. It doesn't look like he'd have a problem getting that although you never know.
Mitole is not going to Dubai (DRF) - no foot, no horse.
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