The Gelding Thread

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Sibling rivalry comes to the boil in stunning Cup victory for Glorious Forever
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Beauty Generation puts in a performance for the ages with back-to-back victories
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Vase unlucky for some but not for Exultant as Purton pounces in opener
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Three-time Champion Hurdle runner-up My Tent Or Yours is retired
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If you love to see classy old geldings throw it down in the stretch, you might want to watch this finish by Pumpkin Rumble and Melmich in the Valedictory Stakes (Gr. 3) at Woodbine today. I wish they had started the video earlier to get the full effect.
Video: https://twitter.com/TVG/status/1071885427970174976
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Mylute I would say Life in Shanbles is at least a hand taller, and several feet closer. That's a nice big boy.
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Sparrow Castle wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:30 pm
If you love to see classy old geldings throw it down in the stretch, you might want to watch this finish by Pumpkin Rumble and Melmich in the Valedictory Stakes (Gr. 3) at Woodbine today. I wish they had started the video earlier to get the full effect.
Video: https://twitter.com/TVG/status/1071885427970174976
Pumpkin Rumble Holds Off Melmich in Valedictory
https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... aledictory
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St. Joe Bay Just Gets By Richard's Boy at Los Alamitos
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Glorious Empire Can't Be Caught in Fort Lauderdale
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New Zealand Derby Hopes for Connections of Cutadeel
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And in other news:
“He's doing really well,” Baffert said of AxMan. “We cut (gelded) him. He had a meltdown at Churchill Downs (for the Matt Winn last June), so we gave him some time off and he's been working exceptionally well.

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Next Shares to Begin 2019 Campaign in San Gabriel
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Favored Next Shares Takes San Gabriel With Last-Gap Lunge

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Philip D’Amato sure must like Sam-Son Farm “outcasts”... first, Ransom the Moon, now Cleopatra’s Strike just ran a good 2nd to Next Shares.
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G1 winner Denman's Call won Race 5 at Santa Anita Park January 4 and was claimed.
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The still-handsome Lava Man is still enjoying his job as stable pony at age 18.
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Hong Kong: Beauty Generation ‘Scary’ Good Ahead Of Jan. 20 Stewards’ Cup
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‘Versatile’ Bal Harbour Cuts Back For G3 Toboggan
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X Y Jet Provides Star Power to Sunshine Millions
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This Could Be The Year For Mr. Jordan In Sunshine Millions Classic
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