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Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-26-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By westernmassbob
Service that buys possible winning tickets ?

Never heard of such a thing but maybe Europe already has something in place? It got me thinking based on a conversation with a relative recently. He asked me how I felt about “ hedging” bets and if...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-23-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,883
Posted By westernmassbob
The prices and winner in this race seem to...

The prices and winner in this race seem to overshadow the inquiry that was at the very least questionable. BTW the inquiry came in very late and no jocks objection . Anytime a jockey decides to close...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-17-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By westernmassbob
If they let the people of the state of NY vote on...

If they let the people of the state of NY vote on this that money would be gone and the horse industry would die a slow or not so slow death. Look at what happened with dog racing in Florida ....they...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-02-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By westernmassbob
Jockeys not being able to use a whip in a horse...

Jockeys not being able to use a whip in a horse race is like greyhounds racing without a lure. Horses are trained early on with a whip being implemented. There is already evidence that a horse...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-26-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By westernmassbob
Several years ago an acquaintance of mine was at...

Several years ago an acquaintance of mine was at a Breeders Cup event at a local casino. He got a little bold and said that he was a much better handicapper then me when we talked about the upcoming...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-24-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By westernmassbob
I think there is a big difference in someone...

I think there is a big difference in someone having a gambling problem and someone whose hobby is horse racing. If you meet and want a relationship with someone they need to be willing to accept your...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-23-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,403
Posted By westernmassbob
I read this story and was sad by it. Obviously...

I read this story and was sad by it. Obviously someone has a real problem and whomever he is in a relationship with suffers from his problem as well. I’ve never seen something so extreme at the OTB...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-21-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By westernmassbob
Question about quick horse starts in longer races

Im assuming everyone has liked or bet a horse at one time or another that ran fractions early on that would seal its own fate. Usually these horses are all alone on the lead early by several lengths...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-12-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 30,148
Posted By westernmassbob
I swear when I listened to that fill In announcer...

I swear when I listened to that fill In announcer he sounded like Hank from “ King of the Hill”. Good luck to him wherever he ends up. WELCOME BACK PB !!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-07-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,266
Posted By westernmassbob
OK Vic here comes my OPEN QUESTION # 2 . I...

OK Vic here comes my OPEN QUESTION # 2 . I thought about making it a separate thread but it kind of goes with the theme that has evolved on here.

Has a fan or gambler ever come after you because...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-05-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By westernmassbob
Gulfstream Park 3 racing surfaces now?

I knew about the tapeta racing surface coming but it didn’t replace the dirt course ? So they now have dirt , turf and tapeta race courses ? Where did they find the room for this ? I would love to...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-29-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,266
Posted By westernmassbob
Open steward question for Vic Stauffer

Vic since it is my understanding that you have been a racing steward in the past I have a question(s)

Why do stewards sometimes have conversations with jockeys if an inquiry or objection is in...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-22-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,165
Posted By westernmassbob
You are kidding right ? The browbeating is part...

You are kidding right ? The browbeating is part of Andy’s schtick. It’s forced schtick but it obviously works for him so be it. Ironically his schtick is less pronounced on the fox show. Why is that...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-14-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,165
Posted By westernmassbob
“NYRA does it far and away the best” I’ve...

“NYRA does it far and away the best”

I’ve said it before NYRA provides plenty of info and gets very granular when it comes to dissecting each race. For the novice listeners and handicappers it can...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,165
Posted By westernmassbob
Best handicapping shows out there past/present

I miss the “regular guy” handicapping show at River Downs. There was a guy named Jody on that show that crushed some decent priced winners. The host was named John. I wonder where these guys ended...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-08-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By westernmassbob
All things considered NYRA did a great job for...

All things considered NYRA did a great job for the TOGA meet. Hopefully next year they get back to 2019 on track attendance levels as they were expectedly down this meet. I know two people who own...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-06-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By westernmassbob
Can Irad take out Saez on the last day of Saratoga meet ? Yes he can !

I wouldnt be surprised if Irad takes the top spot today as i project him to win at least 7 races to close the meet.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-04-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,798
Posted By westernmassbob
Saratoga is probably the only place in the world...

Saratoga is probably the only place in the world where you find people dressed like they are going to a wedding or the beach. Nobody feels awkward and judgement is non existent. That is what I love...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-03-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,798
Posted By westernmassbob
Was on location today and wished I hadn’t been....

Was on location today and wished I hadn’t been. The place looked depressing with extremely low attendance. Lots of workers just standing around etc. Never a fan of off the turf days and 4-5 horse...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-01-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By westernmassbob
Turf racing Saratoga ?

What are the odds there will be Turf racing at Toga today and tomorrow ? Asking for a friend. Heavy rain was predicted several days ago to hit the area. I told him today would be a wash out but maybe...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-30-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,584
Posted By westernmassbob
100% agreed. The big tourney shows the live money...

100% agreed. The big tourney shows the live money results which changes the way someone would normally handicap and especially bet on a race. Obviously those still alive towards the end take shots...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-25-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,920
Posted By westernmassbob
Yeah its kind of creepy that he stalks all of my...

Yeah its kind of creepy that he stalks all of my posts like hes tracking me or something. BTW I was at Saratoga today and bumped into Ron Nicoletti from Gulfstream. Very astute capper and provides...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-25-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,920
Posted By westernmassbob
In race 8 the impeded horse could have very well...

In race 8 the impeded horse could have very well fell down and that’s what I don’t get with the inconsistency of stewards. If the horse fell down then the favorite would have automatically been taken...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-25-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By westernmassbob
Saratoga horse back after only 3 days rest ?

In the first race today “ Rudy Rod” comes back after racing this past Sunday. It seems very unusual however i do recall seeing horses in Europe race on consecutive days. I suppose there is no...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-23-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By westernmassbob
Thanks for asking. What would I have NYRA do in...

Thanks for asking. What would I have NYRA do in this situation? Well I know they tried some things in the past with incentives to keep from scratching with off tracks. It seemed successful as it...
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