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Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-12-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By Fingal
1. Track announcer 2. Silence

1. Track announcer
2. Silence
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-01-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Fingal
That was Saturday. Sunday had a pool of $122K &...

That was Saturday. Sunday had a pool of $122K & paid $282.50:ThmbUp:
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-24-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
Posted By Fingal
In prior years going to the saddling barn at...

In prior years going to the saddling barn at Santa Anita could be a chore as it could get awful hot & humid down there with non circulating hot air. Then standing on those heat holding cement steps...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-29-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Fingal
A year suspension may sound substantial, but it...

A year suspension may sound substantial, but it also means that after a year he'll be back.
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 07-13-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,730
Posted By Fingal
Forget if I paid a buck or $1.25 back in the...

Forget if I paid a buck or $1.25 back in the 80's, so 75 sounds about right for back then. When the form got to over $3 in rapid jumps after a ownership change I could see where this was going &...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 06-26-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,039
Posted By Fingal
I voted for Bris & then other, the other being...

I voted for Bris & then other, the other being the Racing Digest & Thorograph, I consider the Rags as being "the sheets".

Over the years I've probably tried most listed, & while they all have...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-30-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By Fingal
Baffert is just happy he didn't draw the #1.

Baffert is just happy he didn't draw the #1.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 04-23-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,803
Posted By Fingal
I live down the street & am still ambivilant...

I live down the street & am still ambivilant about going to this thing. Since Frank has no connection to the racing side of TSG any more, really can't see the point. In past years listening to some...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-18-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Fingal
Yep, mine too. Never bought any of that synthetic...

Yep, mine too. Never bought any of that synthetic track knock stuff.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-10-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By Fingal
Doesn't exist any more. ...

Doesn't exist any more.

https://urbanize.la/post/le-m%C3%A9ridien-hotel-begins-construction-arcadia
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-25-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 24,611
Posted By Fingal
From reading the Paulick article, Ritvo said the...

From reading the Paulick article, Ritvo said the new announcer will be "more involved " with the track. Made me think of Ed Burgart at Los Al & all the hats he's worn over the years besides being the...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-09-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By Fingal
That's someone I haven't thought about in many...

That's someone I haven't thought about in many years. Gord & I used to email from when his site was free to when he made it pay. Forget the names of the categories but the last one was "FTS" & you...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 09-02-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,211
Posted By Fingal
Only stating a fact of what Barry Meadow...

Only stating a fact of what Barry Meadow published, not just my opinion.

Where does the bitter & broken man part come from ? Just because something has some age doesn't mean it's content is...
Forum: Handicapping Software 09-02-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,358
Posted By Fingal
FYI for anyone interested, there's one on Ebay...

FYI for anyone interested, there's one on Ebay now.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truline-2000-handicapping-Software-/151800036793?hash=item2357fcbdb9
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 09-02-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,211
Posted By Fingal
Same thing about Sartin, getting the yellow...

Same thing about Sartin, getting the yellow manual & then entering the program on an old Atari 400 with the membrane keyboard. Phillip's when it was Russ Dietrich was....different.

Wish I still...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-23-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,456
Posted By Fingal
Bayern is the Tiger Woods of horse racing. To...

Bayern is the Tiger Woods of horse racing. To fall so far so fast........
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-12-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,108
Posted By Fingal
[/b] Extreme example- back in the early...

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Extreme example- back in the early 1980's there was this multiple grade 1 mare on the S CA circuit named Avigaition & she'd come out to the walking ring shivering & dripping sweat around her...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-10-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Fingal
For the longest time I had old forms & programs...

For the longest time I had old forms & programs going back to the 1980's but finally had to toss it all as the silverfish found them. :(

Because it's been asked, back when the form consensus box...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-08-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,017
Posted By Fingal
I always found those lists of Stewards rulings...

I always found those lists of Stewards rulings interesting reading as a way to kill time in the pre simulcasting days between races. I believe the DRF stopped listing them when the Steward meeting...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-05-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By Fingal
Reading the story & the rundown that was on...

Reading the story & the rundown that was on Paulick's site this morning I thought it was kind of ironic that while Saratoga is cutting down trees Keeneland is planting some in the Paddock.
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-03-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,864
Posted By Fingal
I've gone through all 8 pages here ( So far it's...

I've gone through all 8 pages here ( So far it's 8) & surprisingly haven't seen one post repeating what Tom Hammond mentioned briefly on the NBC broadcast, that Monmouth is working to see if they can...
Forum: Handicapping Software 07-31-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 31,567
Posted By Fingal
That alone might be the main thing. Because when...

That alone might be the main thing. Because when you use conventional methods you get conventional results.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-30-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,283
Posted By Fingal
Didn't make sense. Don't you already have Pharoah...

Didn't make sense. Don't you already have Pharoah for your race ? Wouldn't that 750K be better served by adding it to the general purse fund to help support the owners & trainers that don't have an...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-29-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Fingal
I'm not positive but I would say it probably has...

I'm not positive but I would say it probably has to do with the death of his owner Bud Johnston of Old English Rancho in May of this year. When you're a private trainer & your owner dies it's hard....
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-29-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,014
Posted By Fingal
Remember you're dealing with Frank Stronach who...

Remember you're dealing with Frank Stronach who believes in free enterprise & that he should be able to open his doors for business whenever he feels like it.

When the Santa Anita winter/spring...
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