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Forum: General Racing Discussion Today, 01:41 PM
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Posted By dilanesp
They took a haircut on dosing, but just watch,...

They took a haircut on dosing, but just watch, they will get the 2018 foals restriction thrown out before it takes effect....
Forum: General Racing Discussion Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
Definitely the horsemen will do everything they...

Definitely the horsemen will do everything they can to push back on something like this if it is tried by a track.

The real question is whether the legislature or the voters will ever get involved.
Forum: General Racing Discussion Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
It's worth noting as well that there's no...

It's worth noting as well that there's no statistical proof that Del Mar's dirt is as safe as a synthetic track. It's a small sample size.
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,464
Posted By dilanesp
It's raining again right now.

It's raining again right now.
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 05:01 PM
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Views: 497
Posted By dilanesp
What's the ROI on playing them to show?

What's the ROI on playing them to show?
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
Absolutely. The economics of a renovation of...

Absolutely. The economics of a renovation of Pimlico do not make sense, because the track only gets the huge crowds for two days a year. (On the other hand, I guess you can say that NFL teams get...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
Only if there is a signed agreement from...

Only if there is a signed agreement from Coca-Cola specifically limiting the right to exploit its trademark. Such an agreement would be enforceable but the statute wouldn't be.

And note, Baltimore...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
Possibly. As I said, takings is the weaker of the...

Possibly. As I said, takings is the weaker of the two arguments. (Having said that, this wasn't a contract between Pimlico and the City of Baltimore. It's an ordinance. Absent an agreement between...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
It will be the Preakness, and I am actually...

It will be the Preakness, and I am actually rooting for Stronach to just go ahead and move it. I have a particular distaste for grandstanding local politicians. They are misleading their constituents...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
That "state law" is preempted by federal...

That "state law" is preempted by federal trademark law, which permits a trademark owner to use the mark in commerce anywhere in the geographic region of exclusive use. It also possibly violates the...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
For real. Did any of those trainers release the...

For real. Did any of those trainers release the vet records so that these claims could be scientifically documented?

We KNOW about fatalities because tracks log them. Trainers aren't trustworthy.
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 574
Posted By dilanesp
No it won't. This suit is a loser. They just want...

No it won't. This suit is a loser. They just want some leverage.

EDIT:To explain this more, Baltimore can sieze Pimlico, but they can't seize the Preakness. The Preakness is a trademark. The owner...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-19-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
I have a particular take on soft tissue injuries,...

I have a particular take on soft tissue injuries, as a litigation lawyer.

In human accidents, soft tissue injuries are where a vast number of fraudulent claims are made. You can't prove anything....
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-19-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
22 horses died on the Arlington dirt in 2006. A...

22 horses died on the Arlington dirt in 2006. A 2007 Chicago Tribune article, easily found on google, indicates that the Polytrack was installed because of that.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-19-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,464
Posted By dilanesp
OK, everyone, I have EXCLUSIVE footage of Santa...

OK, everyone, I have EXCLUSIVE footage of Santa Anita's track being maintained, at 0:05 in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5RR9pn145s

More seriously, it's amazing how Santa Anita...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-19-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By dilanesp
I can still remember the excitement of Tom Durkin...

I can still remember the excitement of Tom Durkin calling him in front in the Kentucky Derby.....

The only problem was Mine That Bird was well clear of him. :)

Seriously, though, this is a huge...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-19-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,464
Posted By dilanesp
We have some more rain coming this week.

We have some more rain coming this week.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-18-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
This is a hell of a good post.

This is a hell of a good post.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-17-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,464
Posted By dilanesp
Does it count that every time I have gone to...

Does it count that every time I have gone to Santa Anita, I have bet on at least one dog?
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-17-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
I don't know enough about the ins and outs of...

I don't know enough about the ins and outs of track maintenance to know if it made a difference, but yes, Santa Anita fired a lot of people before the current meet (famously, they even fired their...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-16-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,464
Posted By dilanesp
Yep. The only way Lasix gets banned is by...

Yep.

The only way Lasix gets banned is by federal or state statute.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-16-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
Check out @latsondheimer’s Tweet:...

Check out @latsondheimer’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/latsondheimer/status/1107012665648381952?s=09
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 03-16-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,552
Posted By dilanesp
After that thread we had last week, I was...

After that thread we had last week, I was wondering if Vic Stauffer had lost a step (I haven't been listening to his calls this year), but he delivered a pitch perfect call of this race, including...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-16-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
Never believe any claim that "you can't sell the...

Never believe any claim that "you can't sell the property because it is a landmark".


Soldier Field was a historic landmark. Take a look at it now. :)


Powerful landowners with development...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-15-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,333
Posted By dilanesp
I know people keep saying this, but the BC has...

I know people keep saying this, but the BC has never ruled out synthetic tracks. That wasn't the reason SA went back. They went back because they spent over $10M on synthetic tracks and failed to...
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