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Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-26-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
In theory, you are not incorrect. The notion that...

In theory, you are not incorrect. The notion that turning a half in 52..53..or whatEVER somehow certifies readiness and ability to compete has always been a complete farce. The real reason horses on...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-26-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
I made a point last night of consulting two state...

I made a point last night of consulting two state vets and two stewards, and each concurred that a workout longer than a mandated 4 furlongs would (and indeed HAS} sufficed under their respective...
Forum: Off Topic - General 05-25-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By mountainman
Much appreciated, dude. But, sadly enough, well...

Much appreciated, dude. But, sadly enough, well beyond my capabilities.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
Racing rules can be vague. Many lend themselves...

Racing rules can be vague. Many lend themselves to different interpretations. I could expound on this all day-and give examples.

Again, I have worked for 32 years as a racing official, have...
Forum: Off Topic - General 05-25-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By mountainman
Tx, guys, for all the good advice. Tile it is. ...

Tx, guys, for all the good advice. Tile it is.

Just be prepared to send food..lol. My wife and I have vowed to fund this entire project with cash-what good, after all, to construct a comfortable...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,811
Posted By mountainman
Good post.

Good post.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
Was no doubt ill advised to "extrapolate" the...

Was no doubt ill advised to "extrapolate" the half-split. At that point it becomes work of fiction. Somebody higher should have signed off on the actual 5/8 work.

Sometimes common sense must...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,811
Posted By mountainman
Opinion varies. But, to be blunt, the bulk of...

Opinion varies. But, to be blunt, the bulk of resistance has been about $$$.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,811
Posted By mountainman
Many tracks are balking at the expenses federal...

Many tracks are balking at the expenses federal oversight will impose on them and their horsemen. The whole thing has been poorly planned and remains an unwieldy work in progress.

Some racetrack...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
Reviewed rough estimate..more like just under a...

Reviewed rough estimate..more like just under a million. Hard to say, since we ran year round, 10 races per card 5 or even 6 cards per week for much of my career.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-25-2022, 12:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
That rule is interpreted differently by different...

That rule is interpreted differently by different state vets, and in practical usage only applies to horses scheduled to remain on the list just for a pre-specified period of time. It's always about...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
When a horse needs a work but is not on a...

When a horse needs a work but is not on a steward's or vet's list, I always accept the entry without consulting the stews. Common practice. Failure to comply results in a scratch. And long gone are...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By mountainman
Having both worked as an official clocker and...

Having both worked as an official clocker and been involved on a higher level than that in dealing with situations similar to the one at issue, I do sympathize with the sanctioned official.

In my...
Forum: Off Topic - General 05-23-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By mountainman
TX, guys...she is pushing for porcelain..rather...

TX, guys...she is pushing for porcelain..rather than ceramic.
Forum: Off Topic - General 05-23-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By mountainman
Bathroom Flooring

Some wholesale flooring dude I'm acquainted with straight up ADMONISHED me for even considering tile in the new house we break ground for in June. He strongly recommends some stuff called "luxury...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 05-23-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By mountainman
Outlook. The spread sheet details steps, items,...

Outlook. The spread sheet details steps, items, quotes and expenses for the house I'm having built. (omg..NEVER start anything so costly and dumb!!)
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 05-23-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By mountainman
Emailing Open Office Spreadsheet

Please excuse my complete lack of tech smarts. Avowed T Rex here.

As the thread title implies, I have an open office file that I need to email. Can one of you guys please walk me through it?
...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 05-21-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,912
Posted By mountainman
Tossed 50 and 5 into respective preakness pools....

Tossed 50 and 5 into respective preakness pools. drew epicenter in both. unreal-i mean i ALWAYS pull some 50-1 shot.
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 05-16-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,621
Posted By mountainman
I think a greatly neglected aspect of the endless...

I think a greatly neglected aspect of the endless and incredibly esoteric trip "break-downs" now flooding social media in this derby's after-math (Surely, sometime soon some enterprising podcast will...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-16-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,863
Posted By mountainman
I know the intent of this thread is to elicit...

I know the intent of this thread is to elicit golden memories of colorful characters past, but when I think back on the very worst degenerates I've encountered, the defining trait they shared was a...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-13-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By mountainman
No. I simply responded specifically to your...

No. I simply responded specifically to your statement blanketing all agents. And that particular post was not even an endorsement of Leon. Nor did I claim the agent would be successful at controlling...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-13-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By mountainman
Unless said agent lacked higher connections and...

Unless said agent lacked higher connections and stood to lose his meal-ticket upon migrating to the bigs.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-13-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By mountainman
Was it likely a jock consigned for so long to 3rd...

Was it likely a jock consigned for so long to 3rd tier mediocrity would develop world-class skills? Of course not.

But lots of riders reach full maturation at a career point well beyond that of...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-12-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By mountainman
Of course.

Of course.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-12-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By mountainman
His lack of success outside of Ohio...

His lack of success outside of Ohio notwithstanding, Leon, 32, has really come into his own at an age when lots of athletes from other sports would experience diminished skills.

Was it likely that...
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