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Forum: General Racing Discussion Today, 01:27 AM
Replies: 382
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Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches the watchers...?

I know the plan that my friends always advise me to adopt:
"Bolt her in, constrain her!"
But who can watch
the watchmen?
They keep quiet about the girl's
secrets and get her as their payment; ...
Forum: Handicapper's Corner Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 52,358
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Hi Tom, do you have any favorite racing related...

Hi Tom, do you have any favorite racing related website links you could add to this thread...?

I encourage everyone to add on when they find good ones...thanks all..!
Forum: Handicapper's Corner 06-19-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 52,358
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Cool website from UK

http://icard.gbiracing.com
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-15-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,740
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
The land Golden Gate is sitting on is worth...

The land Golden Gate is sitting on is worth ALOT...and it is a very large parcel in a prime location in the most expensive real estate market in the USA...who knows maybe skyscrapers could be built...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-13-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
From the DRF: John Velazquez, the rider of...

From the DRF:

John Velazquez, the rider of Vino Rosso, said he felt Geroux rode Restoring Hope in a manner to protect Justify.

“Why would you send a horse that breaks bad and take everybody...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Yes, I agree here...we are indeed playing their...

Yes, I agree here...we are indeed playing their game, on their home court, constantly battling the egregious home court advantages that besot the pure sport that we love...the sport that in the...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-12-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Then again, they may go head and head for better...

Then again, they may go head and head for better than a mile and smoke each other out, unless, unless maybe, Bob “brings his own (reverse) rabbit again...;)
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-12-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
It is obvious that he NEEDED Audible NOT TO BE in...

It is obvious that he NEEDED Audible NOT TO BE in certain races...besides the Racing Gods are fickle...best to have a back-up, Plan B, where Justify perhaps slightly underperforms and still WINS...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-12-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Not sure I understand Jay Hovdey’s Iceberg...

Not sure I understand Jay Hovdey’s Iceberg Metaphor here...

Quote: “As much as today’s trainers and jockeys seem to enjoy the spotlight, enhancing their brands, they still operate primarily behind...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-11-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Baffert said Sunday he wanted Restoring Hope lay...

Baffert said Sunday he wanted Restoring Hope lay right off Justify.

“The plan was to sit off Justify,” said Baffert, who trains Restoring Hope for Gary and Mary West. “He got really rank with him....
Forum: Selections 06-11-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Welcome Back...!

Welcome back, glad you are here again...!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-11-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
No, I’m not calling anyone a liar here, I’m just...

No, I’m not calling anyone a liar here, I’m just trying to understand why the owners said they were livid...someone else suggested that Restoring Hope being push so hard early on may have contributed...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-11-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
CORRECTION: Sorry, I meant to say the West...

CORRECTION:
Sorry, I meant to say the West family (owners of Restoring Hope) and NOT THE Barbers
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Quote, “Justify’s a freak, super horse,...

Quote, “Justify’s a freak, super horse, undefeated, amazing what he’s done,” Repole said. “Who knows if he would have won the race anyway? We’ll never know. At the end of the day Bob had a game plan...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
At the 1:50 minute mark in the drone overhead...

At the 1:50 minute mark in the drone overhead video replay, it sounds like a jockey is calling out something like “Is he” but it is difficult to understand...was wondering if anybody could recognize...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
You’re right, Noble Indy wasn’t being sent, that...

You’re right, Noble Indy wasn’t being sent, that wasn’t his part today...his part was to be right on the right flank of Restoring Hope for a good part of the race...the uncoupled 3 horse entry...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Everyone simply must view the HEAD-ON provided by...

Everyone simply must view the HEAD-ON provided by NYRA website before they take it down...viewing the head-on replay goes far in showing exactly how the uncoupled team effort of Restoring Hope, Noble...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Just a tad more than a bad look...sorry to...

Just a tad more than a bad look...sorry to say...watch the head-on replay at NYRA website...Down the stretch Javy and Florent are having their own little conversation while the race is still...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-10-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 13,705
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Did Restoring Hope help Justify tactically in the Belmont...?

Shortly before the Belmont Stakes was run...my track buddies and I discussed what pace roles Restoring Hope and Noble Indy would play out...I suggested that Restoring Hope would be used tactically to...
Forum: Handicapper's Corner 06-08-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 52,358
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Vic’s race review website

https://vicstauffer.com/
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 05-28-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,369
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Nice hit Tiffani...! Now you have some more bucks...

Nice hit Tiffani...! Now you have some more bucks to make even more scores like that one...!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 04-30-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,767
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
Great performance...interesting he was up close...

Great performance...interesting he was up close to the pace uncharacteristically, and had plenty left to draw away late...a real tactics change for sure, looks almost like a new runner...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 04-28-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,789
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
What are Jody Demling's picks for the 2018 derby?

Anybody know...what are your picks?
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 04-21-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,652
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
I've cut way back...really only the big days...

I've cut way back...really only the big days now...for fun, not to make money, but just to take a shot and maybe get lucky and walk away with $500 more than I started with....sure it is a great game,...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-24-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 15,603
Posted By VigorsTheGrey
There is no rational reason for our current...

There is no rational reason for our current treatment of livestock...there REALLY are no existential differences between the species that would warrant denying them the same Bill of Rights that we...
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