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Forum: Off Topic - General 01-19-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By sandpit
I thought this was gonna be a thread with some...

I thought this was gonna be a thread with some reference to Led Zeppelin finally deciding to tour.
Forum: Off Topic - General 01-04-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By sandpit
Last night's lineup: Bob Hope, Don Rickles,...

Last night's lineup: Bob Hope, Don Rickles, Michael Landon, 19yo Freddie Prinze and a Carol Wayne cameo...just great stuff. Plus a Karnac skit w/Ed.

I was never a big follower of Landon, but he was...
Forum: Off Topic - General 01-01-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By sandpit
"I was going to be a bum doctor, but the...

"I was going to be a bum doctor, but the proctology class was full." :D
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-04-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By sandpit
When you are offered north of $15M to stand him...

When you are offered north of $15M to stand him by the same farm that will stand BC Classic entrant Honor Code, the decision to run him in the Dirt Mile and then retire him probably came into focus...
Forum: Off Topic - General 09-01-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By sandpit
Of course it rains in KY; it's not a desert like...

Of course it rains in KY; it's not a desert like most of California is.

I've driven in every state in this country, and the one thing that stands out about KY drivers is there complete lack of...
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 08-16-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By sandpit
It's really simple. The equipment has improved...

It's really simple. The equipment has improved dramatically over time, yet the course length is relatively the same. All these guys (except Woods :rolleyes: ) can hit the ball well over 300 yards...
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-17-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By sandpit
M*A*S*H My Name is Earl Police Squad Married With...

M*A*S*H
My Name is Earl
Police Squad
Married With Children
Reno 911

The 2 greatest cartoons
King of the Hill
The Simpsons
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-17-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,216
Posted By sandpit
Had the great fortune to be standing at the...

Had the great fortune to be standing at the finish line on the outside rail of the turf course at Hollywood Park when the first (and maybe still only) Grade 1 race was won by a Japanese-bred horse....
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-11-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By sandpit
You'll enjoy it immensely; the folks there are...

You'll enjoy it immensely; the folks there are great and love what they do and the horses in their care. First time I went was back in the winter of 94-95, when Lure briefly occupied Secretariat/Easy...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,765
Posted By sandpit
I may have to rethink him for the underneath...

I may have to rethink him for the underneath spots after the really good work and WinStar buying into the horse. I like his trainer a lot, but with some of the big-time conditioners having such good...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-17-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,774
Posted By sandpit
Arazi was the greatest bet against ever twice in...

Arazi was the greatest bet against ever twice in America; the second time being the Breeders' Cup Mile later that year, when I made one of my biggest scores ever on Lure's devastating win.
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-17-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,774
Posted By sandpit
Thank you very much for the kinds words, though I...

Thank you very much for the kinds words, though I humbly say I've read many posts that far surpass my little slice of personal history.

I was fortunate enough to grow up in Louisville, which...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-16-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,765
Posted By sandpit
I don't know what to make of Materiality, but...

I don't know what to make of Materiality, but Upstart to me is a complete toss. Horses need to have everything go basically perfect on the road to the Derby, and getting sick three weeks out and...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-16-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,499
Posted By sandpit
I echo many others here who say congrats and...

I echo many others here who say congrats and don't change what you're doing now considering how well it's worked this far.

As puzzling as the Derby can be (huge field, 1 1/4-miles, etc.), your basic...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 04-16-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,774
Posted By sandpit
I've been either picking a horse or actually...

I've been either picking a horse or actually betting on the Derby since 1970, when as a little kid at my parent's Derby party I drew Dust Commmander out of a hat :ThmbUp: I was hooked. :)

Since...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 04-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By sandpit
Stud TNT it is indeed. Their website is here:...

Stud TNT it is indeed. Their website is here: http://www.studtnt.com/ You can see the old Calumet silks up in the corner of the page.

Stud TNT's owner also owns Three Chimneys Farm.
Forum: Off Topic - General 03-27-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By sandpit
I thought for sure I was gonna get a story about...

I thought for sure I was gonna get a story about a mystery member of Led Zeppelin and the Beatles.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-20-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By sandpit
Plenty of great angles to choose from...here's a...

Plenty of great angles to choose from...here's a few that might give you some ideas.
First one is from the infield on a Friday evening.
Second is from the backside a week before the Derby when the...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By sandpit
The best we'll have since we lost Luke.

The best we'll have since we lost Luke.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,220
Posted By sandpit
Wow, what a life! Got lucky to see and pet him...

Wow, what a life! Got lucky to see and pet him about six weeks ago. Was eating his daily mash and still had plenty of spunk.

Old Friends is truly worth a visit anytime you are in the area. Bring...
Forum: Off Topic - General 03-08-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By sandpit
For Obama or anyone to say they didn't know...

For Obama or anyone to say they didn't know Hillary was using her gmail, or whatever, account, and not a government one, is beyond ridiculous. Unless she sent ABSOLUTELY NO ONE IN THE GOVERNMENT an...
Forum: Off Topic - General 03-07-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By sandpit
Idiotic decision reversed, all is well: A...

Idiotic decision reversed, all is well:

A five-member executive cabinet overseeing UC Irvine’s student government on Saturday vetoed a decision to ban the display of all flags, including the...
Forum: Off Topic - General 02-25-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By sandpit
I was in NYC last year and my buddy and I went to...

I was in NYC last year and my buddy and I went to see the building on the cover. I was amazed, there must have been a dozen people standing around looking at it and taking pictures. Plus the Physical...
Forum: Off Topic - General 02-22-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By sandpit
Hey, if this Big Solar thing is true, you can...

Hey, if this Big Solar thing is true, you can thank global warming for creating the anticipated historic drought in the West that cleared the path for countless sunny days to fuel the solar power...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By sandpit
Calculator is off the Derby trail:...

Calculator is off the Derby trail:

http://www.petermillerracing.com/articles/injury-knocks-calculator-off-derby-trail.html
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