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Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,471
Posted By BarchCapper
Runhappy himself didn't debut with a win until...

Runhappy himself didn't debut with a win until the end of December of his 2YO year.

As we are approaching the end of the year, we're seeing some of the Runhappys start to run well. Like sire, like...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-16-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,687
Posted By BarchCapper
So it used to be the recreation yard for a...

So it used to be the recreation yard for a prison?????? :D
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-15-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,687
Posted By BarchCapper
Golden Gate Fields present day

This does look like it could be a potential match in terms of background.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-14-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,687
Posted By BarchCapper
In looking at some other photos, Keeneland would...

In looking at some other photos, Keeneland would appear to have that ridgeline at least. There was no turf course there until the mid '80's.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-14-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,687
Posted By BarchCapper
I'd be tempted to go back to the antique shop,...

I'd be tempted to go back to the antique shop, see if the backing allows easy access to the photo without damaging anything, and if so, asking the owner if you could look at the back of the photo -...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By BarchCapper
I don't know what your setup is, and can't...

I don't know what your setup is, and can't explain why it would be different from a few days ago - but I know I had the same issue when I was using a generic or operating system supplied printer...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 10-14-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By BarchCapper
We moved to the Hot Springs area right at the...

We moved to the Hot Springs area right at the beginning of 2019. I enjoyed a respectable season at Oaklawn, attending most every day, with results improving as the year went on and I got more...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-11-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By BarchCapper
Today may have been the worst - FS2 for a HALF...

Today may have been the worst - FS2 for a HALF HOUR, then FS1, then FS2, and then FS1 again. AND THAT WAS SCHEDULED!!!!

I feel like I'm watching those old Monty Pythons - "And now on BBC1, a man...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 10-09-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,695
Posted By BarchCapper
Field Size and Favorites in Hong Kong

Per the DRF's Guide to betting Hong Kong - free at:

https://www.drf.com/news/drf-s-guide-betting-hong-kong-racing

For the 2019-20 Season

Overall:
Avg Field Size = 12.35
Winning Favorites...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 10-08-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By BarchCapper
Credit where credit is due!

I haven't seen this noted by anyone, and hadn't really heard anyone else lay it out beforehand the way she did. That was a picture perfect prediction of how Swiss Skydiver could, would and did win...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 10-07-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,695
Posted By BarchCapper
You must love the omni/swinger! :D

You must love the omni/swinger! :D
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-20-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By BarchCapper
Yes and no if the KEE and BEL races cannibalize...

Yes and no if the KEE and BEL races cannibalize the fields at Pimlico (not knowing offhand if they're in similar categories).
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-11-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,367
Posted By BarchCapper
Betfair ending exchange wagering in NJ

From Thoroughbred Daily News:

"Beginning Oct. 1, Betfair will no longer accept exchange wagers from its New Jersey customers, ending a brief and unsuccessful experiment in the U.S. for a form of...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-10-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,479
Posted By BarchCapper
From the point of view of some trainers (a number...

From the point of view of some trainers (a number of whom are now out of the training game) it happens all too much nowadays.

Arrangements like this have their pros and cons. One of the biggest...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 09-06-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By BarchCapper
This post might be better suited to the Advanced...

This post might be better suited to the Advanced Deposit Wagering section.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,435
Posted By BarchCapper
He's the only one I know of with a top "Barnes"! ...

He's the only one I know of with a top "Barnes"! :D

(Jimmy - the assistant trainer who got hurt when Thousand Words went over. Wishing him a speedy recovery.)
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-05-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By BarchCapper
My biggest issue with NBC's coverage of the races...

My biggest issue with NBC's coverage of the races is having "LIVE" still in the corner when they're showing a REPLAY of a past race without any indication ANYWHERE that it's a replay.

When you...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 09-03-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,015
Posted By BarchCapper
I'm not a fan of the "don't do any racing once...

I'm not a fan of the "don't do any racing once you've qualified for the Derby" method, either. I like the connections and the horse, but definitely didn't want KG to be some kind of potential...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-02-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By BarchCapper
If the "OK" 50-1 is Attachment Rate - he has...

If the "OK" 50-1 is Attachment Rate - he has become a huge "wiseguy" horse in what I've been seeing and hearing from a number of "pundits" over the last week.

And I've gotten the "impression"...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 09-02-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,220
Posted By BarchCapper
My issue with the one hole has nothing to do with...

My issue with the one hole has nothing to do with the statistics.

It was more the idea that he is one LEFT eyed horse - so has no vision to his right. I was hoping to see him to the outside where...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 09-01-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,220
Posted By BarchCapper
Sad for Art Collector and the connections. ...

Sad for Art Collector and the connections.

Also cannot believe that one-eyed Finnick the Fierce drew the one hole AGAIN in a big stake!

One hole in the 13 horse Lecomte at Fair Grounds
One...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-31-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By BarchCapper
They had to cancel Thanksgiving just last year...

They had to cancel Thanksgiving just last year (the day before) because of dangerous high winds that were predicted for the area.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-30-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 49,690
Posted By BarchCapper
Some days the holes don't open. Many times they...

Some days the holes don't open. Many times they do for a guy who rides as well as Rispoli.

From August 14th Twitter exchange:

Random Tweeter:
"My guy @umbyrispoli has his head in the clouds...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-30-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,780
Posted By BarchCapper
:ThmbUp:

:ThmbUp:
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-30-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,780
Posted By BarchCapper
July 29th through Aug 11th was technically a...

July 29th through Aug 11th was technically a relocated Sonoma County Fair. Might they be hiding under some designation for that?
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