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Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Delta Cone
The Marathon never went away. After it was...

The Marathon never went away. After it was removed as an official Breeders Cup race it continued to be run each Friday of the Cup.

This year it is listed on the Churchill Downs stakes schedule...
Forum: Off Topic - General 08-09-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By Delta Cone
Sadly it is not only while at the grocery...

Sadly it is not only while at the grocery store...it's often while driving!

I got rear-ended by an idiot this spring. As soon as she gets out of the car she cheerfully announces "I was on my...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-31-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,494
Posted By Delta Cone
I thought that was the Arlington Million, first...

I thought that was the Arlington Million, first run in 1981.
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-24-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By Delta Cone
Santa's Little Helper, actually. :) ...

Santa's Little Helper, actually. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O41t33XZS6I
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By Delta Cone
From the original article: "The Daily News...

From the original article:

"The Daily News lost some $90 million between 2014 and 2016, according to an SEC filing."


The paper was bleeding money well before any tariffs were in place. ...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-18-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,026
Posted By Delta Cone
The 1999 Breeders Cup Classic at GP was run at 10...

The 1999 Breeders Cup Classic at GP was run at 10 furlongs.

Although perhaps they’ve reconfigured the track since then?
Forum: Off Topic - General 01-02-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,921
Posted By Delta Cone
No one has mentioned Let It Ride :lol:

No one has mentioned Let It Ride

:lol:
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-02-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,524
Posted By Delta Cone
Before the race the dam had 7 foals to make it to...

Before the race the dam had 7 foals to make it to the races, three of which had won their career debuts. In fact, she won her career debut too.

Don’t think there were many cards being held close...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-31-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Delta Cone
Agree with what others have said, Highland Reel...

Agree with what others have said, Highland Reel strongly prefers firm turf. Here are some quotes from his trainer from October 22:

"We were delighted with his run. He has been off a long time and...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 08-15-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,689
Posted By Delta Cone
I use this: Brother Monochrome Laser...

I use this:

Brother Monochrome Laser Printer, HL-L2320D


Very low-tech printer but it works great for racing forms and is cheap (only $59).

I probably print about 200 racing forms per year...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-07-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,642
Posted By Delta Cone
Did you mean pick 6? The pick 5 minimum...

Did you mean pick 6?

The pick 5 minimum already is at 50 cents in California.
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-01-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,691
Posted By Delta Cone
http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-s...

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-computers-poker-20170307-story.html

Seems the computers are making progress in heads up no-limit.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-16-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Delta Cone
Cee's Song would have to be on the list. Dam of...

Cee's Song would have to be on the list. Dam of Tiznow and Budroyale. Her daughters and granddaughters have produced Paynter and Oxbow, among others.
...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 05-16-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By Delta Cone
Agree. My play improved when I stopped lumping...

Agree. My play improved when I stopped lumping all sprints together and started looking for real differences in distance preference among 6f and 6.5f or 7f. Sometimes the crowd makes subtle mistakes...
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 05-04-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,554
Posted By Delta Cone
Gunnevera with a carbon copy of the Orb trip,...

Gunnevera with a carbon copy of the Orb trip, rolls past the field with a sustained drive as they turn for home.
Forum: **TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL** 05-02-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By Delta Cone
https://www.churchilldowns.com/racing-wagering/tot...

https://www.churchilldowns.com/racing-wagering/toteboard/post-times
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 04-06-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By Delta Cone
You must have been thinking of someone else: ...

You must have been thinking of someone else:

Lawrence Taylor played in the NFL from 1981-1993.

Bo Jackson played in the NFL from 1987-1990.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 04-04-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By Delta Cone
http://colinsghost.org/2011/03/wishing-ring-wins-a...

http://colinsghost.org/2011/03/wishing-ring-wins-at-941-to-1-1912.html


For a $2 win bet, Wishing Ring paid $1,185 in 1912.

That's pretty good considering the average annual salary back then...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 02-23-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 244,855
Posted By Delta Cone
It looks like DRF has taken away a feature on the...

It looks like DRF has taken away a feature on the TimeformUS free races of the day.

In the past, when viewing the races of the day, you could access the charts. This of course meant you could...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-07-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 226,758
Posted By Delta Cone
Turfway also cancels Saturday, Jan. 7 due to...

Turfway also cancels Saturday, Jan. 7 due to extreme cold.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-27-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By Delta Cone
The website looks exactly the same as it did last...

The website looks exactly the same as it did last year. I don't see anything new.
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-20-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,612
Posted By Delta Cone
I've had more and more problems of late using...

I've had more and more problems of late using Firefox. I was about to scrap my PC (it is quite old) but decided to switch to Chrome to see if anything improved. Things are much better now, pages...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-08-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By Delta Cone
I was in Vegas last week. On Thursday I had to...

I was in Vegas last week. On Thursday I had to ask the manager at Planet Hollywood sports book to put Churchill Downs on the TV...the large TVs on the front wall of the book were 100% tuned in to...
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 10-26-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By Delta Cone
CJ, Could you kindly remind me what the...

CJ,

Could you kindly remind me what the symbols next to the race class rating mean? For example, I've seen "f" and "o" and "?"

I recall it was some sort of indication that there were some...
Forum: Off Topic - Sports 10-26-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,880
Posted By Delta Cone
So what? The last time the Indians won a game...

So what? The last time the Indians won a game 6-0, they won the next four.
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