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Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 01:49 PM
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Posted By dilanesp
In a sense this is true, but that itself is a...

In a sense this is true, but that itself is a product of skill.

Shoemaker rode at 30 percent for several years, and yes, he was on all sorts of chalk. But Harry Silbert got him on all that chalk...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By dilanesp
I like the fall meet more than I thought I would....

I like the fall meet more than I thought I would. I just live too far away.
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By dilanesp
The Crosby meet is its own little thing, but when...

The Crosby meet is its own little thing, but when Del Mar tried to extend its summer season back in the 1960's, it really did hurt them and they cut it back.

I should, however, mention that there...
Forum: General Racing Discussion Yesterday, 12:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,601
Posted By dilanesp
Yeah. Honestly I am not much of a fan of the...

Yeah. Honestly I am not much of a fan of the Super High Five. Even 5th place is far enough back that there can be integrity issues.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-18-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,601
Posted By dilanesp
How about we have another bet, where we set an...

How about we have another bet, where we set an over-under on the roulette pool and bet on that?
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 02-18-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By dilanesp
The worst thing about that post is where the...

The worst thing about that post is where the poster says "no more tokes for the dealers".


So because the casino is overcharging the players, make the dealers suffer? People who are paid 9 bucks...
Forum: Off Topic - Poker 02-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,693
Posted By dilanesp
It is their money. 1. The courts ruled it...

It is their money.


1. The courts ruled it was their money.


2. I really don't think people should sympathize with Ivey here. If you come up with a scheme to turn a house banked game in your...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-16-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By dilanesp
If there's a 12 percent takeout and a full...

If there's a 12 percent takeout and a full carryover, that is a super-attractuve bet.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-15-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By dilanesp
I'd say Cathy Freeman in the 2000 Olympics was...

I'd say Cathy Freeman in the 2000 Olympics was more popular than Winx. And Kylie and Olivia sold more records, of course.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By dilanesp
I wasn't able to bet it. The Westgate doesn't...

I wasn't able to bet it. The Westgate doesn't start doing it until March, after the round of early March Derby preps.


The William Hill books are able to print out the odds, which you can...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-11-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By dilanesp
I will try.

I will try.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-11-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By dilanesp
anyone know if there is a Derby future book remaining in Vegas

No, I am not talking about the future pools at Churchill. I am talking about the future book.


The Wynn offered one until last year, but apparently this year their bookmaker moved on to...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,665
Posted By dilanesp
Byers and Stauffer are friends. They are both...

Byers and Stauffer are friends. They are both former Hollywood Park announcers.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-08-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,176
Posted By dilanesp
The downside is that the longer (calendar) meet...

The downside is that the longer (calendar) meet may make Saratoga less "special" and accessible for people who do one-month rentals up there.


But I accept Andy's reasoning here. It's more of a...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,665
Posted By dilanesp
Having said that, Vic at Hollywood Park was one...

Having said that, Vic at Hollywood Park was one of the best I have ever heard. And he is obviously a superb handicapper too.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-07-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,665
Posted By dilanesp
To me, Trevor, whatever you think of his calls,...

To me, Trevor, whatever you think of his calls, is iconic:

"And away they go!"

"Moving like a winner"

"They'd have to sprout wings"

"Homeward bound"
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-06-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,665
Posted By dilanesp
I am waiting for a younger version of Richard...

I am waiting for a younger version of Richard Grunder!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-05-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,811
Posted By dilanesp
1. Lots of public handicappers DO write about...

1. Lots of public handicappers DO write about those things. Andy Beyer spent half his career doing so.

2. You don't understand the importance of public handicappers.

All betting pools depend on...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-05-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,811
Posted By dilanesp
I am going to say something extreme, but which I...

I am going to say something extreme, but which I believe:

The sport would die without public handicappers.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,811
Posted By dilanesp
Also, public handicapping is incredibly...

Also, public handicapping is incredibly difficult. Just compare whst Serling gives you on the NYRA feed to most of what you see on TVG. He puts a lot of work into it and gives out a ton of...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-05-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By dilanesp
time capsule from 1934

First race ever run at Santa Anita. 2 year olds running against older. 92 pound weight assignments. Post positions drawn 45 minutes before the race!
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-02-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 26,277
Posted By dilanesp
To me the problem isn't 9 furlongs, it is the...

To me the problem isn't 9 furlongs, it is the track configuration- 9 furlongs over a 9 furlong track with a short run into the turn.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-02-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By dilanesp
Andy, the legal system is the same way. If you...

Andy, the legal system is the same way. If you are caught doing 90 on a rainy day or making an unsafe lane change, very few jurisdictions will make you do any jail time. Do the exact same thing and...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By dilanesp
Even there I couldn't tell anything except a...

Even there I couldn't tell anything except a jockey isn't listed. I guess that means scratched :)
Forum: General Racing Discussion 02-01-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By dilanesp
I couldn't fund qny information about this on...

I couldn't fund qny information about this on Equibase or in the print edition of the DRF.
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