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Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-20-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By dilanesp
Del Mar used to be even shorter before 1991 or so!

Del Mar used to be even shorter before 1991 or so!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-17-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,005
Posted By dilanesp
Baffert is a go in the BC. What a corrupt sport. ...

Baffert is a go in the BC. What a corrupt sport.

https://mobile.twitter.com/raypaulick/status/1449808200912547846
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-14-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,126
Posted By dilanesp
A huge percentage of thoroughbreds have top...

A huge percentage of thoroughbreds have top stallions 2 generations back.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-14-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By dilanesp
remember Imperative?

He's now doing dressage. i thought this was kind of cool.

https://mobile.twitter.com/RRP_TBMakeover/status/1448327568076247044
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-13-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,126
Posted By dilanesp
As a handicapping factor, seems no different than...

As a handicapping factor, seems no different than how Golden Gate bettors used to have to deal with Russell Baze.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-12-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,126
Posted By dilanesp
You certainly did make a straw man argument when...

You certainly did make a straw man argument when you said "[t]elling them who they can and can't use as trainers is nonsensical", and given that you can't recognize that you were knocking down a...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-12-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,126
Posted By dilanesp
This is a straw man. Nobody is telling anyone who...

This is a straw man. Nobody is telling anyone who they can or can't use as trainers.

The issue is whether- especially in a sport that has its drug problems- dominance at the very top level by a...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-12-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By dilanesp
If you like names, or are an Elton John fan, you...

If you like names, or are an Elton John fan, you had to have the exacta in Saturday's Swingtime Stakes- England's Rose beat Norma Jean B, thus covering both versions of "Candle In The Wind".
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,827
Posted By dilanesp
Flavien Prat on Aqua Julia in the 8th on Friday...

Flavien Prat on Aqua Julia in the 8th on Friday October 8. Prat managed a Silky Sullivan finish in a Maiden race- she didn't seem to even start running until the quarter pole when she was several...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-07-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,005
Posted By dilanesp
Just call it the Big Ass Fans Mile. That's what I...

Just call it the Big Ass Fans Mile. That's what I do.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-05-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 58,412
Posted By dilanesp
Joe Bravo on :3: Lone Scout in the 2nd on Sunday...

Joe Bravo on :3: Lone Scout in the 2nd on Sunday October 3. He managed to get the horse completely bottled up inside and had his foot on the brakes the first 4 furlongs of the race. He then got...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-04-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,005
Posted By dilanesp
Give Baffert credit. Medina Spirit looked great...

Give Baffert credit. Medina Spirit looked great in the Awesome Again with the extra rest and post 5.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-03-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 20,210
Posted By dilanesp
4th...

4th...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-01-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,489
Posted By dilanesp
FWIW I think when you watch the head on all the...

FWIW I think when you watch the head on all the way it is clear Saez was herding runners all around the track. So I do think it was deliberate.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-01-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,704
Posted By dilanesp
And by the way, my criticism here was of the...

And by the way, my criticism here was of the track and regulators. They should have said "no, you can't run the horse after 4 years". I have no idea what the owners were thinking and for all I know...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-01-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 13,181
Posted By dilanesp
Here are my posts from the other thread setting...

Here are my posts from the other thread setting out the regulations. He can get much more than 30 days:

http://www.paceadvantage.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2728389&postcount=727
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-01-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 13,181
Posted By dilanesp
The LA Times sucks up to Baffert: ...

The LA Times sucks up to Baffert:

https://news.yahoo.com/last-stand-bob-baffert-horse-103046549.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw&tsrc=twtr

One thing that truly pisses me off in there- the...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-30-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,171
Posted By dilanesp
These two should be bred to each other....

These two should be bred to each other....
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-30-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By dilanesp
Rich people certainly get professional advice,...

Rich people certainly get professional advice, but they also push the limits. The "luxury boxes as promotional expense" isn't even close to the most aggressive tax strategy I have come across, and...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-30-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By dilanesp
Rich people pushing the limits on taxes is not a...

Rich people pushing the limits on taxes is not a particularly new phenomenon.

And BTW, at least one firm that comments on luxury boxes and taxation has mentioned this.
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-30-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By dilanesp
I am glad you followed the cardinal rule- always...

I am glad you followed the cardinal rule- always mention the sponsor of this race.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-29-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By dilanesp
I am told this is happening. If the IRS...

I am told this is happening.

If the IRS disallows it down the line, I am sure we will hear about it.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-29-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By dilanesp
They are no longer deductible as entertainment...

They are no longer deductible as entertainment qua entertainment, but they can still be deducted as advertising or promotion or some similar line-item.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-29-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 20,210
Posted By dilanesp
His long awaited return to the races!!!! ...

His long awaited return to the races!!!!

He's up against Knicks Go. Seems like a very tough assignment. (Of course, Tacitus is the kind of horse who can make any assignment tough. :) )
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-29-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By dilanesp
One big reason, and I can say this from...

One big reason, and I can say this from experience in Los Angeles, one of the few places that has been resistant to providing public financing, is that there's a disconnect between what taxpayers...
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