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Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-12-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,184
Posted By illinoisbred
Same here. I too met him at a couple of the PA...

Same here. I too met him at a couple of the PA get-togethers. He even went to the after-the-races dinner one year. He was a good guy.
Forum: Off Topic - General 03-30-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By illinoisbred
Would Rodney Dangerfield or Don Rickles have an...

Would Rodney Dangerfield or Don Rickles have an audience today? Probably not. And if you're old enough to remember the Dean Martin roasts...can't see anything like that ever happening again.
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 02-21-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,380
Posted By illinoisbred
Right. It use to be a daily home subscription...

Right. It use to be a daily home subscription meant you got the paper a day after the races included within were run...IF the subscription was through the DRF. I had it home delivered for many years...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-21-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By illinoisbred
I ceased playing Illinois racing in 2015. I began...

I ceased playing Illinois racing in 2015. I began exclusively playing So Cal racing in 2015 and still do today. Like you,I thought of moving on to either Fair Grounds or Oaklawn Park this year. Looks...
Forum: Off Topic - General 08-28-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,937
Posted By illinoisbred
Didn't he work as a stable hand on the...

Didn't he work as a stable hand on the backstretch at Santa Anita before the assassination?
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-03-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By illinoisbred
Dave did come up and ride in the late Fall(after...

Dave did come up and ride in the late Fall(after Fairmount closed for the season) at Hawthorne for several years. Most of his mounts were for Fairmount outfits that also made the trek north. He won...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-01-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,446
Posted By illinoisbred
I don't recall. I thought he returned to New...

I don't recall. I thought he returned to New Jersey. Hartack was a steward here for a while.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 08-01-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,446
Posted By illinoisbred
Things I remember as a kid going to "old"...

Things I remember as a kid going to "old" Arlington in the early 60's. I'd run down to the rail just to say hello to the jockeys. Most didn't give me the time of day,but one rider,namely, Walter...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-31-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,446
Posted By illinoisbred
Sportsmans Park Washington Park "Old"...

Sportsmans Park
Washington Park
"Old" Hawthorne
"Old" Arlington
What I miss more than anything else are the crowds...the stands full of people and the electricity/noise that seemed to build to a...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-29-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,512
Posted By illinoisbred
I think Arlington's decline more or less started...

I think Arlington's decline more or less started with the installation of the polytrack in 2007. Gone were all the good graded stakes on the dirt and the better stables/horses shunned the sham poly...
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By illinoisbred
Confederate Memorial Hall is well worth a visit...

Confederate Memorial Hall is well worth a visit or two. I spent a couple days there back in 1982 when racing was cancelled at Fair Grounds due to an ice storm. I believe CMH is located on Magazine...
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-30-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,772
Posted By illinoisbred
eh...1 more...https://youtu.be/6jlLBs6YawM

eh...1 more...https://youtu.be/6jlLBs6YawM
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-30-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,772
Posted By illinoisbred
Last one...I...

Last one...I promise...https://youtu.be/FrlE3JOQ7bE
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-30-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,772
Posted By illinoisbred
https://youtu.be/pYsH7oUf_D8

https://youtu.be/pYsH7oUf_D8
Forum: Off Topic - General 06-30-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,772
Posted By illinoisbred
Fun thread...https://youtu.be/Q8P_xTBpAcY

Fun thread...https://youtu.be/Q8P_xTBpAcY
Forum: Off Topic - General 12-14-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By illinoisbred
Foghag Alice Pooper

Foghag
Alice Pooper
Forum: Off Topic - General 12-13-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By illinoisbred
The Dinks

The Dinks
Forum: Off Topic - General 12-13-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By illinoisbred
Supertrump

Supertrump
Forum: Off Topic - General 12-13-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By illinoisbred
Sad Company

Sad Company
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-13-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By illinoisbred
What a nice colt! But you had better take a look...

What a nice colt! But you had better take a look at Uncle Chuck in yesterday's 2nd race at Santa Anita. I suspect though,if he stays sound, the Travers Stakes might be the target for UC.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-22-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By illinoisbred
I would think making weight might've been the...

I would think making weight might've been the problem for Inosencio. Remember the dinner when he came with us after our Paceadvantage get-together at Arlington? He cleaned his plate...2 fairly large...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-21-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,713
Posted By illinoisbred
Chris(tbwinner)...You forgot to mention the...

Chris(tbwinner)...You forgot to mention the nachos at Hawthorne! Seriously,what track beats Hawthorne when it comes to nachos? One serving could feed 3 people!
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-20-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,713
Posted By illinoisbred
A big story in the local media earlier this week....

A big story in the local media earlier this week. The Paulick Report picked up on it yesterday. Arlington could very well kick the bucket....
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-20-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,713
Posted By illinoisbred
CDI has absolutely no interest in applying for...

CDI has absolutely no interest in applying for either slots or a sportsbook at Arlington though they DO want a sportsbook,and in fact have already built it at a nearby casino(just 9 miles from...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 12-20-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,713
Posted By illinoisbred
Actually, Arlington Park might be through now(no...

Actually, Arlington Park might be through now(no racing in 2020)if the recent news emanating from CDI and the Illinois horsemen holds true. What a shame.
Bucket list...though I play So Cal tracks,...
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