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Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-13-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By v j stauffer
A question with a myriad of answers. ...

A question with a myriad of answers.

Regarding rewards for workers. Each trainer is in control and the form it takes is very different

Here's the different ways it can play out. For grooms
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-08-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,366
Posted By v j stauffer
Please don't forget Arkansas. Our meet at...

Please don't forget Arkansas.

Our meet at Oaklawn is pretty terrific!

Opening day for the 2022-2023 season is Friday Dec. 9.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-07-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,731
Posted By v j stauffer
I read the article

I read the article
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-07-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,731
Posted By v j stauffer
I've never seen a jurisdiction that allows 3...

I've never seen a jurisdiction that allows 3 claims by the same connections from a single race.

At Oaklawn we only allow one.

Don't really have a take as to whether or not it's good or bad.
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-07-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By v j stauffer
Again, I have no firsthand knowledge. ...

Again, I have no firsthand knowledge.

However it seems to me. Santa Anita was set to rule him off. They don't need approval of the CHRB to do that. Private Property & House Rules.

Rather than...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-06-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By v j stauffer
Regarding Gary's Tweet: What if the CHRB...

Regarding Gary's Tweet:

What if the CHRB wasn't involved until just recently?

What if Miller had been told by Santa Anita he was going to "house ruled" off and rather than risk a damaging press...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-03-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By v j stauffer
When conducting an inquiry for placings the...

When conducting an inquiry for placings the actions of the jockey's are irrelevant. Stewards look only at the horses. 2
Forum: General Racing Discussion 06-03-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By v j stauffer
I've never had a problem with being able to speak...

I've never had a problem with being able to speak to the jocks about an incident.

Of course I expect them to advocate for their position.

However, I've had many times when they explain what...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-30-2022, 03:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
SHARP POST

SHARP POST
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-26-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
What I find stupid about this rule isn't what the...

What I find stupid about this rule isn't what the work could potentially take out of a horse. It's the fact that 4 furlongs might not be enough to get him fit enough to avoid another poor...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
Makes sense.

Makes sense.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
Thanks for that. Wow! Regulators, rule...

Thanks for that.

Wow! Regulators, rule writers deciding how trainers should train their horses is not something I'd be comfortable with.

What if the horse needs the air of a farther workout and...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
Again don't know specifically about NYRA. However...

Again don't know specifically about NYRA. However there are many places that will accept an entry knowing full well a horse needs a work. But since many places enter as far as a week in advance or...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
In many jurisdictions horses working off the poor...

In many jurisdictions horses working off the poor performance list must work at a prescribed time and be witnessed by an association or State Vet. They also can be subject to post work testing. Just...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
Are we sure the rule reads a horse must work...

Are we sure the rule reads a horse must work "exactly" a 1/2 mile. I've never seen a jurisdiction who's rules read that way. I have seen said horse must work "at least" a 1/2 mile.

Perhaps NYRA...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
They would issue you a stay because of a pesky...

They would issue you a stay because of a pesky little thing called due process.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-24-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,292
Posted By v j stauffer
Bogus works exist. But a trainer can't just call...

Bogus works exist. But a trainer can't just call one in. There would have to be other people involved. Not saying who. Could be any of several others.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-19-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By v j stauffer
Terrible loss. Prayers for Steve and his...

Terrible loss.

Prayers for Steve and his family.

So Sad.

RIP
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-19-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By v j stauffer
I was once told the it's not the tightness of the...

I was once told the it's not the tightness of the turns at Pimlico. It's the degree of banking being slightly flatter. Horses right next to the rail can hug it and skirt around. While others drift...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-19-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By v j stauffer
Hot days in the North are much more problematic...

Hot days in the North are much more problematic than Gulfstream.

The horses are treated differently at GP with electrolytes and salt licks.

Other factors are barometric pressure and humidity.
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-16-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,185
Posted By v j stauffer
A buddy of mine had a war room in his basement...

A buddy of mine had a war room in his basement that would rival most sports books in Vegas.

5 or 6 60" screens.

Smaller TV's on the side.

We'd go in there on a Sunday morning and blow our...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-13-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By v j stauffer
I have an Express Bet account. When I click...

I have an Express Bet account. When I click Replays & Results. Then choose to search by horse name. It comes right up. Pretty much wherever in Europe they run.

Hope that works.
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 05-10-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 96,432
Posted By v j stauffer
Day money at the very best allows a trainer to...

Day money at the very best allows a trainer to break even.

There are three ways a trainer can make serious money and become comfortable financially.

1) Commissions and appreciation dollars...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-09-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,614
Posted By v j stauffer
IMO it's a matter of opportunity, timing and good...

IMO it's a matter of opportunity, timing and good fortune.

I think there are guys riding on smaller circuits that could shine in the big leagues. David Cabrera, Francisco Arrietta, Daniel Centeno,...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 05-09-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,614
Posted By v j stauffer
I thought Churchill Downs WAS a major track?

I thought Churchill Downs WAS a major track?
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