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Derby contenders
Kentucky Derby ^ | Derby

Posted on 04/30/2010 11:11:29 PM PDT by TBP

So who's going to win?


TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: racing

1 posted on 04/30/2010 11:11:29 PM PDT by TBP
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To: TBP

The bookies, who else?


2 posted on 04/30/2010 11:18:53 PM PDT by Ingtar (My dog died yesterday, but less than expected. - Freeper Juan Meden)
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To: Ingtar

We need a Triple Crown! It’s been 32 years, longer than the break between Citation and Secretariat. (BTW, I was at Belmont the day Secretariat won the Triple Crown.)

The most dominant horse I’ve ever seen. He won the Belmont by 31 1/2 lengths! As he was crossing the finish line, the rest of the field was coming around the last turn — and he was gaining on them. He paid $2.10, $2.10, and $2.10.


3 posted on 04/30/2010 11:36:23 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

As always, I’m picking the horses by their names...I like the exacta of Awesome Act and Devil May Care. Hey, it’s as good as anything else!!! One year my Dad picked the Trifecta and won over $8k! It was amazing!


4 posted on 04/30/2010 11:39:32 PM PDT by Hildy (Going to McDonald's for a salad is like going to a whore for a hug.)
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To: Hildy
Check the trainers and jockeys.

Of course, I have the disadvantage of not being there. I'm a paddock bettor.

Does the Delta Queen still race the Belle of Louisville from Cincinnati down to Louisville the day before Derby Day?

5 posted on 04/30/2010 11:43:03 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
Super Savor. Write it down, a chosen prediction.

yitbos

6 posted on 05/01/2010 12:12:34 AM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: TBP
Stately Victor

ML/NJ

7 posted on 05/01/2010 5:15:52 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: TBP

Keep an eye on those who run best in mud. Louisville is under a Flash Flood Watch today, this looks to be one of the wettest Derby Days in history.


8 posted on 05/01/2010 5:17:40 AM PDT by Severa (I can't take this stress anymore...quick, get me a marker to sniff....)
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To: TBP

Put twenty on 20.


9 posted on 05/01/2010 5:19:22 AM PDT by csmusaret (If it sounds like Marx and acts like Stalin, it must be Obama!)
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To: Severa

Do horsie races ever get rained out? The rain is supposed to increase as the morning goes on.


10 posted on 05/01/2010 5:21:16 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: TBP

Ice Box


11 posted on 05/01/2010 6:18:08 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: ErnBatavia

they run. i doubt even many scratches if alot of rain. theres only one chance in a horses life to win this.


12 posted on 05/01/2010 6:19:18 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: TBP

Awfully wet out there. Off the turf, except for the Turf Classic.

Leaning towards Awesome Act. As wide open as they come.


13 posted on 05/01/2010 7:18:55 AM PDT by Holen1
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To: All

Super Saver and Devil May Care with big Maiden wins in slop.

Mission Impazible good 2nd in slop.

Backtalk winner of minor Stakes in slop.


14 posted on 05/01/2010 7:28:27 AM PDT by Holen1
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To: All

Winner of first sat in fourth about four lengths back, behind a slow pace. Stayed in about the 4 or 5 path all the way around.

Off to the track. Good luck.


15 posted on 05/01/2010 7:35:08 AM PDT by Holen1
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To: TBP
Devil May Care
16 posted on 05/01/2010 1:22:16 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

Sidney’s Candy by 3 licks...uh links.


17 posted on 05/01/2010 3:32:39 PM PDT by DrewsDad (Socialism sucks away incentive)
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To: TBP
To: TBP

Super Saver. Write it down, a chosen prediction.

yitbos

6 posted on Saturday, May 01, 2010 12:12:34 AM by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")

18 posted on 05/01/2010 3:55:05 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: bruinbirdman

You da man! Cool!


19 posted on 05/01/2010 4:04:53 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: TBP

Super Saver Ice Box....an winning combination every environut can love.


20 posted on 05/01/2010 6:10:56 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: abigailsmybaby

Did you hear Borel say to two people that “I’m goinig to win the Triple Crown on this horse”? The sport sure could use that — it’s been 32 years.

Super saver has the same initials as the last Triple Crown winner, Seattle Slew.


21 posted on 05/01/2010 7:14:28 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: bruinbirdman

I picked him too, as they were walking, finally. Good prediction.


22 posted on 05/01/2010 7:14:58 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: wiggen
Ice Box

Almost. An excellent challenge. He could make teh otehr two races intersting, especially the Belmont (the long one.)

23 posted on 05/01/2010 7:16:09 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
Nope, I missed that. It'd be a great thing. I don't follow horse racing like I did years and years ago, but I try not to miss the Triple Crown races.

SEATTLE SLEW <

They're such beautiful critters. He had a kind eye.

24 posted on 05/01/2010 7:48:03 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: TBP
That was your thread, TBP. You didn't even pick a horse?

yitbos

25 posted on 05/01/2010 7:59:42 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: bruinbirdman

Hard one to decide, but eventually I did pick the winner — as they wre walking to post.


26 posted on 05/01/2010 8:03:39 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: bruinbirdman

I’m usually a late bettor anyway — I like to see the horses down in the paddock. The walk from the paddock is the best I can do for that on TV.


27 posted on 05/01/2010 8:05:13 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: abigailsmybaby

It’s been 32 years since Slew and we need a Triple Crown.

I had the good fortunre to be at Belmont Park on June 9, 1973 when Secretariat won his Triple Crown.


28 posted on 05/01/2010 8:15:53 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: abigailsmybaby

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxAX74gM8DY


29 posted on 05/01/2010 8:16:33 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP
How exciting that had to be!

I'll post a photo of Secretariat too.....

Big Red

A slight lead...lol

30 posted on 05/01/2010 11:49:02 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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To: TBP

Affirmed was the last Triple Crown winner.


31 posted on 05/02/2010 12:38:41 AM PDT by Holen1
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To: TBP

Thank you. He had an awful trip. Depending on who shows up that missed this dance hes either favorite or no worse than 3rd choice in the Preakness. If no new horses show (some big ones missed it due to injury)Ice Box is probably favored. I’d guess he was 5 lengths the best but that’s why they call it gambling.


32 posted on 05/02/2010 4:50:42 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: bruinbirdman
re: Super Savor. Write it down, a chosen prediction.

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LOL. Congrats, you almost had it right.

(just kidding)

33 posted on 05/02/2010 10:06:59 AM PDT by ICAB9USA (I cut off part of my middle finger .......... it almost rendered me mute. -- Rahm Emanuel)
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To: ICAB9USA
"Super Savor"

I almost typed Super Savior.

yitbos

34 posted on 05/02/2010 3:23:09 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: bruinbirdman
re: almost typed Super Savior.

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lol

Obama wasn't running, was he?

;-)

35 posted on 05/02/2010 3:55:44 PM PDT by ICAB9USA (I cut off part of my middle finger .......... it almost rendered me mute. -- Rahm Emanuel)
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To: abigailsmybaby

Note wher ethe rest of the field is: 31 1/2 lengths behind him.


36 posted on 05/02/2010 5:36:23 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Holen1

You’re right — for some reason, I seem to reverse the order on Seattle Slew and Affirmed.


37 posted on 05/02/2010 5:40:14 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: wiggen

What’s up with Eskandreya?


38 posted on 05/02/2010 5:59:52 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

Left front leg. I have no idea how long.


39 posted on 05/03/2010 1:12:16 AM PDT by wiggen (Government owned slave.)
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To: TBP

He could haul the mail!


40 posted on 05/03/2010 11:11:57 AM PDT by abigailsmybaby ( I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did. Yogi Berra)
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