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  Topic: TV coverage
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Subject: TV coverage   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I was watching a lot of racing over the past few days and I noticed the way racing is being covered by the tv commentators. One thing that struck me was that the prizemoney in a race is never menti ...
  Topic: EQUINOX - Champion of 2023
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Subject: EQUINOX - Champion of 2023   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
EQUINOX completed an amazing year of spectacular wins when taking the Japan Cup this morning by four lengths and win money over Ł3million. What a horse.
  Topic: Navan today.
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Subject: Navan today.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
There was a Handicap SteepleChase today at Navan (Grade 3) and there were 21 runners. 14 of the 21 runners were trained by Gordon Elliott. Is that a record I wonder? Incidentally Elliott trained th ...
  Topic: B.C. - Saturday
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Subject: B.C. - Saturday   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
A fantastic night of racing at Santa Anita today. The B.C. Turf over 12 fur looks like a great race with European runners AUGUSTE RODIN, MOSTAHDAF, KING OF STEEL and ONESTO all out to win this and cl ...
  Topic: Breeders Cup - name your hot tip...
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Subject: Breeders Cup - name your hot tip...   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Breeders Cup Fri/Sat almost upon us and tell me please..... what is you hot tip over the two days. My hot tip is INSPIRAL. Just name your one hot tip for me!
  Topic: R.A. Day Five
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Subject: R.A. Day Five   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Today I'm going for GOLDEN MIND, COVEY and fingers crossed for HIGHFIELD PRINCESS.
  Topic: R.A. Day Four
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Subject: R.A. Day Four   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Today I go for LITTLE BIG BEAR - PORTA FORTUNA - AIMERIC.
  Topic: R.A. Day Three
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Subject: R.A. Day Three   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
My three for tomorrow are ELITE STATUS, WARM HEART and ELDAR ELDAROV.
  Topic: Savethelastdance
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Subject: Savethelastdance   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
What an extraordinary performance by SAVETHELASTDANCE in winning the Cheshire Oaks. She dwelt at the start and remained last until about three out and then moved up, took the lead and just kept going ...
  Topic: National Hunt sires.
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Subject: National Hunt sires.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Just a question about National Hunt sires. Is WALK IN THE PARK the real deal? What value does anyone see out there?
  Topic: Goffs Breeding sale Day ONE
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Subject: Goffs Breeding sale Day ONE   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
First day today of the two-day Breeding Sale at Goffs and there is another few hours to go but so far the BBA Ireland/Lucky Vega Syndicate have purchased 14 lots for a total of €3,415,000. Who are ...
  Topic: NEW BAY DAY at Ascot
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Subject: NEW BAY DAY at Ascot   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
What a great day with two Gr 1 wins for the sire NEW BAY. His first crop are only five so his future looks secure. Has anyone any info on him - looks. pedigree etc.. Thanks. I believe his fee this ...
  Topic: Goffs Sportsman's Sale
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Subject: Goffs Sportsman's Sale   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Just like the Orby, I find it difficult to know if this sale is good or bad - I suppose like all sales it might be good for the buyer and that means bad for the vendor! However, as a breeder I think i ...
  Topic: Goffs Orby Sale -
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Subject: Goffs Orby Sale -   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Day two is nearly over and I just cannot make up my mind if the sale is great, good or worrying. Take NO NAY NEVER for instance. As I write he has had 20 sold. The top lot €2,600,000 was sensational ...
  Topic: Eclipse, Sandown, today
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Subject: Eclipse, Sandown, today   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Is the Eclipse At Sandown today going to be THE RACE OF THE YEAR ? I think it could be. Just two Classic winning 3-y-o's take on four olders. The field have won 11 Gr 1 races between them and over ...
  Topic: Irish Derby today - only 8 runners.
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Subject: Irish Derby today - only 8 runners.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
The Irish Derby today at The Curragh has only eight runners - seven colts and one filly. Aidan O'Brien has only one runner - the Oaks winner TUESDAY. However, both his sons have a runner so it could ...
  Topic: Navan today
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Subject: Navan today   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Looking through todays results from the 8 race card at Navan I see that Aidan O'Brien won two races at 11/10Fav and 11/8Fav. The Joseph O'Brien won two races at 5/6Fav and 11/5Fav. Then Donnacha O' ...
  Topic: Irish 2000Gns - nine go to post.
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Subject: Irish 2000Gns - nine go to post.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Looks like the one to beat has to be NATIVE TRAIL. I can't see him being beaten at The Curragh today. Aidan and Joseph take him on with IVY LEAGUE and BUCKAROO but it would be a major shock if NA ...
  Topic: RICH STRIKE wins Ky Derby
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Subject: RICH STRIKE wins Ky Derby   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I have posted about the Ky Derby on the Racing Forum and here ask for opinions on the pedigree of RICH STRIKE. I see he has a 5x4x5 to GOLD DIGGER (dam of MR PROSPECTOR) . Closer he is 3x2 to SMART ...
  Topic: 80/1 RICH STRIKE wins Kentucky Derby
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Subject: 80/1 RICH STRIKE wins Kentucky Derby   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
RICH STRIKE is a brilliant FREAK. Last nights Kentucky Derby was one of the most amazing races I have ever seen. Everything about the winner was in the freak league. He was drawn on the outside of ...
  Topic: New Sires 2022 in Ireland
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Subject: New Sires 2022 in Ireland   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
All prices in Euro:
ALKUMAIT-5k
DEE EX BEE-3.5k
IN SWOOP-4.5k
KHALIFA SAT-2k
LUCKY VEGA-15k
MIRAGE DANCER-3.5k
MOGUL-4k
NANDO PARRADO-6k
RICH HISTORY-3.5k
SANTIAGO-4.5k
SPACE BLUES-17.5k
S ...
  Topic: Reward for the breeders!
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Subject: Reward for the breeders!   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Here is a suggestion. The cost of the nomination that produces a Gr 1 winner is returned to the payer of the nomination (which is not necessarily the breeder). Would that work? I think it would ...
  Topic: BAAEED was brilliant
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Subject: BAAEED was brilliant   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I thought todays Champion Stakes Gr 1 at Ascot produced a brilliant winning performance by BAAEED. He has not been running long and is now unbeaten in six starts. He could be anything. Also, as a 3 ...
  Topic: Yearling costs
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Subject: Yearling costs   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Without taking the cost of the nomination into account, I reckon any yearling sold for UNDER 10k is a loss. In other words - in my opinion - if you dont get 10k plus the cost of the nomination you a ...
  Topic: Inbreeding to URBAN SEA
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Subject: Inbreeding to URBAN SEA   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
On another thread there is mention "she is inbred to Sadler's Wells and Urban Sea". Now obviously GALILEO and SEA THE STARS between them will be a major source of inbreeding to URBAN SEA but I am won ...
  Topic: ADAYAR - top class
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Subject: ADAYAR - top class   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Those of you who wrote off this years Epsom Derby can now please eat your words! Yesterday ADAYAR proved what a class horse he is. Even in the parade ring he outclassed his rivals on size and qualit ...
  Topic: Grand Prix de Paris Gr 1.
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Subject: Grand Prix de Paris Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Great win today for Epsom Derby winner HURRICANE RUN in the Longchamp Gr 1. He won by 6 lengths. A.O'Brien's runner WORDSWORTH was second.
  Topic: Windsor Castle (Listed Race) 2yo.
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Subject: Windsor Castle (Listed Race) 2yo.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Twenty Seven runners. Take your pick. 5 furlong dash. American trained Wesley Ward's runner RUTHIN appears to be the favourite and is another Dettori mount (he could have a great day). Also intere ...
  Topic: Duke of Cambridge 0 Gr 2 - fillies/mares.
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Subject: Duke of Cambridge 0 Gr 2 - fillies/mares.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
This is run over the straight mile. I would like to see Johnny Murtagh train the winner in CHAMPERS ELYSEES but I doubt she is good enough. My pick is QUEEN POWER.
  Topic: Queen's Vase- Gr 2.
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Subject: Queen's Vase- Gr 2.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Fourteen go to post and six are Irish trained. Also I note John Gosden has three runners and I think his runner STOWELL - ridden by Dettori - is my pick.
  Topic: Prince of Wales's Stakes Gr 1.
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Subject: Prince of Wales's Stakes Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Big race of the day and it has to be a LOVE -ly winner! I hope she can do it. Such a great filly I just cannot oppose her so fingers crossed.
  Topic: Queen Mary -2yo fillies -5fur
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Subject: Queen Mary -2yo fillies -5fur   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Twenty Two runners in this fillies dash. The American trained -Irish bred TWILIGHT GLEAMING is the shortest price and next in the betting seems to be the other American trained ARTOS (ridden by F.Det ...
  Topic: St James's Palace Gr 1.
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Subject: St James's Palace Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
This is a real race. I will cheer on POETIC FLARE and I hope he manages to win but he will need to be at his very best and it is a hard ask when you look at his three great Guineas performances a ...
  Topic: King's Stand - Gr 1.
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Subject: King's Stand - Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Hard to oppose BATTASH. Sixteen runners so my longshot pick would be KING'S LYNN.
  Topic: Coventry Gr 2
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Subject: Coventry Gr 2   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Wesley Ward's US runner KAUFYMAKER looks like being favourite but I dismiss him and go for John Gosden's DHABAB. I think eleven of the fourteen runners are already winners so it looks like a rig ...
  Topic: Hard to oppose PALACE PIER
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Subject: Hard to oppose PALACE PIER   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
13 go to post in tomorrows first race of the Royal Ascot Meeting - the Queen Anne Gr 1. I find it hard to oppose PALACE PIER with Dettori aboard.
  Topic: St Mark's Basilica
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Subject: St Mark's Basilica   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
ST MARK'S BASILICA was an impressive winner of todays Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly. Now the winner of the French 2000gns and Derby on top of his 2yo win in the Dewhurst he has ticked so many boxe ...
  Topic: Great day for Godolphin.
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Subject: Great day for Godolphin.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Godolphin not only won the Epsom Derby yesterday with a homebred but they also owned and bred Belmont Stakes Gr 1 winner ESSENTIAL QUALITY and also they owned and bred Longines Just Game Stakes Gr ...
  Topic: Ky Derby winner tests positive
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Subject: Ky Derby winner tests positive   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner MEDINA SPIRIT has tested positive for the corticosteroid betamethasone, and faces possible disqualification. Let's wait and see what happens next.
  Topic: Will Kentucky Derby ban runner?
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Subject: Will Kentucky Derby ban runner?   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Will Sheikh Mohammed's Kentucky Derby favourite ESSENTIAL QUALITY be banned from running in the Ky Derby? I read that lawyers want the horse banned from running because they allege the Sheikh's daugh ...
  Topic: UK prizemoney is just awful!
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Subject: UK prizemoney is just awful!   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I was just looking at some entries and for example I see a race scheduled for Doncaster on Saturday worth ukŁ6500. Well that is the total prizemoney but what about this - the winner will get ukŁ2,8 ...
  Topic: Elliott-six months plus fine
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Subject: Elliott-six months plus fine   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Gordon Elliott has been given a 6 months suspension from training and a €15k fine for legal charges. He has apologized for his behaviour.
  Topic: Goffs - Feb Sale at Kildare will change.
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Subject: Goffs - Feb Sale at Kildare will change.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Goffs have announced that they are changing the Sale dates as follows: The Feb 9-10 Sale will be ONLINE for Breeding stock, older horses and 2-y-olds. Then they will hold a 'physical' sale on 2-Marc ...
  Topic: Happy (?) New Year ?
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Subject: Happy (?) New Year ?   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Well January 1st it is but what is ahead. We all hope for a bright new year of a better life etc. but let's be realistic! What are the odds that 2021 will be worse than 2020 ? Living in hope is all ...
 
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  Topic: TV coverage
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Subject: TV coverage   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I was watching a lot of racing over the past few days and I noticed the way racing is being covered by the tv commentators. One thing that struck me was that the prizemoney in a race is never menti ...
  Topic: EQUINOX - Champion of 2023
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Subject: EQUINOX - Champion of 2023   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
EQUINOX completed an amazing year of spectacular wins when taking the Japan Cup this morning by four lengths and win money over Ł3million. What a horse.
  Topic: Navan today.
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Subject: Navan today.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
There was a Handicap SteepleChase today at Navan (Grade 3) and there were 21 runners. 14 of the 21 runners were trained by Gordon Elliott. Is that a record I wonder? Incidentally Elliott trained th ...
  Topic: B.C. - Saturday
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Subject: B.C. - Saturday   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
A fantastic night of racing at Santa Anita today. The B.C. Turf over 12 fur looks like a great race with European runners AUGUSTE RODIN, MOSTAHDAF, KING OF STEEL and ONESTO all out to win this and cl ...
  Topic: Breeders Cup - name your hot tip...
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Subject: Breeders Cup - name your hot tip...   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Breeders Cup Fri/Sat almost upon us and tell me please..... what is you hot tip over the two days. My hot tip is INSPIRAL. Just name your one hot tip for me!
  Topic: R.A. Day Five
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Subject: R.A. Day Five   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Today I'm going for GOLDEN MIND, COVEY and fingers crossed for HIGHFIELD PRINCESS.
  Topic: R.A. Day Four
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Subject: R.A. Day Four   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Today I go for LITTLE BIG BEAR - PORTA FORTUNA - AIMERIC.
  Topic: R.A. Day Three
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Subject: R.A. Day Three   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
My three for tomorrow are ELITE STATUS, WARM HEART and ELDAR ELDAROV.
  Topic: Savethelastdance
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Subject: Savethelastdance   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
What an extraordinary performance by SAVETHELASTDANCE in winning the Cheshire Oaks. She dwelt at the start and remained last until about three out and then moved up, took the lead and just kept going ...
  Topic: National Hunt sires.
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Subject: National Hunt sires.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Just a question about National Hunt sires. Is WALK IN THE PARK the real deal? What value does anyone see out there?
  Topic: Goffs Breeding sale Day ONE
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Subject: Goffs Breeding sale Day ONE   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
First day today of the two-day Breeding Sale at Goffs and there is another few hours to go but so far the BBA Ireland/Lucky Vega Syndicate have purchased 14 lots for a total of €3,415,000. Who are ...
  Topic: NEW BAY DAY at Ascot
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Subject: NEW BAY DAY at Ascot   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
What a great day with two Gr 1 wins for the sire NEW BAY. His first crop are only five so his future looks secure. Has anyone any info on him - looks. pedigree etc.. Thanks. I believe his fee this ...
  Topic: Goffs Sportsman's Sale
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Subject: Goffs Sportsman's Sale   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Just like the Orby, I find it difficult to know if this sale is good or bad - I suppose like all sales it might be good for the buyer and that means bad for the vendor! However, as a breeder I think i ...
  Topic: Goffs Orby Sale -
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Subject: Goffs Orby Sale -   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Day two is nearly over and I just cannot make up my mind if the sale is great, good or worrying. Take NO NAY NEVER for instance. As I write he has had 20 sold. The top lot €2,600,000 was sensational ...
  Topic: Eclipse, Sandown, today
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Subject: Eclipse, Sandown, today   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Is the Eclipse At Sandown today going to be THE RACE OF THE YEAR ? I think it could be. Just two Classic winning 3-y-o's take on four olders. The field have won 11 Gr 1 races between them and over ...
  Topic: Irish Derby today - only 8 runners.
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Subject: Irish Derby today - only 8 runners.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
The Irish Derby today at The Curragh has only eight runners - seven colts and one filly. Aidan O'Brien has only one runner - the Oaks winner TUESDAY. However, both his sons have a runner so it could ...
  Topic: Navan today
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Subject: Navan today   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Looking through todays results from the 8 race card at Navan I see that Aidan O'Brien won two races at 11/10Fav and 11/8Fav. The Joseph O'Brien won two races at 5/6Fav and 11/5Fav. Then Donnacha O' ...
  Topic: Irish 2000Gns - nine go to post.
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Subject: Irish 2000Gns - nine go to post.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Looks like the one to beat has to be NATIVE TRAIL. I can't see him being beaten at The Curragh today. Aidan and Joseph take him on with IVY LEAGUE and BUCKAROO but it would be a major shock if NA ...
  Topic: RICH STRIKE wins Ky Derby
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Subject: RICH STRIKE wins Ky Derby   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I have posted about the Ky Derby on the Racing Forum and here ask for opinions on the pedigree of RICH STRIKE. I see he has a 5x4x5 to GOLD DIGGER (dam of MR PROSPECTOR) . Closer he is 3x2 to SMART ...
  Topic: 80/1 RICH STRIKE wins Kentucky Derby
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Subject: 80/1 RICH STRIKE wins Kentucky Derby   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
RICH STRIKE is a brilliant FREAK. Last nights Kentucky Derby was one of the most amazing races I have ever seen. Everything about the winner was in the freak league. He was drawn on the outside of ...
  Topic: New Sires 2022 in Ireland
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Subject: New Sires 2022 in Ireland   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
All prices in Euro:
ALKUMAIT-5k
DEE EX BEE-3.5k
IN SWOOP-4.5k
KHALIFA SAT-2k
LUCKY VEGA-15k
MIRAGE DANCER-3.5k
MOGUL-4k
NANDO PARRADO-6k
RICH HISTORY-3.5k
SANTIAGO-4.5k
SPACE BLUES-17.5k
S ...
  Topic: Reward for the breeders!
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Subject: Reward for the breeders!   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Here is a suggestion. The cost of the nomination that produces a Gr 1 winner is returned to the payer of the nomination (which is not necessarily the breeder). Would that work? I think it would ...
  Topic: BAAEED was brilliant
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Subject: BAAEED was brilliant   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I thought todays Champion Stakes Gr 1 at Ascot produced a brilliant winning performance by BAAEED. He has not been running long and is now unbeaten in six starts. He could be anything. Also, as a 3 ...
  Topic: Yearling costs
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Subject: Yearling costs   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Without taking the cost of the nomination into account, I reckon any yearling sold for UNDER 10k is a loss. In other words - in my opinion - if you dont get 10k plus the cost of the nomination you a ...
  Topic: Inbreeding to URBAN SEA
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Subject: Inbreeding to URBAN SEA   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
On another thread there is mention "she is inbred to Sadler's Wells and Urban Sea". Now obviously GALILEO and SEA THE STARS between them will be a major source of inbreeding to URBAN SEA but I am won ...
  Topic: ADAYAR - top class
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Subject: ADAYAR - top class   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Those of you who wrote off this years Epsom Derby can now please eat your words! Yesterday ADAYAR proved what a class horse he is. Even in the parade ring he outclassed his rivals on size and qualit ...
  Topic: Grand Prix de Paris Gr 1.
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Subject: Grand Prix de Paris Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Great win today for Epsom Derby winner HURRICANE RUN in the Longchamp Gr 1. He won by 6 lengths. A.O'Brien's runner WORDSWORTH was second.
  Topic: Windsor Castle (Listed Race) 2yo.
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Subject: Windsor Castle (Listed Race) 2yo.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Twenty Seven runners. Take your pick. 5 furlong dash. American trained Wesley Ward's runner RUTHIN appears to be the favourite and is another Dettori mount (he could have a great day). Also intere ...
  Topic: Duke of Cambridge 0 Gr 2 - fillies/mares.
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Subject: Duke of Cambridge 0 Gr 2 - fillies/mares.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
This is run over the straight mile. I would like to see Johnny Murtagh train the winner in CHAMPERS ELYSEES but I doubt she is good enough. My pick is QUEEN POWER.
  Topic: Queen's Vase- Gr 2.
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Subject: Queen's Vase- Gr 2.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Fourteen go to post and six are Irish trained. Also I note John Gosden has three runners and I think his runner STOWELL - ridden by Dettori - is my pick.
  Topic: Prince of Wales's Stakes Gr 1.
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Subject: Prince of Wales's Stakes Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Big race of the day and it has to be a LOVE -ly winner! I hope she can do it. Such a great filly I just cannot oppose her so fingers crossed.
  Topic: Queen Mary -2yo fillies -5fur
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Subject: Queen Mary -2yo fillies -5fur   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Twenty Two runners in this fillies dash. The American trained -Irish bred TWILIGHT GLEAMING is the shortest price and next in the betting seems to be the other American trained ARTOS (ridden by F.Det ...
  Topic: St James's Palace Gr 1.
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Subject: St James's Palace Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
This is a real race. I will cheer on POETIC FLARE and I hope he manages to win but he will need to be at his very best and it is a hard ask when you look at his three great Guineas performances a ...
  Topic: King's Stand - Gr 1.
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Subject: King's Stand - Gr 1.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Hard to oppose BATTASH. Sixteen runners so my longshot pick would be KING'S LYNN.
  Topic: Coventry Gr 2
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Subject: Coventry Gr 2   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Wesley Ward's US runner KAUFYMAKER looks like being favourite but I dismiss him and go for John Gosden's DHABAB. I think eleven of the fourteen runners are already winners so it looks like a rig ...
  Topic: Hard to oppose PALACE PIER
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Subject: Hard to oppose PALACE PIER   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
13 go to post in tomorrows first race of the Royal Ascot Meeting - the Queen Anne Gr 1. I find it hard to oppose PALACE PIER with Dettori aboard.
  Topic: St Mark's Basilica
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Subject: St Mark's Basilica   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
ST MARK'S BASILICA was an impressive winner of todays Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly. Now the winner of the French 2000gns and Derby on top of his 2yo win in the Dewhurst he has ticked so many boxe ...
  Topic: Great day for Godolphin.
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Subject: Great day for Godolphin.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Godolphin not only won the Epsom Derby yesterday with a homebred but they also owned and bred Belmont Stakes Gr 1 winner ESSENTIAL QUALITY and also they owned and bred Longines Just Game Stakes Gr ...
  Topic: Ky Derby winner tests positive
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Subject: Ky Derby winner tests positive   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner MEDINA SPIRIT has tested positive for the corticosteroid betamethasone, and faces possible disqualification. Let's wait and see what happens next.
  Topic: Will Kentucky Derby ban runner?
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Subject: Will Kentucky Derby ban runner?   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Will Sheikh Mohammed's Kentucky Derby favourite ESSENTIAL QUALITY be banned from running in the Ky Derby? I read that lawyers want the horse banned from running because they allege the Sheikh's daugh ...
  Topic: UK prizemoney is just awful!
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Subject: UK prizemoney is just awful!   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
I was just looking at some entries and for example I see a race scheduled for Doncaster on Saturday worth ukŁ6500. Well that is the total prizemoney but what about this - the winner will get ukŁ2,8 ...
  Topic: Elliott-six months plus fine
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Subject: Elliott-six months plus fine   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Gordon Elliott has been given a 6 months suspension from training and a €15k fine for legal charges. He has apologized for his behaviour.
  Topic: Goffs - Feb Sale at Kildare will change.
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Subject: Goffs - Feb Sale at Kildare will change.   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Goffs have announced that they are changing the Sale dates as follows: The Feb 9-10 Sale will be ONLINE for Breeding stock, older horses and 2-y-olds. Then they will hold a 'physical' sale on 2-Marc ...
  Topic: Happy (?) New Year ?
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Subject: Happy (?) New Year ?   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 1969 11:33 pm
Well January 1st it is but what is ahead. We all hope for a bright new year of a better life etc. but let's be realistic! What are the odds that 2021 will be worse than 2020 ? Living in hope is all ...
 
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