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Offline eric woolban woolban

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Horse Racing Thread
« on: July 27, 2011, 09:16:50 PM »
Frankel looks a once in a lifetime horse.

Won again today to make it 8 wins from 8.

Will he ever emulate Brigadier Gerard though?

Offline taylorsworkrate

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2011, 09:18:46 PM »
Frankel looks a once in a lifetime horse.

Won again today to make it 8 wins from 8.

Will he ever emulate Brigadier Gerard though?

It was a pretty special performance.

There doesn't really look to be a limit on Frankel's ability.

Offline brian green

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2011, 09:19:31 PM »
He destroyed Canford Cliffs in three strides.   I have only ever seen two other horses with that level of acceleration - Dancing Brave and Sea Bird II.   Shergar may have been on a par but we shall never know.

Offline Bald Eagle

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2011, 09:39:21 PM »
He destroyed Canford Cliffs in three strides.   I have only ever seen two other horses with that level of acceleration - Dancing Brave and Sea Bird II.   Shergar may have been on a par but we shall never know.
Dubai Millenium? Dettori reckons he was the best he has ridden.

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2011, 08:39:34 PM »
I never saw Dubai Millenium Bald Eagle.   I saw Dancing Brave, Sea Bird II and Shergar in the flesh.   Those who saw Dubai Millenium confirm Dettori's opinion of him.   So You Think looks an awesome beast of a horse and his demolition of Workforce may see him on the road to a pinnacle of all time greats.

I saw the legendary Ribot but I was still a callow youth and it did not really sink in what I was seeing.

Offline Brian Taylor

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2012, 01:35:00 PM »
Royal Villain: Uttoxeter 2.30. 33-1 and price coming down. E/w and rev forecast with favourite.

Offline eric woolban woolban

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012, 09:54:16 PM »
Anyone see Black Caviar the other Saturday? Australia's wonderhorse. 22 unbeaten now.

Offline evalast1910

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2012, 08:48:31 AM »
Anyone get on my tip in the betting thread the other week?

Offline Nev

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2012, 09:26:03 AM »
Roll on the winter for the jumps.

Offline evalast1910

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2012, 10:53:21 AM »
Call Back - 9:10pm @ Worcester.

Offline Dave Cooper please

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2012, 11:02:50 AM »
Is it a good swimmer?

Offline manic-road

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2013, 02:25:09 PM »
Gone for Dawn Approach today in The Derby,

Also Epsom 2.40 St Nicholas Abbey
3.15 Long Awaited

Offline stubbsyandy

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2013, 02:34:09 PM »
Gone for Mars each way

Offline manic-road

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #13 on: June 17, 2013, 03:56:23 PM »
Royal Ascot starts tomorrow and my banker for the week is Animal Kingdom which runs in the first on Tuesday, does anybody have any bankers for the festival?

Offline manic-road

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Re: Horse Racing Thread
« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2019, 05:50:00 PM »
Frankie had the bookies trembling with fear at Ascot again today after winning the first four races including the gold cup. In the fifth he just got pipped into second, a great days racing that got the crowd buzzing.

 


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