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Old 05-06-2023, 09:13 AM
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Default Forte - OUT

Took a bad step and will scratch if he hasn't already
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:31 AM
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https://www.drf.com/news/forte-scratched-kentucky-derby
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:35 AM
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Damn Elvis u must have connections. U knew well before it was tweeted. Was it bc of gallop on Friday they showed on nbc?
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:39 AM
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Worst kept secret ever.
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:41 AM
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Damn Elvis u must have connections. U knew well before it was tweeted. Was it bc of gallop on Friday they showed on nbc?
Happened on Thursday - heard he took a bad step either getting into, out of, or inside the aquaciser
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:42 AM
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Worst kept secret ever.
Yup
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Old 05-06-2023, 09:43 AM
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I know everyone is applauding Repole but the horse probably should have been scratched days ago.
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Old 05-06-2023, 10:56 AM
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I know everyone is applauding Repole but the horse probably should have been scratched days ago.
Did Repole even make the call? I thought I read it was the stewards.
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Old 05-06-2023, 12:10 PM
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Did Repole even make the call? I thought I read it was the stewards.
Of course it was the stewards. I’m saying he probably should have been scratched days ago but Repole’s ego wouldn’t allow that.
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Old 05-08-2023, 06:47 PM
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https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-rac...eakness-stakes

Repole did this to himself.
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Old 05-08-2023, 07:04 PM
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If he's out of the woods physically, Santa Anita should lobby to get him out west for the Hollywood Gold Cup on May 29. He'd be the first 3yo since the great Round Table to win the race, which might help his cause if it were to be a close race for the 3yo Eclipse at the end of the year.

But more importantly, it would save the race from being demoted to a Grade 3...
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