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Old 11-11-2022, 04:01 PM
Dahoss Dahoss is offline
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Candy Ride ran down Special Ring on the grass in his race prior to the Pacific Classic. All Special Ring did after that was break the track record for 9 furlongs on turf at Del Mar in the Eddie Read in his next start.

But I'm supposed to believe Country Grammer is a serious horse because he ran in huge money purse races.

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Old 11-11-2022, 04:18 PM
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Ironically, Formal Gold had nearly the exact same start to his career as Flightline except he subsequently had both the 3yo & 4yo campaigns that the connections Flightline ought to have pursued.

Or perhaps Formal Gold should have pursued the career arc of Flightline so that everyone would be calling the latter "the best horse since Formal Gold".
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Old 11-11-2022, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Dahoss View Post
Candy Ride was 6 for 6, winning stakes on turf and dirt and ran a faster time in the Pacific Classic than Flightline did against a real serious horse in Medaglia d'oro. Not fake serious horses that Vic makes up because he's desperate to appear smart.

No one thinks he's the best horse ever, but he was really, really good. Flightline is really, really good. Who knows how good.

The desire for people like Vic to make proclamations says more about them and their need to be important.
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Old 11-11-2022, 07:44 PM
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Jack Christopher…good job…great career…way to gut it out.

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