Skip to comments.Tainted Triple Crown
Posted on 06/10/2018 5:41:53 PM PDT by ml/nj
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Justify would have won anyway. A remarkable horse.
Has horse racing become NASCAR ?
You have “teams” where you have another jockey riding a nag to block serious contenders?
Sure looks that way.
The Triple Crown isn’t tainted because a bunch of sore losers cry after the fact. It seems in this day and age no one can just man up and say, “I got beat.” The other horses weren’t blocked by Raising Hope. Justify held the lead from post to wire. At the head of the stretch, Mike Smith asked Justify for speed, Justify responded. No horse on that track was going to catch him.
Justify ran 2:26 and Secretariat ran 2:24. Not even close. I saw Secretariat win the Belmont. It was jaw dropping.
Soros owns a percent of the breeding rights not the horse,
Is it true that George Soros is part owner of Justify? If so, then I’m not surprised. At either the possibility of cheating, or at the fact that the media are ignoring it.
It was mentioned on TV. And it was stated that it was legal.
Far too much mileage out of that one race. What other races do you know about? Did you know he spat out the bit for 3 major races?
As a Man OWar fan I just get sick of it. Sorry.
Can we please put this to bed?
SOROS COMPANY HOLDS 15% OF HIS STUD RIGHTS.
He is NOT an owner, not now. Amazing people dont complain more about the actual ChiCom owners here.
Oh and actually Justify ran closer to 2:28. American Pharoah ran it in about 2:26.
This is nothing new.
Most common is the rabbit strategy. A closer teams with a fast front-runner in hopes of wearing out another speedy front-runner so the closer can pick up the pieces.
Has Jill Stein weighed in on this yet?
I have decided this is a yawner. RH did nothing to push out horses on the clubhouse turn, only himself. And hardly did anything to keep some one horse in check...early, not late.
Justify had no whip and not even a hand ride until maybe half way, then finally waved the crop. Meanwhile his 3closest opponents all got out the crop coming out of the turn.
Not buying it.
The big red horse in 73 rules. Anything that doesnt break his time is second place. But I gotta think they saved Audible for a reason.
I think Mueller needs to investigate. Trump is behind it as payoff to someone, somewhere! Give the boy another $4 million and see if he can dig up something.
Justify may have THOUGHT he was going to stud, but put that boy behind bars!
Load of crap. The object is winning. Blocking is not only part of horse racing but in NASCAR as well. Whine all you want, your problem is explaining how a dead last horse Gronkowski smoked the rest of the field to take 2nd place? Everyone else is just whining! If it wasn’t for that horse, you might have an argument.
Tomorrows NY Post sports cover:
Interesting from 2 years ago:
If that has you all up in arms you must have really pulled all the hair out of your head when Woody Stevens has jockey Pat Day on 49er slam into Winning Colors all the way down the back stretch to insure the Filly had no way of winning the triple crown. Both Woody Stevens and Pat Day should have been thrown off all race tracks forever, that was the dirtiest piece of riding I ever saw, and I have been around race tracks for many years.
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