Interesting stuff-Belmont Stakes aftermath

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  1. Pony123

    Pony123 Full Member

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    People are all salty about how their long shots didn't get a perfect trip so they didn't win and get their $$$. It's a race, the way to win is to overcome obstacles and then win. What happens happens...
     
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  2. GotaDunQH

    GotaDunQH Senior Member

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    I know!!! He was last pretty much the whole way and ended up 2nd.
     
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    GotaDunQH Senior Member

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    Yea, the nostrils all look the same to me.
     
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  4. manesntails

    manesntails Senior Member

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    Nope. Right after the wire, there was a shot with Gronkowski's nostrils inverted and drawn upward. That's a horse trying to take in air and is struggling to do so. The jock wasted that horse, the way he raced him. He got air, (meaning he ran with no cover, no horse in front of him to cut the wind off his body) for the entire race, then he pushed him hard as he could go for the last half mile. This is very poor use of a race horse, and that jock is well known and should have known better.

    The only thing I can see is that the trainer told him to race him like that, which is also hard to believe.
     
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  5. emali06

    emali06 Senior Member

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    I'm sure they were compensated.
     

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