Thread: Kentucky Derby
#1 Kentucky Derby05-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Anyone else watch the race?
The winner was California Chrome
There is a great story behind this winner
Two old guys bought a dam for breeding and decided to call themselves "Dumb Ass Partners".
Here is the story
At the end of the article, the horses trainer, Art Sherman (77 years old) said;
"This has all come quickly and unexpectedly to a racetrack lifer, who has seen almost all there is to see but who now finds himself staring down something altogether new. "In our business this just doesn't happen," says Sherman. "The whole story is ridiculous. It doesn't make any sense at all."Obama isn't the problem. The problem is an electorate that would vote a man like him into office.
05-04-2014, 07:59 AM
I see a feel-good movie coming.......
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05-17-2014, 06:10 PM
They are getting ready to run the Preakness.
Post time is 3:18 ET channel NBC
California Chrome is favored.Obama isn't the problem. The problem is an electorate that would vote a man like him into office.
05-17-2014, 06:29 PM
California Chrome won
One more win at Belmont and he could be the next Triple Crown winner
There hasn't been a winner of the TC since '78Obama isn't the problem. The problem is an electorate that would vote a man like him into office.
05-17-2014, 09:25 PMThe Obama Administration: Deny. Deflect. Blame.
05-18-2014, 09:51 AM
A little black greyhound that I had so many years ago, Tiny, was a real racer. We went to a greyhound gathering in Kanab, Utah, where the retired racers could run for fun. An off duty Utah state trooper had a radar gun. Tiny clocked 38 mph at the age of 10 with a heart condition. I heard that she was kicked off the track for looking too aggressively while running a race (she didn't hurt another dog). She wasn't much bigger than a whippet, only 43 pounds racing against some of the big males at 80+ pounds, but that dog had heart.
Congrats California Chrome from the long ago Tiny dog. Darned, I loved that dog.
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05-21-2014, 10:08 PM
We had California Chrome's trainer and jockey throw out the first and second pitches at tonight's Angels baseball game in Anaheim
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