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TeamCasey
05-06-2005, 12:37 PM
Gotta go with Bellamy Road this year.

bucknutdet
05-06-2005, 12:41 PM
I'll take afleet alex, for $100 please. (alex)

Puffy
05-06-2005, 06:09 PM
I just threw down $20 on High Fly - Zito/Jerry Bailey.

I might also put some down on Noble Causeway if I head over to the track/betting place tomorrow.

Spring~Fields
05-06-2005, 09:41 PM
Afleet Alex hot off a major victory in Arkansas.

Spring~Fields
05-07-2005, 08:59 AM
A negative rep point for the post above?

You have got to be kidding me, someone really has too much time on their hands.

Keep up the fine thinking! :rolleyes:

Redsfaithful
05-07-2005, 09:36 AM
Noble Causeway, I'll probably stop by Beulah Park sometime today to put some money down.

Spring~Fields
05-07-2005, 10:23 AM
Noble Causeway, I'll probably stop by Beulah Park sometime today to put some money down.

"Beulah Park", now that brings back some memories, the first place that I ever won any real money, well back then, $5,000.00 what a thrill, being much younger, I cashed the ticket and ran all the way to the car out of fear of getting rolled..... :devil:

TeamCasey
05-07-2005, 11:56 AM
Went through them with the boy. TeamGriffey's pick is Flower Alley.

TeamBoone
05-07-2005, 12:59 PM
High Fly is my pick too. Of course, it's the name that caught my eye... but the youngster has a decent record. I'm looking forward to seeing how beautiful he is in the winner's circle!

Mutaman
05-07-2005, 02:49 PM
I thiink the race will be decided right out of the gate. If Bellamy runs on the lead with Spanish Chestnut and Going Wild, he will pack it in at the top of the stretch
and set it up for Afleet Aex. If he can do like Smarty did last year and lay off right behind the early speed , he'll probably win. Don't like the fact he's only had 2 races this year, but he does look special. But not at 5/2. So I can't bet on him and I can't bet against him.

Will therefore box triples:

Bellamy and Afleet Alex
over those two and Greeley's Galaxy and High Fly,
over those four and Bandini,High Limit,Sun King, Wilco, and Noble Causeway.

A $4 triple costs $168.00. Hope they all make it through ok.

Puffy
05-07-2005, 03:09 PM
A negative rep point for the post above?

You have got to be kidding me, someone really has too much time on their hands.

Keep up the fine thinking! :rolleyes:

I got one for mine too! :laugh:

Apparently someone doesn't like our choices of horses!

KronoRed
05-07-2005, 03:58 PM
Is big George a member here now? ;)

jmcclain19
05-07-2005, 04:18 PM
Passing off what I just put money down on.

Three seperate bets
Greely's Galaxy to Win
Flower Alley to Place
High Limit to Show

And I picked an Exacta Box, with High Fly, Greely's Galaxy and Bellamy Road. If any combo of those three get first and 2nd I win big.

Good stuff, off to the sports bar to watch it. Happy betting everyone.

Mutaman
05-07-2005, 04:58 PM
"Beulah Park", now that brings back some memories, the first place that I ever won any real money, well back then, $5,000.00 what a thrill, being much younger, I cashed the ticket and ran all the way to the car out of fear of getting rolled..... :devil:

I know that feeling. I hired a car to take me back from Aqueduct ($25.00) because I was afraid of riding the subway with 5 grand in my pocket. (I gave you some plus points).

TeamMorris
05-07-2005, 05:32 PM
I think I am going with "Don't be mad". Just like the name :)

TeamCasey
05-07-2005, 06:27 PM
Wow! I think we all missed.

KronoRed
05-07-2005, 06:35 PM
50-1 shot.

Nice payday for someone.

Spring~Fields
05-07-2005, 06:47 PM
I have never seen a trifecta or super pay that much in my life, unbelievable.

LvJ
05-07-2005, 07:57 PM
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

My friend had 10, 12, 15 and 16!!!

THE TOP THREE WAS: 10, 18, 16

SO FRIGGING CLOSE TO BIG MONEY!

I just got back home from visiting him at work. He was pretty friggin ... uh .. down. So darn close.

Mutaman
05-07-2005, 10:50 PM
Such a tough game.

Spring~Fields
05-07-2005, 10:56 PM
I know that feeling. I hired a car to take me back from Aqueduct ($25.00) because I was afraid of riding the subway with 5 grand in my pocket. (I gave you some plus points).

Thank you on the points. Mine was back in the days of having to go to the special tax window, anyone paying attention had to know and was a potential threat I thought. ;)

I thought that you did quite a good job in your early analysis of how the race would be run.

TeamBoone
05-08-2005, 12:30 AM
No white horse?

Somebody asked Adam Dunn before the race who he thought would win Saturday's Kentucky Derby and he said, "A brown horse. That's how much I know. And now that I've said that, a gray horse probably will win ... that's how I'm going."

Of course Giacomo, the Derby winner, was the only gray horse in the field.

KronoRed
05-08-2005, 01:01 AM
My wife said the same..bet on the grey horse.

Shame I didn't bet ;)

LvJ
05-08-2005, 02:39 AM
No white horse?

Somebody asked Adam Dunn before the race who he thought would win Saturday's Kentucky Derby and he said, "A brown horse. That's how much I know. And now that I've said that, a gray horse probably will win ... that's how I'm going."

Of course Giacomo, the Derby winner, was the only gray horse in the field. :runaway:

bucknutdet
05-08-2005, 11:20 AM
exacta $9800, trifecta $133,000+, 2$ superfecta over $1.7 million baby.

Thats pretty good winning for somebody.

50-1 comes in 1st, 60-1 comes in 2nd... wow.

I bet neither of those horses so much as show in the Preakness. Bellamy Road will have to change plan of attack to compete in the other 2 races.

Mutaman
05-08-2005, 01:44 PM
If you like white horses, go to the Medowlands on Haloween, they run a race called the Grey Ghost- only for grey and white horses, its very neat. Also, bet grey horses when it rains and the track is sloppy.

The derby- that old rabbit really screwed things up. The pace was so hot that the race fell apart and set it up for the closers. Also, Belamy Road proved again that no matter how good you are, you need more than two prep races to be ready for the Derby- ie Point Given.

Also, the Santa Anita Derby was run in unbelievable slow early fractions. Horses like Giacomo never got going, making the times they ran and their figures meaningless. Giacomo was also training like gangbusters, but in LA under the microscope. He didn't come to Louisville until midweek. This whole thing was like a perfect storm.

What I don't understand is that Giacomo is not bred to win the Derby. But neither was Smarty and some other recent winners. I guess these days a miler in good shape can win this thing.

Finally, congradulations to Mike Smith who has always seemed like a good guy.