I've heard many times that certain sires and dams were good on turf and that their offspring are or should be good on turf also. Is it something in their conformation?
Maybe if he had galloped him less he wouldn't have become injured?9 AnswersHorse Racing8 years ago
Since everyone knows he has a tendency to take the early lead and go the first 1/2 mile too fast, it seems like the other jockeys would just let him do that and then pass him at the end. Note: I think Hansen is extremely talented, but also very high strung and uncontrollable6 AnswersHorse Racing8 years ago
I am still learning about horse conformation, it would probably be easier if I could see a real horse instead of just pictures...could someone tell me about my 2 three year old favorites?1 AnswerHorse Racing9 years ago
Motion said the X-ray of his sore leg was OK, they are going to do a bone scan. What is it and what does it detect?
The TV commentators, trainers, jockeys etc. keep commenting that young 3 year old horses are/are not two turn horses. What are these opinions based on? Pedigree, physical appearance, gallop out, training performances, actual race performance, all of the above? They never really say...4 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
The owner is thinking about dying his tail & mane to match the jockeys silks in his next race...
I know it's still early and some haven't even run in stakes races yet, but what do you think?5 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
I know it's great to give the long shots a chance, but it seems dangerous for the horses and jockeys.6 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
At least for stakes races, I don't see very many...3 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
Obviously he is not the fastest horse in the world...would it be better to breed him to a sprinter?
They say Uncle Mo gained 100 pounds the first 4 - 5 weeks...3 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
Was he injured after he won the Belmont Stakes?1 AnswerHorse Racing9 years ago
I thought it was kind of boring. Half way through Saturday's races I switched to TVG for between race coverage and found them to be a lot more enthusiastic and excited about the races, and a lot more informative and insightful. After the Classic, one of the TVG announcers, evidently a Drosselmeyer fan, was a bit quiet and eventually said he was just "stunned", which probably summed it up for most of us. :) I'm not saying that Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey don't know what's going on, they were just not very enthusiastic.6 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago
just wondering...5 AnswersHorse Racing9 years ago