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Re: The Horse racing thread
« Reply #9585 on: April 26, 2018, 10:06:20 PM »
Great to see faugheen back in the winners enclosure, footpad won with ease, 2 great horses.
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« Reply #9586 on: April 27, 2018, 10:03:57 AM »
Great to see faugheen back in the winners enclosure, footpad won with ease, 2 great horses.

really is and he absolutley hacked in. i suppose up until he won ther ballymore / sun alliance hurdle he was viewed as an out and out stayer.

looks like he is going to be an 11 year old novice chaser next year. a wonderful freak of a horse

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« Reply #9587 on: April 27, 2018, 03:35:13 PM »
It's fair to say Germany was a seriously underappreciated national hunt sire when he was around.

Faugheen, Captain Cee Bee, Samcro, Conna Castle, Tiger Cry is a fine list of progeny for a sire who only covered a tiny book each year.

Stood for €3k in 2013 the year he died. I should have sent a few mares his way.  :-\
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« Reply #9588 on: April 27, 2018, 04:13:30 PM »
Saw a statistic that said of the near €2 million prize money on offer over first 3 days at Punchestown, Willie Mullins has won €1.25 million, with 12 winners, 12 different owners and 8 different jockeys

Amazing achievement 😎

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« Reply #9589 on: April 27, 2018, 07:52:55 PM »
It's fair to say Germany was a seriously underappreciated national hunt sire when he was around.

Faugheen, Captain Cee Bee, Samcro, Conna Castle, Tiger Cry is a fine list of progeny for a sire who only covered a tiny book each year.

Stood for €3k in 2013 the year he died. I should have sent a few mares his way.  :-\

He was virtually infertile hence the low numbers, its incredible what hevhas sired from generally moderate naremares

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« Reply #9590 on: April 27, 2018, 08:14:03 PM »
It's fair to say Germany was a seriously underappreciated national hunt sire when he was around.

Faugheen, Captain Cee Bee, Samcro, Conna Castle, Tiger Cry is a fine list of progeny for a sire who only covered a tiny book each year.

Stood for €3k in 2013 the year he died. I should have sent a few mares his way.  :-\

He was virtually infertile hence the low numbers, its incredible what hevhas sired from generally moderate naremares

I'd a few moderate ones I could have sent his way. Unfortunately I sent them to even more moderate stallions!
There's Seán Brady going in, what dya think Seán?

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« Reply #9591 on: April 27, 2018, 08:16:45 PM »
Nice ending for Katie Walsh. Great career.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4EuwkgDI50
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« Reply #9592 on: April 27, 2018, 09:34:42 PM »
It's fair to say Germany was a seriously underappreciated national hunt sire when he was around.

Faugheen, Captain Cee Bee, Samcro, Conna Castle, Tiger Cry is a fine list of progeny for a sire who only covered a tiny book each year.

Stood for €3k in 2013 the year he died. I should have sent a few mares his way.  :-\

He was virtually infertile hence the low numbers, its incredible what hevhas sired from generally moderate naremares

I'd a few moderate ones I could have sent his way. Unfortunately I sent them to even more moderate stallions!

Can relate to that............. back in my sheep farming days I can still hear my father preaching the ram is  half the flock

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« Reply #9593 on: April 27, 2018, 09:37:38 PM »
Nice ending for Katie Walsh. Great career.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4EuwkgDI50

A  top class jockey and lucky enough t to  be able to get out on her own terms

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Re: The Horse racing thread
« Reply #9594 on: April 28, 2018, 04:09:59 PM »
Nina follows Katie out the door also with a winner, a pair of diamonds they were...



https://twitter.com/rteracing/status/990231596065161217?s=21

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Re: The Horse racing thread
« Reply #9595 on: April 28, 2018, 04:43:07 PM »
We still have Rachel Blackmore. Lots of the lads made a good bit on her winning on Callthebarman in Huntingdon on the Wednesday of Cheltenham.
Nina and Katie were fearless
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« Reply #9596 on: April 28, 2018, 07:39:49 PM »
Delighted for nina and katie. 2 absolute heroes. Great they ended careers on high note as it can be a cruel cruel game

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Re: The Horse racing thread
« Reply #9597 on: May 01, 2018, 05:45:20 PM »
Mendelssohn drawn in 14. Not ideal.
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« Reply #9598 on: May 06, 2018, 04:54:58 PM »
Mendelssohn made no show at all. Connections must be very disappointed.

Any thoughts on the Fourth in the Guineas First in the Derby saying?
Elarqam needs a bit more distance according to Mark Johnson. 25/1 for Epsom
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« Reply #9599 on: May 06, 2018, 07:06:01 PM »
Mendelssohn made no show at all. Connections must be very disappointed.

Any thoughts on the Fourth in the Guineas First in the Derby saying?
Elarqam needs a bit more distance according to Mark Johnson. 25/1 for Epsom

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