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mac2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-04-08 01:22 AM
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17. We saw something different.
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We had peach mint juleps and watched on TV.
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  -Washington Post: "Is Horse Racing Breeding Itself to Death?" Ilsa  May-03-08 11:19 PM   #0 
  - dont forget 1 horse has broke down in each of the last 2 breeders cups  FARAFIELD   May-03-08 11:23 PM   #1 
  - Thank you. I didn't even know about those. nt  Ilsa   May-03-08 11:25 PM   #3 
  - I didn't realize it was so bad.  dkf   May-03-08 11:34 PM   #4 
  - This was supposed to be a big, strong horse for a filly.  mac2   May-04-08 07:42 AM   #25 
     - Maybe A hole  erpowers   May-04-08 07:59 AM   #30 
     - Interesting that both horses had a problem in the same spot.  mac2   May-04-08 12:13 PM   #43 
        - Maybe like the scene of a crime it should have been  mac2   May-04-08 12:15 PM   #44 
     - Mac, you posted in another thread about horses' leg strength  Duppers   May-04-08 10:28 PM   #53 
        - It's a discussion about the accident.  mac2   May-05-08 09:05 AM   #64 
  - Why would it happen after off of camera?  mac2   May-04-08 07:44 AM   #27 
  - i wasn't aware of those  Supersedeas   May-05-08 09:54 AM   #67 
  - This is just breaking my heart today.  Yael   May-03-08 11:25 PM   #2 
  - Me too, Yael  Psst_Im_Not_Here   May-03-08 11:56 PM   #9 
  - Thanks for posting this.  Up2Late   May-03-08 11:37 PM   #5 
  - money, money. money......  Bluerthanblue   May-03-08 11:38 PM   #6 
  - I noticed all the fucking "VISA" shirts on the wranglers prior to the race. nt  Ilsa   May-03-08 11:59 PM   #10 
  - It needs to stop. What's happening to these animals is heartbreaking.  sparosnare   May-03-08 11:44 PM   #7 
  - Eight Belles made an incredible effort. I've been crying all evening.  demodonkey   May-03-08 11:49 PM   #8 
  - Irresponsible breeding is doing awful things to many domestic animals  Lorien   May-04-08 12:43 AM   #13 
     - Thank You, Lorien !!  Duppers   May-04-08 10:32 PM   #54 
  - This is like a nightmare replay of Ruffian.  Perragrande   May-04-08 12:10 AM   #11 
  - THIS his heartbreaking. They NEED TO SET LIMITS ...  Triana   May-04-08 12:34 AM   #12 
  - Thank you. K&R  DeepModem Mom   May-04-08 12:50 AM   #14 
  - my god...  CasualWatcher9   May-04-08 12:53 AM   #15 
  - Perhaps a tad over-wrought...  ArmchairActivist   May-04-08 03:47 AM   #22 
  - never loved an animal ?  Duppers   May-04-08 10:36 PM   #55 
  - Great article  spoony   May-04-08 01:00 AM   #16 
  - We saw something different.  mac2   May-04-08 01:22 AM   #17 
  - is that supposed to be funny? asshole. n/t  CasualWatcher9   May-04-08 01:28 AM   #18 
     - No it wasn't.  mac2   May-04-08 07:50 AM   #28 
  - "Eight Belles killed herself"  flvegan   May-04-08 01:32 AM   #19 
  - Jenkins has outdone herself....  crimsonblue   May-04-08 01:44 AM   #20 
  - Highly doubtful she wrote the headline...  ArmchairActivist   May-04-08 03:42 AM   #21 
     - she wrote a polemic on horse racing...  crimsonblue   May-04-08 04:05 PM   #47 
  - The breeding program SUCKS.  aquart   May-04-08 05:32 AM   #23 
  - GEM$NBC shies away from all truth  malaise   May-04-08 07:12 AM   #24 
  - Was it insurance fraud or something else?  mac2   May-04-08 07:43 AM   #26 
  - Why in the hell should they show the breakdown on TV?  jakefrep   May-04-08 08:11 AM   #31 
     - The horse came in second at the Derby.  mac2   May-04-08 08:18 AM   #33 
     - You didnt answer the question  jakefrep   May-04-08 09:45 AM   #38 
        - I'm talking about the event of the accident.  mac2   May-04-08 12:00 PM   #39 
           - {self-delete}  jakefrep   May-04-08 10:05 PM   #48 
     - deleted  mac2   May-04-08 08:18 AM   #34 
     - You're either showing the race or you're not  malaise   May-04-08 09:33 AM   #36 
     - Oh Bullshit!  jakefrep   May-04-08 09:44 AM   #37 
        - Go to the corner and put your head down.  mac2   May-04-08 12:02 PM   #40 
           - {self-delete}  jakefrep   May-04-08 10:07 PM   #50 
     - To show the fucking sport for what it is! Cruel and remorseless.  lonestarnot   May-04-08 12:10 PM   #42 
        - What a bunch of ignorant reactionary bullshit  jakefrep   May-04-08 10:06 PM   #49 
           - Yea, cuz every horse loves to be whipped a little.  hnmnf   May-05-08 02:22 AM   #58 
           - Raised on the racetrack biatch.  lonestarnot   May-05-08 11:23 AM   #69 
  - I agree with much of this article--if they don't clean up their act racing will die  bklyncowgirl   May-04-08 07:56 AM   #29 
  - Sensible, thoughtful response  aaronbees   May-04-08 10:16 PM   #52 
     - I really think the drugs are the biggest part of the equation--and the easiest to fix.  bklyncowgirl   May-05-08 06:21 AM   #61 
  - Another clueless hit piece from the drive-by media types that....  jakefrep   May-04-08 08:17 AM   #32 
  - I only watch the Super Bowl for about that amount of time.  mac2   May-04-08 08:20 AM   #35 
  - Fucking trainers that put profit motive before care and safety of the back they intend to make their  lonestarnot   May-04-08 12:08 PM   #41 
  - Soon the winner will be the horse that survives (or goes  bbgrunt   May-04-08 12:34 PM   #45 
  - Wow, this article is an incendiary Molotov cocktail of class warfare  rockymountaindem   May-04-08 12:36 PM   #46 
  - Some politicians are being over-raced  rodrigo2xxx   May-04-08 10:15 PM   #51 
  - What about Timely Writer? (link inside) I remember that race still :^(  GreenPartyVoter   May-04-08 10:50 PM   #56 
  - Yes...Native Dancer was the grandsire of Big Brown too.  mac2   May-05-08 09:22 AM   #66 
  - who cares. animals don't count. sarcasm, in case anybody missed it. nt  VotesForWomen   May-05-08 02:08 AM   #57 
  - My dad was a lifelong rancher...  XOKCowboy   May-05-08 02:41 AM   #59 
  - I see a big problem here, guys  jmowreader   May-05-08 05:00 AM   #60 
  - That's pretty common in Thoroughbred breeding.  bklyncowgirl   May-05-08 06:37 AM   #62 
  - You are saying too much inbreeding makes for bad horses  mac2   May-05-08 09:10 AM   #65 
  - I'd rec this if I could. nt  raccoon   May-05-08 08:35 AM   #63 
  - The horses that make it this far are the lucky ones, life is good....  Catchawave   May-05-08 10:09 AM   #68 
 

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