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    OT Kentucky Derby

    Iím back to planes and Ubers so this is delayed but

    First reversal in history. Muddy track
    What is a catch?
    Slippery slope
    Anyone have an opinion?
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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    They had no business letting 18 horses run.

    They had no business sending them off in that quagmire.

    They donít give a damn about the horses or the jockeys.

    I thought the DQ was appropriate.





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    I'm not qualified to have an opinion.

    Here's what Andrew Beyer thought:
    "A wise man doesn't have knowledge of everything. Only idiots know everything."
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    Shut up shut up shut the hell up





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Way too many horses! I believe The Preakness and Belmont Stakes have a limit. The Derby field is too crowded and can have accidents or DQs... Bc





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by BcRaven View Post
    Way too many horses! I believe The Preakness and Belmont Stakes have a limit. The Derby field is too crowded and can have accidents or DQs... Bc
    The Kentucky Derby has a limit too. It's 20.





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    The Kentucky Derby has a limit too. It's 20.
    20 is too many... Bc





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenswintitle View Post
    First reversal in history.
    I believe the 1968 DQ of Dancer's Image was literally the first reversal, depending upon whether you consider a DQ to be a reversal:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dancer%27s_Image





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    After the favorite was scratched the day after he was sold, I don't see how it's possible to be confident there's no fix. Whole sport is bullshit, predatory, abusive, and predetermined. It has a higher incident of spinal injury for riders than football and for many it exists as a vessel on which to gamble. I spend 2 minutes watching horse racing the last 10+ months, an hour later it's like why did I even watch it, what I saw had no connection to the final results.





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Too many horses
    Good call to take down the winner

    Really I 'm just glad there wasn't a pileup. That was close to being a disaster.





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Surprised there isnít more backlash. I do expect a lawsuit
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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenswintitle View Post
    Surprised there isn’t more backlash. I do expect a lawsuit
    They ended up paying around $42 million less because of the DQ. I also see lawsuits when I hear those kind of numbers





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    Re: OT Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    They ended up paying around $42 million less because of the DQ. I also see lawsuits when I hear those kind of numbers
    Are you sure you're not misinterpreting something? I see reports that the payout to people who bet on Maximum Security would have been $42 million. But that doesn't mean Churchill Downs paid $42 million less; it simply means that the people who bet on Country House (a massive long-shot) and the eventual 2nd and 3rd place horses got that money instead.
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