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Kentucky Derby 2009

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Apr 27, 2009.

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  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Saw this at my old haunt's site and all it did was remind me the Derby is Saturday. Damn.
    I cannot name one Derby contender. Is it just me or does no one give a shit anymore?

    I did OK on Big Brown in the Derby last year. Someone give me a winner. Not Quality Road, thanks.

  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    I'll let you know, Moddy. I may head out to the local track Saturday for an afternoon of horses and fun.
  3. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Not exciting but I'm planning to box an exacta on I Want Revenge and Dunkirk.
  4. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    Dunkirk is likely your race-time favorite, but with only three lifetime starts and none in the six weeks leading up to the Derby, I see him as far from a sure thing.

    I don't know if Summer Bird is going to make the field, but if it does, there's your stretch-runner that'll be passing lots of horses in the final furlong.

    I like Frankie Dettori in a big race and a couple of my tickets are sure to include Desert Party.

    Good luck to all.
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Dunkirk sounds like a good Derby-winning name.
  6. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Odd route, to be sure, but I have to believe Pletcher knows what he's doing.
  7. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    There's a contender named Summer Bird? Well then....that's my horse!
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Pletcher is 0-for-21 in the Derby, isn't he?
  9. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Something like that. Got his first Triple Crown race in the '07 Belmont with Rags to Riches.
  10. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Still 0-for-Triple Crown with non-fillies.
  11. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    The guy's horses have won a few Grade 1 races and earned a little money, though.
  12. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Has there ever been less buzz about the Derby than this?
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