Saturday, May 18, 2013

Drat!

As much as I like Gary Stevens (and Calumet Farm), I did not enjoy today's race.
Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports photo
Oh well.  At least the rest of the day was good.   
I got to spend the morning with my favorite goofy Arab...
and came home to a box of goodies from Rio Rondo.
There won't be a Triple Crown winner in 2013, but hope springs eternal.  Here's looking forward to 2014!

8 comments:

  1. I can say I was as disappointed as you were at the race. Luck you had so much other stuff to do to!

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  2. I'm severly dissapointed too. I've never seen a Triple Crown winner, and i sooo wanted it to be this year! Oh well, i think Oxbow is gorgeous!! :)

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  3. Im with you, I wasn't to happy either my whole family was silent. But at least spend time doing something fun! :D

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  4. I am so disappointed by the race. I would really like to see a horse of this era win the triple crown!!

    ~Alyssa

    (The last triple crown winner was in 1978, Affirmed, by "this era" I mean 2000-).

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  5. I was nine when Affirmed won the Triple Crown. It was my first year watching racing, and of course I was completely, head over heels, madly in love with him. Since he was based in California, I even got to see him on a couple occasions. I felt like I'd died and gone to heaven.

    I will probably never again be THAT invested in a race horse, but I really do want to see another Triple Crown winner. I would have never guessed that thirty five years later, we'd still be waiting.

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  6. We're planning to go to the Belmont Stakes this year for the first time, so we're all bummed!

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  7. I'm beginning to wonder if I will see a Triple Crown winner in my lifetime.

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  8. Last time a triple crown was this long without a winner, we got secretariat so I'm hoping for a really good horse! Barbaro would have been a triple crown winner! Too bad about the laminitis tho

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