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Old 04-10-2012, 11:53 AM   #26801
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Certainly ballsier. Wow.
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:19 PM   #26802
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NHL & official LOL CANADA thread: ~30k posts (barren wasteland)

Champions league & EPL & arent foreigners funny & FA cup & lol torres & lolMLS threads: ~90k posts (thriving community)
so each have an average of 15k posts per topic

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Old 04-10-2012, 12:34 PM   #26803
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I don't think that means what you think it means.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:58 PM   #26804
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Horseracing in dubai. Something about that just irks me.

Then again, I think horseracing is super ****ed up.
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:25 PM   #26805
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They ran the race twice, que?
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:39 PM   #26806
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Everything's bigger in Dubai
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:58 PM   #26807
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Horse broke down on the track and they couldn't move it in time, they had another lap to do, so some of the experienced jockeys pulled the horses up. They then decided to run it again after all the racing was done, this resulted in 2 more horses breaking down, just a really bad decision and kinda put a downer on the whole day.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:03 PM   #26808
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:22 PM   #26809
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i dont know much about horse racing but it seems like a mindbottling incredible decision to make them run again.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:35 PM   #26810
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Yeah, not that it should even matter but it was one of the lesser races on the card. $1m prize fund and a Grade 3.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:35 PM   #26811
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Wasn't the jockeys that chose to pull up was a track decision.

It's not unheard of for horses to race twice. Plus they had only run the early stages of a very long race, which was done at a very slow pace. Wasn't at all like running it twice. Was like 4-5 hours later when they finally ran.

They asked all the owners what they wanted to do and they unanimously votes run it again. They were all given the option of getting their fees and expenses refunded but all owners declined and decided to race.

None of this is to say that the choices were right. Just reporting how things happened.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:38 PM   #26812
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Ah, when I was watching they said it was Dettori and Co that decided to just stop racing.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:40 PM   #26813
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horse racing is awful
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:47 PM   #26814
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Horse broke down on the track and they couldn't move it in time, they had another lap to do, so some of the experienced jockeys pulled the horses up. They then decided to run it again after all the racing was done, this resulted in 2 more horses breaking down, just a really bad decision and kinda put a downer on the whole day.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:47 PM   #26815
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horses used to run much longer routes across the plains to deliver mail. dont see the problem with running them again.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:58 PM   #26816
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Ah, when I was watching they said it was Dettori and Co that decided to just stop racing.
Theres an official car that drives alongside the horses just on the other side of the rail. The order to pull up came from there. The jockeys couldn't even see the front stretch from where they were at. The turf track is 12f and there was a massive infield TV in between.

I was shocked. I've always seen horses just go around the downed horse in situations like this in the past. Couldn't believe they pulled up.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:56 PM   #26817
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horses used to run much longer routes across the plains to deliver mail. dont see the problem with running them again.
Yeah it's the same thing.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:59 PM   #26818
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who cares about horse racing who cares about any of this crap the world is on fire ur eyes the form they see aint real u the sounds u hear aint real the secret form the secret sounds the secret mind u will never know
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:14 PM   #26819
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anatta gettin some fin fosters man 2 big cans on sale for 4 bucks at vons man f it decent deal them big cans man dont taste too good man but drink down a few of them man u a crocodile hunter man and anatta postin and hunt crocs tonight man go celtics gogoogogogogog c's big bad boston bruins man gonna fin grind out another ring man
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:25 PM   #26820
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The only reason I even know the NHL playoffs started is because playoff threads were mentioned itt.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:26 PM   #26821
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there really needs to be a nhl no-tard playoff thread. the wc and ec are both going full-tard
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:28 PM   #26822
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oh good more hockey threads
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:34 PM   #26823
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there really needs to be a nhl no-tard playoff thread. the wc and ec are both going full-tard
casual fans always show up for the playoffs
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:37 PM   #26824
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thats when you update the bad posters thread
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:52 PM   #26825
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Horseracing in dubai. Something about that just irks me.
All modern thoroughbreds come from one of three horses that were originally from Arabia IIRC.
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