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05-05-2011, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by go kim johnsson 514 View Post
That is certainly interesting. Especially since Steve Haskin (Bloodhorse) had this comment today.

Uncle Mo, who was crawling out of his skin galloping this morning, his first gallop since working last Sunday, drew post 18, and again he’ll need good racing luck to avoid getting hung wide on the first turn.
Eye of the beholder.
Personally, when I'm at a track, I often times (probably too often) let the horse's appearance influence my decisions during the post parade.
The problem with that is you can be fooled by a good looking horse who just doesn't class up.
On the other hand, an eye catcher in the post parade is telegraphing their desire to perform at that moment. If they feel good they show it.

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