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05-20-2012, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr.Krinkle View Post
I dunno, a near 20 dollar exacta on the 2 horses pretty much everyone expected to finish 1-2 is pretty decent. Wish I had gotten to the track today instead of that ****ing awful ECF game

That said, I think the last time I yelled a TV that loudly for a horse in a race I had no money on was Zenyatta's Classic. I didn't think he was going to make it, but he had just enough track. Belmont is going to be interesting, this horse can do it that's for sure.
I limited the tris, thankfully, because I had a temptation to do a 9/7/all, 7/9/all which I'm pretty sure would have resulted in a monetary loss despite the win. The exacta paid better than I expected. Overall, in recent years, the Preakness hasn't produced many shockers, not the level of Giacomo or Sarava. The finish to this year's Preakness reminded me of the stretch of Curlin-Street Sense but that was a loss for some of us.

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