Author: Scott » Published On: November 9th, 2016 » Filed In: podcast » Comments: (0)
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Where have you gone, Mr Awesome? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you
—- Paul Simon, probably

Scott decides to podcast instead of following the US Election returns, and taps his good friend Laura Smith of Canada to assist. Our heroes discuss Gryffindor’s history-making win in Saratoga, the psychology of being Captain My Captain’s owner, more turf route races than Laura’s comfortable with, and much more.

SHOW NOTES

Scott apologizes for not including Laura in the Nathan intro, offers to earn his MR AWESOME nickname given to him by his fans, not himself, no matter what Ashley and Nena say
Ashley and Nena are both on assignment/in the penalty box

Stakes Wrap: Week 12
Gryffindor wins the Midsummer Classic, becoming the first Derby winner since Ball of Fire to also win in Saratoga.

James Dean wins the Oceanside Classic.  I hate my barn.
Dream wins the Midsummer Oaks http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850611 one of the few 10 furlong major filly races.
Space beats Forgot in the 500k Worldwide Stakes in jolly ol england http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850638
Titanic is good. http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850565
Westley loses when i say he’ll win http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850570
OK, guess we have to pronounce “Delahoussaye” http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850739
Mickey Mouse doesn’t hit the board. http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850740
http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850976 James Selby has a horse that makes the show!
D’s Friday Night upsets Keeper of Secrets in the james bond. http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=850798
(i have two marathoners of my own who are cracking the mid-80s.  I don’t know if it’s better to have hope or to have no hope.  Either way, i feel the creeping ineptitude of the season)

Ok, there’s more but i’m bored.  G1’s on friday:

http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=854175 DOCTOR WHO! CALUMET! It’s the Long Island Handicap: THE WAR BY THE SHORE!
Hi, memento mori http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=854151
Three millionaires fight in ireland.  Is alcohol involved? http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=854257
The St. Leger isn’t exactly star-studded
http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=854227
Robert Forston’s Yadi preps for the SC http://www.simhorseracing.com/race.php?RaceID=854183

Laura pick a few races you’re interested in this week.  If they exist.

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