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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

21 Comments on Man o’ War

Sometimes you can learn a lot by reading the trip comments provided by the Daily Racing Form.  Let's take a look at the comments for each of the 21 races of Man o' War.  They speak volumes for the horse that many consider the greatest racehorse of all time.

 1) Easily 
 2) Drew away
 3) Easing final 16th 
 4) Broke thru barrier
 5) Never extended
 6) Eased final 16th
 7) Slow start, gaining
 8) Eased final 16th
 9) Easily
10)Won easing up
11) Speed in reserve
12) Won under pull
13) Taken up final 1/16
14) Eased final 1/8
15) Hard ridden, drew away
16) Never extended
17) Restrained in stretch
18) Restrained at end
19) Under pull
20) Easing late
21) Never Extended

1 comment:

  1. He was such a freak! Sometimes I tend to forget him but what a record, kind of looks like the male version of Zenyatta, big, tall and very rugged looking.