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  • #706
    PaulB
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    Hey Lads,

    My Uncle is friends with Jim Bolger and was down in his yard a couple of weeks ago and he was tellin him that he has a full brother to Teofilo and at this stage is looking better then T was this time last year. He reckons this fella might be a better horse so were in for a treat if this is the case!!! Would love to know of any bookies that would give a price for the 08 Derby

    #36023
    roryrory
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    Quote: from PaulB on 5:34 pm on Jan. 16, 2007[br] He reckons this fella might be a better horse so were in for a treat if this is the case!!!

    Does he? If so he wants his head examined.

    #36024
    Irish Stamp
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    How can he tell it’s better?  It will only just have been broken.

    #36025
    PaulB
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    Looking better to the eye!! Its ment to be a better looking horse

    (Edited by PaulB at 6:26 pm on Jan. 16, 2007)

    #36026
    Aragorn
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    Snaafi dancer? ;)

    #36027
    Irish Stamp
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    I’ll see your Snaafi Dancer and raise you any one of the top 10 yearlings sold at auction in 2005 and their total $172 earnings in 2006 :)

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    Gareth Flynn
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    Ouch, some stat that IS!

    #36029
    Grimes
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    I was wondering the same after reading the thread header, and then which sibling was better, Juliette Marney or Julio Mariner? And wasn’t Marwell related to them? I think they were owned by the family of the trainer, Morrison.

    #36030
    Stormont
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    a 3/4 brother to Teofilo couldnt even win an Irish bumper the other day, when was well fancied by the Christy Roche yard.

    and someone comes on here trying to back a full brother for the ’08 derby ‘because it looks good’……… Now if anyone on here needs to get rid of an Aston Martin without an engine………… heres ya man

    #36031
    PaulB
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    Well what price would you give Stormont???? And what would you do when buying a yearling at the sales LOOK at the horse.

    (Edited by PaulB at 8:26 pm on Jan. 16, 2007)

    #36032
    roryrory
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    You can have a theoretical 500/1 with me.

    #36033
    Stormont
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    Quote: from PaulB on 8:22 pm on Jan. 16, 2007[br]Well what price would you give Stormont???? And what would you do when buying a yearling at the sales LOOK at the horse.

    (Edited by PaulB at 8:26 pm on Jan. 16, 2007)<br>

    Well, first off, im not a bookmaker.

    secondly, the key word you said there was yearling…….. yes, as a yearling at the sales you would just look at them…….. but now as an early 2yo you would hope that it has ability as well as looks……… it surely would have done a couple of canters by now. would have been broken last year.

    All im saying is that you are considering backing a horse for a race 18months away and you’re just going by the fact you have heard it looked better than Teofilo did at this age.

    Madness

    #36034
    Adrian
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    Grimes,

    Set Free (by Worden II) bred no less than 3 classic winners.

    On Timeform ratings the best was Capt M Lemos’ Julio Mariner (her 75 c by Blakeney) who won the St Leger and was rated 127.

    The two fillies were both owned by Mr J.I. Morrison (their breeder) who is presumably related to Hughie Morrison but I don’t know.

    Juliette Marny (her 72 f by Blakeney) won the English and Irish Oaks and was rated 123.

    Scintillate (her 76 f by Sparkler) won the Oaks and was rated 119.

    None of them stayed in training as a 4yo.

    #36035
    PaulB
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    Well i love to back horses antepost as it gives me a real interest in the horse for the coming months Stormont and ive had a few decent priced winners in the past. Backed Teofilo early last season for a few of the big races this season after my Uncle told me they reckoned he was a serious looking horse. So that doesnt seem like madness and hopefully his full brother will give us a run for my money.

    #36036
    roryrory
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    What races have you backed him for and at what prices Paul ~ presumably you were on before he saw a racecourse so you must have fabulous value.

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