Young and Talented
While enjoying my customary weekend afternoon of not cashing tickets at Saratoga, I noticed this in my timeline:
— Ray Paulick (@raypaulick) August 9, 2015
“Wow that guy looks young, must be the angle or something” was my thought right after wishing I had a ticket paying $96.60, or anything, really. As the tweets rolled in it became apparent that it wasn’t just the angle, this guy really is young!
— Kenny Peck (@DRFPeck) August 10, 2015
And not only is he the trainer, he’s breeder, owner AND trainer.
— Frank Mirahmadi (@FrankMirahmadi) August 9, 2015
And how about his crazy longshot 2-year-old Expected Ruler? He too appears to be talented, check his the time of last split and compare it to the rest of the field (chart via TimeformUS)
I think I'll start a Gofundme to nominate Expected Ruler for the BC, @liamdbenson
— Chase (@DChaseMullins) August 9, 2015
In other news of the internet, this happened today:
@BklynBckstretch maybe someone (who is not me) needs to do a "brief history of racing fans on the internet"
— dana byerly (@superterrific) August 10, 2015
Which lead to plenty of fun discussion and reminiscing, and then this:
— Teresa Genaro (@BklynBckstretch) August 10, 2015
We’ve collected a pretty good list, check it out and add whatever is missing and I’ll do a post later in the week.