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 Post subject: Whatta scratch!
PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:39 am 
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Yesterday in the 5th at Belterra, standing in Stall 3 with Stormy Memo, I heard Lori the horse id gal mutter, "That's not Rocket Girl!!" She signalled the 5 horse back, checked the lip again and looked all over. And scratched a big chestnut gelding with a white blaze that should have been a dark bay filly with no white. Sure enough Jimmy Corrigan's help had sent over the wrong horse. Apparently the confusion was over the stall number but the help never even checked anything, just put the bridle on the wrong horse and brought it over.

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 Post subject: Re: Whatta scratch!
PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:27 pm 
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Hoo, boy. That was some blooper---can only imagine the confusion if that had gone uncaught and people who knew the filly watched the race.

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 Post subject: Re: Whatta scratch!
PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:48 pm 
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Yeah you wonder what would have happened if they let that one run - for the bettors etc. Rocket Girl, the horse they should have brought, would probably have run away with it and put me in 4th instead of 3rd. If I was the owner of Rocket Girl I would have been absolutely steaming about the idiocy of that kind of mistake.

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 Post subject: Re: Whatta scratch!
PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:10 pm 
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uh... when there's that incompetency in the barn and with the staff, no way I would be keeping a horse with them.

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