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    05-04-2008, 12:19 AM
  #1
Weanling
Kentucky Derby '08 [image heavy!]

Well, the Kentucky Derby was okay. I cried, but it was pretty good. There was a field of 20. Big Brown broke from the 20th slot.

These are the results (with pictures!) :

1st: Big Brown


2nd: Eight Belles-She was the only filly, but she broke both of her ankles after and had to be euthanized. I cried.


3rd: Denis of Cork


4th: Tale of Ekati


5th: Recapturetheglory


6th: Colonel John


7th: Anak Nakal


8th: Pyro


9th: Cowboy Cal-It was the only picture I could find of him!


10th: Z Fortune


11th: Smooth Air- WOMAN RIDER! (yessss)


12th: Visionaire


13th: Court Vision


14th: Z Humor


15th: Cool Coal Man


16th: Bob Black Jack


17th: Gayego


18th: Big Truck


19th: Adriano


20th: Monba


Enjoy. I was bored! I had fun though! Haha!
     
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    05-04-2008, 11:17 AM
  #2
Started
They're all so pretty. I like Big Brown. It was so sad that Eight Belles had to be euthanized... it was horrible what happened to her. I didn't get to see the Derby for like, the first time in years...
     
    05-04-2008, 11:33 AM
  #3
Foal
I felt so bad for eight belles she was young! Oh I also made a little horse memorial for her on the form if you can would anyone just post rip or something? Also I love those pics!
     
    05-04-2008, 01:06 PM
  #4
Foal
Yay Big Brown!!!! I was so mad wen I saw eight belles go down :(
     
    05-04-2008, 05:56 PM
  #5
Weanling
Omg! Her legs are bent the wrong way in that picture! :'( :'(
     
    05-04-2008, 06:20 PM
  #6
Showing
Aww that's a shame. :(
Cute pictures, though!
     
    05-05-2008, 07:45 AM
  #7
Showing
What happened to her actually? I understand she finished the race anyway. Just SO sad...
     
    05-05-2008, 08:19 AM
  #8
Weanling
Fab pictures, thankyou.

Kitten_Val, it was just another racing breakdown - babies being worked to hard, too young and compounded by the fact that racehorses are not bred for longerm soundess. Their legs just can't stand up to it - so sad. She had so much heart and talent and it was all wasted.
     
    05-05-2008, 11:42 AM
  #9
Showing
Horrible! HOW people can do it.... :(
     
    05-05-2008, 11:45 AM
  #10
Showing
Yeah, it is. :(
     

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