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Mon Feb 27
2012
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Ace Bernstein knows a wiseguy when he sees one, whether it's a mobster in a designer suit or a horse trainer in boots. Ace's right-hand man Gus Demitriou reads in his Daily Racing Form that their Irish stakes winner Pint of Plain is entered to race the next day with Leon Micheaux the bug boy jockey aboard. Ace sees right through Escalante's play and makes a surprise visit to Escalante's barn, "to find out if you're a gambler or a trainer."
Thu Feb 23
2012
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Categories: Headlines
Many of Daily Racing Form's correspondents and handicappers across North America are now on Twitter. Follow them to get real-time handicapping information, the latest from the backstretch, morning workout reports, dispatches from the Kentucky Derby trail, and more -- right in your Twitter timeline. You can also see these updates on the Inside Post widget to the right of the Top Stories section of the DRF.com home page. Daily Racing Form on Twitter
Wed Feb 22
2012
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Categories: Headlines, sheza heartbreaker
It wasn't that long ago that horses were still the primary mode of transportation in this country. So perhaps it shouldn't have been that surprising to see a Thoroughbred sold at a car auction in Long Island last week. That's right -- car auction.
Mon Feb 20
2012
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Categories: Headlines
Jerry the track rat is in trouble. He's washing his face in the bathroom trying to rub away the narcotized haze he seeks -- and too often finds -- at the poker table. Once again he's getting cleaned out by his nemesis Leo Chan, who has succeeded in rattling Jerry to the state of poker impotence. "Jerry sticks when he should muck. Muck when he should play," Chan crows.
Mon Feb 13
2012
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Categories: Headlines
Depending on who you asked, Luck may have stumbled out of the gate in its pilot episode thanks to hazy plot lines and inscrutable dialogue. But the show worked its way back into the race in the second episode, clarifying key plot points such as Ace Bernstein's need for revenge, trainer Walter Smith's quest for redemption and the four musketeers' new ambition.