06/19/2008 5:52PM

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Dan:
Also on the subject of horses that just don't want to win, could you post the lifetime PPs for Ad Bourbon, a horse that ran during the 1970s. He ran second so many times that we began to say that any hanger had "an Ad Bourbon complex." Thanks,
Tom Savonick

The system doesn't go back far enough for lifetime pp's for Ad Bourbon, but here's a partial list of his races:

Download AdBourbon.pdf

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congrats to johnnyz for his selection of  Sabana Perdida at 4-1 Royal Ascot, to larryk for War Scandal ($20.20) at Hollywood as well as the exacta in the seventh race, and to Grey Tan or White for Mud Sweat 'n Tears at Hollywood. 

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I noticed Tale of Ekati and Georgie Boy on the disabled list? I thought I had read where Georgie Boy was out galloping again and can anyone let me know what is wrong with Tale of Ekati? Also, anyone know where Baffert's Sequoyah is and what happened? Thanks.
Lane

A horse is taken off our Disabled List after he makes his first start following the injury.  That's why Georgie Boy is still there.  Tale of Ekati, as it says on the spreadsheet, received a gash on his leg during the running of the Belmont Stakes.  Sequoyah, an unraced 3-year-old son of A.P. Indy - Chilukki, hasn't worked since last November, and is probably injured.

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Dan,
Can you print my some moniker's pp's as well as his record as a sire? I especially seem to notice his proficiency with broodmares. I was lucky enough to be there for his first two races and will always think of him as one of the most talented 2-y-olds I ever saw.
meadowlake59

Meadowlake won the Arlington-Washington Futurity at two:

Download Meadowlake.pdf

As a sire, Meadowlake's record reads like this:

949 foals of racing age, 684 runners, 543 winning performers, 55 stakes winners, 11,545 starts, 1,796 wins, 1,580 seconds, 1,420 thirds, 16% win percentage. 

Among his Grade 1 winners are Meadow Star, Greenwood Lake, Wildcat Bettie B., and Sutra.

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Dan -
Was Eight Belles wearing toe grabs in front?
BitPlayer

From Matt Hegarty's article in Thursday's paper:

"...Larry Jones, the trainer of Eight Belles, said Tuesday that all of the horses he trains wear front horseshoes called "inner rims" that were originally developed for the turf.  The shoes have a small grab at the front, Jones said, but they do not qualify as toe grabs.
"I don't like toe grabs, and I don't use them, and it's for the reasons you're talking about," Jones said..."

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Back tomorrow.

Take care,

Dan