2017 Breeders Cup World Championships @ Del Mar

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    2017 Breeders Cup World Championships @ Del Mar

    I know we have some horse racing fans on here, so I wanted to share.

    Yesterday, I booked my plane to Del Mar to attend the Breeders Cup Nov. 3-4! I am beyond excited about this trip, as I'll knock an item off my Bucket List. I won't be able to enjoy the San Diego area that much, because I won't be getting into town until late Thursday night and I'll be heading back to Kentucky Sunday morning.
    Has anyone ever been out there? What can I expect?
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    Supremely jealous. After Saratoga, it's the track I most want to visit.

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    Would love to go there. Wave to us and maybe we will see you on TV.

    Would stop by here Friday or Saturday after the races when leaving the track.

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    Sounds like a great trip. I own a hoof clip share of a horse that runs primarily at Santa Anita but laid a rare clunker at Del Mar when he experienced a quarter crack. My goal is to visit both.

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    Leaving tomorrow!
    Anyone have any tips?
    I love Elate in the Distaff on Friday.
    I am hoping to beat Gun Runner with Collected in the Classic on Saturday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jahearme View Post
    Leaving tomorrow!
    Anyone have any tips?
    I love Elate in the Distaff on Friday.
    I am hoping to beat Gun Runner with Collected in the Classic on Saturday.
    Bucherro in the turf sprint and Bullard’s Alley in the Longine’s turf IF the turf is soft.

    The horse I own a hoof clip on, Cistron, is running in race 7 Thursday if you are there. It might me a tough win, but I think he will place. He is the 2nd choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    Bucherro in the turf sprint and Bullard’s Alley in the Longine’s turf IF the turf is soft.

    The horse I own a hoof clip on, Cistron, is running in race 7 Thursday if you are there. It might me a tough win, but I think he will place. He is the 2nd choice.
    My flight doesn't land in San Diego until 9:40 tomorrow night.
    Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jahearme View Post
    My flight doesn't land in San Diego until 9:40 tomorrow night.
    Good luck!
    Thanks and have a great trip!!!

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    @jahearme free box seats compliment of the Mrs again?
    My brother that goes to Oaks with me is heading out tomorrow as well. He has not missed a breeders cup for some time.

    Enjoy!

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    I was able to transport several of the horses to the airport for the trip to the BC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    I was able to transport several of the horses to the airport for the trip to the BC.
    That’s pretty cool. Names please! Any tips????

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    Quote Originally Posted by jahearme View Post
    My flight doesn't land in San Diego until 9:40 tomorrow night.
    Good luck!
    One of the few airports that you still step off the plane and walk outside. Enjoy Del Mar, where the surf meets the turf. I enjoy pulling in the parking lot to Bing Crosby playing on the speaker system. You have the mariachi bands with margarita stands in the infield. I'm jealous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TAC View Post
    That’s pretty cool. Names please! Any tips????
    The two in my van were Bucherro on the left and Bullard’s Alley. I posted about them earlier. Both had good recent outings, but one never knows how they will take to a new course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    Bucherro in the turf sprint and Bullard’s Alley in the Longine’s turf IF the turf is soft.

    The horse I own a hoof clip on, Cistron, is running in race 7 Thursday if you are there. It might me a tough win, but I think he will place. He is the 2nd choice.
    7 in the 7th. I threw down a little scratch on him. Good luck!

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