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Smarty Jones chokes!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by tibor75, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned


    great stuff
  2. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    Damn I wouldn't call that a choke...Birdstone just walked him down. The Belmont's length is a killer.
  3. DesertBuckeye

    DesertBuckeye Purveyor of Fine Sarcasm

    Normally I couldn't give a crap less about horse racing...bunch of alpo circling a track, but I did watch this and was sad to see that he couldn't pull it off. Wish some gluestick would do it so we wouldn't have to hear about it any more.
  4. The KSB

    The KSB 4-4-11/11-5-11

    I grew up with the god damn animals. They're nothing more than rats with long legs.
  5. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    Just watched Seabiscuit this week (great movie) and I was able to get to the TV when the race was going on, so I figured what the heck. I thought he had it in the bag, but Birdstone chased him down. Felt bad for Birdstone's jockey. The guy had to apologize for winning as he knew everyone wanted Smarty to win.

    Can someone explain to me why someone would pay $50 million for a Triple Crown winner? Can they make that much in stud fees?
  6. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    tibor: You just love it when someone else fails, don't you? That tells us all we need to you know about you as a person...
  7. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    Uh, dumbass, in a sporting event, somebody ALWAYS fails. If you were rooting for Smarty Jones, that means you wanted the other horses to fail, right? Or are you one of those liberals that is only happy when everybody gets a "Certificate of Participation"? :lol:
  8. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Uh, dumbass, in a sporting event, somebody ALWAYS fails.

    Uh, dumbass, do you see anyone else starting a thread about a "choke" being "great stuff"? If you had any intent of being in the positive, you would have made the thread about what a great win it was for Birdstone. But no, you had to celebrate--complete with the laughing emoticon--the failure of Smarty Jones, wallowing in the fact that his loss was made all that much bigger because of his chance of becoming the first Triple Crown winner in a quarter century. Don't try to put a spin on what your intent was from the beginning...we all know better.
  9. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    actually the "great stuff" was referring to the thrilling ending, but I admit that it was confusing. But he did choke and I'm glad all those racing fans went home all upset over their "tragic" loss.
    Wow such feelings for a horse...I like how you referred to it as "him"
  10. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    I like how you referred to it as "him"

    I don't refer to animals as "it"...
  11. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    This wasn't a 'zero sum' event. Even the owners of Birdstone sounded apologetic after their win - indicating their goal was simply to finish second. A triple crown winner would have been great for hosre racing, but the outcome of this race will make the next TC that much more meaningful when it does happen.

    Rats on long legs. I like that.
  12. NorthShoreBuck

    NorthShoreBuck True Madness Requires Significant Intelligence

    Depends on your opinion.

    Participating in any sporting event where you do you best is not failure.
    I imagine that someone that was aways selected last, if at all, would not comprehend that.

    I would also propose that a horse that did not understand the expectations of winning or losing cannot choke. Choking infers that the pressure of the event led to failure. Understanding that would require a complete thought. Something the horse and the starter of this thread are incapable of doing.
  13. BuckeyeTrail

    BuckeyeTrail Michael Jenkins...does it again!!!

    I agree with tibs, i too enjoyed watching him get walked down. Why does everyone feel bad for smarty jones? Do you honestly think he gives a fuck? After the race the correspondent asked the jockey how the horse was feeling. I was really hoping that the jockey would look at her and say "dude, he's a fucking horse. I really don't think he gives a shit as long as he gets his oats". But instead he was polite and said that the horse was fine.

    smarty jones won a shitload of money for his jockey, trainer, and owner this year. the horse himself gets to retire and live a luxurious life of eating and fucking the fittest females there are. I don't feel bad for the horse at all.
  14. Nixon

    Nixon Wears Scarlet-colored glasses

    I don't feel bad for the horse, he didn't deserve to win. But I like the sport and there has never been a Triple Crown winner in my lifetime, and I would like to see one, and I root for the horse that's going for one, be it Smarty or War Emblem or Real Quiet or Charismatic or Funny Cide or Silver Charm(darn, 6 out of 8 years).

    Tibor apparently has a problem with being happy, and so anything that could happen that would make other people happy, he pisses on. He is bitter and since he can't enjoy anything, he's going to hope that nobody else can.
  15. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned


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