Re: Servis Getting Lawyered Up? (454 Views)
Posted by: mjellish
Date: May 08, 2019 03:30PM
No way this thing gets overturned. And now we have the horse who won the KY Derby skipping the Preakness, and we have the horse who was PLACED first in KY Derby skipping the Preakness. All of which is no good for the sport, fans or the TV ratings.
We also now have "a precedent" established for the DQ of the winner of the KY Derby. Meanwhile we all know there is "technically" a horse that fouls another horse almost every year in the KY Derby. What if NFL reps called holding any play it actually occurs? What about the start of the race? If they didn't take Bayern down a few years ago in the BC Classic then when should a horse come down for interference at the start?
My point is this: Churchill better get out front of this and define what the players and connections of the runners should expect moving forward, and how they expect them to behave after the race moving forward. There was no way Casse was going to claim a foul and the 1 horse was clearly impacted at a point of the race while he had position and was rallying with a chance to win (not saying whether he would have or not). But it was clearly a foul, and that part of this shouldn't be up for debate.
So as players, what should we expect moving forward? What about what happens at the start of the race (see almost every KY Derby run in past 15 years), or the run to and through the first turn (see just about every KY Derby run past 15 years). Is it just the backstretch, 2nd turn and stretch run that "count?"
I just want to know what to expect. That's all. Someone smarter than me or with more time, please let me know.
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