Re: If Country House Wins the Triple Crown (227 Views)
Posted by: boardedup
Date: May 07, 2019 03:19PM
I suspected that there was about a 0% chance they ran Country House back in the Preakness. Way to much heat to handle, only to be magnified when the horse ran up the track.(Just didn’t see this one coming back at his best in two weeks)
Unfortunate for the sport that MS & CH won’t start though, it would have been great theatre, galvanizing the masses on each side of the aisle. Another golden opportunity goes by the wayside as racing continually can’t get out of it’s own way. Paraphrasing a recent political mind, “Don’t let a good tragety go to waste.”
This could have been built up and spun to have sides drawn like you don’t see in racing these days. Neither of the two running is easily the worst possible outcome. Instead we get lawyers, lawsuits, and backroom deals. The fan and the sport lose once again.