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Re: John Nerud Remembers (365 Views)
Posted by: richiebee (IP Logged)
Date: June 28, 2022 12:49AM

I got in after the Doctor was out.

Probably my favorite turf horse when I got in was Tartan's Arachnoid, BY Dr.
Fager OUT OF Arachne. Arachnoid's half brother was Acaroid (BY Big Spruce).
These were easy colts to like; they ran and won frequently (26/71 combined).

Arachnoid was trained by John Nerud; Acaroid was trained by his son Jann. Both
colts may have been ridden at one time or another by Jimmy Miranda, who I
believe was under contract to Tartan.

I learned early on there were many ways to avoid cashing a bet. I think its
November 1979 and I took a camping trip upstate. I think it may have been the
week of Election Day and I may not even have known there was Tuesday racing..

... but while I was enjoying the foliage, my favorite turf horse Arachnoid won
at AQ, setting a course record and paying something like $7.40. big money in
the days prior to the PICK EVERYTHING.



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John Nerud Remembers (416 Views) prist 06/27/2022 07:01PM
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Re: John Nerud Remembers (365 Views) richiebee 06/28/2022 12:49AM
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Re: John Nerud Remembers (264 Views) shanahan 06/28/2022 08:13PM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (280 Views) RICH 06/29/2022 05:41AM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (286 Views) belmont3 06/29/2022 12:34PM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (312 Views) Roman 06/29/2022 01:43PM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (227 Views) ajkreider 07/01/2022 05:30PM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (169 Views) Roman 07/02/2022 09:04PM
Re: John Nerud Remembers (176 Views) kencbs 07/03/2022 12:20AM


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