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Maine  , cele doua minute ale faimoasei curse  Kentucky Derby se pare ca  vor fi consumate si  urmarite nocturn . Ploaia torentiala  o sa dea bataie de cap nu numai  cailor  si jockey lor ( nu toti sunt familiari cu terenul noroios) dar in special gambler ului , palariilor si mie ! American Lion  vine   din California ,antrenat mai mult pe turf de plastic dar cu sperante mari  din partea proprietarului .   Cei antrenati pe tern arid , vor avea o surprisa . Nu stiu pe care sa-l aleg  valoric . Am sa las intamplarea sa decida in locul calculelor , si  * Make music for me* sper sa nu ma dezamageasca !


voi reveni cu update maine dupa derby  iar contestul  de palarii sper sa nu fie luat de  el…….


FINAL :May 1th , Kentucky Derby

Am o veste buna  : mai buna decat vantul care-a-mpins pe  mare corabiile catre Troia , mai buna ca osul lui Damysos ce i-a prins la glezne aripi , mai buna  ca apa Styxului ce l-a  facut invulnerabil…

castigator * Super Saver*  #4


eu am ramas iar  doar cu * Mint Juleps* si  emotii estetice care au durat…..  doua minute !

*Make music for me*#9 ( locul 20)

a fost  …un andante…. hei , stapane ! O umbra sunt; si tu la fel ; dar  umbra asta  mai poarta-n ea osanda trupului si poate s-o si rascumpere  in lumea aceasta , ce  foieste  de mandre palarii…..:)

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Add as a friend , she only shares information with ppl at FarmVille !!!

Could really use some help fertilizing their crops in FarmVille!!!

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Mine That Bird

Kentucky Derby Horse Racing

……… pariat  50-1….a alergat 1 1/4 mile  un ” sloppy track ”


 in 2 minute,02 secunde si66 de zecimi ,  a  fost platit $103.20 ,  antrenat  de ”  those cowboys ” din New Mexico….. ” they came  with good horses ” .    Sheicul Dubai ului  a fost    ” sentimental favorite ” la  Churchill Downs  ; Friesan Fire , favoritul , a iesit pe ultimul loc  !   

  Mine that bird #8 , a fost  inghesuit la start , dar jokeul   Calvin Borel , l-a indreptat ferm spre gardul traseului  , unde era pe ultimul loc .  Mai avea un sfert de mila  cand era in pozitia 12 . L-au ocolit intr-un unghi rapid pe Atomic Rain  , s-a pozitionat  iar langa  mantinela  printr-un spatiu  ingust ( nu credeam ca-l trece )  si a  tasnit  ca un glont . ” I had enough room ”   Calvin Borel si-a zis . ” He’s a small horse ” Odata eliberat , calul a accelerat incredibil sper  victorie  .  “Amazing  . It  just  shows you how special the  race is . ”

            The first rule about Kentucky Derby ( or any horse race ) is that the   ” favorite  ” does not always win  . Just because a particular horse is supposed to win , doesn’t make it  happen .

  Iar   contestul de palarii a fost ”  castigat ” de  …..a big red rose :):)Kentucky Derby Horse Racing SPECTACULAR , SPECTACULAR  🙂

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 The Kentucky derby last year : Big Brown4776190_150x150_mb_art_r0 won  the derby !



The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The race currently covers one and one-quarter miles (2.012 km) at Churchill Downs; colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg), fillies 121 pounds (55 kg). The race, known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” for its approximate time length, is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing in the United States. It typically draws around 155,000 fans.

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The Kentucky Derby is one of the crown jewels of the elusive Triple Crown which includes the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes.

For over 125 years the Kentucky Derby has been everyone’s race – from the dapper men and beautiful women, all in hats and sipping on frosty mint juleps, mint_julepto the laid-back infield crowd who picnic on fried chicken and toss around Frisbees.

    Mint Juleps  : 2 cups sugar , 2 cups water , sprig of fresh mint , crushed ice , Early time Kentucky whisky , and  a must , silver Jules cup !



 Traditions  :

          In addition to the race itself, a number of traditions have played a large role in the Derby atmosphere. The Mint Julep, an iced drink consisting of bourbon, mint and sugar, is the traditional beverage of the race. Burgoo, typically a thick stew of lamb and vegetables is served from iron pots sometimes 10 feet in diameter. Legal gambling on the race is done through parimutuel betting at the track. The Infield, a spectator area inside the track, offers low general admission prices but little chance of seeing much of the race. Instead, revelers show up in the infield to party. By contrast, “Millionaire’s Row” refers to the expensive box seats that attract the rich and famous. Elegant women appear in long dresses, big hats, and carrying fancy umbrellas. As the horses are paraded before the grandstands, “My Old Kentucky Home” is played by the University of Louisville marching band while the crowd stands and sings along.

The Derby is frequently referred to as “The Run for the Roses,” because a garland of red roses is awarded to the Kentucky Derby winner each year. The tradition is as a result of New York socialite E. Berry Wall presenting roses to ladies at a post-Derby party in 1883 that was attended by Churchill Downs president, Col. M. Lewis Clark. This gesture is believed to have eventually led Clark to the idea of making the rose the race’s official flower. However, it was not until 1896 that any recorded account referred to roses being draped on the Derby winner. The governor of Kentucky awards the garland and the trophy.

  Sunday I’ll be there .  135th  Kentucky derby !  The first rule about the Kentucky Derby (or any horse race) is that the “favorite” does not always win!  Just because a particular horse is supposed to win, doesn’t make it happen 


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  Am zis ca-i nor , dar nu e decat un  caier de puf care ma-npinge mereu cu  elan , pana la pragul de unde vidul apare priveliste  si azur ! 

 Am zis ca-i fum  in care suflind  o sa-l transform intr-un destin nou sau sa-l rastorn . Dar uite : timpul insasi se poticneste, si- cazut intr-o rana , mi-arunca racoare albastra in suflet .



              La mijloc sunt , oriunde m-as afla ; la mijlocul acestui drum padure .

              O jumatate vine -n urma mea ,  iar cealalta-mi fuge dinainte







        ” Upon the whole , the behaviour of those animals was so ordely and rational , so acute and judicious , that  I at last concluded they must need be magicians , who had thus metamorphosed themselves upon some designe , and seeing a strenger in the way , resolved to divert themselves with him   ” 

         [ J. Swift , Gulliver’s travels]

…asa de bland mi-a purtat povara !! !! cum  as putea sa-l rasplatesc  ??!!


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