2011 Jockey Club Gold Cup - Predict the Order of Finish

Is the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) simply a 2 horse race between Flat Out and Stay Thirsty? Or, will the others have their say?

Need more information about the Jockey Club Gold Cup? Read the race preview, or watch That Handicapping Show.

To participate, use your cursor to drag the selections on the left (currently arranged in post position order) to the blank placeholders on the right. Once you have completed ranking all of the horses, submit your entries and compare your results to the rest of the community. A first place ranking will earn 6 points, second place receives 5 points, and so on.

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Betsy

I'm rooting big time for Stay Thirsty - I think he'll run well; we'll have to see if he's good enough to defeat Flat Out, etc...

It's too bad that the track will likely be sloppy tomorrow - it's pouring on LI now and the forecast isn't good for tomorrow

30 Sep 2011 7:39 PM
Ranagulzion

I see an interesting pace scenario here.  Fancy this: Birdrun and Rodman spars early to control the pace with Stay Thirsty stalking closely and the rest tracking in indian file to save ground on 'big sandy'. Stay Thirsty attempts to put away the leaders leaving the five-eights pole only to find Birdrun giving no quarters and the tempo quickening sharply.  The front runners play into the hands of the out and out stayer AU Miner, finishing furiously under a vigorous ride from Calvin Borel (Flat Out gets up for second over a battling Stay Thirsty and a fast finishing Ice Box).  I hope that I got it right (LOL).

30 Sep 2011 8:41 PM
Alex'sBigFan

C'mon little Thirsty, you can do it!!!!!!!  Good luck to all this weekend and all horses be safe.

01 Oct 2011 12:38 AM
skua22

STAY THIRSTY will stay thirsty..another Pletcher fake horse...like LAWYER RON was a few years ago..was all that leaving Saratoga after 2 wins and pffft a has been......ICE BOX WILL eat the slop up there today

01 Oct 2011 12:46 PM

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