Date of visit:01-30-11
Location:West Lafayette, IN
True to Disney drama, but historically inaccurate
Only the groom and trainer knew of the abscess prior to the derby
Owner did not learn for years later
I am thinking the syndication happened after the triple crown?
Turcotte road Riva Ridge in the TC in '72
The movie wants us to believe they 1st met in July of '72
The farm could not have been in such financial trouble that summer with the success of Riva Ridge
Trailers are nice
The pedigree thoughts about Princequillo & Bold Ruler are accurate
Was the coin toss real or just Disney drama?
Somethingroyal was an old mare with quite a record already rearing a Grade Stakes winner-Sir Gaylord