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A Conversation About Accuracy: 30,000 Falsehoods Annually

by Thoroughbred Idea Foundation While Aunt Pearl's performance in the [GII] J.P. Morgan Chase Jessamine S. Oct. 7, 2020 was an impressive gate-to-wire score in a sizzling time, smashing the stakes record by more than two seconds, the pesky un-timed portion of nearly every American race played a role in the eye-popping clocking. "Run-up" is the distance from where the gate is placed and the timing of the race begins--that is, the point at which the horses reach the published distance of the race. The Jessamine, and nearly every other...

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